Will Porter’s ability to conjure up the past while simultaneously keeping his music fresh enough to push forward is a talent that is truly singular to him. As such, it’s no surprise that the press and critics alike have finally caught up with Will during his reissue campaign for his now acclaimed album Tick Tock Tick.
Dutch band Focus was and still is one of the better Prog-Rock bands of the era. Their seminal album Focus 2, also known as Moving Waves, is nothing short of genre-defining.
NYC is teeming with amazing, young, and hungry Jazz artists right now, and I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with many of them. Ioana Vintu is one of those artists, but with a slightly new spin.
It always seems like drummers are some of the hardest working people in music. Corey Fonville is no exception. Corey is a full-time member of Christian Scott’s critically acclaimed group and a driving force behind eclectic Jazz Fusion band Butcher Brown.
If you like Jazz and Hard Rock fused, then you’ll like Gerald Gradwohl! Gerald has played music for a very long time from Austria and started his first band at the age of 11, playing classical guitar.
John Beasley is one of the most respected Jazz musicians in the world today, but did you know that he really wanted to be a football player? Imagine how different the world of Jazz would be had John pursued that dream.
Saleka is one the rising stars within the R&B scene today. Her voice is smooth as butter, and even though she may wear her influences on her sleeve, she’s had no trouble writing and creating music that is entirely all her own.
If you’re into Soul, Funk, Jazz, Blues or any old school music on Stax, CTI, Volt and the like, then I’ve got something for you. The Delvon Lamarr Trio is the answer to your music prayers.
Rahsaan Roland Kirk as he came to be known, had to be one of the most distinctive figures in Jazz. Although Rahsaan did not like to refer to himself as a Jazz artist, he preferred the term Black Classical Music, which when you listen to the breadth of his music seems fitting.
Over time, Andrew Gould has established himself as one of the premier players of this fierce new era of stellar Jazz musicians, having played with the likes of James Moody, Ron Carter, Benny Golson and more.