Anyone who has ever taken even a few lessons on piano can appreciate the amazing sound it can create. There is a beauty to the feel of hitting keys in varying combinations to make music. Many people will fall off when it gets difficult (or when their parents stop making them take lessons, lol). The […]
We all hear about the dream stories of a big name band (or manager, or A&R person) seeing an artist playing a local show and being chosen for a huge whirlwind success story. They have made plenty of movies about it. It is not a common occurrence and happens less and less in today’s music […]
Manual Muzzo’s newest album ‘3-Ree’ is a brilliant take on modern jazz, combining classic elements with innovative modernity.
One of the most important developments over the past decade is the ease of collaborations. Now artists from seemingly very different worlds can work together to create something fresh and new. They no longer need to be in the same room, or even the same side of the world for that matter. This has opened […]
The beauty of becoming a talented artist is having the freedom to break the rules. When the skills are present, there no longer needs to be a formal system of standard music that we need to follow. Our recent discovery Pork Pie Hat seems to have reached this level of artistic freedom and is more […]
It is easy to hear when a band is having a good time and truly enjoys playing with each other. The instruments seem to meld together precisely to create one cohesive unit of pure joy. This is obviously the case with our friends in International Orange. The Brooklyn, NY based 4-piece produces a mesmerizing jazz […]
Building a career in music is not an easy thing to do. It takes persistence and true determination along with skill and a little bit of luck. We recently had the chance to chat with innovative Jazz artist Tony Marino about his 20 year career making music. Enjoy the interview here: What first drew you […]
Collaboration has become a huge tool in the life of the modern musician. No longer are there restrictions on geography and time. Now musicians from opposite sides of the world can work together seamlessly to create great art. We recently discovered Labán who has used his reach to connect with an assortment of other musicians […]