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.
Carol Morgan is part of two jazz scenes, the NYC epicenter and the underrated Houston, Texas one. Her new, fifth release features this ace trumpeter with jazz luminaries from both towns.
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
When it comes to painting an emotional portrait of beautiful Africa, Beninese singer and songwriter Angélique Kidjo has effectively done so many times before.
Beautiful things happen when the heart is fully invested in everything you do, and one of the best examples I can think of is that which we see happen in music and in Jazz time and again.
Akosua Gyebi — otherwise known as Kosi — is a vocalist with a range and distinctive style all her own. Her debut One More Cup Of Coffee leaves a lasting memory