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Your Soundtrack for “The Resistance” Movement

From Huffington Post Your Soundtrack for “The Resistance” Movement By: Jennifer Rand Ever since Donald Trump took the oath of office, the noisy majority of Americans who didn’t want him to win the presidency have been fighting back: marching en masse, jamming the Congressional switchboard, protesting at airports, pummeling the White House with angry letters and postcards, packing the Town Halls of our elected officials, huddling in our communities. The longer and harder we fight, the more we look less like a passing fad, and more like a durable movement. Well, every movement needs a soundtrack and, so, here is a collection of some of the best and most powerful protest songs over time and across musical genres. Power to the People! Pre-1960s through 1970s Not surprisingly, many songs of protest arose out of the political turmoil during the era of the Vietnam War and Civil Rights Movement. We Who... Read The Full Article

Posted Feb 27th, 2017 in News


Higher Standards: Dianne Reeves sings without borders

From Calgary Herald Higher Standards: Genre-blurring Grammy winner Dianne Reeves sings without borders By: Eric Volmers It takes a special singer to find the common ground between Ani DiFranco’s 32 Flavors and the 1933 American Songbook classic Stormy Weather. But... Read The Full Article

Posted Feb 24th, 2017 in News


The Bad Plus Deliver the Goods

From NYS Music The Bad Plus Deliver the Goods at the Egg By: Neil Benjamin Jr. The Swyer Theater at the Egg Center for the Performing Arts is a quaint and ideal setting for laid back musical performances. When The... Read The Full Article

Posted Feb 24th, 2017 in News


IMN Artists on JazzTimes Top 50

From JazzTimes The Top 50 Releases of 2016 Top 40 new releases and top 10 historical/reissue recordings per our writers We calculated our top 40 new releases and top 10 historical/reissue recordings of 2016 based on year-end lists by our... Read The Full Article

Posted Feb 24th, 2017 in IMN / Industry News


A Giant of the Electric Guitar

From Jazz Police John Scofield Tears Up “Country for Old Men” at SFJAZZ By: Ken Vermes On a cold blustery winter night at SFJAZZ (February 19), guitarist John Scofield threw up a solid, “perfect game” piece of American-inspired music that... Read The Full Article

Posted Feb 21st, 2017 in News


Joshua Redman + Still Dreaming

From Houstonia Don’t Miss Leading Saxophonist Joshua Redman’s Da Camera Concert By: Chris Becker For saxophonist Joshua Redman the prodigiously talented son of the late great saxophonist Dewey Redman, who played with luminaries like Keith Jarrett and Ornette Coleman, playing... Read The Full Article

Posted Feb 21st, 2017 in News


WBGO Video Premiere: Kneebody's "Uprising"

From WBGO Take Five: Kneebody, Dexter Gordon, Lage & Eldridge, Nicole Mitchell, JALC Orchestra By: Nate Chinen Everything about “Uprising,” the current single by Kneebody, is true to form. Start with the rugged yet even-keel rhythmic motor, courtesy of drummer... Read The Full Article

Posted Feb 20th, 2017 in News


"An Experience Not To Be Missed"

From DC Metro Theater Arts Review: Regina Carter: ‘Simply Ella’ at The Kennedy Center By: Robert Michael Oliver Regina Carter and her violin: a human voice has never sounded so true. If you get a chance to experience Regina Carter:... Read The Full Article

Posted Feb 20th, 2017 in News


Huff Post's Best Albums Grammy's Forgot

From The Huffington Post 40 That the Grammy Awards Forgot: 2016’s Best Albums From Around the World By: Daniel Rosenberg Beyoncé or Adele? That was the message from this year’s Grammy Awards, and the debate they’d like us to continue... Read The Full Article

Posted Feb 20th, 2017 in News


One of the Most Gifted Saxophonists of Our Time

From Ladue News Persons of Interest: David Sanborn By: Paul Brown David Sanborn, in my opinion, is one of the most gifted, dedicated and celebrated saxophonists of our time. The music he makes has taken him on an incredible journey... Read The Full Article

Posted Feb 17th, 2017 in News


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