- UPDATE: Hear the new as debuted on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, August 10, 2015
- LINDA CALISE – “LA VIE / MY LIFE”
- LORRAINE FEATHER – “FLIRTING WITH DISASTER”
- GIACOMO GATES – “EVERYTHING IS COOL”
- LAFAYETTE HARRIS, JR. TRIO – “BEND TO THE LIGHT”
- MIKE LeDONNE – “AWWLRIGHT!”
- FRANK VIGNOLA & VINNY RANIOLO – “SWING ZING!”
- ANDREA WOOD – “KALEIDOSCOPE”
Your Jazz 88.3 hosts will be introducing you to these new releases all week, so Listen Long, Often, and LIVE at 88.3 FM San Diego and Worldwide at Jazz88.org!
You can check out the debut of all the new releases each week on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday evenings 6-8pm PT.
READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
LINDA CALISE – “LA VIE / MY LIFE”
- Female vocalist, with a nice collection of standards.
LORRAINE FEATHER – “FLIRTING WITH DISASTER”
- Female vocalist, performing song for which she wrote all the lyrics.
- Lorraine Feather lights upon ‘Flirting With Disaster’(AXS Entertainment, July 2015)
- "the first comprehensive album of original, romantic love songs"
- "Feather regroups with her favorite musical collaborators for Flirting With Disaster, bringing back Yellowjackets founder Russell Ferrante, Shelly Berg, Eddie Arkin, and Dave Grusin on her compositions."
- "Flirting With Disaster contains the same clever, in-depth short-story narratives with a twist, a breathy interlude, and eerie vocal sweeps."
- "This is another outstanding, possible Grammy contender."
GIACOMO GATES – “EVERYTHING IS COOL”
- Male vocalist, backed by a great band, performing a variety of tunes.
LAFAYETTE HARRIS, JR. TRIO – “BEND TO THE LIGHT”
- Pianist, performing all straight-ahead originals.
MIKE LeDONNE – “AWWLRIGHT!”
- Organist, performing straight-ahead originals, standards and jazz tunes, with an all-star band.
FRANK VIGNOLA & VINNY RANIOLO – “SWING ZING!”
- Guitarist, leading a variety of ensembles, performing a collection of standards.
- Runs a Gypsy Jazz Guitar Camp during the summer.
- Current has a TV show "Frank Vignola and Four Generations of Guitar" with Vinny and Buck Pizzarelli among others.
ANDREA WOOD – “KALEIDOSCOPE”
- Female vocalist, performing a variety of tunes, with a contemporary vibe.