Mar 25

‘Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary’ to have its Alabama Premiere

The City of Birmingham will be the site of an advance Alabama screening of the critically acclaimed Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, on Saturday, March 25, at 7:00pm. The film will be screened at what was formerly the 2nd Presbyterian Church on the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus. The building is now known …

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Mar 14

Trombone Shorty makes Blue Note debut

Trombone Shorty will release his Blue Note debut Parking Lot Symphony on April 28 ahead of his appearance at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, where he has inherited the festival’s prestigious closing set in the legacy of great New Orleans artists like the Neville Brothers and Professor Longhair. The album pre-order launched …

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Mar 13

Jose James will tour the US, starting March 16

Jose James is reborn as a powerful voice in contemporary R&B on Love in a Time of Madness, his vibrant new album which is released on February 24. Watch the video for the first single “Always There” of the album down here. Moviegoers next month will find James featured in an on-screen performing role in …

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Mar 12

The Brothers Nylon will release ‘Bitches Cold Brew’

The Brothers Nylon is a collaboration between brothers Michael and Nick Rufolo from New York and famed London-based musician Shawn Lee. Living legend Shawn takes care of guitars, keys, percussion and vocals while young prodigies the Rufolo brothers are in charge of the rhythm section, playing respectively bass and drums. Nick plays also keys, strings, …

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Mar 11

Typhanie Monique releases Call it Magic.

“Call It Magic” is the fourth album by Typhanie Monique. This long-awaited album, her most ambitious to date, features her current working quartet of pianist Ben Lewis, Bassist Joshua Ramos, drummers Dana Hall and Greg Artry. Special guests include; clarinetists Ken Peplowski and Victor Goines, Hammond B-3 organist Tony Monaco, and tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm. …

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Mar 10

New video and single by Myles Sanko

10With the release of his third full-length “Just Being Me” in the Fall of 2016 soul star Myles Sanko has really and truly arrived. The Ghana-born British soul singer and songwriter played sell out shows across Europe and gained extensive airplay on all major radio stations from Germany to France, Spain to the UK, Italy …

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Mar 09

Robert Glasper Experiment’s ‘Black Radio’ turns 5

Five years ago Robert Glasper Experiment released ‘Black Radio’, a ground-breaking GRAMMY-winning album that laid out a new paradigm for creative music, reaching beyond entrenched genre boundaries to create a singular vision that drew from all reaches of contemporary black music. The album featured special guests Erykah Badu, Lala Hathaway, Lupe Fiasco, Bilal Ledisi, KING, …

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Mar 08

Lee Morgan film to premiere on march 24

The new film ‘I Called Him Morgan’ tells the astonishing love story of trumpeter Lee Morgan who was just 33 when he was killed by his wife during a gig at Slug’s in NYC in 1972. Luminaries who appear in the film include Wayne Shorter, Bennie Maupin, Charli Persip and Jymie Merritt. I Called Him …

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Mar 07

Ntjam Rosie releases EP ‘Never Give Up’

Just last Friday Ntjam Rosie released the digital EP ‘Never Give Up’ on Ntjam Rosie’s own label Gentle Daze Records. With this release, she takes a new direction with her music, giving more space to her love for 90’s R&B, UK Soul and funk. The result is a fresh, funky sound. All songs are written …

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Mar 06

Billy Porter’s New Album – Billy Porter Presents The Soul Of Richard Rodgers

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter’s new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers, will be released April 14, 2017 and is available for pre-order now, it was announced today by Bee & El and Sony Masterworks Broadway. The album, which features new, soulful takes on classic Richard Rodgers songs, includes solos …

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