Happy Birthday Stevie. Roy from the Vaults

The man who got me started into music turns 70 today. Happy birthday Stevie Wonder! Another

Grégoire Maret – Americana

One of the highlights of last year’s North Sea Jazz Festival, which will not take place

Nina Simone “Fodder On My Wings”

Nina Simone‘s “Fodder On My Wings” was recorded in 1982 for the French Carrere label and

Kathleen Grace – Tie Me To You

Vocalist and songwriter Kathleen Grace finally had won me over while singing “I can see it

Jimmy Greene – While Looking Up

Saxophonist Jimmy Greene opens his new Mack Avenue album “While Looking Up” with the Cole Porter

Mike Phillips – Pulling Off The Covers

Saxophonist Mike Phillips has come up with the perfect combination of soul, jazz, and contemporary groove.

Updates from the Garden

We’ve already reported on the deaths of Manu Dibango, Sandy Anderson, and Wallace Roney, all due

Bill Withers, 7/4/38 – 3/30/20

Hello like beforeI’d never come hereIf I’d known that you were hereI must admit thoughThat’s it’s

Lindsey Webster – A Woman Like Me

When Anita Baker released “Rapture” in 1986, she started a whole new genre of so-called Quiet

R.I.P. Sandy Anderson, Wallace Roney

Ever wondered at that miraculous bass on Odyssey’s “Inside Out” from 1982? Sandy Anderson, member of