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Posts Tagged ‘jazz’

Bobby Royale – “Live Jazz at Staarsound” is a focused musical exploration with distinct melodies and tones

Some see hip-hop and jazz as an unholy alliance, maybe even the vulgarization of jazz. But other musicians see the genre-melding as a positive development. Every so often, in some corner of the globe in fact, you’ll find a ha...


Maki – “Atlas Hacked” will teach you a great deal!

It’s sometimes hard to find the words that accurately bring justice to avant-garde electronic works. With an artist like Maki you almost only have to mention his name for fans of the underground independent scene, to understa...



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Soul Singer Randy Hall Drops New Solo Single “A New Way of Love” Following Vault Hit with Late Jazz Legend Miles Davis

After years spent in a lucrative retreat from the spotlight, multi-faceted musician/singer Randy Hall is in the midst of a hot streak as a recording artist as hot as his home base: Las Vegas! Randy Hall has enjoyed internationa...



AP Project – “Out of The Blue” – The instrumentation weaves majestically!

The AP Project is a band formed by students from the conservatory of music in Naples (Italy). Its members include band leader Arcangelo Pezzella (guitar), Guido Foi (piano and keyboards), Alessandro Petricciuolo (bass), and Fra...


Abeille – “Feels” – in exquisite taste and in perfect tandem

Abeille (meaning ‘honeybee’ in French) is an indie jazz-pop duo out of Nashville and Portland. This long distance project is made up of Emily Jewel and Samuel Terrazzino, who currently released their debut single “Feels...



Gogo Vagena: “Fly to You” – elegance and sophistication!

Gogo Vagena has an instrument that channels the gorgeous vocal stylings of the classic songstresses of our time, but with enough restraint and thickness to merit comparisons with modern day divas. Her vocals and attitude throug...


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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...



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...