Tuesday, January 21 2014
Following some high-profile collaborations and soundtrack features, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings suffered through two deaths and a devastating cancer diagnosis. Jones talks about surviving such hardships and now, her most anticipated album to date.
Thursday, December 23 2010
The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
On this year's "Best R&B Albums" list, you will find albums that merit attention for the unique artistry each possesses, not because they sold half a million out of the gate.
Thursday, March 6 2008
Rightly or wrongly, black audiences have always tended to chase musical innovation, not musical reverence.
Monday, April 5 2010
Those tough lessons have settled deep in Jones' voice; the hard rasp is sanded down some, the emotions subtler than on the previous record -- but perhaps more volatile in their restraint.
Sunday, September 30 2007
Jones' powerful voice and the Dap-Kings' soul expertise are a natural fit for each other.
Thursday, April 29 2010
And the Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings TV appearances continue to pile up with a Fallon spot closely following behind one on Colbert. Plus, I seen
Wednesday, April 28 2010
Yes, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings are ubiquitous on TV chat shows these days and in the concert halls of the US as well. It sure
Monday, August 10 2009
Neo-retro-soul diva Sharon Jones appeared with her Dap-Kings on Craig Ferguson's show last Friday night to play the title track from her 2007 album. As always,
Wednesday, June 16 2010
Catching up with Jones by phone two weeks after the Apollo, she offered insight into the elements that have turned her and the Dap-Kings into the best American live band of the moment.