Joey Calderazzo – ‘Going Home’

Going Home has arrived and Joey has delivered us a gorgeous and passionate recording joined by bassist Orlando le Fleming and drummer Adam Cruz. The recording is an amazing document of his musical process and a milestone of his progress, synthesizing his decades of creativity into something new, sublime, and…

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Songs of Mirth and Melancholy

Saxophonist Branford Marsalis and pianist Joey Calderazzo pair up for the ruminative yet adventurous 2011 duo date Songs of Mirth and Melancholy. While both musicians are clearly jazz titans, here the focus is on sympathetic, creative interaction and honest readings of the melodic classical music-inflected material. – CD Universe


Joey Calderazzo’s Amanecer is mostly a solo piano recording. Calderazzo strides effectively on “Midnight Voyage,” puts plenty of emotion into Michael Brecker’s “Sea Glass,” and comes up with intriguing ideas throughout his “Toonay.” Claudia Acuña and guitarist Romero Lubambo guest on three selections apiece, both having a duet apiece with…

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