Watch out for Bjørn Solli’s ‘Aglow: The Lyngør Project Volume 1′ (out May 4, 2015), conceived on a small island in South Norway and birthed with a crackerjack band in NYC.
These sessions may have been recorded more than a decade ago, but the Thing’s ‘Garage’ is still one of the best albums I have heard this year.
Preston Frazier has a Something Else! Sitdown with producer, bass player, composer and multi-instrumentalist Leslie Johnson.
Help jazz percussion great Warren Smith get some memorable material from a recent residency at NYC’s The Stone club released and keep his legacy intact.
Here’s a review of Marc Cary’s next album, the eclectic/electric ‘Rhodes Ahead Vol. 2,’ a multi-ethnic fusion affair that reveals the Fender Rhodes’ possibilities.
Up and coming jazz guitarist and composer Syberen van Munster and his band will be performing the evening of March 3. Catch a live stream of it on LIVAMP or a replay later on. Details inside this article!
Here is a review of the sixth song from Nick Hempton’s ‘Catch and Release’ series. “Nordberg Suite” features Bruce Harris on trumpet — and no drums.
This brave song, written about the horror of racism long before the Civil Rights movement, is given a different complexity by Cassandra Wilson.
Here’s a review of Syberen van Munster’s debut album ‘Plunge For Distance,’ a sophisticated work that gently combines Old and New Worlds.
Steve Wilson puts himself on an unusual situation here, and not just because this is his first new album release in 12 years.