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November 18, 2011

Review: Billy Childs Chamber Jazz Ensemble at Ronnie Scott’s – iJHF

By: Carol Robbins

November 18, 2011

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Live at Ronnie Scott's London. Very unique in this line-up is the harp. Although ‘unique’ might not be the right term, because the harp takes to Child's musical vocabulary like a duck to water. Childs’ compositional style is to be described as conte  More...

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...

February 1, 2006

Review: Jazz Play – All Music Guide – Scott Yanow

By: Carol Robbins

February 1, 2006

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One of the best and the few jazz harp soloists, Carol Robbins on Jazz Play also proves to be a talented songwriter. Several of her originals, particularly such lyrical ballads as "Still Light," "Darcy's Waltz," and "Emilia," deserve to catch on as standar  More...

February 1, 2006

Review: Jazz Play – A Deeper Groove – Michael F. Hopkins

By: Carol Robbins

February 1, 2006

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Jazz Play is a stunning collection of originals and standards treated with consummate taste and daring; handled with a poise which eases highly intricate harmonics into a listener's soul with smiling warmth.

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