Elizabeth Shepherd - The Signal

Elizabeth Shepherd: The Signal

There is just a subtle hint of the attractive feminism of Elizabeth Shepherd in The Signal . The reason for this is her almost diffident sensuousness and this is no pretension, but a cool affecting … [Read More...]

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Tara Davidson: Duets

In the very best duets, there is intimacy and even a degree of secrecy. Two musicians are in such close proximity musically that there is barely enough space for the proverbial ray of sunlight and yet … [Read More...]

Matt Newton - Within Reach

Matt Newton: Within Reach

Matt Newton thinks like a painter. But his music is not simply audio visual, but it would seem that it is as close to water colours that any music can get. This is certainly what comes through when … [Read More...]

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Fred Hersch Trio: Floating

Titles of music can be curious sometimes as they might become oblique references to the music in question. But if ever there was one that is on the money it is Floating. But then that title could be … [Read More...]

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JD Allen: Bloom

JD Allen is a deep and thoughtful person. None of his albums have been done on the fly because he does not do anything on the fly. Mr. Allen is also erudite; wise beyond his years. He is contemplative … [Read More...]