LATEST JAZZ ALBUM

  • JAZZIZ TV: Synthesizer Pioneer Jason Miles
    Jason Miles, one of the most prolific keyboardists in modern music. His resume reads like Jazz and Pop Hall of Fame roster, and includes collaborations with giants of the industry like Michael Brecker, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson and Aretha Franklin. An early advocate of music technology, Miles was also ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-17
  • John Medeski’s Mad Skillet “Piri Piri” Song Premiere
    John Medeski’s Mad Skillet is set to release its self-titled debut album on November 9 via Medeski Martin & Wood’s record label, Indirecto Records. The band is led by influential keyboardist John Medeski and features guitarist Will Bernard, sousaphonist Kirk Joseph and drummer Terence Higgins. But while Medeski’s name is ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-17
  • Alexander Claffy – “Michelle”
    Alexander Claffy, “Michelle,” from Standards: What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? Ascending bassist Alexander Claffy takes an all-encompassing approach to jazz standards, befitting that famous maxim by Dizzy Gillespie: “As a musician, you have to have to keep one foot back in the past and have one ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-17
  • Denny Seiwell Trio – “Live and Let Die”
    Denny Seiwell Trio, “Live and Let Die,” from Boomerang (Quarto Valley Records) Drummer Denny Seiwell is best-known for his work as a founding member, alongside Paul McCartney, of the post-Beatles band Wings. In addition to his work with Wings and a broad range of other pop and rock acts, he’s also recorded ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-16
  • Marquis Hill – “Ego vs. Spirit”
    Marquis Hill, “Ego vs. Spirit,” from Modern Flows Vol. II Trumpeter Marquis Hill is barely into his 30s, but like so many young players making waves on the scene today, he’s already played a key role in expanding the sonic boundaries of jazz. A Chicagoan now based in New York, ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-15
  • Marvin Gaye Smash Single Celebrated With New Vinyl Reissue
    Motown/UMe has released a vinyl reissue of Marvin Gaye’s eighth album, 1968’s I Heard It Through the Grapevine, to commemorate its legendary title song’s 50th anniversary. Motown Records had originally released the album as In the Groove in August 1968, before changing its name following the sensational success of Gaye’s ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-15
  • New Music Monday: Rosanne Cash, José James & Lalah Hathaway and More
    This week, our regular roundup of “Monday motivation” features new music by artists inspired by social change and the music of such legends as Eddie Jefferson and Bill Withers. From haunting narratives to joyful celebrations, here are five new songs that you can listen to right now to start your ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-15
  • The Ultimate Bill Evans Playlist
    Bill Evans is the fine wine of jazz pianists: smooth yet potent, dry yet detailed, subtle yet profoundly nuanced. Classically trained and naturally gifted, Evans was known for introducing new shades of harmony into the jazz chordal palette, and his work with “cool jazz” giants of the mid- to late ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-13
  • Allan Harris “Jeannine” Video Premiere
    Award-winning, Brooklyn-born vocalist Allan Harris plunges into the world of bebop trailblazer and vocalese innovator Eddie Jefferson on his latest album, The Genius of Eddie Jefferson, out now via Resilience Music Alliance. Watch the premiere of the video for “Jeannine” from the album via the player below: Eddie Jefferson ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-12
  • Q&A with Jo Lawry: Discovery, Mastery and the Necessity of Wonder
    Australian-born, New York-based vocalist Jo Lawry’s released her debut album, I Want To Be Happy, to tremendous critical acclaim, setting the course for a career that would traverse genres from jazz to pop and everything in between. The album, released in 2008 while Lawry was earning her doctorate in music from ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-12
  • Lewis Porter – “People Get Ready”
    Lewis Porter, “People Get Ready” from Beauty & Mystery (Altrisuoni) Lewis Porter is an acknowledged jazz scholar, with credentials that include several esteemed publications — including indispensable tomes on John Coltrane and Lester Young — and a principal role in the founding of the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-11
  • At Home on ECM, Wolfgang Muthspiel Finds his Artistic Center
    Wolfgang Muthspiel is one of the most influential guitarists of his generation, particularly for the contingent of players – and listeners — who inhabit the aesthetic zone between classical and jazz. His personal history has prepared him for such a role. Born in Austria to a music-loving household – “I ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-10
  • John and Alice Coltrane Home Named National Treasure
    John and Alice Coltrane’s Long Island home has been named a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The house is a two-story, brick and wood frame home located in the Dix Hills neighborhood of the Town of Huntington, New York. The Coltranes, who married in 1965, bought ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-10
  • Mark Winkler and Cheryl Bentyne – “Like Jazz”
    Mark Winkler and Cheryl Bentyne, “Like Jazz,” from Eastern Standard Time (Cafe Pacific Records) Vocalists Mark Winkler and Cheryl Bentyne share an affinity for vintage jazz and sophisticated style. Their first CD together, 2013’s West Coast Cool, was a finely curated, brilliantly polished collection of songs from the West Coast “cool” scene, ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-10
  • Herb Alpert Pop-Up Art Exhibition in New York City
    Herb Alpert is a Grammy award-winning music icon and a man of many talents. Best known for as the leader of the incendiary Tijuana Brass band, co-founder of A&E Records and for his work with such artists as Joe Cocker, Cat Stevens and The Carpenters, among many others, he is ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-10-09