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Already one of the last decade’s favorite vocalists, José James is out to prove there’s no genre, or career, that he can’t perfect. James dropped keep reading »

Known for his creative use of live sampling, Pianist/DJ/Producer/Innovator Mark de Clive-Lowe is putting the acoustic piano in focus on Live At The Blue Whale, keep reading »

If, like many of us have, you’ve been awaiting drummer/composer/producer Nate Smith’s debut as a bandleader, you’re about to get some really great news. Kinfolk: keep reading »

Unless you’ve been trying really hard, you’ve heard of at least one member of The West Coast Get Down. Kamasi Washington‘s breakout success with The keep reading »

Forward thinking trumpeter/composer John Raymond possesses a unique talent. His singular voice is warm and accessible without sacrificing one bit of adventurousness. Whether he’s playing keep reading »

Playing with modern heavyweights like Esperanza Spalding and Jamire Williams says a lot about what Corey King‘s peers think of his skill. Whether he’s sharing keep reading »

Vocalist Gaby Hernandez’ music has been accurately described as “a warm, nurturing hug.” It’s hard to pin down what about her songs makes them so keep reading »

At this summer’s North Sea Jazz Festival, when they weren’t leading a band or guesting with a world renowned big band, contemporary innovators Christian Scott keep reading »

West-coast readers who missed the first two of Mark de Clive-Lowe’s LA Summer Sessions have one more chance to catch the multi-talented pianist/producer’s summer party keep reading »

We may not have mentioned them for a while, but (U)nity has been hard at work developing their unique sound, a blend of many genres keep reading »