Category Archives: Reviews

Review: All About Jazz

Hrayr Attarian says: “The 25th Anniversary Project is an intriguing set of ten originals by various members of band that highlights their inventive and imaginative artistry… This recording is the result of a quarter century of artistic maturation that has … Continue reading

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Review: NYC Jazz Record

The New York City Jazz Record

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Review: Lemon Wire

DIVA Jazz Orchestra creates music as unique as its members

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Review: Step Tempest

Richard B. Kamins says: “Diva Jazz Orchestra may be 25 years old but this album sounds fresh and on target.  There’s neither a weak tune nor boring solo in the 65-minute program. Yes, you can hear echoes of Count Basie, … Continue reading

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Review: Midwest Record

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Review: ‘Maurice Hines Tappin’ Thru Life,’ a Jazz- and Tap-Filled Journey Through the Past – The New York Times

In this variety-style show, Mr. Hines tells the story of his career rise and that of his brother, Gregory, who died in 2003. Source: Review: ‘Maurice Hines Tappin’ Thru Life,’ a Jazz- and Tap-Filled Journey Through the Past – The … Continue reading

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Five Play: Live at the Deer Head Inn

Five Play: Live at the Deer Head Inn jazz review by Richard J Salvucci, published on December 1, 2015. Find thousands reviews at All About Jazz! Source: Five Play: Live at the Deer Head Inn

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All About Jazz gives A Swingin’ Life four stars

Jack Bowers says: “…galvanic instrumentals… …dazzling soloists…” Read the whole review at http://www.allaboutjazz.com/a-swingin-life-diva-mcg-jazz-review-by-jack-bowers.php

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Richard J. Salvucci, All About Jazz

Richard Salvucci says, “From the first downbeat of the opening track, “What the World Needs Now,” Maricle’s—and the band’s—swing and authority are evident.” Read the whole review at All About Jazz

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Midwest Record – A Swingin’ Life

Midwest Record says: “Here’s a lesson in singing and swinging that ought to send all those talent show car alarms packing.  Diva, the never say die all female jazz orchestra, brings divas Nancy Wilson and Marlena Shaw back to the … Continue reading

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