WOMAN OF THE MONTH: JACKIE GAGE Our Woman of the Month for February is Jackie Gage! She’s a singer with a velvety rich voice, a musician who mixes elements of soul, jazz, and R&B, and a woman who believes wholeheartedly in her art and, most importantly, herself. She recently relocated from the Bay Area to … Read More
by Rahdu Mahdi Over the past decade-plus, the on-going surge of live jazz & instrumentation has gradually made its’ presence both heard & felt within the pulse of contemporary music in the urban fold. Artists such as Roy Hargrove, Esperanza Spaulding & Robert Glasper have really re-energized the appetite for the listeners’ ears of today … Read More
Shunzo Ohno is featured in Cary Tone’s Bridge Crossings section of December’s Hot House!
Nippon in New York: Kyogen, J-MUSIC Ensemble, Shunzo Ohno, Video Games Live by Justin Tedaldi, Examiner.com With Thanksgiving (and the hopes of sensible eating) now just a memory, we turn to colder weather, falling snow, and the new year to come. Fortunately for Japanese culture fans, December is just as busy as the holiday season … Read More
The Brooklyn Jazz Underground is featured in the December issue of Hot House Magazine! Thanks Seton Hawkins!
Take Five With Trumpeter Shunzo Ohno by Raul Da Gama, Jazz da Gama All that is unusual and unexpected about Shunzo Ohno is encapsulated in the glimmering, intimate and transcendent howl of his trumpet. He plays each note that flies out of the bell of his instrument as if he were creating the pristine and … Read More
Cary Tone features Dave Liebman in November’s Bridge Crossings, Hot House Magaizne
Shunzo Ohno is featured in the May/June issue of Education Update:
Cuba, Contemporary Jazz, & iRESI: An Interview With Carlos Averhoff, Jr. By Chip Boaz, Latin Jazz Corner We’re all products of our childhood, a fact that informs our art on every level. Our surroundings bring sounds into our ears and our lifestyle set up the way that we’ll approach the work of being a musician. … Read More
50 records to listen to before checking out that Kind Of Blue remake by Peter Hum, The Ottawa Citizen Actually, the list below might number 51 or 52. I got a bit carried away. Smarter folks than I, including Nou Dadoun and Ethan Iverson, have blogged and Facebook-posted — in the affirmative or negative — … Read More