Howard Reich / Chicago Tribune 

Chicago Tribune A & E section  ( online dec.10 in print edition dec. 11) 2013


Howard Reich

Among the best recordings :

Scott Earl Holman with Ira Sullivan : " HE WILL BE IMMANUEL " ( crumblehead )

..... an all-star list of Chicago jazz musicians - including drummer Paul Wertico and guitarist John Moulder - it's no wonder this music piques the ear. These musicians improvise freely and poetically with Wertico's inventive drum work and Sullivan's flights on soprano saxophone

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I've been putting it together since may 2010 and it's finally here !

7 time grammy winner Paul Wertico on drums .

John Moulder on guitar.

Brian Peters on bass.

This recording also features solos by chicago greats

 Mark Colby,

 Frank Catalano, and 

 Chris Madsen .

And then the final icing on the cake is special guest , a world renowned jazz legend ,

Ira Sullivan who not only plays solos but…

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We're in Japan 


 Thank you to Mr. Yasukuni Terashima  and Terashima Records . 

 'Faith And Works' is cut number 5 on....

    'For Jazz  Audio Fans Only Vol. #3' 

"Mr. Yasukuni Terashima has written many books in Japan. "Begin to listen to this song in Jazz!", "My favorite 100 albums ", "Listen to new Jazz", and so on." He was approached by Disc Union to assemble his favorite jazz cuts for a compilaton CD . It's success has led to volume 3 and we're glad to be on it ! 

New Review Helen Simons _ Australia _ JazzXpress BAYFM 99.9 

Date: 2010-02-08
'Don't Wake The Kids'

 A small masterpiece waiting to be discovered. Scott Earl Holman touches every key with pure magic. The bass & drums embrace the melody & rhythms with sensitivity and grace. This is one album to be cherished. Helen Simons _ JazzXpress Community Radio BayFM 99.9 Australia

Date: 2010-02-08

   This 2009 release has an
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new review from Dr. Tobias Bocker (Germany) _ JAZZ PLATFORM 

The following is an english translation using free online translator the original german article is below the english. Thank you Dr. Bocker for you kind words.....

 (article) Tobias Böcker for jazz platform, Germany Augsburger Allgemeine, Jazz Podium, Jazzzeitung _ jazz platform, jazz newspaper 2009-11-22 04:02:01

His first studio CD since the highly praised 1997 (again recently reissued) disc "Don't Wake The Kids" is faithful to the quiet tones. Larry Gray at the bass and Paul Wertico at the percussion

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Jazz Showcase 

 Scott Earl Holman Trio

 Featuring Eric Hochberg on bass and 7 time grammy winner Paul Wertico on drums

 2 shows 8  pm & 10    

 One Nite Only !!

 806 S. Plymouth Ct. Dearborn Station

 1 block west from the corner of State & Polk

 ChicagoJazz Showcase has been bringing the world's most famous musicians to Chicago since 1947.....Elvin Jones, Roy Haynes, Phil Woods, Dave Holland, McCoy Tyner, David Sanches, Pharoh Sanders, Heath Brothers, Danielo Perez, Ira Sullivan, Von Freeman…

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PBS Melbourne , Australia 

Peter Merrett PBS 106-7 FM Melbourne Australia Scott you have definitely produced an incredible companion to your first cd we received. "Faith And Works" is a broody, moody master piece of exploratory Jazz. Adventurous and extremely engaging, ably led by your exquisite piano, add to that Larry Gray and Paul Wertico and we have an electric combination exploring the boundaries Then redefining them. At times time stood still and notes were suspended in space adding to the tension and emotion of…Read more

My deep appreciation to just some of the radio stations around the world now playing 'Faith And Wor 

Paul Abella _ WDCB _ FM 90.9 _ Chicago, Il. Barry O'Sullivan _ BLU FM 89.1 _ Australia Jacques Perrichon _ WJAZ. _ 91.5 _ RADIO PLURIEL _ France Tom Bingham _ "General Eclectic" WCVF-FM _ Fredonia , N.Y. Larry Blood _ KUSP-FM: _ Santa Cruz, California Ilan Oz _ Radio show, Judaica FM90.2 (Brussels area) Belgium Eric Cohen _ WAER - 88.3FM _ Syracuze, New York Claude Colpaert _ Radio Campus _ "jazz à l'âme" program _ France Dioni Piatkowski _ JAZZ…Read more

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