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Posts Tagged ‘jazz’

Interview: Austin Findley blends styles to create his fusion genre

Austin Findley is from the Midwest. Born on August 13th, 1997 to a family from the country, He was raised in small towns around Mid-Missouri. He started learning music theory at age 14, when he began playing with a program call...


Tony Marino: “A Tango Silhouette” – the more you listen to it the more surprises and nuances it reveals

The origins of Tango are obscure. There are many theories, but ultimately it is impossible to discover the facts because the records don’t exist. Tango sprang from the poor and the disadvantaged, in tenement blocks and on...



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Tony Marino: “Family and Friends” – This album is beyond mere technical skill

Tony Marino – the South Philly composer, pianist, and bandleader – has been passionately carrying the torch for his love of Latin Jazz sounds since the release of his debut Cd “Tony Marino & Havana Heat: The Lati...



d’Z: “Connected” – sparkling funky rhythms!

Hans-Peter de Zeeuw a.k.a. d’Z is a Dutch drummer and composer in the soul, jazz and funk genres. Born to a conservative family in Rotterdam, the life of d’Z changed at the age of nine when he took his first drum lesson. He...


Union Five take their levels of sheer groove prowess to new levels

Rhythm is as important as melody throughout the amalgamation of tracks on the self-titled album by Union Five. This is evidenced by the alternating emphasis on one aspect or the other – and often the fusion of the two ele...



The new record label Sounds Fragil presents their first release, “Music For Sketches” by Tobias Svensson

“Music For Sketches” is the result of a decade of musical exploration and experimenting by the Swedish composer Tobias Svensson. It features four tracks, all blending in between modern classical, jazz, electronic music and ...


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Blue Soul Ten: “The Beautiful Warrior” – downright insatiable grooves

For Blue Soul Ten’s Claye Greene, texture and mood are his specialties. His flowing, soulful, always compelling sound portraits are like a door to another world. He continues along these sonic journeys with his new release ...


Angela C. Howell: “There’s Nothin’ I Don’t Love…” – a confident and sophisticated style

My, oh my, what an extraordinary song! All of the extraordinary shine of Angela C. Howell’s six previous albums is once again realized here on her latest single “There’s Nothin’ I Don’t Love…” – a tr...



Tisabel: “GENRE HOPPING” stands as a singular creative statement

Longtime Musical director and vocalist Tony Isabel aka Tisabel boasts an unprecedented skill set. He writes, arranges, sings, plays, and performs. He busts taboos, flashes unstoppable ambition, blends genres together like paint...


Josiel Konrad: “Dança do Amor” ft. Nina Miranda – superior vocal and playing performance

The popularity of world music in the USA has a long history, and tends to run in cycles. There was a period in the early 20th Century when jazz musicians came to adopt Latin rhythms. And there were occasional musical forays int...