Gary Dean Smith, Awakening

Fusioneers
May 11, 2019 0
by Ferell Aubre Gary Dean Smith might be a new name in contemporary jazz, but he certainly has been creating music for years. Born in Los Angeles but raised in the south, Gary Dean Smith’s [...]

Jamie Cullum, Taller

Crossover Jazz
May 10, 2019 0
by Nolan DeBuke Five years in the making Jamie Cullum is back with a new album Taller, set to release June 7th with Blue Note Records in the U.S., and Island Records elsewhere. This is [...]
Vocal Jazz

Anthony Caceres, Something’s Gotta Give

May 8, 2019 0
by Ferell Aubre Anthony Caceres has been a fixture of the Houston, TX scene for several years now. A solid advocate for the traditional idiom of jazz and a first call bassist in the scene. [...]
Jazz

Herlin Riley, Perpetual Optimism

May 7, 2019 0
by Sylvannia Garutch Herlin Riley was born where jazz has its deepest roots. A native of New Orleans, Riley became a burgeoning drummer at the age of three.  Though trumpet became his primary instrument in [...]
Crossover Jazz

Chrissie Hynde, Valve Bone Woe

May 4, 2019 0
by Sylvannia Garutch Known for her Rock pedigree with The Pretenders, Chrissie Hynde grew up in Akron, Ohio.  Through various incarnations of bands and jobs ensued, including writing for music magazine, the NME. She has [...]

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Herlin Riley, Perpetual Optimism

May 7, 2019 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Herlin Riley was born where jazz has its deepest roots. A native of New Orleans, Riley became a burgeoning drummer at the age of three.  Though trumpet became his primary instrument in […]

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The Interplay Jazz Orchestra, On The Sunny Side

April 9, 2019 0

by Ferell Aubre Co-directed by trumpeter Gary Henderson and trombonist Joey Devassy, Long Island, New York’s Interplay Jazz Orchestra performs original compositions and arrangements written by several members of the band, their third full-length album […]

Fusioneers

  • by Ferell Aubre Gary Dean Smith might be a new name in contemporary jazz, but he certainly has been creating music for years. Born in Los Angeles but raised in the south, Gary Dean Smith’s [...]
  • Chris Potter, Circuits

    February 23, 2019 0
    by Sylvannia Garutch Chris Potter was born in Chicago, Illinois, but his family soon moved to Columbia, South Carolina, where he spent his seminal years. Potter showed an early interest in a wide variety of [...]
  • by Sylvannia Garutch Bringing the steel pan instrument into the twenty-first century Jonathan Scales is the cream rising to the top. His innovative approach to his instrument and composing is redefining and challenging traditional expectations [...]
  • by Nolan DeBuke Hailing from Australia, the Clunk Orchestra’s name, derived from the sound it makes, states saxophonist Ron Anderson, has created its own unique sound from the sonic palette of live performances. Their debut [...]

Chris Potter, Circuits

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Alessandro Fadini, A Dark and Stormy Day

March 8, 2017 0

by Nolan Debuke Italian pianist and composer Alessandro Fadini combines his talents as a well-educated mathematician and a self-taught pianist, to produce a unique sound on his debut album, A Dark Stormy Day.  This is […]

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Kevin Quinn, Paramedic

September 22, 2018 1

by Ferell Aubre Born and raised in New York, Kevin Quinn had the opportunity to absorb the cities rich jazz history growing up.  At eighteen he began his formal training, and while attending the State […]

Crossover Jazz

Troy Roberts, Nu-Jive Perspective

September 3, 2018 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Every generation there are musicians that standout, those that show a versatility in their playing and offer a robust sound and spark that ignites the listener.  In the saxophone category, two such […]

Fusioneers

Gary Dean Smith, Awakening

May 11, 2019 0

by Ferell Aubre Gary Dean Smith might be a new name in contemporary jazz, but he certainly has been creating music for years. Born in Los Angeles but raised in the south, Gary Dean Smith’s […]

Crossover Jazz

Jamie Cullum, Taller

May 10, 2019 0

by Nolan DeBuke Five years in the making Jamie Cullum is back with a new album Taller, set to release June 7th with Blue Note Records in the U.S., and Island Records elsewhere. This is […]

Vocal Jazz

Anthony Caceres, Something’s Gotta Give

May 8, 2019 0

by Ferell Aubre Anthony Caceres has been a fixture of the Houston, TX scene for several years now. A solid advocate for the traditional idiom of jazz and a first call bassist in the scene. […]

Zsófia Boros – Nocturne (Mathias Duplessy)