Just came back from a fantastic mini-tour of Central Canada.. Had the wonderful. Bill Coon, Paul Rushka and Dave Restivo on tour with me. We played at Upstairs in Montreal, The National Arts Centre in Ottawa and The Rex in Toronto. so much fun!!
Recent reviews of Fotografia..
-Stuart Broomer of THE WHOLE NOTE Magazine describes Fotografia as "dreamlike ambience shot through with emotional grit" in the April 2014 edition -John Sharpe of THE SCENE Magazine from London, Ontario gave Fotografia a wonderful review in the April 2014 edition.
-Had a wonderful tour of BC and Alberta.. It was really wonderful to play The Yardbird Suite in Edmonton again and for the first time to play at The Ironwood Stage in Calgary.. both are such special venues!!! I also had the honor to play at The Vernon Jazz Club again such wonderful people!!
I'm looking forward to the up coming tour of BC and Alberta!! - see performances for details
My new CD, Fotografia will be out Dec 2013. The CD Release Concert will be at Cory Weed's Jazz Cellar on Sunday Dec 15th.. hope to see you there.
Jazz journalist (Downbeat, Coda), James Hale named Laura Crema's "Spring Is Here" as Vocal Jazz Recording of The Year in the 2007 Village Voice Jazz Poll Ballots.
The annual poll by the one and only Village Voice combines ballots from 577 critics Top 10 lists to acknowledge the best albums of 2007.
"Spring is Here" was reviewed in the March additon of the American Jazz Magazine Downbeat - see reviews
"SPRING IS HERE" was produced by Brad Turner and features these wonderful musicians -
Bill Coon / Nino Dipasquale / George McFetridge / Paul Rushka / Paul Townsend / Brad Turner