Video: Gil Evans Paris Workshop – Spoonful

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

Video: Noah Young Band

“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  

CoolNasty – Wash

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.”

Trumpets Trump Drumpf

(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