By Raul Da Gama, Latin jazz Net t is rare – very rare indeed – that a foreigner singing Brasilian music in the native Portuguese language could take your breath away as some of the top tier Brasilian vocalists performing these very same songs. There are several reasons why Mafalda Minnozzi does this to you, … Read More
By Mike Jeffers, Chicago Music Revealed Listen to this podcast here.
By George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly Recorded “live” at the Bop Stop at the Music Settlement in swinging Ohio, this album has Bobby Selvaggion playing a boppingly bright alto along with some pedal affects, mixing and matching with his core team of Theron Brown/p-key, Paul Thompson/b and Zaire Darden/dr with cameo guests Dan Wilson/eg and … Read More
By Matt Micucci, JAZZIZ Charles McPherson Explores the Relationship Between Jazz and Dance Artforms in New Project: Bebop luminary Charles McPherson explores the exciting relationship between jazz and dance artforms on his new project, Jazz Dance Suites, due out September 25 via Chazz Mack. Read the full article here.
By Dave Summer, Bandcamp These intros are meant to be nothing more than my way of politely holding the door open, and guiding listeners inside to the music. Sometimes, I make mention of a trend or commonality shared by the recommendations. Sometimes, I provide a reminder of the essential nature of music in our lives. … Read More
By Matt Micucci, JAZZIZ Looking for some Monday motivation? We’ve got you covered. From a saxophone legend’s love letter to an iconic vocalist’s unearthed gem, here are five new songs that you can listen to right now to start your week the right way. Read the full article here.
By Adam Feibel, Jazz FM. 90.1 Since the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out musicians’ ability to play live concerts — and, in effect, to make most of their earnings — Bandcamp has emerged as a leader in helping artists make more money from their music. Read this full feature here.
By Chris Spector, Midwest Record MATHIS SOUND ORCHESTRA/World Unity: A multi culti tyro grows up and is running ahead of the pack of genre splicers since he’s been pounding this beat for so long that it’s totally natural to him. Mixing acoustics with electronics and bringing in everything but the kitchen sink, the result is … Read More
By Wulf Muller, Wulf’s Music + Blog End of May and slowly the restrictions imposed are eased here in Madrid, but there is still a long way to go … I only leave house with a mask and when really needed. We have times when we could go out for a walk, but then everyone … Read More
By Steven Graham, MarlBank Last month I was wondering if the upcoming Jonathan Barber album Legacy Holder will be a game changer for him. Since then I’ve been listening to more Legacy Holder tracks and the signs definitely point in that direction. Read the full review here.