Since 1989, and the release of his debut CD ‘Sweet & Saxy’, sax-man composer and producer Kim Waters has been a constant on the urban-jazz landscape. With a reputation for being one of the most technically gifted players around, he has released twenty-four recordings as a leader and is all set to make that twenty-five
Montreal-based jazz singer Nikki Yanofsky has released her distinctive version of “West Coast Blues” via MNRK Music Group, serving as an ode to the original writer, Wes Montgomery, and the mark that he’s left on jazz musicians and listeners worldwide. Yanofksy has always loved artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder and
The holiday season is just around the corner, and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Joss Stone has delivered an early gift with the release of her first ever holiday album, Merry Christmas, Love, out digitally today via S-Curve/Hollywood Records. To commemorate the occasion Joss has also released a festive lyric video for her rendition of “Winter Wonderland” and announced
Lena Byrd Miles returns with a new single, “I’m On Your Side” from her forthcoming album Brand New dropping October 14th. One of the most sought-after vocalists in contemporary gospel, Lena’s soulful and extraordinary vocal prowess has caught the attention of musicians and artists alike. The post Lena Byrd “I’m On Your Side” – LISTEN appeared first on
Penn Live Arts—a performing arts presenter at the University of Pennsylvania—has organized a festival in tribute to Alice and John Coltrane to be held October … Read More “Philadelphia Festival Honors Alice and John Coltrane” The post Philadelphia Festival Honors Alice and John Coltrane appeared first on JazzTimes.
Every notable jazz reissue has an intriguing backstory, right? Live at Parnell’s, documenting a week of bruising performances by late B-3 organ master Brother Jack … Read More “Jack McDuff: Live at Parnell’s (Soul Bank)” The post Jack McDuff: Live at Parnell’s (Soul Bank) appeared first on JazzTimes.
If Ronnie Foster had never recorded anything but the spaced-out, frank and funky soul of 1972’s Two Headed Freap (recently re-released) and 1973’s Sweet Revival, … Read More “Ronnie Foster Releases First Album as a Leader in 35 Years” The post Ronnie Foster Releases First Album as a Leader in 35 Years appeared first on
Jazz at Lincoln Center has launched Jazz Live, a video streaming platform and app that features access to its performances, the institution announced this week. … Read More “Jazz at Lincoln Center Launches Jazz Live Video Streaming Platform” The post Jazz at Lincoln Center Launches Jazz Live Video Streaming Platform appeared first on JazzTimes.
Wayne Shorter/Terri Lyne Carrington/Esperanza Spalding/Leo Genovese: Live at the Detroit Jazz Festival (Candid)
The best live music takes you somewhere in the moment, though if we’re lucky there will be microphones on stage to capture the moments of … Read More “Wayne Shorter/Terri Lyne Carrington/Esperanza Spalding/Leo Genovese: Live at the Detroit Jazz Festival (Candid)” The post Wayne Shorter/Terri Lyne Carrington/Esperanza Spalding/Leo Genovese: Live at the Detroit Jazz Festival
If the Fates of Jazz oversaw an accounting service that charted advanced metrics like the album that the most people had fallen in love with … Read More “Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue Clusters” The post Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue Clusters appeared first on JazzTimes.