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Whether he’s playing piano or synthesizers, Herbie Hancock has left a legacy that symbolizes the symbiosis of new & old, of tradition & innovation, and of today & tomorrow keep reading »

Thinking back to some of the most special live events we’ve presented at Revive Music, it’s hard not to recall the residency Mark de Clive-Lowe keep reading »

Fresh off of her Grammy-award winning ‘Mosaic Project,’ Terri Lyne Carrington went straight back into the studio to create another project of equal quality and substance. ‘Money Jungle’ was originally recorded in 1962 by Duke Ellington, Max Roach, and Charles Mingus. Just over 50 years later Carrington brings back the raw tension evoked by Ellington, Roach, and Mingus with her own trio filled out by Christian McBride and Gerald Clayton and featuring additional guests Clark Terry, Herbie Hancock, Tia Fuller, and more. Check out what Carrington had to say about the record before you see her perform it at Dizzy’s this week!

Join us as CHURCH continues with world-renowned DJ, producer, remixer, composer, musician, and Tru Thoughts recording artist Mark de Clive-Lowe (MdCL), alongside resident vocalist Nia Andrews (Janelle Monae/Common), James Genus (Chick Corea/Herbie Hancock) on bass, Eric Harland (Joshua Redman/McCoy Tyner) on drums, resident MC John Robinson (Lil Sci/Scienz of Life) and Special Guest Miguel Atwood-Ferguson

September is here and we are looking forward to seeing the New Yorkers back in town. Join us as Church continues with world-renowned DJ, producer, remixer, composer, musician, and Tru Thoughts recording artist Mark de Clive-Lowe (MdCL), alongside Nate Smith (José James/Dave Holland) on drums and the legendary James Genus (Chick Corea/ Herbie Hancock) on bass.

Ray Angry aka Mister Goldfinger aka one of the busiest gigging musicians on the scene right now (The Roots, D’Angelo, Sy Smith, Queen Latifah, Joss Stone) is playing a two-night special guest studded show in collaboration with blues legend Lucky Peterson at the Iridium 7/27 & 7/28.

“People assume that because your last name is Coltrane or because you’re a jazz guy, that you’re trying to live in the past to a certain extent or keeping the tradition alive and all of that noise,” Coltrane explains in his soft-spoken, but intensely engaging tone as we discuss the state of jazz music today. Instead, as he explains, the music is about looking forward with a fully capable grasp of the past. The jazz tradition is about moving forward and constantly looking ahead. On the heels of releasing his Blue Note Records debut as a bandleader, Coltrane goes in-depth on his views about the music, the business, and his experiences within it.