vibes Archive

Eight Christmas CDs for the 2016 Holidays

Eight Christmas CDs for the 2016 Holidays

Eight Christmas CDs of Note, Holidays 2016 “Song of the Nativity” – The Sixteen/ Harry Christophers – Coro COR16146, 73:58 (10/14/16) [Distr. by Naxos] *****: This wonderful Christmas offering comprises some of the best modern carols and choral works of the modern age, sung to absolute perfection by a noted and very reliable ensemble. The […]

Warren Wolf, vibes – Convergence – Mack Avenue

Warren Wolf, vibes – Convergence – Mack Avenue

Warren Wolf, vibes – Convergence – Mack Avenue MAC 1105 67:51 ****: A sure-footed investigation of a smart jazz aesthetic (Warren Wolf – vibes, marimba 5/6/9/10/11, Fender Rhodes 2/9, piano 9; Christian McBride – bass 1/2/3/5/6/7/8/9/10; Brad Mehldau – piano 1/2/4/5/7; John Scofield – guitar 1/7; Jeff “Tain” Watts – drums 1/2/5/6/7/8/9/10) There was a […]

Tom Collier, vibes – Across The Bridge – Origin

Tom Collier, vibes – Across The Bridge – Origin

Tom Collier – Across The Bridge – Origin  82703, 56:31 ****1/2: Seattle vibraphonist is masterful on his latest release. (Tom Collier – vibraphone, marimba; Larry Coryell – guitar; Bill Frisell – guitar; Dan Dean – bass, guitar; John Bishop – drums; Ted Poor – drums) Tom Collier’s career as a vibraphonist is unlike any other. […]