Joey Calderazzo’s “Mike’s Song” keeps his fallen leader Michael Brecker’s spirit alive and strong with nary a single note blown from a horn.
Ross Hammond’s bare interpretation of “You Are My Sunshine” is an intimacy that comes from stark simplicity.
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.
Here is an exclusive stream of Marc Cary’s “Astral Flight 17” from his upcoming, exploratory electric project Rhodes Ahead Vol. 2.
‘To Duke’ is a madly clever tribute to Duke Ellington from the Matthew Shipp Trio.
Aaron Comess takes on a John Coltrane classic in this exclusive advance stream from his forthcoming scorcher of an album, ‘Aaron Comess Quintet.’
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 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
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.’
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.