Four stars for ‘Racha S’Miles’ in All About Jazz

November 16, 2015Press Reel, Reviews

by James Nadal, All About Jazz The music of Miles Davis certainly needs no introduction. It has been covered in a myriad of styles, by a vast quantity of artists. Racha S’Miles is an ambitious project that deconstructs Davis’s music and hurls it into a rhythmic and exotic orbit exhibiting Brazilian sensibilities. The Racha Fora … Read More

Shunzo Ohno, The Cutting Room, NYC, 12/19/15

November 12, 2015Event Announcement

Shunzo Ohno Preview of ReNew Saturday, December 19, 7:30 PM The Cutting Room, New York City New York, NY- The Cutting Room, located at 44 E. 32nd Street, NYC, proudly presents Shunzo Ohno on Saturday, December 19, at 7:30 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Tickets, which are $20 in advance and $25 day of … Read More

Jamie Baum, The Rubin Museum, 11/13/15

November 9, 2015Event Announcement

The Rubin Museum of Art will be continuing its “Jazz at the Rubin” series with internationally recognized flutist Jamie Baum on Friday, November 13 at 7:00 PM. She will be performing new music and premiering a commission by the Rubin Museum, Honoring Nepal. Selections from her latest album “In This Life” (Sunnyside) will be performed … Read More

Gene Ess & Fractal Attraction, Club Bonafide, NYC, 12/2/15

November 4, 2015Event Announcement

Coming to Club Bonafide on December 2! Gene Ess featuring Thana Alexa, Glenn Zaleski, Thomson Kneeland, and Clarence Penn! Fresh off the heels of their latest release, Eternal Monomyth, Gene Ess and Fractal Attraction have been solidifying themselves as one of New York’s premiere collectives featuring original material that explores the use of the voice … Read More

Racha Fora, Club Bonafide, NYC, 11/15/15

October 22, 2015Event Announcement

Racha Fora Club Bonafide Sunday, November 15, 7:30 PM New York City “Let’s go!” is one of the many possible interpretations of Racha Fora, but the one most apropos to this ensemble might be “branch line”—in this case running from Brazil to Japan, a link older and deeper than you might imagine. Racha Fora’s sound … Read More

Matt Savage Trio + Quartet, Rockwood Music Hall, NYC, 11/14/15

October 20, 2015Event Announcement

Den Entertainment Presents: Matt Savage Trio + Quartet Saturday, November 14, 11:15 PM Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3 New York, NY “…a phenomenally talented pianist and composer who demands to be taken seriously on purely musical terms.” WALL STREET JOURNAL New York, NY- Den Entertainment Matt Savage Trio + Quartet on Saturday, November 14, at … Read More

BeBop Spoken Here Loves Racha Fora’s ‘Racha S’Miles’!

October 15, 2015Reviews

CD Review: Racha Fora – Racha S’miles By Lance Liddle, BeBop Spoken Here Described as Jazz improvisation over native Brazilian rhythms – a grooving hybrid music from Boston, Ma this sounded as if it might be a daunting prospect! Not so! This tribute to Miles Davis is quite delightful. The unusual combination of the flute/violin … Read More

Brooklyn Jazz Underground, Prospect Range, Brooklyn, NY, 11/6/15

October 10, 2015Event Announcement

The Brooklyn Jazz Underground Presents Live at the Prospect Range on Friday, November 6, at 7:30 PM at the Prospect Range, located at 1228 Prospect Ave in Brooklyn, New York. Tickets are $20.00 for adults, $10 for students and free for children. More information ca¬¬n be found online by visiting and The Brooklyn … Read More

Racha Fora ‘Racha S’Miles’ Reviewed on Midwest Record

October 10, 2015Reviews

By Chris Spector, Midwest Record RACHA FORA/Racha S’miles: Music is the universal language? Jazz is the universal language? How about Miles is the universal language? A few years ago we had an Indian Miles Davis cross pollination that was pretty special. How about this time around we have a Brazilian interpretation of Miles by a … Read More