CD review

Various – Duo Art

Various – Duo Art: Creating Magic (ACT 6014-2) Vincent Peirani & Emile Parisien – Belle Époque (ACT 9625-2) Philip Catherine & Martin Wind – New Folks (ACT 9621-2) George Mraz & Emil Viklický – Together Again (ACT 9622-2) Joachim Kühn &… Read More ›

Stein Urheim

(Hubro HUBROCD2529/HUBROLP3529) Urheim is a Norwegian multi-instrumentalist with eclectic tastes and a wide skill set. Basically, if it’s got strings, he’ll have a go. So on this second album under his own name – he has also recorded with singer… Read More ›

Let Spin

(Efpi FP013) Let Spin are nothing if not egalitarian. They are a four piece, there are eight tracks on this debut CD and, yes, you guessed it, each player gets to compose two tunes. It certainly provides an introductory guide… Read More ›

Nick Vayenas – Some Other Time

(Whirlwind Recordings WR4640) When reviewing this trombonist/trumpeter/vocalist’s previous album I said it sounded like a bit of a sampler for his many talents – one minute muscular, funky instrumentalist, the next all faux-Chet cool, heart-hidden-in-sleeve singer – and concluded that… Read More ›

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