So much of jazz singer-songwriter Samantha Fierke’s world was not as it appeared as they worked on their debut album in the midst of the pandemic. Still a teenager at the time, Fierke had not yet been diagnosed as autistic and was “finding their place in the world through their queer identity,” all while fear, economic
Antoinette teamed with longtime producer Allan Phillips to craft a beautiful and soulful arrangement for the track. “So Amazing” continues Antoinette’s mission of placing the harp in unexpected settings, proving that the ancient stringed instrument has soul and can groove. With Antoinette dexterously playing delicate notes and strumming mellifluous harmonies, the single is illumined by lush
“He’s here, don’t miss him,” director Eliane Henri says at one point in her new cinema-verité documentary Hargrove, which follows legendary trumpeter Roy Hargrove through … Read More “Hargrove Comes Home—on Roy’s Birthday” The post Hargrove Comes Home—on Roy’s Birthday appeared first on JazzTimes.
Every so often a new vocalist blows everyone on the jazz scene away with their distinctive style, charm, and dexterity. Samara Joy is that new … Read More “Samara Joy: Linger Awhile (Verve)” The post Samara Joy: Linger Awhile (Verve) appeared first on JazzTimes.
Recording artiste and songwriter, Evans Ighodalo shares a brand new single “Our God” to mark his birthday. The pop-rock and contemporary gospel fusion is a song of praise-worship that acknowledges God’s awesomeness, sovereignty, and mightiness. “Our God” is accompanied by a colorful, vibrant music video out now on YouTube! Evans Ighodalo over the years has
Off the second edition of SOTWorship, Osita Peter features his heartthrob, Tomi O’Peter in “I Lift Up” – a song that expresses total surrender to the will and leading of the Father. According to Osita, “I Lift Up” in its simplest form paints a scenario of a child who needs help with both hands lifted
Gospel music minister Ruth Ayodele releases her new single “Don’t Worry,” alongside its official music video. Ruth Ayodele, through the song “Don’t Worry,” encourages us to remain in faith and unperturbed regardless of the opposing storms we may be facing. She posits that God had provided a cover for us to be healed, provided for
R&B newcomer Jamal Lamont has released his debut EP, Sirens. For his inaugural release, he teamed with his frequent collaborator Mental Kryptonite. The three-track project features additional production from Roksana Habibi and Anderson Hargraves. The sweetly serene balladry of “Want You Around” will make you melt at Lamont’s sultry romantic vocals and his longing to be
Chris Brown has finally released an official video for his 2019 track “Under the Influence.” Directed by Child., the video finds Brown in a warehouse surrounded by women dancers. Each dancer shows off their slick and proactive moves, which entices Brown to join in. He doesn’t perform much choreography, though, as he is too enthralled
Los Angeles-based singer Lendryx has shared his new single, “Regret.” It was produced by Dionso and Osei Da Producer, and includes additional production from Amorphous. Lendryx says the production, particularly the drum pattern, for “Regret” was inspired by super producer Timbaland. Lendryx’s voice is bruised and serene on the drowsy slow jam, as he plots