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July 3, 2013

Review: Moraga – All About Jazz – Dan Bilawsky

By: Carol Robbins

July 3, 2013

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Robbins should be applauded for creating a meaningful program of music that showcases her work as a composer and performer, while also highlighting the ever-expanding role of the harp in jazz; Moraga is a real musical treat.

February 18, 2013

Review: Moraga – AcousticMusic.com – FAME

By: Carol Robbins

February 18, 2013

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Carol Robbins has issued Moraga, and brought the whole affair back down to the ground where all and sundry can dance, fingersnap, head-bob, and bliss out as she dares more adventurous but still sumptuously beautiful terrain alongside a very capable band b  More...

January 15, 2013

Review: Moraga – Jazzscan – Ric Bang

By: Carol Robbins

January 15, 2013

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If one were to cite the instruments least likely to be utilized in jazz, the harp would be near the top. Well, fasten your seat belts: Carol Robbins is a harpist, composer and arranger, and Moraga, her newest album to date, is proof that this ethereal “  More...

September 24, 2012

Review: Carol Robbins Sextet at Vitello’s – International Review of Music

By: Carol Robbins

September 24, 2012

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Live Jazz: The Carol Robbins Sextet Upstairs at Vitello’s By Don Heckman. September 24, 2012 Among the many instruments listed in jazz polls as “miscellaneous,” the harp is surely one of the most rare participants. As unlikely an actual jazz voice   More...

August 21, 2012

Review: Moraga – JazzTimes –Scott Albin

By: Carol Robbins

August 21, 2012

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Of the few jazz musicians who have played the harp, Dorothy Ashby (1932-1986) was one of the first to make any kind of impact. One of her students was Carol Robbins, who continues to this day to make the case for the harp in jazz, rather than just in clas  More...

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