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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Shirantha Beddage: Momentum

Read "Momentum" reviewed by Dave Wayne

The fact that Momentum is only Shirantha Beddage's third album as a leader since 2007 suggests that he's either putting a lot of thought into his music, or that he has a lot of other stuff going on. One thing he has going on is composing music for the FX television series Fargo. Still, it's kind ...

NEWS: EVENT

Nicolas Bearde and Nat Adderley Jr CD Preview Concert at Yoshi's on September 15th at 8pm

Nicolas Bearde and Nat Adderley Jr CD Preview Concert at Yoshi's on September 15th at 8pm

Vocalist Nicolas Bearde And Grammy-Winning Pianist/Composer Nat Adderley Jr. Hit The Jazz Trail Together "Bearde taps into music’s deeper currents, where love, desire and heartache freely intermingle." —Andrew Gilbert, jazz journalist "A powerful musical presence that touched each and every person in the audience." —John Handy About Nicolas Bearde A renowned jazz singer of remarkable depth, range and technique, with ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Will Kennedy: From East Bay Grease to the Yellowjacket Sound

Read "Will Kennedy: From East Bay Grease to the Yellowjacket Sound" reviewed by Ben Scholz

Among contemporary fusion musicians, drummer Will Kennedy stands out as a legend in both the creative and commercial scenes. Growing up in the Bay Area, Kennedy found music at the tender age of four. By his twenties, he was working in the jny: Los Angeles studio scene as the go-to guy for talk show TV orchestras ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Dan Siegel Colors His Vividly Orchestrated Hues Of Jazz “indigo”

Dan Siegel Colors His Vividly Orchestrated Hues Of Jazz “indigo”

Released Tuesday, the keyboardist-composer’s 20th album is No. 1 most-added at CMJ Jazz Irvine, CA: It’s been five years since Dan Siegel released a new recording and the cover of his 20th disc, “Indigo,” which was released Tuesday (Dec. 9) on the DSM label, provides a glimpse of the musical content. Stylish black & white photos shot ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Keyboardist Dan Siegel Returns With A Lush Collection Of Astute Jazz Etched In Melodically Rich “Indigo”

Keyboardist Dan Siegel Returns With A Lush Collection Of Astute Jazz Etched In Melodically Rich “Indigo”

Irvine, CA: Having recorded a catalogue of Top 10 albums in a vivid spectrum of jazz hues with topflight musicians for 35 years, Dan Siegel only emerges when he has something engaging to say with his poetic piano and crafty keyboards. Back with his first new statement in five years, Siegel’s DSM record label will release ...

Jimmy Haslip: Former Yellowjacket Generating a New Buzz

Read "Jimmy Haslip: Former Yellowjacket Generating a New Buzz" reviewed by Richard J Salvucci

Well, the Joint Base San Antonio Fort Sam Houston News Leader is probably not the best place to look for local jazz updates, even if the venue is on the base. “Tickets for the next Friday Night Jazz concert at the Fort Sam Houston Theater are on sale. Featured artists include the Jeff Lorber Fusion with ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Brian Culbertson And Kompoz.com Collaborate On "Another Long Night Out" Contest

Brian Culbertson And Kompoz.com Collaborate On "Another Long Night Out" Contest

Kompoz artists to borrow elements from the hitmaker’s “Beautiful Liar” to create a brand new song Miami, FL: Jazz is collaborative by definition and contemporary jazz chart-topper Brian Culbertson is opening the door for users of the Kompoz site to utilize original tracks from his song “Beautiful Liar” as source material to create an entirely new song ...

NEWS: EVENT

Culbertson Is Going Back To School

Culbertson Is Going Back To School

Contemporary jazz star will return for “Another Long Night Out” at DePaul University School of Music 20 years after the release of the debut album that he recorded while a student of the university. Los Angeles, CA: An accomplished alum currently possessing the No. 1 Billboard contemporary jazz album and single for two weeks and counting, multi-instrumentalist ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Brian Culbertson’s "Another Long Night Out" Debuts At No. 1

Brian Culbertson’s "Another Long Night Out" Debuts At No. 1

Hitmaker revisits his contemporary jazz roots joined by an all-star cast to reinterpret his debut album 20 years later. Los Angeles, Calif. (7 March 2014): Twenty years after the release of his debut album, “Long Night Out,” award-winning contemporary jazz/R&B multi-instrumentalist Brian Culbertson completely reimagined the collection as “Another Long Night Out,” his 14th album and first ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Brian Culbertson Gears Up For “Another Long Night Out”

Brian Culbertson Gears Up For “Another Long Night Out”

Album pre-orders underway as the first single, “Fullerton Ave.” featuring Chuck Loeb, earns the highest debut on the Billboard chart and the music video premieres. Los Angeles, Calif: Twenty years in the making, the album multi-instrumentalist hitmaker Brian Culbertson wanted to record ever since he was a 20-year-old music student at DePaul University recording demos in the ...