Terence Thompson brings his positivity and joy for life into his album If I Only Had A Band. Whether it’s embracing the day through his track “Good Morning,” or feeling welcomed into a warm, inviting restaurant like in “Yassie’s Cafe,” If I Only Had A Band will have you feeling good for all 20 tracks.
Jazz Vocalist Samara Joy opens up about her climb into the jazz limelight and the inspiration behind her self-titled debut album.
Jazz guitarist Andrew Renfroe opens up about the terrible thunderstorm that almost sunk his family’s boat — and inspired his latest album Run in the Storm
Love, Life, Music. Jazz vocalist Rebecca Angel’s latest album reflects her journey through the last year. Each song, whether it’s reggae, bossa nova, pop, or jazz, drives the theme of the album. And Rebecca Angel isn’t afraid to open up about the stories behind her music.
The term “griot” originates from a West African tradition of a traveling storyteller, poet, or musician. They journeyed abroad sharing tales of those who came before in order to pass on their ancestor’s traditions. Trumpeter, educator, producer, and now author Jeremy Pelt has become a griot for the tradition of jazz in America.
Jazz saxophonist James Brandon Lewis talks about his new album: Jesup Wagon inspired by scientist George Washington Carver in this new podcast episode of Bite-Size Jazz
Jazz pianist Billy Stritch talks about his love for the Great American Songbook and his weekly livestream concerts in this jazz podcast.
Guitarist Molly Miller discusses the inspiration behind her new jazz album, St. George, her time touring with Jason Miraz, and her new jazz trio in this jazz podcast.
Cyrille Aimée and Michael Valeanu say their work as a duo started when their band couldn’t make it to a gig in Ohio because of a snowstorm – but after the response from the audience, they realized they could keep it going. One time in Milan, they had four encores as a duo! Their album I’ll Be Seeing You reflects their collaboration and relationship over the last decade.
At 23-years-old, Caity Gyorgy is already an adept lyricist, songwriter, arranger, and bandleader. Her latest EP Now Pronouncing showcases her talents along with her hand-picked 10 piece band. Inspired by the music and cinema of the 50s and 60s, her original tunes fit right within the vein of the Great American Songbook.