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June 30, 2012

Review: Moraga – All About Jazz – Edward Blanco

By: Carol Robbins

June 30, 2012

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Robbins' arrangement of Cole Porter's standard, "Every Time We Say Goodbye," is the highlight of the album. An original balladic piece to begin with, the voice of the harp makes this standard sound even more tender and soothing to the ear.

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.

June 14, 2012

Review: Moraga – BlogCritics

By: Carol Robbins

June 14, 2012

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Carol Robbins plays jazz. And if you think the harp has no place in the jazz combo, think again. Even a cursory listen to her new CD, Moraga, will show you just how wrong you are. Jazz chops are in the player; not in the instrument.

July 7, 2006

Review: Jazz Play – All About Jazz – Elliott Simon

By: Carol Robbins

July 7, 2006

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Each of the thirteen scenes in this Jazz Play are economically presented, with various instrumental combinations that highlight the range of Robbins' technique and her impressive improvisational ability.

February 27, 2006

Review: Jazz Play – All About Jazz

By: Carol Robbins

February 27, 2006

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The harp makes one of its rare appearances in jazz in the hands of Carol Robbins on Jazz Play. She also wrote several of the tunes on this recording and included some standards. And where does that place the music? Right in the mainstream, with some softe  More...

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