Saturday, July 2, 2022
Anhinga - Quiet Life Motel - David Schulman

David Schulman & Quiet Life Motel: Anhinga

Anhinga is the second album by David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel after the first eponymous album. It is veritable caravanserai which is characterised...
Soli: Meu Pulso

Soli: Meu Pulso

There’s a good chance you might not have heard of the guitarist, vocalist and composer of these songs – Soli. Having a one-word name...
Samuel Pompeo Quinteto: Que Descaída

Samuel Pompeo Quinteto: Que Descaída

Anyone who doubts that all modern music in the Americas came from the erstwhile "Americanised" African slaves who wrenched from their home country and...

Mamselle Ruiz: Miel de Cactus

In a rather fascinating way, Mamselle Ruiz started writing the Canadian chapter of her musical career right after arriving in Montreal in 2010. Almost immediately, she joined “Les Chemins Invisibles” (Invisible Paths), a fantastic Cirque du Soleil seasonal outdoor show...

Presenting Amanda Martinez On Her New Album: Mañana

Amanda Martinez has been concentrating on her own music for some time since she made way for Laura Fernandez to take her Saturday afternoon spot on Toronto’s Jazz FM 91. And she has been doing a rather good job of it. Her album Mañana is her third since she...

Nicole: Raízes / Roots

Raízes / Roots explores the nature of the interconnectedness of things, indeed. Picking up on that, this excellent album is like an elegant...
Frank Wagner: Frank Wagner's Floating Holiday

Frank Wagner: Frank Wagner’s Floating Holiday

There are, after all, many ways to make an uplifting Jazz album, but one that manages to convey its deeply personal sources of inspiration,...

Beethoven: Complete Works for violoncello & piano

Ludwig Beethoven: Complete Works for violoncello & piano: Jean-Guihen Queyras: cello; Alexander Melnikov: piano Beethoven’s first two sonatas for violoncello and piano Opus 5 No....

Ntjam Rosie: The One

Yes, you might compare Ntjam Rosie to India.Arie, to Patrice Rushen and Beyoncé; even to the queen of them all: Sadé. But comparisons are...

Sandro Albert Trio: Samba Bop

Sandro Albert brings two aspects of his existence into sharp focus with the release of this short album, Samba Bop. One deals with and...
Hugo Fattoruso: Y Barrio Opa

Hugo Fattoruso Y Barrio Opa

Whether it is from the being a part of the group that accompanied the Maestro Chico Buarque on his legendary Ao Vivo le Zenith...
Miloš Katani?: The Breath

Miloš Katanic: The Breath

Tauan Gonzalez Sposito: Ananke; Antonio Correa: Wind 1A; Robert Moran: Miami City Slink; Fisches Nachtgesang; Philip Glass, Robert Moran: Modern Love Waltz; Anthony Fiumara:...

Antonio Loureiro – Só

The Paulista, Antonio Loureiro, born and bred in Minas Gerais, is an eminently gifted multi-instrumentalist and is to be ranked with the new generations of Musica Brasileira musicians such as that other ingenious multi-instrumentalists, André Mehmari. But that is where all comparisons must end. Mr. Loureiro is...

Mãe Carinhosa, Cesária Évora’s Posthumous Release

Cesária Évora was that kind of singer you would have liked to represent your country as a music ambassador. Her feeling to express the profound, pure, tropical and African sound is incomparable. Her voice is a unique treasure for the world...
Projets Arcomusical: Spinning in the Wheel

Projeto Arcomusical: Spinning in the Wheel

Elliot Cole - Roda – Movement I: Turning; Roda – Movement II: Dreaming; Roda – Movement III Spinning; Roda – Movement IV: Singing (2017);...

Monsieur Doumani: Grippy Grappa

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/83254248" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=false" width="100%" height="130" iframe="true" /] While most of the world has heard of the celebrated Cyprus-born pianist Nicolas Economou, perhaps not too much...
Kinga Augustyn: Turning in Time

Kinga Augustyn: Turning in Time

The young violinist Kinga Augustyn has outdone herself with the release of her second album of 2021, Turning in Time, probably reaching the apogee...
Bokanté+Metropole Orkest Conducted by Jules Buckley: What Heat

Bokanté + Metropole Orkest Conducted by Jules Buckley: What Heat

Michael League, guiding light of the iconic ensemble Snarky Puppy and now Bokanté, is a musician who continues to challenge the musical norm of...
Matia Levréro Tcha Limberger: Mediterranean Quartet

Matia Levréro – Tcha Limberger: Mediterranean Quartet

It seems that there is no end to the number of incarnations in which the chameleonic Tcha Limberger will appear. So it’s no surprise...

Veronneau: Jazz Samba Project

As the Brazilian pioneers of bossanova rhythms have done, Veronneau plays with the essential instruments used from the beginning in this musical genre, showing their poignant skill and feeling. When you listen to the first track “É Luxo Só” you can feel...

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