Jamie Baum Septet +, Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC, 2/26/16

February 12, 2016Event Announcement

The Jamie Baum Septet+, in preparation to record their 4th CD on February 29th and March 1st, will perform all new-to-be-recorded music at the intimate Cornelia Street Cafe on Friday, February 26th. The program of original modern jazz compositions picks up where her last award-winning Sunnyside release In This Life, leaves off. Since it’s formation … Read More

CBC Music First Play: Brandee Younger, Wax and Wane

February 11, 2016Reviews, Special Announcement

First Play: Brandee Younger, Wax and Wane Article posted by Del F. Cowie in First Play Visit the stream here.  Brandee Younger Wax and Wane Stream until Feb. 19 Brandee Younger is an accomplished harpist who balances her classically trained background with an eye on contemporary music. This approach is borne out on Wax and … Read More

Smooth Jazz Daily Reviews ‘Racha S’Miles’

February 9, 2016Reviews

by Woodrow Wilkins, Smooth Jazz Daily Racha Fora is a merging of culture, Japanese improvisation with Brazilian rhythms. Those cultures dig into the database with Racha S’Miles: Racha Fora Tribute to Miles (2015), a celebration of the music of Miles Davis. The group is comprised of Hiroaki Honshuku, flute and EWI; Rikea Ikeda, violin; Mauricio … Read More

Songstress Jackie Gage sets the stage for the modern day siren with debut album “Siren Songs” out March 15

February 5, 2016Special Announcement

“With her alluring mix of jazz and 1970’s soul, and slow-jam R&B, the 25-year-old Gage is in the process of honing a sophisticated sound that belies her age.” – Andrew Gilbert First Orbit Sounds proudly announces the March 15, 2016 release of “Siren Songs”, the debut album from vocalist and composer Jackie Gage. Channeling torch … Read More