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NEWS: RECORDING

NYC-Based Nigerian Singer/Songwriter/Pianist Lorens Chuno "Rhythm Sustained" Available Now!

NYC-Based Nigerian Singer/Songwriter/Pianist Lorens Chuno "Rhythm Sustained" Available Now!

Lorens has worked with Geri Allen, Marc Cary and opened for Angelique Kidjo! About Lorens Chuno Audiences have praised Lorens Chuno's performance as energy-filled, captivating and elegant. The New York-based Nigerian musician has created a unique sound that has a broad appeal. His warm and dynamic vocal styling is the perfect vehicle for his catchy and bold ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

A conversation with Majid

Read "A conversation with Majid" reviewed by Lorens Chuno

Violinist Majid's new album, Sound of a Flower, has a solid jazz foundation, but draws heavily from soul, hip-hop, and classical music giving rise to an infectious sound that is uniquely Majid's. Majid is a classically trained violinist who has worked with a diverse range of household names in the music industry including hip-hop artist Mr ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

A conversation with Elio Villafranca

Read "A conversation with Elio Villafranca" reviewed by Lorens Chuno

Pianist and composer, Elio Villafranca's new album, Cinque is the product of an earnest and careful execution of creativity. This album seamlessly educates and entertains, and in the same breath invites the listener to introspect.

Join me as I talk with the Cuban pianist about Cinque, Cuba, Childish Gambino, and other carefully related ...

ARTICLE: BEST OF / YEAR END

Top 25 "Recommended" Album Reviews: 2016

Read "Top 25 "Recommended" Album Reviews: 2016" reviewed by Michael Ricci

All About Jazz tracks how often an album review is recommended, and the reviews listed below represent our top 25 published in 2016.

Local Color
University of Northern Iowa Jazz Band One 2014-15
by Jack Bowers
Published: February 9, 2016

Blues, Ballads, and Beyond: ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Lorens Chuno "Naija Rhythm Affair, NYC" - CD Release Performance On September 11 At DROM!

Lorens Chuno "Naija Rhythm Affair, NYC" - CD Release Performance On September 11 At DROM!

LORENS CHUNO, WEST-AFRICAN JAZZ FUSION! Gaining International Airplay and Reviews
Interviewed Recently on KUNV (Las Vegas)
Interview on Los Angeles “Talk Radio" Soon Thursday, August 25th
Show: 8pm
Shrine World Music Venue
2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.
New York, NY 10030
212-690-7807 CD Release ...

Lorens Chuno: Naija Rhythm Affair, NYC

Read "Naija Rhythm Affair, NYC" reviewed by James Nadal

Having relocated to America from Nigeria in 2000 to pursue advanced studies in mathematics, vocalist Lorens Chuno was repeatedly drawn back into the music of his homeland, and found a novel method of fusing it with American jazz. Chuno, now an established university math professor, delved into his artistic persona in 2008, releasing “Highlife, Soul, and ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Lorens Chuno - New CD "Naija Rhythm Affair, NYC" - West-African Jazz Fusion

Lorens Chuno - New CD "Naija Rhythm Affair, NYC" - West-African Jazz Fusion

INTRODUCING LORENS CHUNO! New Release: Naija Rhythm Affair, NYC INFECTIOUS GROOVE OF AFRO-BEAT, R&B AND SOUL WEST-AFRICAN JAZZ FUSION! Since 2008, Lorens Chuno has played live sets that have been praised as “energy-filled", “captivating", and “educative". Over this period, the New York based Nigerian born musician has created a unique sound that can be broadly classified as West-African Jazz ...