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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Jimmy Chamberlin Complex, The Parable

December 2, 2017 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre When famed Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin quit, or was fired from the Smashing Pumpkins in 2009, he focused his attention on the Jimmy Chamberlin Complex. The result has been good with […]

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Lizz Wright, Grace

September 25, 2017 admin 0

by Micha Bellini Lizz Wright is back with a new album called Grace. Continuing with her theme of presenting music that reflects her past and present state of consciousness, Wright has reworked well-known songs that […]

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The Como Mamas, Move Upstairs

June 10, 2017 admin 0

by Jon Ward Gospel, roots trio The Como Mamas, is a Mississippi based group that digs deep into their delta roots. The trio of heavenly voices is Ester Mae Wilbourn, Della Daniels, and Angela Taylor. […]

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Shawn Thwaites Rebel Quartet, New Life

May 30, 2017 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke Impressions are what we draw when listening to music, how it correlates to the person, the message and what is being said musically.  So, what is the impression drawn here on New […]

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Christian Sands, Reach

May 7, 2017 admin 0

by Jon Ward Five-time Grammy® Award nominee pianist Christian Sands marks his Mack Avenue Records debut that forgoes the straight-ahead sound and REACHes into fresh-sounding music. The album is entitled REACH and its musical influences […]

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Kevin Bachelder and Jason Lee Bruns, Cherry Avenue

November 9, 2015 admin 0

by Micha Bellini Cherry Avenue, features a joint venture between singer Kevin Bachelder and drummer Jason Lee Bruns.  This is an exceptional collaboration focusing on the two most important elements of music, melody (Bachelder) and […]