Category: Reviews

VJE’s “Swing-A-Nova” Named Top 100 Jazz Album of 2017 by WRTI

WRTI 90.1’s Top 100 Jazz Countdown of 2017: The List! By Maureen Malloy • Dec 25, 2017 Charlie Haden/Liberation Music Orchestra—Blue in Green—Time/Life George Cables—Melodius Funk—The George Cables Songbook Norah Jones—Once I Had a Laugh—Day Breaks Orbert Davis’ Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber—Seraphim—Havana Blue (Live) Tom Giacabetti—Fantasy of You and Me in Love—Tender Heart: Songs of […]

Read More

This is consistently an exciting and most impressive album, where the music is idiomatic and technically immaculate and refreshingly free of the idiosyncrasies that so many of today’s jazz musicians bring to the music.

An excellent and flexible trumpeter with a beautiful depth in the lower registers of the trumpet, Tatum Greenblatt makes this album immediately identifiable in traditional jazz with first-rate musicians Josh Feldstein (drums), Steve Einerson (piano), and Elias Bailey (bass). This is consistently an exciting and most impressive album, where the music is idiomatic and technically […]

Read More