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Steve Fidyk “Heads Up!” gets a review in August 2014 Issue of Modern Drummer…

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Steve Fidyk Heads Up! Swing, swing, and more swing is the name of the game on the MD contributor’s latest collection of expertly played straight-ahead jazz. Steve Fidyk brings everything from understated pianissimo brush solos (“Make Someone Happy”) to up-tempo burners (“Untimely”) on Heads Up!, with brilliant articulation and a lovely cymbal sound. Fidyk can drive his four musicians lik ...Read More

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June 10th, 2014 at 4:35 pm

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Step Tempest goes positively Posi-Tone again…

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steptempest.blogspot.com Positively Posi-Tone (Part 2) Bassist Peter Brendler, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, graduated from the Berklee School of Music and then went on to the Master’s Program at the Manhattan School of Music. He’s worked with pianist Frank Kimbrough, drummer Barry Altshul, and saxophonist Jon Irabagon (who recorded his “Foxy” CD with Altshul and B ...Read More

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April 25th, 2014 at 11:59 am

Dan Bilawsky reviews several new Posi-Tone Releases for AAJ…

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http://www.allaboutjazz.com Some labels release a few records a year; some put out a record every month or two; and then there are those, like the Los Angeles-based Posi-Tone Records, that prefer to push even more music through the pipeline. As 2014 came into being, Posi-Tone began an ambitious release schedule, putting out a new album every few weeks. Those who cover jazz and follow the scene int ...Read More

Midwest Record reviews Steve Fidyk “Heads Up!”…

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http://midwestrecord.com/MWR759.html   STEVE FIDYK/Heads Up: As much as we really love a real original that knows how to work an original, we have a soft spot for leaders that can take a chestnut and put a whole new spin on it, much like Fidyk, Stafford, Warfield and company do here on “I Can See Clearly Now” as well as several others. Original, creative and somewhat vis ...Read More

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January 22nd, 2014 at 4:04 pm

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Brent Black reviews Steve Fidyk “Heads Up!”

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http://www.criticaljazz.com Steve Fidyk hits the ground running with one of the finest Posi-Tone releases yet! Heads up drummers, Steve Fidyk is gaining on you! While certainly not a newbie in the strictest sense, Steve Fidyk’s debut release for Posi-Tone is that of a  highly respected artist, author and columnist that is writing his own story in the upper echelon of improvisational music. ...Read More

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January 20th, 2014 at 11:07 pm

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