Streams

Mahalia Barnes & the Soul Mates + Joe Bonamassa, “Nasty Gal” from Ooh Yea, The Betty Davis Songbook (2015): Exclusive stream

Mahalia Barnes & the Soul Mates + Joe Bonamassa, “Nasty Gal” from Ooh Yea, The Betty Davis Songbook (2015): Exclusive stream

Here is an exclusive stream of Mahalia Barnes’ cover of the irresistibly raunchy Betty Davis funk number “Nasty Gal,” featuring Joe Bonamassa.

Marc Cary, “Astral Flight 17″ from Rhodes Ahead Vol. 2 : Exclusive stream

Marc Cary, “Astral Flight 17″ from Rhodes Ahead Vol. 2 : Exclusive stream

Here is an exclusive stream of Marc Cary’s “Astral Flight 17″ from his upcoming, exploratory electric project Rhodes Ahead Vol. 2.

Matthew Shipp Trio – To Duke (2015)

Matthew Shipp Trio – To Duke (2015)

‘To Duke’ is a madly clever tribute to Duke Ellington from the Matthew Shipp Trio.

Aaron Comess, “Resolution” from Aaron Comess Quintet (2015): Exclusive stream

Aaron Comess, “Resolution” from Aaron Comess Quintet (2015): Exclusive stream

Aaron Comess takes on a John Coltrane classic in this exclusive advance stream from his forthcoming scorcher of an album, ‘Aaron Comess Quintet.’

Andrew Drury, “Keep The Fool” from Content Provider (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Andrew Drury, “Keep The Fool” from Content Provider (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Drum maestro Andrew Drury provides an advance listen to his dynamic upcoming quartet album ‘Content Provider’ with the leadoff track ‘Keep The Fool.”

Chris Smither, “Drive You Home Again” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Chris Smither, “Drive You Home Again” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Chris Smither offers a stripped down, far more aggressive take on 1999’s “Drive You Home Again” for the ‘Signature Sounds 20th Anniversary Collection.’

Henry Kaiser + Ray Russell, “GuKTen LIMPo” from The Celestial Squid (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Henry Kaiser + Ray Russell, “GuKTen LIMPo” from The Celestial Squid (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

UK guitar session vet Ray Russell gets back in touch with his trash-jazz side in collaboration with Henry Kaiser for “GuKTen LIMPo,” an advance stream from their upcoming album ‘The Celestial Squid.’

Jon Lundbom + Big Five Chord, “The Bottle” from Jeremiah (2015)

Jon Lundbom + Big Five Chord, “The Bottle” from Jeremiah (2015)

Lundbom’s original tune “The Bottle” is a good indicator that there’s no let up from Big Five Chord in Jeremiah from their previous five records.

DRKWAV [Skerik, John Medeski + Adam Deitch], “Darkwave” from The Purge (2015)

DRKWAV [Skerik, John Medeski + Adam Deitch], “Darkwave” from The Purge (2015)

Here is an early listen to the new psychedelic fusion supergroup DRKWAV (John Medeski, Skerik, Adam Deitch), a stream of the track “Darkwave.”

Aaron Goldberg, “Yoyo” from The Now (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Aaron Goldberg, “Yoyo” from The Now (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

With laid-back, assured musicianship and a simpatico now over fifteen years running, the festive spirit of Port-Au-Prince gets channeled amiably through a jazz filter on the Aaron Goldberg Trio’s take on “Yoyo.”