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Saxophonist Marcus Strickland follows the April debut of his Nihil Novi LP with the official video for “Drive” directed by HighBreedMusic. The performance clip presented keep reading »

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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 »

Between serving as Maxwell’s musical director, producing records by Otis Brown III and Kendrick Scott, as well as his bass duties for the Grammy Award-winning keep reading »

As much as plaudits are rightfully showered to the men and women who continually push creative and technical boundaries on their respective instrument, the same keep reading »

Afraid of the things that go bump in the night? How about carnivorous koala bears that drop from trees? Dropbears, endearingly known as “Killer Koalas,” are keep reading »

Following the success of his 2014 album CHURCH, broken beat maestro Mark de-Clive Lowe has been drawing crowds to witness the spectacle that is CHURCH –  a keep reading »

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 »

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 »