Posts Tagged: jazz

Congrats to our 2016 Grammy Award Winners!

Earlier this week, music-lovers gathered around their televisions (or if you don’t have a TV like me, you might have been constantly updating Twitter) to watch the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. There was no shortage of big performances for Music’s Biggest Night — it was a huge night for hip-hop with Kendrick Lamar’s show-stopping medley, and… Read more »

What’s Not To Love with Cécile McLorin Salvant?

Modern Jazz speaks many languages, but at age 25, nobody is more fluent that Cécile McLorin Salvant. With a show-stopping, Grammy-nominated debut record under her belt and a sophomore release on the horizon, it seems the sky is the limit for this classy, acclaimed virtuoso. Salvant was swept from the warm stage lights of small Jazz… Read more »

Leif Vollebekk Stirs the American Soul

After garnering critical acclaim for his 2010 release Inland, Leif Vollebekk is back with North Americana, which has just made its U.S. debut. The album, out via Missing Piece Records, was a long time in the making, but well worth the wait. Even NPR’s Ann Powers pegged it as an album to watch this year. Leif’s… Read more »