Mike Stern & Jeff Lorber Fusion, Eleven

October 18, 2019 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre Mike Stern and Jeff Lorber join forces on a powerfully conceived new album titled Eleven. Though crossing paths when Stern was a part of Miles Davis’ group in the early ‘80s.  Lorber […]


Robert Jospé, Just Lookin’

July 20, 2019 admin 1

by Sylvannia Garutch Robert Jospé is a veteran drummer and percussionist who currently resides in the state of Virginia.  He has seven CDs in his discography and is the leader of the Robert Jospé Trio, […]


Gary Dean Smith, Awakening

May 11, 2019 admin 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 […]


Chris Potter, Circuits

February 23, 2019 admin 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 […]


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 […]


The Clunk Orchestra, The Sound It Makes

September 19, 2018 admin 0

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 […]


Al Di Meola, Elegant Gypsy & More (Live)

August 1, 2018 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre Guitarist and composer Al Di Meola has established himself as one of the major guitarist in the jazz fusion genre. Starting in the early 70s Di Meola started to build his reputation […]

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 […]


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 […]


Adam Rogers, DICE

July 23, 2017 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch What would a jazz guitar player sound like if he/she was born and raised in the jazz capital of the world, New York City? Would access to world class teachers, players, concerts […]