Crossover Jazz

Kamasi Washington, Heaven and Earth

April 18, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Kamasi Washington burst onto the scene with the success of his album Epic in 2015 on Brainfeeder, you could not pick up a magazine without seeing him adorn the front cover. In […]

Latin

Veronneau, Love & Surrender

April 16, 2018 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre Infectious, harmonious, inviting and alluring – just some of the adjectives that describe the lovely Brazilian infused Veronneau.  Adorned by the supple and versatile vocals of Lynn Veronneau the bands namesake, and […]

Jazz

Andrew Gould, First Things First

April 2, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch A new face on the jazz scene has just emerged with a strong sense of confidence within his playing and sensibility within the jazz idiom.  Is there youthfulness within his playing, of […]

Jazz

Perry Smith, New Angle

March 2, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Guitarist and composer Perry Smith is originally from California, but now calls Brooklyn New York his home. Smith received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Flora L. Thornton School of Music […]

Rock Jazz

Brian Hudson, Next Level

February 11, 2018 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre What I like most about fusion is the raucous energy it creates. Most players involved in the genre have a rock background that lends itself to some pretty grooving and cutting-edge jazz […]

Crossover Jazz

Julian Lage, Modern Lore

January 18, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Guitarist Julian Lage started playing and performing guitar at the age of five. At a young age he already played with the greatest in the music world, including Carlos Santana, Pat Metheny, […]

Jazz

Gabe Evens, The Wrong Waltz

January 9, 2018 admin 0

by Roland Freerier Gabe Evens is the Assistant Professor of Jazz Piano, Composition and Arranging at the University of Louisville, Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies Program. Evens is a certified teacher of the Alexander Technique, and […]

Jazz

Jun Xiao, I Love Mathematics #1

December 25, 2017 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Jun Xiao is a jazz guitarist and composer from Dali, Yunnan Province in China. He is a D’Addario Artist and Corbin Artist and holds a bachelor’s degree from the Shanghai Conservatory and […]

Crossover Jazz

Carolyn Lee Jones, In A Long White Room

December 25, 2017 admin 1

by Ferell Aubre Vocalist Carolyn Lee Jones offers a sophisticated take on classic pop tunes on her latest offering In a Long White Room, brimming with classic songs like “Moondance,” which is give a Latin […]