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“No Beginning No End sums up how I feel about music right now,” says José James of his Blue Note Records debut. “I don’t want to be confined to any particular style. I decided I didn’t want to be considered a jazz singer anymore and that was really freeing. Once I realized that jazz singing is just something that I do and it’s just a label, it freed me as an artist to just write without any boundaries.” No Beginning No End is a seamless musical experience that moves between different styles with remarkable fluidity, bound together by James’ transcendent voice. It marks a new chapter in the artistic journey of the 33-year-old singer/songwriter
New Releases From Mimi Fox and Ed Cherry, Birthday Shoutouts to Dolly Parton, Sade, Cheryl Bentyne And More
by Mary Foster Conklin
This broadcast includes new releases from guitarists Mimi Fox and Ed Cherry, drummer Abbie Finn, vocalists Libby York, Paul Carrack, Jose James and Kari Kirkland, with birthday shoutouts to Dolly Parton, Sade, Lizz Wright, Peter Eldridge, Mariah Parker, Cheryl Bentyne and Kate McGarry, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by ...
2022: The Year in Jazz
by Ken Franckling
Current events impacted the jazz world in significant ways throughout 2022. In its third year, the coronavirus pandemic continued to lurk in some settings, while others recovered in robust fashion. Russia's war on Ukraine was felt by musicians and triggered an outpouring of support for its victims. Initiatives to ensure greater equity in jazz advanced. The ...
Ain’t But a Few of Us
by AAJ Staff
The following is an excerpt from the section Magazine Freelancers" taken from Ain't But a Few of Us: Black Music Writers Tell Their Story edited by Willard Jenkins (Duke University Press, 2022). Magazine Freelancers by John Murph John Murph has successfully channeled his voracious appetite for modern music into a keenly social outlook that takes ...
Sirintip, Oliphantre, Louis Cole, José James & Other New Releases
by Ludovico Granvassu
We are back after a brief hiatus, during which new and upcoming albums have been piling up on our desk, so let's get right to it... We start here with a batch of genre-defying projects focusing in particular on adventurous vocalists that blend acoustic and electronic music, or that bring different music cultures together. We end ...
New Releases From Catherine Russell Plus Jazz Birthday Celebrations For Billie Holiday, Carmen McRae, Dorothy Donegan & More
by Mary Foster Conklin
This broadcast presents new releases from vocalists Catherine Russell, Katriona Taylor and pianist Lisa Hilton with birthday shoutouts to Dorothy Donegan (100!), Billie Holiday, Carmen McRae, Barbara Lea and Marilyn Maye (going strong at 94) among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music during this time of pandemic ...
by H William Stine
Disinformation. It's a word we're hearing frequently these days. Some people call Disinformation propaganda; some people with a straight face call it alternative facts. I call it pernicious lies. So I spent two hours defining and explicating Disinformation; and, most importantly, telling people how to protect themselves from it. JUST KIDDING! You know me. Instead, I ...
Joy and Wonder: New Holiday Releases
by Mary Foster Conklin
This broadcast presents new holiday releases from harpist Jacqueline Kerrod, vocalists Alexis Cole, Norah Jones, Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet, Jose James plus seasonal singles from Elisabeth Lohninger, and flutist Ragan Whiteside, with birthday shoutouts to Dave Brubeck, Bob Dorough, Cory Weeds, Diane Schuur and more. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by ...
Melanie Charles: Y'all Don't (Really) Care About Black Women
by Angelo Leonardi
Questo primo album della cantante Melanie Charles per l'etichetta Verve apre alla cantante di Brooklyn un pubblico più ampio della nicchia dove ha operato finora: quell'universo dove s'incontrano nujazz, neosoul, spiritual jazz e sperimentazioni elettroniche con campionamenti e remixaggi. Attiva da un decennio in quest'area la Charles non è solo una splendida vocalist ...
The Legendary Nate Smith: What's the story?
by Leo Sidran
Drummer, composer and bandleader Nate Smith is known and celebrated in many circles. In recent years his drumming has become as influential as it has been ubiquitous. Transcription books of his playing have been written, and any drummer trying to play funk or pocket oriented music today will have to confront Nate's playing one way or ...