Music

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

Pat Metheny’s Lyricism Still Shines On Cinematic Album ‘From This Place’

by Tom Moon That liquid, crystalline tone; those airborne, searching melodies. They’ve been part of the jazz conversation for decades — ever since Pat Metheny’s debut appeared back in 1976, when he was just 22-years-old. He’s 65 now, an established star and the only recording artist in history to win a Grammy award in 10

Life Luxe Jazz 2020 November 5-9th

Mark your calendars now for the Life Luxe Jazz Experience 2020 – November 5th through November 9th in the beautiful Los Cabos, Mexico! Visit www.lifeluxejazz.com to book now 😉🇲🇽☀️🌊🎷 

Raveena – Honey

Check out this week’s video featuring Raveena performing Honey.

Watch U.K. Jazz Group Sons Of Kemet Deliver An Explosive Midnight Set

By Nate Chinen “Jazz built for arenas.” A friend and former rock critic shared this admiring assessment of Sons of Kemet, after seeing the band for the first time at this year’s Big Ears Festival. There’s obviously truth in it: Over the last eight years, Sons of Kemet has not only fueled the fires of