With Pareidolia, it's the turn of Hiatus Kaiyote's drummer Clever Austin (aka Perrin Moss) to step into the limelight by unveiling a dense and intuitive first solo album.
After two decades of playing as sideman, Bobby Sparks has recorded all over and at all moments. Here, he brings together a part of his work never before released in a first album featuring Roy Hargrove, Marcus Miller, Lucky Peterson, Michael League and other members who play as part of Snarky Puppy.
Fresh off becoming Qwest TV's guest of the month, Snarky Puppy has released their new album, Immigrance. Michael League talks to us about this new adventure, his love of percussion, and the need to think beyond borders in a group that has always cultivated openness in their music.
From the first measures on pianist/keyboardist James Francies’ spirited Blue Note Records debut album, Flight, you sense there is something atypical about to unfold. There’s nothing predictable the rest of the way—straight-up lyrical beauties, r&b drives and three divergent vocal tracks—which is what the 23-year-old Houston-born leader wanted his first album to achieve.
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Quest digs deep into hiding places, a compelling hip-hop opus crafted by Brooklyn rapper billy woods and LA beat scene staple Kenny Segal…
Co-founded by music legend Quincy Jones and jazz impresario and producer Reza Ackbaraly, Qwest TV launched the world's first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and related music on December 15, 2017. In its first year, Qwest TV has grown from a beta version of the platform to a full-fledged news media featuring articles written by international journalists and
A major Tunisian artist, Anouar Brahem talks to Qwest TV about his latest album, his career, his years in Paris and his passion for the cinema. He will appear at the Jazz in Marciac festival on August 4.