FEATURE: Charles Waring Interviews Vanessa Rubin

November 6, 2019Features, Press Reel

by Charles Waring,  Soul and Jazz and Funk “Life happens while you’re a jazz singer,” laughs Vanessa Rubin, explaining her long absence from the world of recording. For those mystified by her sudden disappearance back at the dawn of the 2000s, she says “I never stopped singing,” adding, “but you can’t be on stage all the time. I’m happy to … Read More

NEWS: Gabriel Chakarji Releases First Single “Enredadera” (Latin Jazz Net)

November 6, 2019New Release, Press Releases

by Web Editor, Latin Jazz Net Pianist Gabriel Chakarji announces his first single ‘Enredadera” Young pianist and Latin Grammy nominee Gabriel Chakarji announces his first single “Enredadera” featuring his trio with Edward Perez on bass and Jongkuk Kim on drums. This music is inspired by the entangled nature of climbing plants, “entangled” cycles of rhythm … Read More

REVIEW: Soul Message Band : Elmore Magazine

November 6, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By Ken Spooner, Elmore Magazine Back in his R&R (reinvention and ranting) evangelical days, Little Richard (aka the Real King Of R&R )  once messaged his flock, The Devil now has two kinds of music_ he’s got R&R and now he’s got …JAAAZZZZZ.  Well I’ll be damned, who would of thunk it ?  I don’t know where the … Read More

TOUR: Trumpeter Wallace Roney Kicks Off Fall/Winter Tour Across Europe!

November 5, 2019Live, Press Releases

Following the summer release of his latest album Blue Dawn – Blue Nights Featuring Emilio Modeste (saxophone), Quintin Zoto (guitar), Oscar Williams II (piano), Paul Cuffari (bass), Kojo Odu Roney & Lenny White (drums)   Following the HighNote Records release of his twenty-second recording as a leader, Blue Dawn-Blue Nights, internationally-revered trumpeter Wallace Roney is … Read More

JAZZIZ: Track by Track with Matt Ulery – Delicate Charms

November 5, 2019Features, Press Reel

by Matt Micucci, Matt Ulery, Jazziz Bassist/composer Matt Ulery is no stranger to unusual musical ventures and on his ninth album as a bandleader, Delicate Charms, he tests new grounds by exploring the sonic and artistic opportunities produced by the pairing of alto saxophone and violin with a traditional jazz rhythm section. Here, he plays the … Read More

INTERVIEW: Chicago Jazz Magazine

November 4, 2019Interviews, Press Reel

By: Hrayr Attarian, Chicago Jazz Magazine Bassist Richie Goods previews his upcoming release “My Left Hand Man” a tribute to pianist Mulgrew Miller. Goods also previews his upcoming performance at Chicago’s Promontory on November 5th where he will be performing songs from the new recording and much more. Visit Richie’s website at www.richiegoods.com for shows … Read More

REVIEW: Wallace Roney’s Blue Dawn – Blue Nights by Jazz Weekly

November 4, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By George Harris, Jazz Weekly Trumpeter Wallace Roney has embraced the similarity of his tone to Miles Davis and has released another strong album with a team of Emilio Modeste/ts-ss, Oscar Williams II/p, Paul Cuffari/b, Quintin Zoto/g, and trading off Koho Odu Roney-Lenny White/dr. The inclusion of the George Benson-inspired Zoto for a handful of … Read More