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Get your coins ready for the “Jazz Jukebox” by Jordan Young

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One of the strengths of Marc Free’s Posi-Tone imprimatur is that it is responsible for introducing us to many great and upcoming jazz artists. Drummer Jordan Young is a Detroit native who has studied with some of the best of the modern-day masters and is making a name for himself in New York. His sophomore release for Posi-Tone, Jazz Jukebox, is a bristling thirteen-track collection that liv ...Read More

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January 4th, 2017 at 6:35 pm

A polished trio fronted by an articulate drummer is “Jazz Jukebox”

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The predominance of the jukebox in social situations is essentially a thing of the past. But how much has really changed? Those once-ubiquitous machines that brought musical happiness to the good people in corner bars and diners throughout the land may have vanished, but the concept they put forward has not. It’s simply been modernized, with shuffling playlists, random streaming, curated lis ...Read More

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October 31st, 2016 at 10:46 am

D4M reviews Brian Charette’s latest CD “Good Tipper”…

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        d4m.com Brian Charette – Good Tipper Released by D4 at 4:00 PM There’s not enough great jazz coming out these days, but this little gem by jazz organist/keyboard player Brian Charette is a great find heading into the new year. You can expect an hour of quality instrumental jazz with Brian and a few talented friends. We’ll be featuring the title ...Read More

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December 8th, 2014 at 10:29 pm

Audiophile Audition Reviews “Good Tipper”…

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        audaud.com Brian Charette – Good Tipper – Posi-Tone PR8128, 58:23 ****: (Brian Charette – B-3 organ; Avi Rothbard – guitar; Jordan Young – drums; Yotam Silberstein –  guitar (2, 4, 7, 9); Mark Ferber – drums (2, 4, 7, 9); Joe Sucato – saxophone (10)) Brian Charette is one of the rising Hammond B-3 jazz stars. He is in demand as a sideman, and has worke ...Read More

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December 3rd, 2014 at 10:21 pm

Brian Charette’s “Good Tipper” gets covered by Dusted in Exile….

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        dustedmagazine.com Brian Charette – Good Tipper (Positone) Organist Brian Charette keeps the schedule of a shark, always on the move and making things happen. Any lapse in activity and he starts to get bored. The once-a-year release schedule of his old label Steeplechase couldn’t keep pace with his output, a quandary that facilitated a switch to Brooklyn-based Pos ...Read More

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November 3rd, 2014 at 10:25 pm

SomethingElse Reviews Brian Charette “Good Tipper’…

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          SomethingElseReviews.com Barely six months after issuing his for album for Posi-Tone Records, B3 maestro Brian Charette returns with Good Tipper, another small-combo excursion expected out October 7, 2014 from Posi-Tone Records. Returning with Yotam Silberstein (guitar) and Mark Ferber (drums) for four tracks, Charette works with another guitar/drums combo o ...Read More

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October 26th, 2014 at 3:48 pm

Bop n Jazz writes up Brian Charette “Good Tipper”…

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Brian Charette Good Tipper Posi-Tone 2014 Bop ‘n Jazz Brian Charette’s great year ends on a high note with Good Tipper! Insanely good! There are a lot of fine organ players working the scene, Brian Charette is simply one of the best. Charette’s sophomore release for Posi-Tone is a hard hitting effort that is as soulful and it is soul filled! Two rhythms sections fill out ...Read More

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October 25th, 2014 at 6:40 am

All About Jazz reviews Brian Charette “Good Tipper”…

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            AAJ.com Nine of the eleven tracks on organist Brian Charette’s Square One (Posi-Tone, 2014) were originals, but that doesn’t mean he’s uninterested in tackling the music of others. In fact, judging by this album, it would seem that he really digs digging into covers. Everybody from film score icon John Barry to tunesmith Jimmy Webb to ...Read More

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October 24th, 2014 at 8:02 am

StepTempest reviews Jordan Young “Cymbal Melodies”…

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steptempest.blogspot.com Detroit-native and University of Michigan graduate Jordan Young, drummer by trade, has issued his 2nd CD as a leader.  “Cymbal Melodies” is his debut for Posi-Tone Records and features organist Brian Charette, guitarist Avi Rothbard and, on several tracks, saxophonist Joe Sucato(a member of Young’s “working” band.)  The program consists ...Read More

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November 4th, 2012 at 2:17 pm

Dan Bilawsky writes up Jordan Young “Cymbal Melodies”…

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www.allaboutjazz.com Drummer Jordan Young took the organ quartet outside of its stylistic comfort zone on his debut, Jordan Young Group (Self Produced, 2010), and continues to carve his own path within this format on this enjoyable follow-up. Young reconvenes the quartet from his first leader date, with Avi Rothbard taking the place of guitaristYotam Silberstein, and puts together an appealing ...Read More

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November 4th, 2012 at 1:27 pm