MLK Jr. on Jazz: The Soundtrack of Civil Rights

“Jazz speaks for life. The Blues tell the story of life’s difficulties.” Originally called the “Berliner Jazztage” the now Berlin Jazz Festival was founded in 1964 in West Berlin by the Berliner Festspiele. The festival’s mission has been “to document, support, and validate trends in jazz, and to mirror the

Joe Chambers Returns With Feb. 3 Release Of ‘Dance Kobina’

In Lingala, a Bantu language spoken in the Congo, ‘kobina’ means ‘to dance.’ In the mid-to-late 1960s, Chambers played drums for numerous Blue Note luminaries appearing on some of the decade’s most progressive albums including Bobby Hutcherson’s Components and Happenings, Wayne Shorter’s Adam’s Apple, Freddie Hubbard’s Breaking Point, Joe Henderson’s

Kevin Fort – Perspectives

Pianist and composer Kevin Fort follows his extraordinary debut, Red Gold (CD Baby, 2014), with another tip of the hat to jazz