Thursday, August 17, 2017

Through My Lens: Newport Jazz Festival - Day Two

Rhiannon Giddens

Lots of good music on day two of the Newport Jazz Festival. This is what it looked like. (See slide shows below for complete gallery or click HERE.)

Jazz 100: The Music of Dizzy, Mongo & Monk
Avishai Cohen


Uri Caine Trio

Vijay Iyer Sextet
Mark Shim

Christian McBride Big Band

DJ Logic's Project Logic
Mono Neon

Rhiannon Giddens

Benny Golson Quartet

Flying Toward The Sound: For Geri, With Love
Terri Lyne Carrington

Branford Marsalis Quartet

Antonio Sanchez & Migration

Henry Threadgill Zooid



You can see what Day One looked like HERE.

Stay tuned for Day 3...

NJF: Day 2

NJF: Day 2

Monday, August 14, 2017

Saint Motel To Play Brooklyn Steel, November 16



 Thursday, November 16
319 Frost Street
Brooklyn, NY
Doors: 7:30PM / Show: 8:30PM
16+

Saint Motel released their latest album, saintmotelevision, in October of 2016. You can pick it up HERE.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Through My Lens: Newport Jazz Festival - Day One

Futureman of Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

The 2017 Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management took place August 4 - 6, 2017 in Newport, RI. This is what it looked like. (See slide shows below for complete gallery or click HERE.)


Fort Adams State Park


Jimmy Greene Quartet


  Amir ElSaffar's Rivers of Sound Orchestra



Naturally 7

George Burton Quintet

Cécile McLorin Salvant

Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith

Maceo Parker

Leslie Odom, Jr.

Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

Joey DeFrancesco + The People

Rodriguez Brothers


International Tennis Hall of Fame


Rhiannon Giddens


Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue



Stay tuned for Day 2 & Day 3...




NJF: Day 1

NJF: Day 1

Friday, August 4, 2017

Sonia Stein To Release New EP + Video


Sonia Stein is set to release her new EP, One Of Those Things, on August 16 via Marathon Artists. The EP was produced by Liam Howe.

Check out the video for "Suit Me Best" from the upcoming release below.

You can pre-order One Of Those Things, HERE.


Tracklist

  • One Of Those Things
  • Lotta U
  • Suit Me Best
  • Sixes & Sevens 

McClain Sullivan To Play Rockwood Music Hall, August 25


Friday, August 25
185 Orchard Street
New York, NY
Doors: 9:45PM / Show: 10PM
21+

McClain Sullivan released her album Rachel in October 2015. You can pick it up HERE.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys To Play Rockwood Music Hall, August 18


Friday, August 18
196 Allen Street
New York, NY
Doors: 7:30PM / Show: 8PM
21+

Cory Chisel & Adriel Denae To Release New Album, August 4


Cory Chisel & Adriel Denae are set to release their new album Tell Me True, tomorrow, August 4. The album was produced by Dan Knobler.  Check out the track "Songbird" from the album below.

Tell Me True was recorded at Chisel's own Refuge Foundation For the Arts- a 33,000 square-foot, 80 year old monastery and artist retreat that houses a recording studio, 50+ bedrooms, performance spaces and even a radio station in his hometown of Appleton, Wisconsin.

You can get your hands on Tell Me True, HERE.


Track List
  • Songbird
  • Spend It All
  • Hard Leaving Love
  • Deeper Love
  • Tell Me True
  • Southern Arms
  • Lose Our Way
  • Guess I Never Knew You
  • Songbird Interlude
  • Just Pleasing You
  • Be Well Beyond Your Years
  • Rhodes Interlude

Video: Garbage - "No Horses"


Check out "No Horses" from Garbage. The video was directed by Scott Stuckey. You can pick the single up HERE

All of Garbage's profits from sales and streaming of the single will be donated to the International Committee of the Red Cross through the end of 2018.

Friday, July 14, 2017

SATE - "The Answer"


Check out "The Answer" from SATE. The video was directed by Mark Valine. The track is from her record, RedBlack&Blue, an album that has spent a lot of time on my turntable. You can pick it up HERE.

Born Rivals - "Living The Dream"


Check out "Living The Dream" the second single from Born Rivals. Born Rivals, that's the new project rolled out by brothers John and Paul Thornley from the defunct U.S. Royalty. They plan to release a single a month for the next year. The accumulated singles will then be released in what they call seasonal EPs...the first slated for September.