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October 29, 2019

A famed Hollywood marketing executive and long beloved patron of the arts, Richard Del Belso never wrote a song or sang or played a note. Yet three and a half years after his passing, he was ever present in spirit at the Second Annual Richard Del Belso Animal Rescue Be...

October 27, 2019

In my earlier review of multi-flutist Monica Williams’ stirring debut album Journey of Tears, I complimented her for blissfully blending “her gorgeous flute melodies and deeply textured production with compelling storytelling throughout.”

I referred to her narrative sty...

October 24, 2019

Not sure if the feisty, high energy Denver based foursome who dba …And the Black Feathers chose their ultra-hip name via their sense connection to symbolism, but let’s go there anyway. A black feather is often viewed as relating to negative energy, but that relationshi...

October 24, 2019

Now that singer/songwriter Soren Bryce made the effective transition from indie pop solo sensation to harder-edged front frontperson for badass alt rock band tummyache, we can in retrospect better understand why she called her 2018 album – the last under her own name –...

October 23, 2019

To paraphrase the title from a whimsical British Invasion hit co-written by Carole King, Seattle based vocal interpreter and sassy scatter extraordinaire Kelley Johnson is truly into Something Good on her fifth album – which also marks the start of her third decade as...

October 23, 2019

Hands down the most vibrant, festive and engaging jazz album of the 2019 holiday season, Christmas All The Way by international a capella sensation Accent is not only the most exhilarating way to make the spirits bright – it’s also a remarkable reflection of the notion...

October 23, 2019

In only three compelling, heart on her sleeve songs, gossamer voiced soul-jazz singer songwriter invites us into a fascinating interior world, where she’s unashamed to address suicidal thoughts and her slow emergence from a dark emotional time.

Understanding that a diff...

October 23, 2019

One of L.A.’s most prolific and wildly eclectic jazz songwriters and vocal interpreters, Cathy Segal-Garcia shares a tune on her latest album, the marvelously adventurous and supremely hip and quirky Straight Ahead to the U.K., that perfectly captures the deepest essen...

October 17, 2019

Hands down, the coolest part of an evening at the Hotel Café is the whirlwind of cool, mixed genres you may experience in a single sitting. Sometimes stars – meaning brilliantly talented budding singer/songwriter stars – and quirky jellyfish queens who play the uke twi...

October 17, 2019

The Further Improvisational New Age Piano-Flute Adventures by Longtime Friends and Musical Soulmates Robert Thies and Damjan Krajacic

The success and wide-ranging acceptance in New Age circles of Robert Thies and Damjan Krajacic’s award-winning improvisational duo conce...

October 14, 2019

With the release of Jazz Marathon 4: Live at Hangar 18, the dynamic ensemble concept created originally in Hawaii by jazz aficionado Don Thomson and spearheaded later in Southern California by guitarist and musical director Doug MacDonald reaches fever pitch – and true...

October 14, 2019

Whether intentionally or not, Conawag Records neglected to put a date on the spirited, engaging, history sweeping performance by songwriter and vocalist Anne Phillips on her new release Anne Phillips: Live at the Jazz Bakery. But it’s no matter, because timelessness is...

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