Violinist Sarah Bernstein has worked in musical situations ranging from synth-pop and electronica to more straightforward jazz and free improvisation, sometimes incorporating spoken word along … Read More “Sarah Bernstein: Veer Quartet (New Focus)” The post Sarah Bernstein: Veer Quartet (New Focus) appeared first on JazzTimes.
You go into LongGone with the knowledge that saxophonist Joshua Redman, pianist Brad Mehldau, bassist Christian McBride, and drummer Brian Blade are long-established masters, and … Read More “Redman Mehldau McBride Blade: LongGone (Nonesuch)” The post Redman Mehldau McBride Blade: LongGone (Nonesuch) appeared first on JazzTimes.
For years, she’s been performing with the likes of Sheila E., Sir Elton John and at jazz festivals throughout the world, but never before has neo soul vocalist Rebecca Jade recorded a collection of her own songs until now. The ten-track “A Shade of Jade” dropped Friday, which Jade coproduced with keyboardist and frequent songwriting partner Carnell Harrell (Boney James, Andra Day).
The deluxe edition of Watch The Sun, by PJ Morton is released today. It expands his biggest and best, most honest and inward-looking album into a sweeping collection of 24 self-produced tracks, where his “smooth, soulful funk amalgamates with every style from reggae to Afrobeats” (ESSENCE). In addition to the 2022 LP’s original set of 11 songs
Blue Note Records/Universal Music Canada has released Here It Is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen, a remarkable new album produced by Larry Klein that presents stunning renditions of the legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen’s profound songs performed by an extraordinary line-up of vocalists: Norah Jones, Peter Gabriel, Gregory Porter, Sarah McLachlan, Luciana Souza, James Taylor, Iggy Pop, Mavis Staples, David Gray, and Nathaniel Rateliff. “Leonard Cohen had been a friend since
For years I’ve thought that the vibrant, soulful sounds of the Baylor Project, the husband-and-wife duo of vocalist Jean and drummer Marcus Baylor, belonged in … Read More “The Baylor Project: The Evening: Live at Apparatus (Be a Light/Motown Gospel)” The post The Baylor Project: The Evening: Live at Apparatus (Be a Light/Motown Gospel) appeared
Walking an exciting line that takes a neo soul vibe and splices it with contemporary jazz ‘A Shade Of Jade’ from vocalist Rebecca Jade is out today October 14, 2022. All ten choice tunes are written by Rebecca (she also co-produces with Carnell Harrell) and typically find her in the company of Harrell on keys, guitarist Kyle Bolden
Next at the Kennedy Center, a new prime-time TV series that is the product of a collaboration between the John F. Kennedy Center for the … Read More “Kennedy Center’s New TV Series Premieres with Mingus Tribute” The post Kennedy Center’s New TV Series Premieres with Mingus Tribute appeared first on JazzTimes.
With a sneak peek from her upcoming album, the wonderful Maysa Leak is back with what will surely be a blast for the steppers crowd everywhere. Titled ‘Whatever’ it leads off with a steady beat and a jam that will pull even the most tired of dancing feet to the floor.
Who: Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox What: The Past Lane Tour The post Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox – The Past Lane Tour appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.