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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 »

Marcus Strickland and Meshell Ndegecello are back behind the boards for an intimate journey into the making of the highly-anticipated Nihil Novi LP, which landed keep reading »

Bassist and vocalist Meshell Ndegeocello will be sharing the bill with Roy Hargrove on June 6th for the Blue Note Jazz Festival. Also on stage with Hargrove keep reading »

Avant-garde legend Oliver Lake stands apart from many jazz musicians today, but not just because of his distinctive sound. He’s an artist in every sense, pursuing painting keep reading »

Videos of Jason Moran rocking a huge papier-maché mask of the legendary Fats Waller on-stage have been surfacing online for over a year now. Similar videos of Meshell keep reading »

As we stated here at Revive Music before, Manhattan wasn’t the only place in New York where jazz was cooking and innovating. Brooklyn has been keep reading »

This year’s BeanTown Jazz Festival felt a lot like the summer block parties I had known (and loved) as a kid growing up in Bed-Stuy. Massachusetts keep reading »

Dexter Story’s journey through the music industry is like few others. Seemingly living multiple lifetimes in his 48 years, this renaissance man has had careers spanning from product manager for artists like Snoop Dogg, Musiq Soulchild, & LL Cool J, to booking acts for a busy LA nightclub, being signed as a rap producer by Sony, managing Meshell Ndegeocello, and ultimately finding himself as an artist. We sat down to discuss Story’s debut solo record on Kindred Spirits entitled ‘Seasons,’ but got a lot more story than we paid for. Be sure to read Pt. 1 of our interview before delving into Pt. 2 below!

Dexter Story’s journey through the music industry is like few others. Seemingly living multiple lifetimes in his 48 years, this renaissance man has had careers spanning from product manager for artists like Snoop Dogg, Musiq Soulchild, & LL Cool J, to booking acts for a busy LA nightclub, being signed as a rap producer by Sony, managing Meshell Ndegeocello, and ultimately finding himself as an artist. We sat down to discuss Story’s debut solo record on Kindred Spirits entitled ‘Seasons,’ but got a lot more story than we paid for.

Leading up to the February 26th release of ‘Cover Art,’ we will be bringing you interviews with the musicians and previews of the songs each one arranged for the record, so check back with us often! Today we’ve got an interview with saxophonist Logan Richardson who arranged “Come Smoke My Herb” by Meshell Ndegeocello and “Twice” by Little Dragon for ‘Cover Art.”