Facebook
Twitter
Youtube

News

Get to Know Invisible Whip & Wayne Krantz Bassist Kevin Scott

Get to Know Invisible Whip & Wayne Krantz Bassist Kevin Scott

Kevin Scott is a busy guy, from playing bass with Abstract Logix artists Wayne Krantz and Jimmy Herring and The Invisible Whip, to hosting a weekly experimental music series in Atlanta, to studio sideman gigs for a range of acts from all genres. Some may call him a protege of both bassist Tim Lefebvre (Wayne Krantz, David Bowie, Tedeschi Trucks Band) and the late avant-Southern-icon Col. Bruce Ham... »

Experience ‘Crosscurrents’ w/ Zakir Hussain On Tour

Experience ‘Crosscurrents’ w/ Zakir Hussain On Tour

Fresh from being awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at SFJAZZ Gala 2017, and described by The New York Times as “a living genius,” tabla maestro Zakir Hussain returns with his new project Crosscurrents, exploring the profound intersection of jazz and Indian classical music with some of India’s greatest musicians working within the genre. Hussain is joined by modern saxophone master Chris Potte... »

Check Out Kneebody’s Latest, ‘Anti-Hero’

Check Out Kneebody’s Latest, ‘Anti-Hero’

With a constantly evolving sound that incorporates electronic music, rock and hip-hop, Kneebody has established themselves as one of the most forward-looking groups in jazz. Following their groundbreaking 2015 collaboration with IDM innovator Daedelus, the GRAMMY-nominated quintet bring raw energy, churning backbeats, and unrestrained exploration to their latest offering, Anti-Hero. Ben Wendel (sa... »

Donny McCaslin Releases ‘Beyond Now’

Donny McCaslin Releases ‘Beyond Now’

Deeply influenced by his extraordinary experience collaborating with David Bowie on his final release, Blackstar, Donny McCaslin steps forward with Beyond Now, a heartfelt dedication to the Starman. Along with “David Bowie’s Last Band” (Jason Lindner, Mark Guiliana, Tim Lefebvre and Donny himself), Donny reimagines two Bowie tracks (as well as tracks by Deadmau5 and MUTEMATH) alongside powerful or... »

Mike Stern is Back with ‘Trip’

Mike Stern is Back with ‘Trip’

About a year ago Mike Stern, one of the highest regarded, most successful jazz guitarists alive today, had a terrible accident. He broke both shoulders when he tripped running across a street in Manhattan. Trip, his latest release, is his stunning return after multiple surgeries and a lot of gumption. More than just a comeback, this album is about Mike’s career and his musical partnerships w... »

Guitarist Dean Brown Announces The ROLAJAFUFU Fall Tour of Europe 2017

Guitarist Dean Brown Announces The ROLAJAFUFU Fall Tour of Europe 2017

TOUR DATES Nov 02: Bemowskie Centrum Kultury Warsaw, Poland Nov 03: Jazz w muzeum Festival Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland Nov 04: Vier Peh Stuttgart, Germany Nov 05: Ronnie Scott’s London, United Kingdom Nov 07: Master Class. University of Music Mannheim Mannheim, Germany Nov 08 New Morning Paris, France Nov 10: Jazz Club Rorschach Rorschach, Switzerland Nov 11: Jazz Club Pod Filarami Gorzow Wielkopo... »

Steve Vai is Selling Some of His Personal Gear

Steve Vai is Selling Some of His Personal Gear

The Techno Empire Reverb Shop features guitars, amps, cabinets, and more from Vai’s personal gear collection. Among the items for sale are: •  An Ibanez Euphoria EP5 EP5EYRL 6-string acoustic guitar that comes directly from Vai’s recording studio. The guitar features Vai’s autograph and velcro on the right side. “Only Steve Vai knows why,” Techno Empire said of the velcro. •  A Carvin VL100 Steve ... »

Watch the latest Meeting of the Spirits tour promo video!

Watch the latest Meeting of the Spirits tour promo video!

Watch the latest Meeting of the Spirits tour promo video featuring John McLaughlin and Jimmy Herring, and we’ll see you on the road! »

Eric Johnson to Re-release ‘Souvenirs’

Eric Johnson to Re-release ‘Souvenirs’

Souvenir is an album by Eric Johnson originally released in 2002. It is a collection of previously unreleased material spanning 25 years. The album was unique in that it was only available for purchase through Eric Johnson’s website, and became quite hard to find. That will change on November 17, when it will finally be widely released! Track List:   1. Get To Go   2. Space Of Clouds   3. Pa... »

Read a Review of Hudson’s Recent Performance in Washington, DC

Read a Review of Hudson’s Recent Performance in Washington, DC

There is a nice review of the supergroup’s recent play at the Hamilton in DC: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/hudsons-jammy-tendencies-come-to-the-forefront/2017/10/11/2af40090-ae86-11e7-9b93-b97043e57a22_story.html?utm_term=.698f6169b12d The album trailer: »

Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial