Last night’s opening set at Salt Shed absolutely shimmered, supported by a triple bill that showcased the exciting connectivity between Chicago and London’s young jazz scenes.
The Blue Note Jazz Festival Napa Valley features multiple generations of jazz change agents, rocket fuel if you will, all in the name of expanding the definition of the music.
Daniel Villarreal takes listeners on a jazzy psychedelic journey with his latest single.
Four-piece jazz band New Context premiers music video for “Hurricane” — featured on HBO’s “South Side.”
Jazz drummer, beat scientist and bandleader Makaya McCraven keeps past music alive — but puts his own spin on it.
Grammy award-winning Cory Henry delves deep into his deepest musical heroes, favorite keyboards, what it’s like to be back on tour again and more.
From the ninth grade on, REDWOOD and Ekep Nkwelle knew they were fated to find one another.
Focusing on themes of nostalgia, longing and homesickness in her lyrics, Blackford’s sound is rooted in jazz with touches of pop and R&B. Her July 16 single “Distance” was featured on Vocalo’s July 2021 In Rotation playlist.
With an iconic blend of brassy horns and sentimental lyrics, Chicago’s LowDown Brass Band is an ever-changing ensemble for the ages.