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13
Sep

Q&A: Les McCann

From the first time I heard the song “Compared To What,” I fell in love with the piano playing and singing of Les McCann. His bold, soulful and groovy style just feels good. Whether he is playing the keyboards or singing, Les always delivers a creative musical expression guaranteed to get your fingers snappin’, foot tappin’ and your booty shakin’. Read moreRead more

11
Sep

NYU Jazz Interview Series: Christian McBride

During the entire interview with Christian, he was holding an unlit cigar between his fingers. Come to think of it, as I ushered him through B&N, a security guard spotted the same cigar, and before he said a word, Christian responded, don’t worry, it’s not lit. Read moreRead more

26
Aug

David Darling: The Art of Eight String Religion

[ Originally posted on The Huffington Post ]

For many music enthusiasts, there are those unique artists that touch a special place in our mind, body and soul. We discover these artists at various points in our lives and they become permanently etched on our personal soundtrack as we evolve on our life’s journey. The Grammy-Award winning cellist David Darling is one of those artists for me. Read moreRead more

25
Aug

Miles Davis Podcast: Ethan Iverson

Versatile pianist and jazz blogger Ethan Iverson weighs in on the impact that Miles had on his growth as an artist and jazz at large. Read moreRead more