Beth Hart has crafted a reputation for scalding, Joplin-esque barnburners. But “Baddest Blues” is nothing like that.
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Perhaps the most captivating out of many captivating things found on Taeko Fukao’s Wonderland is the choices the Japanese-born, New York-based songstress makes.
Some Christmas songs, you don’t mess with. It’s perfectly fine to take “Winter Wonderland” at an unusually contemplative pace, and to update “Let It Snow” with a B-3. But Karrin Allyson plays it straight — as she must — with Charlie Brown.
Akosua Gyebi is a singer with a wondrous voice and range. Her latest release One More Cup Of Coffee received some great reviews, and she is steadfastly making inroads into the music industry.
Jolie Goodnight is exactly the kind of voice us vocal jazz lovers hope to hear from the new generation. Her debut Say Goodnight Gracey has left me absolutely enchanted
Christmas time is almost here, and we can usually find one or two memorable Christmas projects every holiday season. That’s the beauty of human sensitivity, I suppose.
Jazz and holiday music naturally fit each other; some of our most beloved Christmas albums have been recorded by jazz artists such as Nat King Cole and Vince Guaraldi.
That the poetry of Persian poet Rumi still matters today goes without saying. The Sufi saint’s words have inspired generations of musicians, writers, vocalists, and even philosophers the world over.
A love letter to classic Italian music, Bella Napoli features an unlikely pairing and a lot of flavor. The recording from baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan and singer Dominic Chianese is an interesting blend
To be able to capture someone’s essence — in all their light and all their darkness, with their greatness intact and their dreams afloat in your work