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Chantae Cann | Sol Empowered

Atlanta Records will release jazz/soul vocalist Chantae Cann’s second studio album Sol Empowered on October 13th, 2017 in collaboration with Ropeadope. Sol Empowered features...

Thelonious Monk – 100th birthday anniversary

Lately we have seen a plethora of new albums being released that are in some way related to the music of Thelonious Monk. Logical considering the fact that 2017 is the 100th...

Culture Clubs: A History Of The U.S. Jazz Clubs, Part I: New Orleans And Chicago

All About Jazz published part one of a new series by Karl Ackermann looking at the history of Jazz Clubs in the United Sates. Part one goes back to the roots and looks at the...

Sal Nistico Quartet | Live at Carmelo s 1981

In June 1979, Carmelo’s, a neighborhood Italian restaurant in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles—set up a small space to offer jazz seven nights a week in an intimate setting. Despite...

Rez Abbasi | Unfiltered Universe

Completing a trilogy of albums whose compositions are infused with the various, colorful strands of traditional music from his Pakistani/Indian homeland, New York guitarist Rez...

Gregory Porter: ‘One Direction and Robbie Williams are jazz artists even if they don’t know it’

Recently Joe Gamp sat down with Gregory Porter at his London hotel to speak about his up-coming album “Nat King Cole And Me” due for release on Blue Note Records on...

Herbie Hancock’s Greatest Long Island Memory

This Friday Herbie Hancock plays the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts (Long Island NY), Now 77, Hancock continues to dazzle while pushing the creative envelope both in the...

Matt King | Monk in Brazil.

Take the iconic, perennially modern works of Thelonious Monk and combine them with the pulsating, irresistible rhythms of Brazil. It was a brilliant idea, just waiting for the...

Cécile McLorin Salvant | Dreams and Daggers

Shortly following Cécile McLorin Salvant’s emergence on the music scene, New York Times critic Stephen Holden stated, “As Cécile McLorin Salvant spun songs into a brilliant...

Blue Note All-Stars – Our Point Of View

The creative young voices of Jazz have been the lifeblood of Blue Note Records throughout its storied history, from Thelonious Monk and Herbie Hancock to Freddie Hubbard and Joe...

Mark Guiliana | Jersey

Mark Guiliana is one of the world’s leading drummers, admired for his rhythmic sophistication, creative impulse and individual sound. Guiliana’s newest album as a leader with...