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.

 

Latest Reviews

 
  • Jazz Review: Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Big Band: Game Changer

    Thursday, September 19, 2013

    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.

  • Jazz Review: Gilad Edelman: My Groove, Your Move

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013

    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 Review: Bob James & David Sanborn: Quartette Humaine

    Friday, September 13, 2013

    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.

  • Jazz Review: Kenny Garrett: Pushing New Boundaries

    Tuesday, September 03, 2013

    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.

  • Jazz Review: Gary Burton: Guided Tour

    Tuesday, July 30, 2013

    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.'

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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