Najee – Savoir Faire

Well known for his classy virtuosity, Grammy nominated sax and flute player Najee has been one of the most influential figures in contemporary jazz for the past thirty plus years.  He enjoyed his first big break in 1983 when, with his brother Fareed, he toured with Chaka Khan.  This in turn brought him to the…


Skinny Hightower – Rain

Taken from his 2020 Trippin n Rhythm album ‘Blue Moon’ the intensely rhythmic ‘Rain’ is the latest track to be serviced to radio.  It follows both the similarly disposed ‘Bittersweet’ and the altogether more chilled out title cut as being sublime selections with which to show off this fine collection. ‘Blue Moon’ is Skinny’s fourth…


John Schott Leads “’Round Midnight Reconsidered” Event on Shavout

Bay Area guitarist and composer John Schott will lead “’Round Midnight Reconsidered,” an all-night musical meditation celebrating Thelonious Monk’s iconic composition and paying respect to … Read More “John Schott Leads “’Round Midnight Reconsidered” Event on Shavout” The post John Schott Leads “’Round Midnight Reconsidered” Event on Shavout appeared first on JazzTimes.