Top 6 Blues Albums of 2014

Here are our picks for the best blues albums of the year. Jarekus Singleton: Refuse To Lose An impressive national debut from a young Mississippi guitarist and singer who uses his roots in gospel, rock and rap to create a unique blues sound, full of crisp, hairpin arrangements and passionate

Anton Schwartz Quintet Featuring Dominick Farinacci & Eric Reed

When he began his recording career, and for some time thereafter, saxophonist, Anton Schwartz made his home in San Francisco. Now, though, he splits his time between San Francisco and Seattle so we invited our new neighbor to the KPLU performance studio to play some music and talk about his

Terence Blanchard’s “Magnetic” Studio Session

Grammy Award-winning trumpeter and New Orleans native Terence Blanchard and his sextet stopped by the KPLU Seattle studios for a performance and interview hosted by jazz host, Mary McCann. Watch the group perform the title track off his latest album, Magnetic.