Midwest Record Review: A View From Within by Jim Robitaille Group: “this crew jams along mightily showing no dust on them no matter how long they’ve been at it.”

Midwest Record Review: A View From Within by Jim Robitaille Group: “this crew jams along mightily showing no dust on them no matter how long they’ve been at it.”

“JIM ROBITAILLE GROUP/View From Within:  A long time fellow traveler of Dave Liebman, this jazz guitarist shows the simpatico that has developed over the years between the two and nobody here is shy about showing what they can do and where they can take things.  Forward thinking, stopping short of being experimental or outré, this crew jams along mightily showing no dust on them no matter how long they’ve been at it.  A solid modern session that shows how it’s really done.​”

By Chris Spector
(Whaling City Sound 118)​
Beth Bakes Featured in ABC6

Beth Bakes Featured in ABC6

RI Eats: Hope & Main in Warren

“Inside an old school building on Main Street in Warren is a beehive of new food businesses on the rise.”

“The folks here really helped me get it off the ground,” said Elizabeth Fradin, owner of Beth Bakes.

“Fradin is one of about 200 entrepreneurs who call food incubator “Hope & Main” home.”

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Eric Wyatt Fan Review

Eric Wyatt Fan Review

“Eric,

I have listened to your album many time and struggle to explain or quantify it in terms of elements because it is so rich. I am kind of overwhelmed. Like an emotions from a familiar sight or aroma that you don’t quite realize why you feel a certain way after noticing it. It has the feel or a huge elaborate effort which it is, but, simply listening to it hits you right away. Hitting the essential elements of Sonny was something that I did not think could be done or even sound authentic and nature. You achieved it in a very impressionable fashion. Your knowledge and skill across the full breath of jazz is on display at the highest level. You know a good work of art because it typically is beyond contemporary ability to identify or describe. One has to continuously go back to it, to derive some deeper understanding.

I think this album is not just an homage to Sonny but to his era. You set both the background and foreground which Sonny is on the stage. Sonny’s music through the year changed which reflected self growth and the world he lived in at the time. This is the richness of the album I feel and hear. Now to detail ad why I feel it will take me some time.

Although this album captures jazz’s greatest era, it sounds new, which is another item I am having difficulty with.

Typically I can listen to your to your albums and tell you exactly what I hear and who it reminds me of. This one is harder to distinguish.

Anyway, the album sounds great. Your album is among the top 4 fastest moving up the chart. You will be on the chart next week, which I believe you could debut in the top 40. That will be very impressive and not many Jazz artists have been able to do that. The Grammy’s non-televised section is having a specific segment for Jaxx next year. and I hope you get an invite. The album is deserving.

Hope you’re doing well and let us know when you’re back in town!

Sincerely,

K Jazz Fan”

 

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