Samba Jazz Odyssey

Samba Jazz Odyssey By Hendrik Meurkens & The WDR Big Band Liner Notes By Kabir Sehgal Maestro Hendrik Meurkens isn’t just an acclaimed artist, whom we have all come to admire. He’s a man brimming with incandescent ideas which manifest into musical gold. What makes...

Esquina de São Paulo

Esquina de São Paulo By Danilo Brito – João Luiz Liner Notes By Kabir Sehgal When stars come together, an album like this is born. João Luiz and Danilo Brito are both master musicians in their own right, playing music at the highest level. A virtuoso of the...

Sky Blossom

Sky Blossom Alexis Cole Liner Notes By Kabir Sehgal Rare it is to find an artist as special as Alexis Cole. There’s no doubt that she’s one of the best jazz vocalists of our times. But it’s her rich life experience, and her ever unfolding story that takes her art to...
Manisero

Manisero

Manisero Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Johannes Tonio Kreusch Liner Notes By Jochen Becker, Kabir Sehgal The extraordinary life story and career of Brazilian guitarist, arranger and teacher Carlos Barbosa-Lima has now spanned over six decades and crossed many musical genres,...
An Elegant Ritual

An Elegant Ritual

An Elegant Ritual Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol Liner Notes By Kabir Sehgal Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol is a creative genius. Full stop. There is quite simply nobody like him in music today. He blends contemporary modern jazz and his Turkish aesthetic with dexterity. Sanlıkol’s music...
Bridges to Rio

Bridges to Rio

Bridges to Rio Irina Zubareva Liner Notes By Kabir Sehgal It’s often said that jazz is global music. No doubt, it’s borne in the southern United States and originates from African roots. But the structure of the art form is like a public commons where incredibly...
Oblivion

Oblivion

Oblivion Yulia Musayelyan Liner Notes By Kabir Sehgal There’s a new tango master in town. Her name is Yulia Musayelyan. And the town is Boston. Before you start thinking about how many tango practitioners may live in this great American city, all you need to know is...
The Latin Side of Wes Montgomery

The Latin Side of Wes Montgomery

The Latin Side of Wes Montgomery Nelson Riveros Liner Notes By Kabir Sehgal The Latin Side of Wes Montgomery is a triumphant tribute album. It’s made by one master, in honor and celebration of another. Nelson Riveros is an acclaimed guitarist and composer who embodies...
Time Outtakes

Time Outtakes

Time Outtakes The Dave Brubeck Quartet Liner Notes By Kabir Sehgal Let’s revisit the original sessions Time Out sessions that happened in the summer of 1959. The album was recorded at the CBS 30th Street Studios which was nicknamed “The Church,” because the site was...