By Ruth Fisher & Rouhangeze, JAZZ FM Jazz FM loves and supports new music. So, our team have chosen artists and albums that they’re excited about for Bandcamp Fridays… Read more here.
By Adam Feibel, Jazz FM 91 Grammy winner and NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman has always declared that if he had to name one primary influence and inspiration, it would be John Coltrane. This new tribute to the sax legend finds Liebman returning exclusively to the soprano sax backed by his working band Expansions. Together, … Read More
By Editor, JAZZIZ It’s one week after the remnants of Hurricane Ida left much of New York City severely flooded. Mike Clark is on the phone discussing the harrowing ride home he had on the night of the storm with fellow drumming pioneer Lenny White after White’s gig at Birdland. Read more here.
By Matt Micucci, Jazziz New York-based vocalists/songwriters Lucy Yeghiazaryan and Vanisha Gould released their debut collaborative LP on September 24. Read more here.
By Greg Bryant, WBGO Singer-songwriter Sasha Dobson’s latest album, Girl Talk, is an engaging return to her first love: standards and swing. Read more here.
By Jeff Gardner, Tucson Weekly As the absurdity of the last 18 months would have it, it took musician and singer Rachel Eckroth returning to the desert to release an album titled The Garden—admittedly, it’s not a standard album, either. So the story of how The Garden came to be might actually make sense in … Read More
Por Karmina Fonseca, El Correo NY Él renombrado bajista Carlos Henriquez, es definitivamente uno de los más importantes músicos en la escena del Jazz Latino en la ciudad de Nueva York y el mundo. En su revelador nuevo álbum, The South Bronx Story, rinde homenaje al sur del Bronx a través del sello discográfico Tiger … Read More
By Matt Micucci, Jazziz Critically acclaimed pianist/composer/arranger Miki Yamanaka has released her new arrangement of the iconic jazz standard, “Tea for Two,” originally composed by Vincent Youmans in 1924. Read more here.
By Editor, NQ Jazz Our NQ Jazz album of the week is the debut collaborative album from vocalists and songwriters Lucy Yeghiazaryan and Vanisha Gould. A collection of originals and ‘carefully curated standards’, the twelve-song album ‘offers a glimpse into the private lives of women told from their unique perspectives’. Read more here.
by Giovanni Russonello, New York Times “Floating from precociously warm, sexy low notes to a silky top, Samara Joy’s voice evokes classic influences and has earned her collaborations with leading contemporary musicians such as the guitarist Pasquale Grasso, whose trio will accompany her at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club on Oct. 17.” Read the … Read More