Bassist and Composer Ben Tiberio Announces the Release of His Recording Debut Rare Peace, To Be Released September 17 on Outside In Music Outside In Music is thrilled to announce the September 17, 2021 release of Rare Peace, the debut album from bassist and composer Ben Tiberio. Tiberio has become a staple on the NYC … Read More
Vocalists Lucy Yeghiazaryan and Vanisha Gould Present New Album In Her Words, A Collaborative, Open-Hearted Glimpse into the Inner Lives of Women Due out September 24, 2021 On September 24, 2021, New York-based vocalists and songwriters Lucy Yeghiazaryan and Vanisha Gould will release their debut collaborative album In Her Words. A twelve track collection of … Read More
NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman Celebrates 75th Birthday on SELFLESSNESS, New John Coltrane Tribute Album with EXPANSIONS, due out September 3rd 2021 via Dot Time Records “I have been “Chasin’” the Trane for 60-plus years. I can honestly say that he was greatly responsible for who I am..and who I wish to be,” – Dave … Read More
by Jim Hynes, Making A Scene “Alto summits are not all that rare but it is uncommon to find them bringing all original material played with together three saxophonists of this caliber.” Read the full review here.
by Dave Sumner, Bandcamp “What’s striking about this music is the way the distinctive qualities of Japanese music and jazz are allowed to fully blossom, with their commonalities framed as bonds and their differences reconciled as counterpoints.” Read the full Best Jazz on Bandcamp article here.
by Shae Fontana, Bleubop Harris recently released his latest album, Kate’s SoulFood, one of the best jazz records this year in my opinion. I had the chance to take a in-depth look into the album during one of our podcast and got to speak to Harris right before his Saturday show at Birdland. Read the … Read More
Keith Brown African Ripples by George Cole Read it here. Alex Conde Descarga for Bud by Derek Ansell Read it here. Tim Hagans and the NDR Bigband A Conversation by Euan Dixon Read it here.
by Shaun Brady The Philly-based husband-and-wife duo of Jean and Marcus Baylor had achieved success individually — she with the R&B duo Zhané, he as drummer with fusion greats Yellowjackets, among others — before launching The Baylor Project. The pair’s 2017 debut, The Journey, earned them a pair of Grammy nominations, but their follow-up is … Read More
by Tiziana Dearing and Chris Citorik, WBUR Radio Boston Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, Grammy-nominated musician, composer, and faculty member at the New England Conservatory, joins us to talk about his new album, “An Elegant Ritual,” which comes out Friday, and the value of speaking multiple musical languages. Listen to the full segment here.
by Filipe Freitas, Jazz Trail The brand-new Chicago-based sextet Altoizm! is spearheaded by three alto saxophonists of unbound talent: Greg Ward, Rajiv Halim and Sharel Cassity. The rhythm section that paves the way for these avid soloists is composed of pianist and music director Richard Johnson, bassist Jeremiah Hunt and drummer Michael Piolet. Read the … Read More