The title for the Jeff Lorber Fusion’s new album is Prototype because, states Lorber, “we are always trying to up our game and come up with new exciting music that could be a prototype or
Jazzy, R&B-inflected pop — aka ‘yacht rock’ — is music that had its day in the USA through the 70s and into the early 80s but since then the UK became the main mecca for this kind of music. From the time that
Haskins’ capacity for blending cutting-edge, high-tech means of music making with the handmade, organically conceived method of playing jazz borders on the genius level, and that’s just what he is going for with ‘Gnosis.’
‘Overseas V’ is part of the wild, woolly world of Eivind Opsvik that fans of the unconventional will want to partake.
Peter Erskine and the Dr. Um Band’s ‘Second Opinion’ is every bit as good of a fusion jazz record as the first one.
Hand percussionist, ethno-musicologist, composer and bandleader Adam Rudolph is one of those under-noticed but crucial guys in jazz who has dedicated his
A godfather of original funky fusion has lately made it a point to demonstrate that there’s still no one who can make this kind of music better than him. Since reviving the
‘Just Passing Through’ embraces more styles (especially rock) but in the final analysis it’s still the feel-good grooves of Flowtilla.
From their first, self-titled album of 2005, Kneebody has been bringing a fresh conception to fusion or electric jazz.
In the exclusive premiere of Eivind Opsvik’s “Brraps!”, the guy making those deft moves on the double bass is the same one wearing a raincoat making deft dance moves in his living room.