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There’s a reason there aren’t many artists making records in the power trio format: it seemed to reach its peak shortly after its creation. For keep reading »

Every so often a musician comes along who contributes to the music they play, even as a sideman, in a way that helps define a keep reading »

Making a record is no small task. From starting with ideas in your head, composing rough drafts, tracking the parts in the studio, to post-production keep reading »

You’ll want to familiarize yourself quickly with saxophonist Zem Audu. The New York-based musician was born in Nigeria before his parents quickly relocated his family keep reading »

Hailing from Chicago, six-piece soul/hip-hop Sidewalk Chalk is gearing up for their fourth full-length album An Orchid Is Born. Slated to drop on June 2nd keep reading »

Terrace Martin. Robert Glasper. Kamasi Washington. Robert “Sput” Searight. Did we get your attention? If we didn’t we should have. These are just some of the keep reading »

You’ve caught the name Alex Wintz around town before. The Brooklyn-based guitarist has been an important addition in groups like Etienne Charles and Creole Soul keep reading »

“I think rifts are what make things beautiful,” muses Ambrose Akinmusire when asked about the title of his forthcoming A Rift in Decorum: Live at the keep reading »

Fresh from his month-long Mobetta Tuesdays residency at the Jazz Standard, Maurice “Mobetta” Brown is back with a clean live performance video for “Stand Up.” keep reading »

Armed with one of the baddest configurations of horn players and percussionist from New Orleans, Grammy-nominated Hot 8 Brass Band is back with their fifth keep reading »