The spiritual jazz singer reflects on his relationship with Kamasi Washington, working with J Dilla, and how Horace Tapscott shaped his career.
The hotly anticipated follow-up to last years phenomenal album, Overload, will hit the shelves June 21 via Mello Music Group.
"2 solo albums finished" – with a tweet coming out of nowhere, The Internet reactivated an already well-oiled machine after the success of their latest album, released last summer. One for all, and all for one, after all. Taking on his role as the eldest, Matt Martians kicks off proceedings with a project as musically accomplished as it is disjointed.
The Californian singer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, as well as leader of the Monophonics, has released his first solo album, The Tales People Tell, completing the loop of a beautiful family story.
Since he discovered the blues in Germany in the late 1970s, Big Daddy Wilson has never been the same. Renowned as well as uncomfortable in public, the American has since become an intriguing bluesman, an artist who has spent a long time telling his deep stories in Europe before seeking to reclaim his native land. His latest album, Deep In My Soul, recorded between Memphis and Alabama, testifies to this brilliantly. Qwest TV met with him to hear more.
Qwest TV spoke to Finnish singer Bobby Oroza about creating raw soul music, learning life lessons in Cuba, and being sampled by Earl Sweatshirt.
For the release of his sixth album, 99 Cent Dream, Qwest TV went to meet this improbable soul artist who delves into the roots of Mississippi. He has cleaned up in the blues clubs of Clarksdale and is now making his way internationally, delivering a message of love.