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Ask someone about jazz, and images of dark clubs – hazy with midnight light and the ooze of smoke, dripping with liquor and centered around the keep reading »

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Members of the long-standing and legendary hiphop group The Roots are no strangers to the DJ booth – take for instance drummer Questlove, who frequents Brooklyn keep reading »

Pianist Cameron Graves is no stranger to musical storytelling. As a founding member of the West Coast Get Down, better known as the band on keep reading »

In his own words, the legendary Eddie Palmieri describes his 1971 recording Harlem River Drive as “the past, present and future.” From a musical standpoint, keep reading »

With Eddie Palmieri’s upcoming concert revival of his classic Harlem River Drive (1971) on the horizon, Revive has protest music on the mind. Before Palmieri and his band perform the keep reading »

Marcus Strickland and Meshell Ndegecello are back behind the boards for an intimate journey into the making of the highly-anticipated Nihil Novi LP, which landed keep reading »

Still reeling from the monumental success of Kendrick Lamar‘s To Pimp A Butterfly, left coast representative and producer du jour Terrace Martin touched down in keep reading »

In an effort to raise awareness about up-and-coming musicians, we started an ongoing series showcasing six musicians. This month features 6 artists who are masters keep reading »

The last time we caught up with saxophonist Logan Richardson was back in 2013 prior to the release of NEXT Collective‘s critically-acclaimed release, Cover Art. keep reading »

Fresh from the success of his re-interpretation of Janet Jackson’s “Let’s Wait Awhile” from Supreme Sonacy Vol. 1, Marcus Strickland is slated to drop his keep reading »

Saxophonist Jaleel Shaw links with Dres (of Black Sheep) in the official video for “Flight” (Energy) – a reinterpretation of the composition “Flight” from his keep reading »