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Jane Bunnett & Maqueque – Oddara – Linus Ent.

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque – Oddara – Linus Ent.

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque – Oddara – Linus Ent., 270244, 53:51****: Oddara is a surging, rhythmic, muscular offering. (Jane Bunnett – flutes, soprano sax, whistling; Danae Olano – piano, vocals; Celia Jimenez – bass, vocals; Magdelys Savigne – percussion ,vocals; Yissy Garcia – drums;  Elizabeth Rodriguez – violin ,vocals; special guests: Melvis Santa – vocals; […]

Joshua Breakstone – The Cello Quartet – 88 – Capri

Joshua Breakstone – The Cello Quartet – 88 – Capri

Joshua Breakstone – The Cello Quartet – 88 – Capri 71444-2, 64:31 ****: Strong playing from a band immersed in a bop-inspired songbook. (Joshua Breakstone – guitar; Lisle Atkinson – bass; Andy Watson – drums; Mike Richmond – cello ) Joshua Breakstone is an intriguing guitarist of prolific dexterity in the manner of Wes Montgomery. […]

Scott Morgan – Songs Of Life – Miranda Music

Scott Morgan – Songs Of Life – Miranda Music

Scott Morgan – Songs Of Life – Miranda Music MMCD 1024, 50:38 ***:  A release filled with promise. (Scott Morgan – vocals; Fred Hersch – piano; Matt Aronoff – bass; Ross Pederson – drums; Special Guests – Joel Frahm – tenor sax tracks 3/5/8; Janis Siegel –  vocals track 10) An internet search of the […]

Blues Masters Vol. 2 – Various Artists – AudioQuest/ MasterMusic – xrcd24

Blues Masters Vol. 2 – Various Artists – AudioQuest/ MasterMusic – xrcd24

Blues Masters Vol. 2 – Various Artists – AudioQuest/ MasterMusic xrcd24 NT016, 63:39 ****1/2: Audioquest blues collection gets an xrcd update. (Featuring Mighty Sam McClain; Robert Lucas; Terry Evans; Joe Beard; Lloyd Jones; Sherman Robertson; Doug Macleod and Ronnie Earl) Blues Masters Vol. 2 – Various Artists is exactly as advertised, a collection of 90’s […]