Category: Interview

Kevin Eubanks on the (re)brand of jazz

Do you think jazz needs to be rebranded in order for the art form to grow? I do not think it is possible to rebrand an art form. That’s the curious thing about jazz. It has gone from being an extremely viable commercial dance music from the 40’s and 50’s to an art form which…

By Jazz Online October 19, 2018 Off

Jazz, Meet Merle Haggard…

When you think of the brilliant music of Merle Haggard, you don’t immediately associate it with anything in the jazz arena but saxophonist Bryan Murray and his band The Haggards have beautifully merged a progressive jazz style with the heartfelt, working class songs of the American music icon.

By The Jazz Messenger January 29, 2012 Off