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Right from the giddy-up, Otis Brown III’s The Thought of You garnered rave reviews from Billboard, Wax Poetics, and Downbeat among others. Not to toot our own horns, but it’s easy keep reading »

It was around this time last year when we first got to take a look at “Calls,” the first single from Black Radio 2 – The Robert keep reading »

Montreal-based songwriter Elizabeth Shepherd released her debut record in 2006 and immediately garnered international recognition as a unique new talent. Shepherd’s writing has always been a keep reading »

Mad Satta is back with a video of their superfly rendition of Curtis Mayfield’s “The Makings of You.” Directed by Luke Carr, the video directly follows the keep reading »

Alan Hampton is back with the video for “Keep It In Your Dreams,” the first single from his upcoming album Origami For the Fire. Hampton’s 11-track sophomore LP keep reading »

We ran a two-part interview with Nicholas Payton where he dropped all sorts of science about J Dilla, Charlie Parker, and his time under the tutelage of keep reading »

We recently talked with drummer Eric Harland following the release of his band Voyager’s latest album, Vipassana. In the first part of the interview, Harland took us through keep reading »

Mark de Clive-Lowe recently dropped the video for “Sketch for Miguel” on Okayplayer. MdCL’s newest video was filmed at Los Angeles’s Stagg Street Studios during the recording keep reading »

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 »

LargeUp recently cooked up a list of 10 of the most influential Caribbean jazz practitioners. While Afro-Latin grooves and Jelly Roll Morton’s “Spanish Tinge” have always been prevalent keep reading »