JAZZ RADIO CHARTS
JazzWeek Most Added - January 18, 2016
JazzWeek Chartbound - February 1, 2016
#26 CMJ New Music Report-Jazz No. 1426 - February 2, 2016
JazzWeek Chartbound - February 8, 2016
#49 JazzWeek - February 15, 2016
#39 CMJ New Music Report-Jazz No. 1430 - March 1, 2016

TOP TEN JAZZ RADIO AIRPLAY
KALX 90.7 FM Berkeley, CA
CJSW 90.9 FM Calgary, Alberta, CANADA
CFUV 101.9 FM Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA
CHMR 93.5 FM St. John's, Newfoundland, CANADA
CFRC 101.9 FM Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
KVCU 1190 AM Boulder, CO
KAFM 88.1 FM Grand Junction, CO
WFCF 88.5 FM St. Augustine, FL
WRRG 88.9 FM Chicago, IL
WNMC 90.7 FM Traverse City, MI
WSLU 89.5 FM North Country Public Radio, Canton, NY
WRCU 90.1 FM Hamilton, NY
WDPS 89.5 FM Dayton, OH
TCC “The Grid” Online Tulsa, OK
WZBT 91.1 FM Gettysburg, PA
WSYC 88.7 FM Shippensburg, PA
WNJR 91.7 FM Washington, PA
KZMU 90.1 FM Moab, UT
WDCE 90.1 FM Richmond, VA
KAOS 89.3 FM Olympia, WA
WMSE 91.7 FM Milwaukee, WI

SYNDICATED JAZZ RADIO AIRPLAY
Jazz After Hours, Public Radio International
Jazz Happening Now, Public Radio International
Jazz with Greg Bridges, Jazz Network/WFMT Radio Network
PubMusic Jazz

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ RADIO AIRPLAY
Radio Adelaide, AUSTRALIA
CJSW 90.9 FM Calgary, Alberta, CANADA
CJSF 90.1 FM Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA
CFBX 92.5 FM Kamloops, British Columbia, CANADA
CFUV 101.9 FM Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA
CHMR 93.5 FM St. John's, Newfoundland, CANADA
CFRC 101.9 FM Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
CILU 102.7 FM Thunder Bay, Ontario, CANADA
CJAM 99.1 FM Windsor, Ontario, CANADA
RCV 99 FM Lille, FRANCE
Jazz & Blues Tour Radio, Studio Alphen 90.0 FM, THE NETHERLANDS


The Northwestern grad whose day job for the last 35 years has been to be a mainstay drummer for every major Broadway production to hit the boards of the great white way or take to the road subsidizes his love of jazz by packing up the old gang to hang out in Nawlins delivering what strangely feels like a classic piano trio date even though the size and shape differs.  Even if 35 years ‘merely’ takes us back to the early 80s, this bunch has old school delightfully tattooed on their DNA making you sure this is a missing Blue Note date.  This is the kind of sure handed, killer stuff that can only happen when you’ve put your 100,000 hours in.  Well done.
Chris Spector - Midwest Record Review


Michael’s drums and percussion mastery lead this fine quartet in a most memorable jazz set that will have true jazz fans ’round the globe clamoring to get this release.  Fresh and tasty are the keyboards for this 35-year veteran, especially on great tunes like the 7:02 “Speak Like a Child“… the recording is superb, and captures every little nuance of each instrument!  It’s quite clear that these players are “in tune” with each other (in addition to Michael’s drums, you’ve got reed man David Evans, pianist Matt Lemmler and bassist Tim Aucoin) communicating in unison with you, the listener.  If it’s high-energy and funky beats you’re listening for, you’ll totally dig their interpretation of Herbie Hancock’s “Eye of the Hurricane“… if you’re (at all) like me, you’ll find yourself replaying this one a couple of times a day.  The beautiful piano intro to the title tune, “Reunion“, segues easily into the lovely Latin jazz mood it was intended to convey.  I give Michael and his players a MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, with an “EQ” (energy quotient) rating of 4.98 for this excellent sonic journey.     
Dick Metcalf - Rotcod Zzaj - Improvijazzation Nation

Michael Brothers, Drums
Matt Lemmler, Piano
Tim Aucoin, Bass
David Evans, Tenor Saxophone/Clarinet

Fresh, imaginative arrangements of several jazz classics, some not-so-standard standards and a gorgeous, original title track.

59th GRAMMY Awards® First Ballot consideration including Jazz Instrumental Album; Improvised Jazz Solo; Instrumental Composition; Arrangement, Instrumental; Engineered Album, Non-Classical; Record Of The Year; Album Of The Year; Best New Artist.

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MICHAEL BROTHERS QUARTET
REUNION
GR-1001