Post Tagged with: "Women of Jazz"

Lizz Wright – Freedom and Surrender (2015)

Lizz Wright – Freedom and Surrender (2015)

Lizz Wright’s ‘Freedom and Surrender’ is a stirring and eclectic mix of adult contemporary and jazz stylings which is not to be missed.

Kait Dunton + trioKAIT, “Chrysocolla” (2015): Something Else! video premiere

Kait Dunton + trioKAIT, “Chrysocolla” (2015): Something Else! video premiere

Here is the video premiere of Kait Dunton’s percolating track from trioKAIT, “Chrysocolla.” Like the song itself, it’s full of adventure and intrigue.

Kait Dunton – trioKAIT (2015)

Kait Dunton – trioKAIT (2015)

Kait Dunton’s creative, embraceable, contemporary take on the ol’ acoustic jazz trio makes the jazz idiom fresh and exciting again.

Kosi – Pictures of Us (2014)

This is an album of beauty – authentic, and from the heart.

One Track Mind: Nancy Wilson with DIVA, “All My Tomorrows” from A Swingin’ Life (2014)

One Track Mind: Nancy Wilson with DIVA, “All My Tomorrows” from A Swingin’ Life (2014)

She remains a wonder of range and sassy interpretation.

Violette – Falling Strong (2014)

Violette fits into no easy category, no pre-set box.

Syrinx Effect – Snail Songs EP (2014)

Snail Songs by Syrinx Effect Creating soothing, soulful sounds can come from an endless combination of sources, and Seattle’s New Music duo Syrinx Effect does it with just a trombone and a soprano saxophone.

Sam Boshnack Quintet – Exploding Syndrome (2014)

From the same lively, progressive jazz scene in Seattle that’s brought us Paul Rucker, Cuong Vu and the various “tet” bands (Reptet, Triptet and Hardcoretet), Samantha “Sam” Boshnack is the fast-rising star of the bunch.

Sarah Manning – Harmonious Creature (2014)

Four years ago, up-and-coming alto saxophonist Sarah Manning marked her arrival to the NYC scene with her first album with Posi-Tone, Dandelion Clock (2010), and it made waves.

Exclusive stream: Helen Sung, “Brother Thelonious” from Anthem For A New Day (2014)

A past winner of the Mary Lou Williams Piano Competition, Helen Sung knows her way around eighty-eight keys, and after five well-received albums, this NYC residing, Houston, Texas native is bringing her talents to the Concord Music label.