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If you'd like to send in a CD for review, please submit it to ONE of the reviewers and make sure you pay attention to the genres they review. Those genres are clearly indicated for each. Also remember that tapes are not reviewed. Only CDs. Thanks!


Cyrus Rhodes Cyrus Rhodes, Lead Music Reviewer

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Cyrus Rhodes is President of Katavi Arts www.kataviarts.com a Record Label based out of Seattle, WA. He also plays guitar for local metal band Seven Against Thebes www.7at.net, Among other things Cyrus is a band manager, booking agent, A&R representative, and a syndicated music critic. He’s produced numerous musical projects over the years including Drum Dynasty, Stutter, Kill the King, and Fred’s a Girl.  He owns several recording studios located in the Pacific NW and has a massive Production Network.

Genres Reviewed: Rock, Metal, Alternative Rock, World Music, Jazz, Punk, Folk, Americana, or Acoustic. 

How To Submit a CD:
Send to: Cyrus Rhodes, 13479 Huntley Place NW, Silverdale, WA 98383.
Please indicate clearly that your submission is for The Muse's Muse Music Reviews.

Dan Cohen Dan Cohen, Associate Music Reviewer

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Dan Cohen is an award-winning songwriter, producer, and singer. His songs have been featured on Disney’s popular children's show JoJo's Circus. He has also written tunes for Nickelodeon and Jumpbunch, a kids exercise program, and has a song on the Sara Hickman Motherlode album. He has released four cds as family music performer Danna Banana, earning a Grand Prize in the prestigious John Lennon Songwriting Contest. His voiceover work includes the voice of Spiderman on a recent personalized CD and alarm clock. Dan trained at NYU, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and BMI's renowned Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop in New York.. Dan is a member of the Manhattan Producers Alliance and the Dramatist Guild. He lives in Rockland County with his wife and 3 children.

Genres Reviewed: Classical, Jazz & Music for Kids 

How To Submit a CD:
Send to: Dan Cohen, 23 Clinton Ave., Nyack, NY 10960

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Don Sechelski Don Sechelski, Associate Music Reviewer

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Don Sechelski is a songwriter and performer based in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Don was taken captive by music at a very early age and enjoys listening to a variety of musical genres. He began performing in New Orleans in the 70's and has performed around Atlanta for the past 20 years as an acoustic single. He's written songs that were recorded by diverse acts ranging from the acapella group, Something Else to the rock band, Actors On Call. In the early 80's, Don guided songwriters for South Gershwin Publishing in Atlanta while also handing studio chores at the Recording Workshop on Peachtree St. You can hear some of his songs on SoundClick.

Genres Reviewed:
World Music, Metal, Punk, Country, Rock, Folk, Americana, or just about anything that's honest and true. 

How To Submit a CD:
Send to: Don Sechelski, 581 Elam Ct., Norcross, GA 30093
Please indicate clearly that your submission is for The Muse's Muse Music Reviews

Chris Propfe Chris Propfe, Associate Music Reviewer

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Chris Propfe has been writing, playing, and listening to music for as long as he can remember.  He is a singer/songwriter from Wappingers Falls, NY and is currently working on a CD of original music to be produced by Scott Petito of NRS studios.  His music has been described as country, folk, and acoustic pop thrown into a blender, mixed up, and served chilled.  Check out his myspace page at: www.myspace.com/chrispropfe. Chris has spent the last 10 years teaching elementary school in Millbrook, NY.  He has a Bachelor of Science in Education with a minor in music from SUNY Fredonia.  He also holds a Masters in Education from SUNY New Paltz.

Chris has acted and performed in many theatrical performances throughout high school, college, and beyond.  Some of his favorite rolls include; El Gallo in the Fantasticks, Eddie in Blood Brothers, and Rapunzel's Prince in Into the Woods.  His theater background adds a unique twist to his musical credits and overall knowledge.

Genres Reviewed: Country, Metal, Punk, or Folk

How To Submit a CD:
Send to: Chris Propfe, 2252 Route 9D, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Please indicate clearly that your submission is for The Muse's Muse Music Reviews



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Ivan Nossa Ivan Nossa, Associate Music Reviewer

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Ivan Nossa is a music journalist and lyricist based in Milan, Italy. He writes for a few music magazines, covering live events and music album reviews. He has always been in love with music and approaches this world jumping from writing poetry to song lyrics in English, many of which have been published and a few also used by famous artists. He has a few projects underway at the moment and recently he has also started to produce music tracks for artists that cover different music genres. He believes in the power of music and emotions.

Genres Reviewed:
Pop, Rock, Soul, Smooth & Vocal Jazz, Swing, Easy listening, Dance

How To Submit a CD:
Send to: Ivan Nossa – Via Matteotti, 5 – 24047 Treviglio Bg - Italy
Please indicate clearly that your submission is for The Muse's Muse Music Reviews



JJ Biener JJ Biener, Associate Music Reviewer

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JJ Biener has been obsessed with music from a young age. His earliest memories are of sitting in the "big chair" in the living room listening to records on the stereo. He had a firm grounding in the Classics, Jazz and Sixties Pop. His current CD and record collection contains Jazz, Blues, Rock, Pop, Country, Ambient, Techno, New Age, Folk, Classical, Electronica, Broadway, World and many that simply defy description. JJ has been playing keyboards and writing music for over 30 years. He has been in bands playing everything from Country Rock to Blues to Pink Floyd. He is currently in his studio working on a project that combines many of the genres he enjoys most.

Genres Reviewed: Jazz, Blues, Ambient, New Age, Techno, Electronica, Singer-songwriter, Folk, and anything that stands alone as the unique expression of your creative vision free from the shackles of expectation. Please, nothing "commercial."

How To Submit a CD:
Send to: JJ Beiner, PO Box 268, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920.
Please indicate clearly that your submission is for The Muse's Muse Music Reviews.

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