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‘Detroit Rising’ Release to Celebrate Funkadelic

‘Detroit Rising’ Release to Celebrate Funkadelic

DETROIT RISING: A COSMIC JAZZ FUNK ADVENTURE, an unprecedented project created by universally respected musicians, including current and original members of the archetypal funk band Parliament-Funkadelic, is going to bring a new style of funk to audiences this spring. The hybrid jazz-funk and R&B-flavored album, set for release Friday, March 30 via Down Jazz Records, is a collaboration between... »

All-Star John Abercrombie Tribute Coming to Brooklyn in March

All-Star John Abercrombie Tribute Coming to Brooklyn in March

On Monday, March 26, an all-star assemblage of John Abercrombie’s collaborators, friends and admirers will perform a concert in tribute to the late guitarist in Brooklyn. Held at the performing-arts venue Roulette, the show will feature drummers Jack DeJohnette, Joey Baron and Adam Nussbaum; guitarists Nels Cline, Bill Frisell, Ralph Towner and John Scofield; pianist Marc Copland; violinist Mark F... »

Chick Corea and Steve Gadd Release ‘Chinese Butterfly’

Chick Corea and Steve Gadd Release ‘Chinese Butterfly’

Fifty-year musical partnerships are rare. But the bond between keyboard virtuoso Chick Corea and master drummer Steve Gadd is legendary: five decades after they first met, Corea and Gadd are making some of the most vital, adventurous music they’ve ever created. Barn-storming funk-based workouts, dazzling and intimate lyrical excursions and Spanish-hearted improvisations set a new standard for no-b... »

Peter Erskine Returns with the Dr. Um Band

Peter Erskine Returns with the Dr. Um Band

On Call is the 3rd album (and a 2-CD set, no less) by Peter Erskine & The Dr. Um Band, a double-CD package with six studio and five ‘live’ tracks, featuring keyboardist/arranger John Beasley, saxophonist Bob Sheppard, bass phenom Benjamin Shepherd and legendary drummer Peter Erskine. Release date is March 16, 2018. With an album cover that recalls Weather Report‘s ‘Nigh... »

Watch Oteil & Friends Live from Brooklyn Bowl

Watch Oteil & Friends Live from Brooklyn Bowl

Watch Oteil & Friends w/ Melvin Seals, Scott Metzger, John Kadlecik, Jay Lane, Weedie Braimah, and Alfreda Gerald live from Brooklyn Bowl on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, courtesy of Brooklyn Bowl and Relix magazine.. The band takes the stage at 18:30 into the webcast video. Two-time Grammy winning bassist Oteil Burbridge has been in the music business touring and recording for over three decades... »

Hear Oz Noy’s Interview with Slickster Magazine

Hear Oz Noy’s Interview with Slickster Magazine

While on tour back in September, Abstract Logix artist Oz Noy gave an interview to Slickster Magazine. He discusses influences, the genesis of his new project Ozone Squeeze, and more. Click here to check it out.   »

Listen to Oz Noy’s Conversation with Shane Theriot

Listen to Oz Noy’s Conversation with Shane Theriot

Guitarist Shane Theriot‘s guest on the latest episode of his podcast Riff Raff, Episode 22 is Abstract Logix artist Oz Noy. One of the most accomplished guitarists out there on the scene today, Oz has it all- amazing chops, vocabulary, technique, all delivered with touch, soul and tone. His 9 solo records capture all of this and, if that’s not enough there’s more; he uses the bes... »

First Annual Jazz Congress Schedule Announced

First Annual Jazz Congress Schedule Announced

The Jazz Congress, a new annual conference organized by JazzTimes magazine and Jazz at Lincoln Center, will bring together artists, media and industry leaders from the global jazz community to exchange ideas and resources. The 2018 Jazz Congress, featuring a series of panels, workshops, meetings and performances, will be held on January 11-12, 2018 at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincol... »

The Victor Wooten Trio ft. Dennis Chambers + Bob Franceschini – Free Webcast Tonight

The Victor Wooten Trio ft. Dennis Chambers + Bob Franceschini – Free Webcast Tonight

Watch The Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franceschini live from Brooklyn Bowl on Tuesday, December 12 at 8:00PM EST. »

Slivovitz’ ‘LiveR’ Out Today from Moonjune Records

Slivovitz’ ‘LiveR’ Out Today from Moonjune Records

Recorded live in Milan, Italy, in May of 2016, LiveR showcases the eccentric young Italian maestros Slivovitz at their collective best – playful, daring and just having fun! Some of their most potent material to date (primarily from their heralded 2011 release, “Bani Ahead” and 2016’s delectable “All You Can Eat”) is revisited in truly refreshing style: uninhibited, l... »

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