CD of the Month

January 2014 CD of the Month
1:58 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!

January 2014's CD of the Month

The most recent release by Bobby Watson is an inspired tribute to the theme that inspired it. Bobby Watson and the "I Have a Dream Project", Check Cashing Day,  honors the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Junior’s I Have a Dream speech.

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December 2013 CD of the Month
12:59 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

December 2013 CD of the Month

Brian Lynch  "Unsung Heroes: Volume 2"  Hollistic Music WorksFor the first time in the 12 year history of KUVO’s CD of the Month Club we chose a sequel to a previous CD of the Month selection, Unsung Heroes: A Tribute To Some Underappreciated Trumpet Masters-Volume 2 by educator and modern trumpet master, the Grammy® Award winning  Brian Lynch. This superb recording is on Brian’s own Hollistic Music Works label.

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November 2013 CD of the Month
12:54 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

November 2013 CD of the Month

7 On 7  "Back When It Was Fun"  Artist AllianceSeven gifted musicians who have been playing together for nearly 10 years have recorded their debut album as a group; Back When It Was Fun as by 7 On 7 whose name goes beyond being a septet, All 7 members contributed a song apiece to their initial outing as well as joining forces to create their own label, Artist Alliance. 7 On 7 is an inspired session where the experience of having played together so often is reflected in the cohesiveness of the music.  

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October 2013 CD of the Month
12:51 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

October 2013 CD of the Month

Diego Rivera "The Contender" D Clef Records Diego Rivera is a superb saxophonist who since 2002 has been on the faculty of Michigan State University of East Lansing, MI as an Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies, Saxophone, and Improvisation. For his second release as a leader, The Contender for D Clef Records, Diego has come out swingin’ for all eleven of the selections on the CD, eight of which he penned, he’s accompanied by 2 of his M. S.

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September 2013 CD of the Month
12:48 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

September 2013 CD of the Month

Kenny Garrett  Pushing The World Away  Mack Avenue One of the greatest saxophonists of the post-bop era is Kenny Garrett; his newest recording Pushing the World Away for Mack Avenue Records is a testimony to his versatile skills. The title is Kenny’s way of letting us know he didn’t let his many distractions and commitments keep him from producing one of the best CDs of his splendid career. 

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