LA Jazz Scene Review of American Nocturnes

LA Jazz Scene Review of American Nocturnes

Grammy and Latin Grammy-winning pianist and composer John Finbury is used to an infectious Latin jazz feel that has won him accolades on the jazz scene. His latest album American Nocturnes – Final Days Of July is a brilliant departure from the Latin jazz world. Here...
Musicalmemoirs’s Review of American Nocturnes

Musicalmemoirs’s Review of American Nocturnes

JOHN FINBURY – “AMERICAN NOCTURNES – FINAL DAYS OF JULY” – Green Flash Music John Finbury, piano/composer/arranger; Bob Patton, arranger; Tim Ray, piano; Eugene Friesen, cello; Roni Eytan, harmonica; Claudio Ragazzi, guitar; Vitor Goncalves & Roberto Cassan,...
The JW Vibe Review of American Nocturnes: Final Days of July

The JW Vibe Review of American Nocturnes: Final Days of July

In late 2019, just before the world as we knew it went astray, veteran composer John Finbury was nominated for a 2020 Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album for his extraordinary collection Sorte! Featuring Brazilian singer/songwriter Thalma de Freitas. Whether...
Take Effect Review of American Nocturnes

Take Effect Review of American Nocturnes

The Grammy and Latin Grammy-Nominated composer John Finbury returns with 10 new pieces, where Tim Ray, Eugene Friesen, Roni Eytan, Claudio Ragazzi, Roberto Cassan, Vitor Goncalves and Peter Eldridge help flesh out the intimate tunes in a small ensemble setting. “Lay...
WTJU 91 New Jazz Adds Review of Quatro

WTJU 91 New Jazz Adds Review of Quatro

John Finbury – Quatro (Green Flash Music): “John Finbury’s new album “QUATRO” premieres new music with broad Latin American and Spanish influences, mixed and matched in an unorthodox fashion. Alternating vocal and instrumental tracks, the album was produced by Latin...
The JW Vibe Review of American Nocturnes: Final Days of July

Midwest Record Review of American Nocturnes

JOHN FINBURY/American Nocturnes-Final Days of July: Finbury pulls an about-face here from his recent Latin jazz outings to craft an instrumental date that lands nicely somewhere between new age and Aaron Copland. Bringing in some no-nonsense hitters to fully realize...