As one of the final artistic statements by the multi-talented Bob Belden, Animation’s ‘Transparent Heart’ stands as a fitting coda to a rich career.
Here is a review of the Steve Gadd Band’s ’70 Strong’ – which, just as the title states, shows Gadd going as strong as ever at age 70.
New musical combinations can offer incredibly special moments. As Davey Payne, Terry Day and others performed, I realized: This was such an evening.
Here is a review of John Patitucci’s guitar-dominant quartet’s debut, ‘Brooklyn,’ a freshly cast reconnect back to the bass extraordinaire’s roots.
Here is an advance stream from Guapo’s upcoming ‘Obscure Knowledge,’ a heavy, groove-minded edit from the first movement.
Here is an advance stream from Rob Mazurek / Exploding Star Orchestra’s upcoming ‘Galactic Parables: Volume 1,’ an early ’70s-styled rock/jazz orgy.
Here is a review of Canadian trumpeter Lina Allemano’s Titanium Riot album ‘Kiss The Brain’, their imaginative, freeform electro-acoustic jazz debut.
Here is an advance listen from the Charlie Hunter Trio’s upcoming ‘Let The Bells Ring On’ album, the tough Memphis groove of “Those People.”
Andree / Doble D featuring Hedras Ramos preview their new album with “Revolucion,” a hard-hitting track with biting lyrics and screaming guitar.
Sammy Stein sits down with saxophonist Colin Webster to discuss those unlikely situations where you find the greatest musical connections.