Fresh on the heels of winning the NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest, the seven-piece group wowed the Oregon festival crowd with a mix of funk, hip-hop, rock and jazz.
Blending the rhythms of Brazil, the Caribbean, Africa and Latin America into a groovy gumbo, Seattle’s Duende Libre landed in the KNKX studios to celebrate with an exclusive performance of three songs from their new self-titled album live on 88.5. The trio are well-traveled, keys player Alex Chadsey has spent time playing music in Mexico, […]
New Orleans is so full of incredibly gifted drummers, bassists and pianists, it would probably be impossible to pick one three-piece rhythm section and call it ‘the best.’ But when you’re talking about drummer Stanton Moore, bassist James Singleton and pianist David Torkanowsky, you could make a pretty good case that these guys rule the […]
The wide-ranging composer, drummer, pianist and trombonist has been defying easy category since childhood. Now only 37 years old, he’s just getting started.