Berklee College Archive
Audio News for July 28, 2015
Stan Ricker Dies; Classical News; TV’s Future: 8K?; FCC Approves Merger of AT&T and DirecTV; Lincoln MKX Offers 13-Speaker Revel Audio System
Kenny Carr – Idle Talk [TrackList follows] – Zoozazz
Nothing idle here: bright, bubbly sax and guitar jazz.
Jack Mouse and Scott Robinson – Snakeheads and Ladybugs [TrackList follows] – Tall Grass
A horn and drum duo who take free-improvisation to subtle, superb heights.
Sean Jones – Im pro vise – Mack Avenue
A trumpeter on fire…
Unusual Big Band session from Turkish composer Mehmet Ali Sanlikol – What’s Next? – Vinyl or CD – Dunya
The Turkish influence adds to interest of this big band.
Ricardo Silveira – Storyteller – Adventure Music
A popular smooth jazz effort reissued and remastered.
Eddie Mendenhall – Cosine Meets Tangent – Miles High Records
A remarkable presentation both in music and the skills of these talented musicians.
Donny McCaslin – Perpetual Motion – Green Leaf Music Inc
The album is just full of surprises, funk and great rhythm from the ensemble.
Music for Vibraphone, Marimba & Piano by ARMAND QUALLIOTINE – var. performers – Albany Records
Slow moving, dreamy, floating sounds that provide relaxing listening.
Kermit Driscoll – Reveille – 19/8 Records
Driscoll’s star-studded foursome features fellow Big Apple denizen Kris Davis on piano and prepared piano.
Matt Savage – Welcome Home – Savage Records
A child prodigy shows promise.
Matthew Rybicki – Driven – Matthew Rybicki Music
In need of wider exposure…