By Frank Griffith, Bebop Spoken Here azz vocal group, The Royal Bopsters, have just produced their second release – Party Of Four – which also includes veteran vocal bopsters, Bob Dorough and Sheila Jordan as well as bass giant Christian McBride on selected tracks. Read more here.
By Stuart Nicholson, Jazzwise The generations Quartet is a well-integrated band since it comprises Liebman with three generations of jazz musicians he has mentored and presented in various of his groups at various stages in their careers. Read more here.
By Adam Budofsky, On The Drums/Medium Mark Ferber is a member of Ralph Alessi’s This Against That, the Marc Copland trio, the Brad Shepik Organ Trio, and his twin brother Alan Ferber’s Grammy nominated big band and nonet. Ferber’s also a highly prized freelancer, and recently Motéma Music announced his inclusion on Daring Mind, a … Read More
Zach Brock Continues Monthly Streaming Residency at Soapbox Gallery in Brooklyn Next Performance: January 27th – Live Solo Recording: Light Shines Through Critically acclaimed violinist Zach Brock, currently nominated for a GRAMMY Award for his work with Snarky Puppy on Live at the Royal Albert Hall (Best Contemporary Instrumental Album) is proud to continue his … Read More
Philippe Lemm Trio Announce Their Latest Release First Steps, Out 3/26 on Outside in Music Tour dates announced in Delray Beach and Orlando, FL and Rochester and Buffalo, NY Outside in Music is thrilled to announce the latest studio release from the Philippe Lemm Trio, First Steps, out March 26. First Steps demonstrates the trio’s … Read More
by Jim Hynes, Making A Scene The group dubbed Sounds of A&R, or as they are commonly referenced S.O.A. R., is the partnering team of vocalist April May Webb and the trumpeter Randall Haywood, with support from April May’s siblings Jacob Webb on bass and Nathan Webb on drums, plus guitarist Charlie Sigler, pianist James Austin and harpist Riza Printup. Read more here. … Read More
By Keanna Faircloth, WBGO What started as a girls’ trip to the Palm Springs desert resulted in magic for säje. Read more here.
By JazzTimes The track, featuring a Dave Liebman saxophone solo, is from the jazz orchestra’s most recent album The Rise Up. Check this video premiere here.
By Greg Cahill, Strings Magazine Downbeat magazine recently named jazz violinist Tomoko Omura one of its Rising Star Violinists for the fifth year in a row. Her new album, Branches Vol. 1 (Outside in Music), was inspired by Japanese folktales. It solidifies her reputation as a gifted composer and passionate instrumentalist. “I hope that, through the lens of contemporary … Read More