Articles

Connie Han, Honouring the Tradition.

Los Angeles based pianist Connie Han debuted in 2018 with her album “Crime Zone”. The album garnered rave reviews from almost all major jazz media outlets including this fine...

Michael Janisch, Worlds Collide.

Bassist Michael Janisch is one of those unstoppable musicians that seems to thrive on having his fingers firmly planted in a multitude of pies. As a U.S. expat living in London,...

Christian McBride speaks with Darrell Craig Harris.

As a fellow bass player, it was my pleasure to have the opportunity to chat with Christian McBride, an artist I deeply admire. To set the scene allow me to give you an overview of...

Binker Golding, A true Artist at Heart

When I was first asked to write a feature on saxophonist Binker Golding, I literally jumped at the chance. I have total respect for this talented musician who is also a very...

Chris Potter, From Circuits to Good Hope.

Born in Chicago; Chris Potter has emerged as one of the leading jazz saxophonists to date. After moving to New York to attend college, Chris became a frequent face on the local...

Zev Feldman, Label Feature, Resonance Records

Since its foundation in 2008, award-winning Los Angeles based label Resonance Records has carved out a stellar reputation for its historical releases. Releases by artists such as...

Nat King Cole, Will Friedwald speaks about his legacy.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nat King Cole, easily one of America’s most iconic African American musicians of his time. While largely known for his...

Photo Feature, Chris Drukker.

For this edition’s Behind the Lens feature, we cross the pond to meet New Jersey based photographer and graphic designer Chris Drukker. During his career, Chris has photographed...

Diggers Factory, A New Take on Vinyl.

Recently, I was made aware of the Diggers Factory, an innovative French company offering a solution to Indie artists looking to release their albums on vinyl. Being curious, I...

Lori Williams, The vision, power and hope.

Lori Williams is an American vocal artist, educator, songwriter, producer and quite simply, a force to be reckoned with. She has worked with an incredible line up of artists...

Gregor Lisser speaks about his Double Quartet

Earlier this year a CD arrived on my desk from Swiss percussionist Gregor Lisser. Immediately what caught my attention with this CD was the line-up, a double quartet featuring a...