Thursday, February 25, 2021

Rhythm of the Heart, Raquel Bitton’s Tribute to Tino Rossi

It is not easy at all to interpret legends and musical icons like Edith Piaf, but Raquel Bitton has done it in a respectful and wonderful way. Continuing with the tribute to the most important contributors of French singing, Raquel Bitton brings us "Rhythm of the Heart"...

How To Fall In Love With Ayelet Rose Gottlieb (All Over Again)!

Listen to not one, but two of Ayelet Rose Gottlieb's recordings; one featuring her own compositions. There is a swirling wind of mysticism that fills...
Garbelotto | André: Loro Project

Garbelotto | André: Loro Project

The Loro Project by a quartet led by Brasilian guitarist Vitor Garbelotto and French violinist Henrik André features some of the most spirited and...
Jane Antonia Cornish: Constellations

Jane Antonia Cornish: Constellations

Jane Antonia Cornish: 1: Constellations I; 2: Lux; 3: Beyond the Sky; 4: Wave Cycles; 5: Constellations II. Vicky Chow: pf (1, 2, 4,...

Lenka Lichtenberg and Yair Dalal – Lullabies from Exile

I have been listening to the music of Lenka Lichtenberg for some time now. Still, it never fails to amaze me that I find...

Ludwig Van Beethoven Piano Trios Opus 70 No. 2, Opus 97 “Archduke”

Beethoven’s first published works—his Opus No.1—were three trios for piano, violin and cello and already they show a marked advance on Haydn’s trios in the comparative interdependence of the three parts. Their freedom from Haydn’s oppressive formality...

Amanda Martínez with Special Guest Javier Limón at Koerner Hall

It was a magical night for Canadian singer/songwriter Amanda Martínez. During this long-awaited concert at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music's Koerner Hall, followers of...
Paquito D'Rivera Presents The Vitral Saxophone Quartet - Kites Over Havana

Paquito D’Rivera Presents The Vitral Saxophone Quartet

The saxophonist’s fascination in his instrument and with counterpoint is much older than the one expressed by Charlie Parker when he invented a wholly...

Dominic Mancuso Group: Sub Urban Gypsy

While Dominic Mancuso’s Sub Urban Gypsy may not have the visceral rhythmic excitement of his last release, Comfortably Mine it is nevertheless as passionate...
Anja Lechner | Pablo Márquez: Franz Schubert - Die Nacht

Anja Lechner | Pablo Márquez: Franz Schubert – Die Nacht

Franz Schubert: Nacht und Träume, Die Nacht, Der Leiermann, Fischerweise, Meeresstille, Romanze aus Rosamunde, Sonata in a-Moll “Arpeggione”; Friedrich Burgmüller: Nocturne Nr. 1-3. Anja...

The Melodic Whispers of Cristina Braga’s Samba and Jazz

The prestigious harpist Cristina Braga brings us another of her great works. Samba, Jazz and Love is her new album where she demonstrates, one more time, her talent and commitment to Brazilian music. She puts music’s soul into her harp interpretation...

Victor Prieto: The Three Voices

It is not often that you come across pure musical genius. But a few do exist: Martha Argerich, for one. And then is the...
Mark Applebaum: Speed Dating

Mark Applebaum: Speed Dating

Seven works by Mark Applebaum: Eight analog synthesizers, Stony Brook Contemporary Chamber Players – Eduard Leandro, cond; Takao Hyakutome, vn; Southern Oregon University Percussion...

Sylvain Leroux et l’École Fula Flute: Les Enfants de Tyabala

It is common knowledge that Africa has given much to the world of music since time immemorial, but it is rare indeed that the...

Rubén and Cheo… A Union of Musical Genius

After many years of being together during that poignant period when the powerful and contagious sound of Joe Cuba was playing everywhere, Rubén Blades and Cheo Feliciano are back with a wonderful salsa album called Eba Say Ajá...
KUNÉ Canada's Global Orchestra: KUNÉ

KUNÉ Canada’s Global Orchestra

Ever since the legendary Jazz trumpeter first coined the phrase “World Music” to describe the new idiom in which he was expressing his music...

Laura Dreyer: Vida. Arte. Amor.

Every once and awhile an artist comes around to surprise everyone with the proficiency in an idiom naturally foreign to him or her. The...

The Brandenburg Concertos: Freiburger Barokorchester

The Brandenburg Concertos are one of the most celebrated and captivating compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach. Paced with bracing athletic vigor and featuring some of the most beautiful and challenging counterpoint...

Ludovico Einaudi: Taranta Project

This excellent album Taranta Project is like a magnificent oriental railway system linking jazz, folk and Middle Eastern held together by gossamer like strains...

Presenting José Rizo’s Mongorama

José Rizo's Mongorama picks up where the Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars left off. After a decade of fruitful existence, performing and recording four terrific CDs (Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars 1 and 2, The Last Bullfighter and Tambolero), the veteran KJazz radio host, producer, composer and bandleader takes a new direction and moves on to a new project, which is actually a continuation of the original...

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