michael janisch

Michael Janisch’s Paradigm Shift

Review and picture by John Watson Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham UK 08-10-2015 A wealth of imaginative, engaging jazz has been produced by bands that expertly bridge the styles of free-flowing acoustic jazz and electronic styles, but Michael Janisch’s Paradigm Shift must… Read More ›

Nick Vayenas – Some Other Time

(Whirlwind Recordings WR4640) When reviewing this trombonist/trumpeter/vocalist’s previous album I said it sounded like a bit of a sampler for his many talents – one minute muscular, funky instrumentalist, the next all faux-Chet cool, heart-hidden-in-sleeve singer – and concluded that… Read More ›