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  • Exclusive Interview: Adrian Younge Talks About 'There Is Only Now'
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  • 'Last Stop on the 4 Train' - Pt. III Miles Davis & Duke Ellington
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  • Souls of Mischief's 'There Is Only Now' Album Release Party @ Le Poisson Rouge
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  • Premiere: New Single from Gideon Van Gelder's 'Lighthouse'

Music lives and breathes on stage. The split second choices that improvisers make and the communication between musicians on the bandstand provide audiences a sense keep reading »

Drummer Otis Brown III premiered his rendition of Shania Twain’s “You’re Still The One,” the newest single from his forthcoming The Thought Of You LP on Wax Poetics today. Gretchen Parlato blessed the track keep reading »

Producer/multi-instrumentalist Adrian Younge has a résumé that could make any seasoned veteran envious. Who wouldn’t want a fully analog studio complete with a vintage mic keep reading »

Wallace Roney and his orchestra will be performing at Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater on Saturday, August 23rd for the Charlie Parker Festival. Also performing keep reading »

Videos of Jason Moran rocking a huge papier-maché mask of the legendary Fats Waller on-stage have been surfacing online for over a year now. Similar videos of Meshell keep reading »

Watch part three of John Robinson’s Last Stop on the 4 Train. This episode features John Robinson, Thomas Simmons, and vocalist T.C. III discuss the life of and influence of Miles Davis and Duke keep reading »

Okayplayer TV was on the ground during our SummerStage presentation where we celebrated two anniversaries, Blue Note’s 75th and  Okayplayer’s 15th. Blue Note Recording artists Gregory Porter and Robert Glasper both took keep reading »

Join us as we celebrate the release of the legendary Souls of Mischief’s sixth album, There Is Only Now at Le Poisson Rouge on Thursday, August 28th. Joining the keep reading »

Music – regardless of genre – has and will always be hinged upon timeless traditions. Regardless of how cutting edge a new movement might seem, keep reading »

Pianist Gideon Van Gelder is set to follow up Perpetual,  his critically acclaimed debut album, with the forthcoming release of his sophomore record, Lighthouse. Joining Van Gelder on his second on keep reading »