The flutist and composer Naïssam Jalal signs Quest of The Invisible, a major, intimate and transcendental work – an appeal to meditation whose amplitude and narrative power draws from sources of an all-encompassing free spirituality.
Announced by two singles released in November 2018 and December 2019 respectively, the first album by the relatively new Scandinavian trio Rymden, Reflections And Odysseys, was released on February 8 on the Jazzland label.
Concord Music has reissued a landmark project in Ray Charles' career. In 1962, he chose to explore white American music heritage. Qwest TV tells the story of Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, volumes 1&2.
When Spike Lee approached Blanchard with the real-life story of a black man who infiltrated the KKK, Blanchard reportedly replied: “what? You must be smokin’ some shit.” The journey from that moment of incredulity to now has seen him receive a nomination for Best Original Score at the upcoming Academy Awards.
After mastering virtuosity and humor, the violinist and pianist have changed course with Montevago, an album inspired by electronic textures, indie rock as well as the migration crisis, pushing their instruments to the limits more than ever before.
Reissued by WeWantSounds, funk singer Jaye P. Morgan’s eponymous album marks a meeting of minds: a singer seeking recognition and the young David Foster, future producer of Earth, Wind and Fire (1978) and American music’s greatest stars.