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Kneebody’s New Album ‘Chapters’ Out Today!

Do Not Ignore This! This is the highly inventive, original and compelling new album from explosive US quartet Kneebody. The music is adventurous, exuberant and powerful: music for a new generation, music that will inspire and excite, coming from a band with a committed and distinctive sound. From the off, it commands your attention and surprises at every turn. Kneebody are a band with a long history, a deep mutual respect and a dedicated fan base yet this album marks a new beginning – a new line-up, a new label, and renewed focus. The album is Chapters, an all-encompassing and powerhouse album that mixes deep grooves and deft melodies with a wide range of guests including Becca Stevens, Gretchen Parlato, Michael Mayo, and Josh Dion. Chapters is a modern-day great! Download the full Press Release Stream/Download Chapters here Read The Full Article

Posted Oct 18th, 2019 in News


Robert Fonseca’s Yesun Out Today!

“Havana-born pianist Robert Fonseca releases Yesun, his ninth solo album, on 18 October. ‘Yesun is the album I’ve always wanted to make,’ says Fonseca of a record that combines everything from jazz and classical music to rap, funk, reggaeton, and... Read The Full Article

Posted Oct 18th, 2019 in News


Joe Lovano’s Universal Jazz Ensemble Preview

From JazzTimes Joe Lovano Gets Universal: The vaunted saxophonist debuts a new, wide-ranging octet at Jazz at Lincoln Center By: MAC RANDALL “alot of times, I think jazz is too restricted to a style,’ saxophonist and composer Joe Lovano says.... Read The Full Article

Posted Oct 17th, 2019 in News


Masterful Pianist Chucho Valdés Interviewed

From The Santa Barbara Independent Chucho Valdés Interviewed: Masterful Pianist Brings Afro-Cuban Music to Town By: JOSEF WOODARD “When it comes to Cuban jazz ‘” and Cuban music, generally ‘” the name Chucho Valdés looms large, almost regal. The masterful... Read The Full Article

Posted Oct 15th, 2019 in News


Lila Downs Among 2019 Latin Academy Leading Ladies

From Billboard Lila Downs & Dayanara Torres Among 2019 Latin Academy Leading Ladies By: LEILA COBO “Latin Grammy and Grammy winner Lila Downs, actress Dayanara Torres, audio engineer, and producer Maria Elisa Ayerbe and music executives Luana Pagani and Elsa... Read The Full Article

Posted Oct 11th, 2019 in News


Youn Sun Nah chats with NWMS

From northwestmusicscene.net Interview: Youn Sun Nah chats with NWMS By: ANDREW HAMLIN “I’m so fortunate to have had so many adventures in my career. One such adventure was the first time I performed with Swedish guitarist Ulf Wakenius‘¬. We had... Read The Full Article

Posted Oct 11th, 2019 in News


Shai Maestro to Play at The Art Boutiki on Oct....

From The Mercury News Jazz piano’s future hits the Bay Area with 3 hot artists By: ANDREW GILBERT “Both Sands and Parks studied at the Manhattan School of Music before joining illustrious bands (Christian McBride’s Inside Straight and Terence Blanchard’s... Read The Full Article

Posted Oct 10th, 2019 in News


Home Arts & Culture Celebrating Milestones, Keeping the Music Alive

From afro.com Celebrating Milestones, Keeping the Music Alive By: Micha Green “Twenty years ago Jason Moran’s jazz trio, The Bandwagon wowed audiences with their unique sound and artistic mash-ups, and for eight years the Kennedy Center’s jazz programming has been... Read The Full Article

Posted Oct 10th, 2019 in News


Daymé Arocena’s “Homenaje” opens up KCRW Mornings Become Electric

From KCRW Mornings Become Electric By: ANNE LITT Click here to Listen Read The Full Article

Posted Oct 10th, 2019 in News


Kneebody Live In the KNKX Studios

From www.knkx.org Kneebody gets comfortable in the KNKX studios By: ABE BEESON “All hands were on deck for this double-decker studio session. Portland’s Trio Subtonic would play the opening role both in the KNKX studios and at their Earshot Jazz... Read The Full Article

Posted Oct 8th, 2019 in News


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