Juno Download featured Weeks LP by Kisk

Juno Download featured Weeks LP by Kisk Some five years after he co-founded the Apparel Tronic imprint, Kisk has finally found time to record a mini-album for the label – a seven-track set where each track is named after a different day of the week. Musically, it’s certainly more adventurous than his usual luscious and … Read more

Augmented Sixth Chords, As Digested By A Jazz Musician. Tonal Harmony Tutorial

Today we’re going to talk about this chord: Nowadays we see this chord as a subV/V, but in the Classical period this chord was treated using a very different perspective. Composers back then, saw this chord as an augmented sixth chord. Watch the entire lesson here Although these two points of view are very different, … Read more

Legendary jazz musician Pharoah Sanders has died

Legendary jazz musician Pharoah Sanders has died aged 81. The news was announced earlier today by label Luaka Bop, which released Sanders’ acclaimed album ‘Promises’ in collaboration with Floating Points in 2021. “We are devastated to share that Pharoah Sanders has passed away,” the statement read on Twitter. “He died peacefully surrounded by loving family … Read more

R.I.P. Ramsey Lewis (1935-2022): How the late jazz icon helped kickoff one of the greatest groups of all time (EWF!)

(September 15, 2022).  It’s quite poignant that, in a month that symbolizes a lot of change and new beginnings, and a month where we annually celebrate one of the greatest R&B bands ever, we also say goodbye to one of music’s greatest jazz icons—an icon whose generosity may have helped create that great R&B band more … Read more

Multi-Award Winning Cabaret and Jazz Vocalist Celia Berk Releases “Now That I Have Everything” – ELICIT MAGAZINE

(New York, NY) September 8, 2022 – Celia Berk, the multi-award-winning vocalist, has just released her much anticipated third studio album, Now That I Have Everything. Music Director/Pianist Tedd Firth revives the classic format of the Nat King Cole trio with bassists David Finck and Jay Leonhart and guitarist Matt Munisteri, along with percussionist Rex … Read more

Jazz Emu – Digital Spool

“ah ah haaa” here it is Jazz Emu, and if like us you haven’t heard about him early, prepare yourself to be jazzy-ly-funked with his beautiful digital content, or should we say gorgeous music, in “Digital Spool“. It’s needless to say that brilliance is found in lyrics like “Do you feel me? Is this relatable? … Read more