Gretchen Parlato and Lionel Loueke ‘Lean In’ on new duet album

A long-awaited collaboration between GRAMMY-nominated vocalist Gretchen Parlato and acclaimed guitarist Lionel Loueke, Lean In tells the story of 20 years of connection, inspiration and friendship between two musical soulmates. Reflecting on the great musical duos of our time and what it is that makes them essential, it would seem plausible

Artemis – In Real Time

Three years after the release of Artemis’ self-titled debut album, the acclaimed ensemble returns with the May 5 release of In Real Time, a marvelous

Johnathan Blake – Passage

Johnathan Blake celebrated the Aug. 11 release of his sophomore Blue Note album Passage, a stirring follow-up to his acclaimed 2021 label debut Homeward Bound for which the drummer and composer reconvened his dynamic band Pentad featuring alto saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins, vibraphonist Joel Ross, pianist David Virelles, and bassist Dezron