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CHURCH is back in NYC this weekend as Mark de Clive-Lowe hits NuBlu on Saturday, 12/10. Rocking alongside MdCL on stage are bassist Tim Lefebvre keep reading »

The intersection between jazz and hip-hop has been home for many artists. Whether it’s producers digging through old records so they can flip a sample, keep reading »

Watch part three of John Robinson’s Last Stop on the 4 Train. This episode features John Robinson, Thomas Simmons, and vocalist T.C. III discuss the life of and influence of Miles Davis and Duke keep reading »

We are proud to present the second part of John Robinson‘s Last Stop on the 4 Train. This documentary highlights Robinson’s pilgrimage to the Bronx’s Woodlawn Cemetery, keep reading »

We said that we would give ya’ll the the first part of the documentary The Last Stop on the 4 Train when we dropped the trailer last keep reading »

While most of our readers are aware of John Robinson‘s lyrical prowess on the microphone, we’re willing to bet that few knew about his directorial skills behind keep reading »

While each musician brought their own sound to the table, the group as a whole gelled extremely well. Nia Andrews gracefully commanded the melodies of the tracks, and Robinson’s verses were on point. Jaleel Shaw was an absolute freak of nature, ripping over the changes while de Clive-Lowe added filters, delays, and other assorted effects with his samplers. Kelley and Smith locked like a glove, providing a strong backbone to the overlying ethereal layers of synths, percussion, and samples.

With the Lee Morgan Story taking on new life this past week at Le Poisson Rouge, we’ve got some new insight into the project and a collection of great video and photos from the historic night that saw legendary trumpeter Wallace Roney take the stage in tribute to the late Lee Morgan. Originally brought to us by the dynamic duo of Ben Williams and John Robinson, the night also featured Marc Cary on keys, Justin Brown on drums, Leron Thomas on trumpet, and Raydar Ellis (DJ/Emcee).

Revive Music Presents: Mark de Clive-Lowe , DJ Questlove (The Roots) + Casey Benjamin (Robert Glasper Experiment) & Special Guests For Monthly Series, CHURCH. Residency Celebrates its One Year Anniversary at DROM on December 7th.

Lee Morgan is remembered as one of the greatest trumpet players to ever grace the hallowed halls of jazz. In his short lifetime, he managed to record over 25 albums, several of which are still considered classics, and have influenced innumerable musicians to hit the scene since his death.