We often forget how many hats people wear in the music industry. Dan Pugach is one such person. He is a composer, drummer, bandleader, arranger, his own tour manager, etc.
It’s currently a very exciting time in Jazz. There are a plethora of talented and unique musicians. Jimmy Macbride is no exception. He is one of the most versatile and hard-working drummers out there.
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.
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.
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.
Benny Benack is a third generation Jazz-head. His grandfather and father (both also named Benny) were a couple of “OG’s” from the long-standing, and criminally-underrated Pittsburg Jazz scene.