by Matt Micucci, Jazziz “New York-based jazz vocal quartet The Royal Bopsters recently released a vocalese bonus track recorded during the session of their acclaimed 2020 sophomore album, Party of Four. The single is a sparkling take on ‘Jazz Jump’ with melody by Lester Young and vocalese lyrics added by King Pleasure.” Watch the full … Read More
By Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World Renowned vocalist Mafalda Minnozzi has announced the release of Cinema City – Jazz Scenes from Italian Film. On her new album, which is out October 1, 2021, the inimitable Minnozzi uncovers a new side as she explores the Italian cinematic songbook in the company of her first-rate band and special … Read More
By S. Victor Aaron, Something Else! Like many of us, Dave Meder has tried to make sense of the turmoil that America finds itself in the midst of. But as a gifted pianist and composer, he’s able to eloquently sort out his feelings of these unsettling times through music. Read more here.
By RJ Frometa, Vents Magazine Genre-bending vocal super-group, säje (pronounced like ‘beige’) have added another stunner to their growing list of repertoire. Today, the GRAMMY® nominated quartet released “Dusk Baby“, a new single featuring dynamite jazz pianist Gerald Clayton. Read more here.
By Matt Micucci, Jazziz If you’re looking for some great new music to discover this weekend, look no further than our weekly New Release Cheat Sheet. Read more here.
by Matt Micucci, Jazziz Andy Farber & His Orchestra, “How Am I To Know” feat. Catherine Russell [Song Premiere] Saxophonist Andy Farber will release Early Blue Evening, his second album with his 17-piece big band, on August 27 and ArtistShare. This is a swing and blues showcase featuring nine originals and two Farber-arranged standards, including a … Read More
by Matt Micucci, Jazziz If you’re looking for some great new music to discover this weekend, look no further than our weekly New Release Cheat Sheet. Read more here.
By Editor, All About Jazz “Aries Goddess (For Consuela and the Fallen)” is a new video from ace Chicago trumpeter Marques Carroll. Featured on his debut album The Ancestors’ Call, this moving composition was written for the mothers of victims of gun violence. Check this video out here.
by Chris Rizik, Soul Tracks “There are some things that we couldn’t do when we were in our 20s; we just didn’t understand life enough. Sure, with age comes creaky joints and the loss of some innocence, but age also brings incredible perspective and wisdom, and actually makes us better in so many ways. Jazz singer extraordinaire Dee … Read More
By Bass Magazine Bass icon Charnett Moffett showcases virtuosity and versatility on “New Love”, the new single off his forthcoming album of the same name due out this June via the label Motéma. Check this premiere here.