Articles tagged pharoah sanders, jazz, village of the pharoahs

Aruán Ortiz Trio: Hidden Voices

Ortiz is a percussive pianist, but in all that power Hidden Voices never loses a sense of nuance and discovery.

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23 Mar 2016 // 11:14 AM

Maylight - “Heavy Artillery” (Singles Going Steady)

Resembling an amalgam of future-funk and experimental jazz, "Heavy Artillery" follows Lizzy Parks' sultry vocal performance through a contracting fog of electronic whirrings and lounge-room bass.

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Grace Kelly - “Blues For Harry Bosch” (Mocean Worker Remix) (video) (premiere)

Twenty-three-year-old jazz saxophonist and singer Grace Kelly creates compelling music for Amazon's Bosch TV show.

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21 Mar 2016 // 10:45 AM

Luciana Souza Sings, If Not Speaks, in Tongues

Drawing from jazz, samba, funk, Afro-pop and more, Speaking in Tongues delights in any language, with or without words.

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Matt Kane and the Kansas City Generations Sextet: Acknowledgement

Longtime New Yorker Matt Kane returns to his Midwestern roots to celebrate three jazz giants of the Show Me State.

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18 Mar 2016 // 11:30 AM

Terrace Martin - “Think of You” (Singles Going Steady)

"Think of You" is a beautiful, dreamy slice of heaven.

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Come to Dada: Maestro Gamin’s Hip-Hop Surrealism

Maestro Gamin's surreal and irregular grooves court hip-hop culture as much as they do jazz, his music transmitting from some Dadaist aperture of sound.

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Ryan Keberle and Catharsis: Azul Infinito

South American music and jazz brilliantly merged by one of our best trombonists with the help of rising star vocalist Camila Meza

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Esperanza Spalding: Emily’s D+Evolution

The jazz singer and bassist -- and former Grammy "Best New Artist" -- has created a beyond category masterpiece that sounds better than if Joni Mitchell hired Living Colour as her band and then grafted it all onto a hip-hop sensibility of sorts.

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Sonny Sharrock: Ask the Ages

Hey, CD collectors -- if you're still out there, here's some news to make you smile: Sonny Sharrock's Ask the Ages has been reissued.

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8 Mar 2016 // 3:05 AM

Dr. Lonnie Smith: Evolution

One of the kings of the Hammond B-3 returns with one of his best outings yet, returning to the label that launched his career after a 46-year absence.

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Arturo O’Farrill Sextet: Boss Level

Arturo O'Farrill lets loose with his sons on his new Afro-Latin jazz release.

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‘Deep in My Heart’ Is An Overlooked Musical Delight

The captivating life of an operettist, as told via Al Jolson, Gene Kelly, and a "Leg of Mutton".

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The Triumphant Emptiness of Snarky Puppy

If an iTunes library on shuffle needed a house band, Snarky Puppy would be it.

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Great on Paper: Great on Paper

Great on Paper sticks the landing on their modern jazz debut album.

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Minotaurs - “Stayed Too Long” (audio) (premiere)

Nathan Lawr (a.k.a. Minotaurs) is an experimental soul, respecting no boundaries as he explores his musical adventures.

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Bill Frisell: When You Wish Upon a Star

Guitarist Bill Frisell continues his foray into the familiar with a set of classic television and film themes reimagined and rebuilt into something too often bordering on the somnambulant.

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‘Sun Ra: a Joyful Noise’ and the Joy of Ra’s Mythocracy

This film serves as an excellent way to try to begin to comprehend the enigma that was Sun Ra.

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The Hot 8 Brass Band: Vicennial: 20 Years of the Hot 8 Brass Band

A nicely rounded collection of the old and new on a collection that teeters on flawed, then bounces back with high energy and deep musicianship.

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Gogo Penguin: Man Made Object

Gogo Penguin’s debut on Blue Note is a relentless, electronic-influenced collection of rhythmic jazz that would make Miles Teller jealous.

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20 Questions: Rachael Yamagata

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"After a four year break since her last album, Rachael Yamagata reveals a love of spreadsheets, a love for Streisand, and why it's totally OK to suck at playing guitar.

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