Finding a home on the London-based Albert’s Favourites label, the Ronin Arkestra is a Tokyo-centered collective that brings together some of Japan’s most progressive jazz and electronic musicians.
The album title Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery is about more than conjuring an image. Instead, it feels like a definite instruction to the listener. Once on board, we flash forward while the cabin walls shake, the light of the past suspended in streaks through the windows, too slow to catch up. Thus the mission log reads: status, launched; destination, unknown.
A century after the birth of Nat King Cole on March 17, 1919 in Montgomery, Alabama, his voice continues to caress some of the most velvety melodies of the post-war period.
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.
Every week, Qwest TV revisits an album that has become a classic. Released in January 1965, John Coltrane's A Love Supreme is one of the most powerful albums jazz has ever seen.
Two European capitals are soon to be blessed with the arrival of the one and only Quincy Jones!