Projet personnel: Images sur Blue Dawn, composé et interprété par Magic Doud, extrait de l’album ‘Magic Doud Meets Kugnimingus: Feat. New Orleans’ http://magicdoud.bandcamp.com/
It has been almost a year since El Wah ! has taken form, garnering more attention from the Parisian scene with each new release. The dynamic duo, composed of Samuel Charles and Thomas Larabi, digs into deep soul and pop influences to fuel a warm and honest sound of their own. Watch the two partners … More Video: [Paris] El Wah !
The Gil Evans Paris Workshop is a project led by Laurent Cugny, gathering a group of young Paris-based musicians around the music of Cugny and Gil Evans. Spoonful, the formation’s first studio recording on Jazz&People, will be released in the spring of 2017 and contains material arranged by Cugny who finds inspiration in his years … More Video: Gil Evans Paris Workshop – Spoonful
“The seamless blend of inspired jazz and instrumental funk on “Memory Lane” will be familiar to fans of Naughty Professor, yet distinct enough to warrant its own categorization. The tune keeps things cool as cucumber until the final minute, when the mood switches gears for a swirling crescendo.” — Sam D’arcangelo, OffBeat Magazine
The Kala Bazaar Swing Society appeared in New Orleans over the spring of 2016, emerging out of street busking and jam sessions. Led by guitarist and vocalist Kaladeva Chandra, the new quartet is currently finding its voice around the city, drawing from the swing repertory of the 1920’s and 1930’s. On this session, recorded in … More Video: The Kala Bazaar Swing Society
CoolNasty, a young jazz fusion band from New Orleans finds its influences in the music of Robert Glasper, Snarky Puppy and other boundary-pushing artists. Watch CoolNasty hit the recording studio at the Music Shed in Uptown New Orleans, for a funky composition named “Wash.”
(Photo by Caitlyn Ridenour) View article on OffBeat.com Musicians and protesters gathered in front of the Lakefront Airport on Friday, March 4, to speak out against the Donald Trump Rally. Protesters met in the area before starting a second line that led the group down Stars and Stripes Boulevard to the airport. Different … More Trumpets Trump Drumpf