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Matthew Stevens recently sat down with Life + Times to discuss Woodwork, his debut album as a leader. The Next Collective guitarist has worked with a slew of artists including Esperanza keep reading »

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Most people familiar with SFJAZZ Collective anxiously await anything new from the group. Here’s a single from their upcoming release, recorded live in October 2014 keep reading »

Saxophonist Dayna Stephens‘ records as a leader receive high praise from everyone who hears them and, as a sideman, he is always in demand. He keep reading »

Is there anything out there by Mark de Clive-Lowe that isn’t amazing? From his One Take series where he does “That Minnie Break” (cookie points keep reading »

Robert Glasper is back to trio format! After notching a Grammy win for Black Radio back in 2013 and yet another Grammy this year for keep reading »

Trumpeter and educator Clark Terry died on Saturday, Feb. 22nd in Pine Bluff, Arkansas at the age of 94. Terry’s death was announced by his wife, Gwen keep reading »

Producer and multi-instrumentalist Terrace Martin recently stopped by NPR’s Microphone Check and had a chat with Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Frankie Kelley about a melange of topics including Martin’s influences, keep reading »

New York based guitarist/composer Matthew Stevens is a highly sought-after sideman, having played with NEXT Collective, Esperanza Spalding, and  Walter Smith III‘s newest album. Now keep reading »

Did you think that we would let you go this Valentine’s Day weekend without providing you and your boo with some aural satisfaction? In light keep reading »

Robert Glapser took to Twitter back in July 2014 and asked the public what they thought about him doing another trio record. Glasper then followed keep reading »

While Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band might not have won a Grammy for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Blade did manage to snag Grammy nods for his keep reading »