Music

Xavier Omär: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

by Bobby Carter Xavier Omär decided to turn his Tiny Desk home concert into a whole Texas affair. Initially, Omär wanted to recreate the look of the Desk: “I wanted to kind of bring the feeling of Tiny Desk back, so I had booked a library,” he said. Ultimately the library didn’t work out, but Rosella

Billie Marten – She Dances

Check out this week’s video featuring Billie Marten performing She Dances on McQsJazz.com

Video Of The Week – Sza Hit Different x Good Days

Check out this week’s video featuring Sza performing an acoustic version of Hit Different and Good Days.

Meshell Ndegeocello: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

by Lauren Onkey NPR Music’s Tiny Desk series will celebrate Black History Month by featuring four weeks of Tiny Desk (home) concerts and playlists by Black artists spanning different genres and generations each week. The lineup includes both emerging and established artists who will be performing a Tiny Desk concert for the first time. This

Cliff Beach’s Funky Christmas

Celebrate the holidays this year with a funky virtual concert in Pershing Square. Merry Christmas! Pershing Square and the City of Los Angeles – Department of Recreation & Parks are proud to present the next installment in our Virtual Holiday Concert Series, the amazing and incredibly funky, Cliff Beach on Friday December 25, 2020 at

McQsJazz Video Of The Week – Jackiem Joyner “In Your Eyes”

Check out this week’s video featuring Jackiem Joyner performing “In Your Eyes” only on McQsJazz.com

Melanie Faye: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

by Bobby Carter The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It’s the same spirit — stripped-down sets, an intimate setting — just a different space. I spend a considerable amount of time in the

Video Of The Week – Panama – ‘Always’

Check out this week’s video featuring Panama performing Always.

Video Of The Week – The Hics “Cold Air”

Check out The Hics performing Cold Air on Mcqsjazz.com

Kandace Springs Pays Tribute To ‘The Women Who Raised’ Her

by Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Sophia Alvarez Boyd Kandace Springs‘ third record is a source of familiarity in uncertain times. Titled The Women Who Raised me, it’s full of beloved and recognizable songs associated with jazz artists who inspired and influenced Springs as an artist: Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Lauryn Hill and Norah Jones, among many others. But