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Monthly Archives: June 2005
Trio Del Sol is pianist-composer Misha Piatigorsky, guitarist Freddie Bryant and percussion-flutist Gilad. Longtime friends on New York’s jazz scene, the acoustic trio explores a mix of jazz and Latin-inspired melodies against backdrop of world-beat grooves. Their CD is striking, … Continue reading
Guitarist-producer Nils’ "Pacific Coast Highway" has been making waves in smooth jazz circles. Debuting as a virtual unknown, the self-produced CD’s title cut has topped the charts for weeks. Nils draws on a wider palette of sounds, grooves and melodies … Continue reading
Robbie Fulks’ first country CD in six years, "Georgia Hard," is a veritable catalog of instant classics. Fulks delights in country archtypes, from characters and moods who are larger than life, to the sidemen whose riffs created the classic sounds … Continue reading
"Trouble is Real" is Johnathan Rice’s major label debut, featuring songs from his late teens. Rice is not a typical singer-songwriter. He wanted a CD with timeless elements: rootsy folk, foot-tapping rock, electronic and orchestral intros. It’s all there, in … Continue reading