Moon over Mountain: Champagne & Brass (2020)

Moon over Mountain: Champagne & Brass (2020)

I made a huge mistake playing this the other night, as I had it on in the car after I had attended one of the most marvellous concerts of the year to date (and I have been to quite a few), Sol3 Mio. Those three Samoan opera singers gave us a night to remember,...
Noa Levy and Shimpei Ogawa: You, Me & Cole (2020)

Noa Levy and Shimpei Ogawa: You, Me & Cole (2020)

This album is an interesting take on classic Cole Porter numbers, performed by a Japanese bassist currently living in New York and an Israeli singer currently residing in San Francisco. I must confess this is the first time I have come across this particular style of...
Bader Nana -Wormwood (2011

Bader Nana -Wormwood (2011

Mals Records MALS393 CD 57.58Mins Kuwait City Progressive Rock https://badernana.bandcamp.com https://badernana.bandcamp.com Rating 75/100 Amazingly enough, this is an album of progressive music entirely written, produced, played, sung and recorded by Bader Nana a...
Cyklad (Björn  Sandström)– Reflect (2021)

Cyklad (Björn Sandström)– Reflect (2021)

Private Press Sweden 56.mins Review By Geoff Penn My Rating 85/100 https://www.facebook.com/bjorn.sandstrom.5 Fairly typically, Swedish heavy progressive rock band ‘LostQ’ are a democratic outfit with a clear and trusted musical direction. But, as often is the case,...
Lou Volpe: Before & After (2020)

Lou Volpe: Before & After (2020)

Guitarist Lou Volpe has long had a reputation of being able to cross between melodic jazz, danceable r&b and Adult Contemporary music. He toured extensively with Bette Midler, Judy Collins and Herbie Mann, and a list of the other artists he has worked with...
Johno Leeroy: The Magnolia Sessions (2020)

Johno Leeroy: The Magnolia Sessions (2020)

This is the third in a series of albums of the same name which are being released by Anti-Corporate Music. When I got into the car the other day, my entertainment system grabbed the first song from this album to start playing, and instead of putting on whatever I...