Tag: 2018 jazz grammys

#NewMusicFriday feat. David Byrne & Dwight Trible

Every Friday, I pick five of the best sounding new albums to wake up your Hi-Fi rig…here are my picks for this week, including an amazing Vocal Jazz project from the incomparable Dwight Trible, and

#NewMusicFriday: Feat. Branford Marsalis Quartet and Zara McFarlane

Here are some great-sounding new albums you need to hear this week! Streams Below…happy listening! 1. Branford Marsalis Quartet-The Secret Between The Shadow And The Soul (Jazz) Dennis Coffey-Live At Baker’s (Jazz) Donna Regina-Transient (Electronic)

Music Monday: Jose James-“The Dreamer-10th Anniversary Edition”

I feel like Vocal Jazz is in a new Golden Age, where artists have escaped the monotony of imitation and forged new paths for an old art form.  Jose James’ “The Dreamer” released in 2007, was

Music Monday: Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette-“After The Fall”

I’m a huge fan of classic trio recordings and this one features a trio of masters performing a live improvisational tour-de-force. One of the best of the year so far…and the first track “The Masquerade Is Over”, is

Music Monday: Some Great New Albums for Headphone Listening!

I don’t know about you, but I prefer to listen to certain albums on headphones. It’s like the intimacy of the presentation showcases the effects and the instrumentation, enhancing the experience. Over the last couple

Music You Need To Hear: Melody Gardot-“Live In Europe”

In this edition of “Music You Need To Hear”, my weekly post where I point out a standout new release, i’m featuring Melody Gardot’s “Live In Europe”. I’m a big fan of Gardot’s music, since