Latin

Adaury Mothé, Dois Amigos

December 25, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Pianist, composer and arranger Adaury Mothé launches Dois Amigos (Sputnik Phonograms), his debut CD which presents a unique authorial repertoire pacing with samba jazz, choro, ijexá, among other styles. The work reflects […]

World

Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius & Heard, Flyway

December 20, 2018 admin 1

by Ferell Aubre Multi-instrumentalist and leader of the group Heard, Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius grew up in Glens Falls, New York.  She studied piano performance, composition, and ethnomusicology at the University of Washington and Cornish College […]

Jazz

Steve McQuarry, Aire

December 17, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Growing up in Denver Colorado pianist and composer Steve McQuarry was afforded a home filled with his mothers piano playing.  It was this inspiration that led him to study at the Eastman […]

Chamber Jazz

Dan Moretti, Invoke

November 23, 2018 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke Dan Moretti is certainly not a new name to jazz. He has spun countless albums since his early days now culminating into 30 years of spanning discography of seventeen releases as a […]

Jazz

Rudy Royston, Flatbed Buggy

October 30, 2018 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre Rudy Royston was born in the big state of Texas, Ft. Worth in fact, but was raised in the progressive loins of Denver, Colorado. His mother avidly supported the arts and his […]

Crossover Jazz

Sarah Reich, New Change

October 24, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Tap dancing is not a new concept by any stretch of the word, it has been a vital part of music for centuries.  There are several major variations of tap dancing: (jazz) […]

Jazz

Gilles Bernard, 4 Rue Durocher

October 16, 2018 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke Throughout pianist Gilles Bernard’s career, he has collaborated with many renowned musicians in the Quebec jazz community, with a career spanning from 1985 to present some of his collaborations have included John […]

Crossover Jazz

Rosie Frater-Taylor, On My Mind

October 8, 2018 admin 1

by Ferell Aubre Rosie Frater-Taylor is the next generation of musicians rising through the ranks, that was introduced to music originally from their parents, who were also jazz musicians.  Scottish born vocalist/songwriter Josie Frater and […]

Fusioneers

Jonathan Scales Fourchestra, Pillar

September 26, 2018 admin 0

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 […]

Electronic Jazz

Narducci, Break the Silence

September 26, 2018 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke Matthew Silberman received the nickname “Narducci” while attending Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. “The name started from the Miles Davis’ tune ‘Nardis,’ which was my feature in our jazz […]