Thursday, August 13, 2020

The Phil Chester Group: Open Door Samba

To the best of my knowledge, this is the first time that the saxophonist Phil Chester has put his music down on record. And...
David Buchbinder - Odessa-Havana Project

The Toronto Sound: David Buchbinder’s Odessa/Havana

April 7, 2018 - Koerner Hall, The Royal Conservatory - Toronto When you have Maestro Hilario Durán involved in a project you can be assured...

Racha Fora: Racha S’Miles

Hiroaki Honshuku’s connection with Miles Davis runs deep. The great trumpeter was an early follower of the influential musical system that George Russell suggested,...

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...

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840—1893) Piano Concertos 1 & 2

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840—1893) Piano Concertos 1 & 2 – Simon Trpceski: piano; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra: Vasily Patrenko: conductor Nikolai Rubenstein, to whom Tchaikovsky...

Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) German Requiem

Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) German Requiem: Valery Gergiev; London Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Chorus; Sally Matthews: soprano; Christopher Maltman: baritone; Simon Halsey: chorus...

Sergio Pererê, Marcus Viana, Zal Sissokho: Famalé

There is no such thing as fusion in music. If that really happened it would certainly degrade the traditions that the music was aiming...

Sangitha Kalanidhi Nedunuri Krishnamurthy

Sangitha Kalanidhi Nedunuri Krishnamurthy: For Tradition, Turn to Nedunuri- A complete concert from Nagarcoil, 1968 The planned launch of this seminal field recording For...

Barb Jungr: Shelter From The Storm

Élan, intelligence and passionate engagement: British chanssonier Barb Jungr brings all of it to her exemplary performance on Shelter From The Storm – Songs...
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...

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...

Hanns Eisler: Ernste Gesänge – Lieder with piano

Hanns Eisler was the Austrian-born composer who is better known as the composer of the national anthem of the German Democratic Republic (erstwhile East Germany), and best known as the musician who had the longest association with...

Gabriel Palatchi: Trivolution

Sometimes it pays to gloss over album titles or else they can drive you crazy trying to find out what they mean. Take Trivolution...

Gustavo Santaolalla: Camino

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/156681070" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=false" width="100%" height="130" iframe="true" /] To talk about Gustavo Santaolalla is to talk about talent, commitment and love for the traditional sound with...

Gino Sitson: VoiStrings

At first blush, it is tempting to draw comparisons between Gino Sitson and Bobby McFerrin. Yes, there are similarities in their approach to “vocalastics”,...

SOCIAL MEDIA

6,671FansLike
91FollowersFollow
3,085FollowersFollow

NEW RELEASES

MOST POPULAR

CONCERT REVIEWS