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Chilean saxophonist and composer Melissa Aldana, winner of the 2013 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone competition, is as steeped in tradition as she is innovative keep reading »

NPR will be broadcasting highlights from the Detroit Jazz Festival tomorrow at 9 PM. The broadcast will feature several large-ensemble pieces written by Wayne Shorter during his keep reading »

Our friends at Okayplayer ran an article over summer featuring Ghostface Killah and BADBADNOTGOOD blazing the hell out of an Alife Session – word to my boy Zo. The keep reading »

Since it’s release, Otis Brown III’s The Thought of You garnered rave reviews from Billboard, Wax Poetics, and Downbeat among others.  It’s easy to see why Revive/Blue Note’s first album 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 »