LargeUp Premiere: Stream Zane Rodulfo’s “Pathways” EP

February 25, 2016Features

By Rian Nurse, Large Up Caribbean jazz is enjoying a burgeoning Renaissance buttressed by young, up-and-coming talent as well as a growing demand for alternatives to seasonal festival music. The St. Lucia Jazz Festival celebrates its 25th edition this April through May, and Tobago Jazz, also in April, has become a marked event on the … Read More

Jackie Gage is WOMAN OF THE MONTH on Model Behaviors!

February 19, 2016Features

WOMAN OF THE MONTH: JACKIE GAGE Our Woman of the Month for February is Jackie Gage! She’s a singer with a velvety rich voice, a musician who mixes elements of soul, jazz, and R&B, and a woman who believes wholeheartedly in her art and, most importantly, herself. She recently relocated from the Bay Area to … Read More

“Pushing The Paths Of Modern Jazz Forward” feature on

February 15, 2016Features

by Rahdu Mahdi Over the past decade-plus, the on-going surge of live jazz & instrumentation has gradually made its’ presence both heard & felt within the pulse of contemporary music in the urban fold. Artists such as Roy Hargrove, Esperanza Spaulding & Robert Glasper have really re-energized the appetite for the listeners’ ears of today … Read More

Feature: Take Five With Trumpeter Shunzo Ohno and Raul Da Gama

November 29, 2015Features

Take Five With Trumpeter Shunzo Ohno by Raul Da Gama, Jazz da Gama All that is unusual and unexpected about Shunzo Ohno is encapsulated in the glimmering, intimate and transcendent howl of his trumpet. He plays each note that flies out of the bell of his instrument as if he were creating the pristine and … Read More