FEATURE: Vivian Sessoms Interviewed by Jazziz.com

June 12, 2019Features, Interviews, Press Reel

Q&A, Vivian Sessoms: Songs in the Key of Life by MATT MICUCCI, JAZZIZ Singer/songwriter Vivian Sessoms’ new album, Life II, is out now via Ropeadope Records. This 12-track collection of originals and interpretations of songs by such artists as The Fixx and Stevie Wonder is a companion piece to Life I, released last November, through which she tells … Read More

FEATURE: Brandee Younger Profiled by Bandcamp Daily

June 12, 2019Features, Press Reel

by Marcus J. Moore, Bandcamp Daily Brandee Younger knows what she’s up against. As a harpist, she knows people will hear her music and drop the names Alice Coltrane and Dorothy Ashby. Younger is fine with that: Coltrane and Ashby are legends who are still somewhat underrated in the pantheon of all-time great jazz musicians. “It’s a compliment,” Younger says … Read More

LIVE: The Charles Pillow Large Ensemble to Celebrate “Electric Miles” at Dizzy’s, NYC – 08/19/2019

June 11, 2019Event Announcement, Press Releases

Dizzy’s Club, located at Jazz at Lincoln Center, 10 Columbus Circle, New York is proud to welcome the Charles Pillow Large Ensemble on Monday, August 19th (sets: 7:30pm & 9:30pm). To celebrate the successful recent release of Electric Miles, Pillow is thrilled to be joined by trumpeters Tony Kadleck, Frank Greene, Scott Wendholt and Tim … Read More

FEATURE: Inside Hook Profiles Brandee Younger

June 11, 2019Features, Press Reel

Brandee Younger and the New Shape of Jazz to Come She’s brought her harp along to sessions for Drake, Common and Lauryn Hill. Now it’s time to freshen up the great American art form by Bonnie Stiernberg, Inside Hook Brandee Younger has just arrived for her gig at the Edition Hotel in New York City … Read More

FEATURE: Jazziz Includes Christian Li/Mike Bono’s “Visitors” in Auditions Round-Up!

June 8, 2019Features, Press Reel

Joe Woodard, Jazziz Strings play a much smaller role on Visitors (Tone Rogue), the debut album from co-leaders Christian Li (piano, keyboards) and Mike Bono (guitar). But when violinist Alex Hargreaves and string player Chris Marion insert their bowed sonic input, ears perk up. Hargreaves enlivens Li’s restless, antic “Little Rascals” and Bono’s tartly moody “Tango,” while Marion’s layered string sound … Read More