At certain points in his long and varied career, Bill Bruford has been called a rock drummer. At others, he has been called a jazz … Read More “Bill Bruford: The Boundary Investigator” The post Bill Bruford: The Boundary Investigator appeared first on JazzTimes.
Various Artists: Here It Is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen (Blue Note) / Art of Time Ensemble: Songs of Leonard Cohen Live (Art of Time)
Paying tribute to Leonard Cohen can be a daunting prospect. His vocals, as borderline-atonal and emotionally enervated as they may have sounded, were in fact … Read More “Various Artists: Here It Is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen (Blue Note) / Art of Time Ensemble: Songs of Leonard Cohen Live (Art of Time)” The post
Sojourn is the latest album from Steve Oliver, and when you listen to the album, you will hear orchestras, piano, sitar, and various electronic elements. But each song is played completely live with only one guitar, no other instruments are used. The songs were recorded live in his studio with no overdubs. The guitars are
BET announced the new air date for “Soul Train Awards” 2022, now premiering Saturday, November 26th at 8 pm ET/PT on BET, BET HER, Logo, MTV2, and VH1, hosted by award-winning comedian and actor Deon Cole. J. Valentine joins previously announced Ari Lennox, Chanté Moore, Muni Long, SiR, Tank, and BET Amplified stage artists Coco Jones and Q as performers. BET also announced this year’s presenters to include JB Smoove, Lucky Daye, Mark Tallman & Michelle Mitchenor (BET+
Ask an audiophile what kind of stereo system a rock fan is likely to have, and they’ll probably describe a JBL setup with muscular amps … Read More “Audio Files: The Best Stereo System for Jazz Fans” The post Audio Files: The Best Stereo System for Jazz Fans appeared first on JazzTimes.
Saudade, Colour of Love isn’t so much a follow-up to Netherlands-based vocalist Maria Mendes’ 2019 album Close to Me, which won the Dutch equivalent of … Read More “Maria Mendes: Saudade, Colour of Love (Challenge)” The post Maria Mendes: Saudade, Colour of Love (Challenge) appeared first on JazzTimes.
Ahead of her first album in fourteen years the award winning Hilary Mwelwa (aka Hil St. Soul) is back on the airwaves with the sublimely soulful ‘A Feeling So Beautiful’. Indeed after a couple of appetite whetting singles over the past couple of years she is ready to make her official return with ‘Back In
Variously described as soothing yet edgy, ethereal yet rock solid, street-wise yet sensitive, the current CD from Trippin N Rhythm recording artist Paul Hardcastle is titled ‘Hardcastle X’. It marks yet another milestone in Hardcastle’s redoubtable career and is crammed full of the grooves that over the years have become his calling card. Testimony to
Who: Anita Baker What: The Songstress Tour Eight-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Anita Baker, The Songstress, has announced a special run of live dates for 2023. The Songstress’ tour, produced by Live Nation, will bring her to 15 cities kicking off on February 11th at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, FL making stops across the U.S. in Atlanta
Ramiro Pinheiro has a new release, and it is called Sentidos. It is an amalgam of inventiveness and accessibility. Pinheiro pays homage to his roots through reinventing the traditional motifs, creating a work that is simultaneously conventional and refreshingly contemporary. Ramiro Pinheiro is a Brazilian guitarist, singer and songwriter born in the city of São