Reviews by Capital Public Radio jazz hosts Gary Vercelli and Devin Yamanaka, including new releases from Gary Burton, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and The Christian McBride Trio. Special bonus of behind-the-scenes video of each artist.
Devin Yamanaka shares her take on this Joni Mitchell-tribute record that injects Tierney's own brilliance into the recordings.
Jazz director Gary G. Vercelli dives into Ali Ryerson's latest release, saying it elevates the flute to a "whole new level of acceptance and recognition." Listen to Vercelli's interview with Ryerson and watch a video on the making of the CD.
Devin Yamanaka shares her take on this collection from Gilad Edeleman. From a Cole Porter tune through an updated version of a hard bop classic, this CD is one for your playlist.
Jazz host Dennis Newhall explores the gamut of moods and structures in this album of joint studio sessions from pianist Bob James and saxophonist David Sanborn - their second combined effort in three decades.
Saxophonist Kenny Garrett's latest release caught the attention of Cap Radio's Jazz Music Director Gary Vercelli, who has put one of the cuts into heavy rotation on Excellence in Jazz and JazzStream.org.
Capital Public Radio Jazz Music Director Gary Vercelli takes a look at the career of Gary Burton, who surrounded himself with a great band of young musicians on his latest release, 'Guided Tour.'
Christian McBride's latest release has our Devin Yamanaka wondering if the bassist ever sleeps.
Devin Yamanaka likes the New Orleans-style music coming from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band's new release because the band has stayed "wonderfully the same."
Jazz host Devin Yamanaka reviews "A Rise in the Road," the latest release from The Yellowjackets.
Jerry Bergonzi: A Musician’s Musician. His new release, "By Any Other Name" is reviewed by Capital Public Radio Jazz Host Gary Vercelli.
Jazz Review: George Benson: Inspiration
Tue, Jun 11, 2013
George Benson's latest release, "Inspiration, A Tribute to Nat King Cole,' is reviewed by Capital Public Radio Jazz Host Gary Vercelli.
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