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It should come to no surprise that jazz masters who posses the secrets to the universe are also some of the flyest looking people. On keep reading »

Our friends at Okayplayer recently caught Herbie Hancock on camera this past February during The Roots 7th Annual Grammy Jam. They discussed a few things, including 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 »

It’s time for a new installment of Revive Music’s original literary series: Order is Everything! This is a how-to guide for music lovers looking to keep reading »

Before there was this obsession with jazz and hip-hop, there was a different intersection of music happening on the streets on New York, LA, and other cities around the nation. 24 hours after Jimi Hendrix played his first notes at Woodstock, Miles Davis called his musicians — Lenny White included — into the studio for what would become the ‘Bitches Brew’ sessions and that would be the beginning of a sound and approach to music that White would come to define. The marriage of these rock and jazz aesthetics brought us groups like Return to Forever, Tony Williams’ Lifetime Band, and more. Read along as we delve into the roots of this style, White impact on the history, and where he sees the music going today.

The historic Newport Jazz Festival announced some very exciting additional acts for what is sure to be another great year for the festival. Featuring Wayne Shorter’s 80th Birthday Celebration: Wayne Shorter Quartet with special guests Herbie Hancock ,Danilo Perez, John Patitucci, & Brian Blade; for starters makes this a must-attend event.

The second volume of one of the most exciting releases from the Miles Davis collection we’ve seen in the past few years drops January 29th, 2013. It features the “Third Great Quintet” of Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Dave Holland, and Jack DeJohnette.

Need some amazing music to smooth over the stress and trauma of the past week? You’re in luck! This week the Blue Note Jazz Club is hosting three nights (each with two sets) of a supergroup led by the incredible Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke featuring Ravi Coltrane on sax, Marcus Gilmore on drums, and Chalres Altura on guitar.

Cory Henry is consistently the guy in the back of the band that makes you shake and move with his infectious grooves. His style inspires viral videos of him blazing on the organ in church, performing with Snarky Puppy, and grinding in his bedroom to name only a few. Long story short, you want to see him play no matter the setting, style, instrument, or group. Cory brings it.

Gary Burton is one of the foremost innovators of the vibraphone. Moreover, his work as a soloist, duetist, band leader, band member, and educator has influenced countless generations of musicians. As he reaches the fortieth anniversary with one of his most prolific collaborations, that with Chick Corea, we asked him to look back on his career, their partnership, and the legacy he has left.