The Toronto jazz band is heavily influenced by today’s hip-hop. “We came about precisely from just goofing around and having fun,” bassist Chester Hansen says.
Hear the vocalist and pianist play her original tunes “Hurry On Down” and “Real Gone Guy.”
The instrumental band’s deep, beyond-category grooves just earned a second Grammy Award. But as a live show in Dallas reveals, its sound is inseparable from church — and the state of Texas.
The jazz pianist and composer’s career has been defined by creative collaborations — and he hasn’t stopped. He’s celebrating his 75th birthday with a marathon of performances.