- Music Reviews
- December 11, 2019
OK Christmas (Dot Rat). Review by Michelle Wilson.
A new musical retells the life of the 20th century’s biggest and most successful gigolo though the songs of Cole Porter.
As Time Goes By: Great American Songbook Classics (Concord Music Group). Review by Carl F Gauze.
The Bill Evans Trio (Riverside). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Volando (Feral Flight Productions). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Lily and The Parlour Tricks sizzle up a hot summer night of swinging music in New York City, where May Terry time-warped her way back to the ’20s.
Isn’t It Romantic? (Concord Records). Review by Christopher Long.
Know What I Mean? (Riverside). Review by Carl F Gauze.
As the men and beasts gathered in the cool evening to hear the strains of Cole Porter’s music, Cindy Barrymore was struck by how elegant it all seemed.
Raya Yarbrough (Telarc). Review by Carl F Gauze.
The fall theater season opens with a bang in Orlando.
When You’re Smiling (Hollywood Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
De-Lovely: Music From The Motion Picture (Columbia). Review by Ben Varkentine.
the porter project (Kriztal). Review by Ben “Lovely as a panther?” Varkentine.
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Original Cast Recording (Decca Broadway). Review by Ben Varkentine.
Books about writing, bubblegum music, mystery, songwriters, and politics of both the fictional and real varieties. Trust us, this is frighteningly close to being an X-ray of Ben Varkentine’s head.
Positively (Pyrus Jazz). Review by Stein Haukland.
Reason To Believe: The Complete Mercury Studio Recordings (Universal). Review by James Mann.