Ricardo Bacelar’s third album ‘Sebastiana’ transcends musical styles and extends way beyond trends and fashions. Through a combination of improvisation, meticulous composition and intense studio work, the Brazilian pianist has created a timeless release which is evocative, inspiring and often deeply moving. What’s the most important thing you learned during the creation of Sebastiana?… Read More Sixty Seconds on Songwriting with Ricardo Bacelar
The revolution will not be televised… but it will be at Cambridge Jazz Festival this upcoming weekend as Malik & the O.G.’s prepare a run of events at the festival celebrating the work of Gil Scott-Heron. The upcoming appearance at Cambridge Jazz Festival include multiple seminars, talks and performance by Malik Al Nasir, showcasing why… Read More “The Revolution Will Be Live!” – Malik & The O.G.’s come to Cambridge.
Not many artists can say they’ve outsold legendary acts such as Earth, Wind & Fire, except for Canada’s own Crack of Dawn who are back with Spotlight, featuring a collection of classic tracks. With other titles such as being the first black band to be signed to a major label (CBS) as well as being… Read More Canada’s answer to Earth, Wind & Fire; Crack of Dawn are revitalizing the classics.
What do you get when you combine the immaculate harmonies of the Ohio Players and the easy-listening soul of Lionel Richie? Lawrence Preston. San Francisco Bassist and vocalist Lawrence Preston delves into a throwback of the funk and soul peaks with his single ‘Something For You.’ The track features a combination of influences and styles… Read More Lawrence Preston has ‘Something For You’ in funky single.
Three time Grammy award winner and seasoned Rockabilly veteran Brian Setzer marked his return to London for the first time in six years last Tuesday (11/07/17), playing the only U.K show in his European tour at the O2 Kentish Town Forum. London is a significant place for Brian Setzer, being the city that the Stray… Read More Live Review: Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot!
A Light From The Other Side is Lisa Richards’ new album set for release on 21st April, and the Australian singer-songwriter has formed the new record from a base of folk and jazz that create an almost unheard of sound for modern audiences. Lisa suffered during her childhood, with a difficult upbringing that included her… Read More Lisa Richards blends folk and jazz in new album
Jazz trained group M’GOO release ‘I Didn’t Want To Hear You Say “I’m Leaving”‘ from concept album ‘LOVE AND ALL THAT _ _ _ _’. The single follows the true story by Glen Washington from Snap Judgement, exploring the theme of ‘do we ever really know the person we love?’ The unique track had an… Read More M’GOO release single from upcoming concept album ‘LOVE AND ALL THAT _ _ _ _’