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.
Though she began her jazz career after her kids were grown, Denise Donatelli has quickly become a singing sensation. Now a four-time Grammy nominee, she’s augmented her jazz with work in commercials and television in Los Angeles – even earning a starring vocal role on a parody of the James Bond theme from “You Only […]