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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.

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...

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...

July 25, 2012

Review: Moraga – All About Jazz – Hrayr Attarian

By: Carol Robbins

July 25, 2012

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Carol Robbins: Moraga (2012) - By HRAYR ATTARIAN -- On Carol Robbins' Moraga—her fourth album as a leader— she follows in Ashby's footsteps by bringing a unique voice not only to the harp but also to the music as a whole.

June 30, 2012

Review: Moraga – Jazz in Space

By: Carol Robbins

June 30, 2012

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"Moraga" is essential listening that illustrates why Robbins deserves major props for her astonishingly beautiful musicianship and her durable, original compositions.

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