The best-known father figure in jazz has famous musical sons. But the Marsalis clan is even more extensive, as you can see when students reflect on his influence.
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 and personal lyrics. The title […]
The group Omaha Diner is made up of four of the most gifted and adventurous musicians in jazz: drummer Bobby Previte, trumpeter Steven Bernstein, guitarist Charlie Hunter and saxophonist, Skerik. Along with the almost scary level of talent, the other thing that makes Omaha Diner unique is their musical repertoire. They won’t even think about […]