Por Hectór Martín, Canción a Quemarropa La pianista y vocalista residente en la ciudad de Nueva York Champian Fulton se complace en anunciar el lanzamiento de su muy esperado nuevo álbum Birdsong. Lea este anuncio aquí.
Por José Ramón, La Habitación Del Jazz Jonathan Barber (Hartford, CT), toca la batería desde los cinco años. Su padre, también baterista, tocaba en la iglesia, lo que le inculcó un profundo aprecio por la música góspel. Lea esta reseña aquí.
By Troy Dostert, All About Jazz A pianist of uncommon sensitivity and graceful temperament, Julian Shore crafts music with atmosphere and feeling, aiming for emotional depth rather than settling for typical jazz devices. Read this full interview here.
By Raul Da Gama, World Music Report Ajoyo released their EP War Chant in the Fall of 2019 and have since followed that four-song release with a full album in the Summer of 2020. Read this full article here.
By Phil Freeman, StereoGum Plenty of jazz musicians have made politically engaged music; there’s usually at least one album in this column with a message to convey, whether subtle or explicit. Read this article here.
Powerhouse Vocalist Brianna Thomas to Release Sophomore Album, Everybody Knows Due out October 2, 2020 “I heard Brianna Thomas sing and I stopped in my tracks. Her soul and spirit are pure, beautiful, moving jazz at its finest”. Marcus Samuelsson Vocalist, composer, arranger and bandleader Brianna Thomas is proud to announce the October 2nd release … Read More
César Orozco and Kamarata Jazz Set to Release ROOTED FORWARD on October 16, 2020 “César Orozco manages to make the best combination between Cuban, Jazz and Venezuelan music I have ever heard.” – Paquito D’Rivera Co-Producers César Orozco and Rodner Padilla are thrilled to announce the October 16, 2020 release of Rooted Forward, the fourth … Read More
By Jim Hynes, Making A Scene Prolific composer and multi-instrumentalist Mehmet Ali Sanlikol delivers his ambitious project: THE RISE UP: Stories of Strife, Struggle and Inspiration with his dynamic jazz orchestra Whatsnext, written for and featuring NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman as soloist. Read the full review here.
Por José Ramón, La Habitación Del Jazz Julian Shore (Narragansett, Rhode Island) creció escuchando a su padre tocar Bach en el piano de su casa. Comenzó a estudiar piano a una edad temprana. Lea este articulo aquí.
By BWW Saxophonist Chad LB defies quarantine to create his first-ever big band album, Quarantine Standards, due out August 21, 2020, convenes 18 stellar musicians recorded in lockdown on a thrilling set of classic tunes. Read this full article here.