Album Review: “Motherland Journey” Blue Lab Beats. Words: Del Osei-Owusu

Blue Lab Beats – Motherland Journey Sky Reflections  The first track on this opens with with an instrumental, you could just imagine this as a concert entry music… The way that this starts off is uplifting, and I love it. I love the the synth chords start out, and I really need to find out …

Single Review: “Shade Of Green” – Lizzie Esau

Lizzie Esau returns with a song that explores her using spoken word at the beginning of the track… There are so many things I like about this song it sounds like everyone’s walking into a rehearsal or live stage and then sitting down to get this song going..  Lizzie’s talent for writing a catchy melody …

Single Review: “Jouska” – Josephine Pascoe

This instrumental is… Full of life. In a time when the world needs to get up and celebrate what we have, this track hits the spot. Josephine plays the violin and flute on this and while you wouldn’t really associate the violin and flute occupying the melody line for jazz and funk, she does it …

Single Review: “Somewhere In Between” – Feds

This has such a smooth jazz feel to it.. the groove is trippy, and that’s the thing I like about it, Feds, comes in with a total buttery vocal and I like it, she’s having fun on this and I appreciate that… “Let’s take this day by day, don’t wanna say the words that I’ve …

Album Review: “Adjusting” – Arnaud Dolmen. Words: Sammy Stein

ARNAUD DOLMEN  – ADJUSTING  RELEASE DATE: JANUARY, 28TH 2022 Arnaud Dolmen is an acclaimed jazz artist, drummer, and composer. Originally from Guadeloupe, now based in Paris, he studied drum ka from the age of five, then drums at Atelier Marcel Lollia, under Georges Troupé. As a teenager, he was part of the Kimbòl Youth Orchestra …

Album Review: “Law Of Attraction: The Remixes” Mike Casey. Words: Sammy Stein.

Mike Casey  Law of Attraction: The Remixes Piano: Benito Gonzalez Bass: Matt Dwonszyk Drums: Corey Garcia Mike Casey has been receiving attention for many years now. I interviewed him in 2016 as an emerging star, and since then, he has, well, emerged. His innovative, powerful experimentation sits easily alongside his interpretation of more traditional delivery.  …