Macy Gray – Stripped

You might as well call Macy Gray‘s new album “The Real Macy” – it is simply

Madeleine Peyroux – Secular Hymns

Madeleine Peyroux recorded her latest country/folk/jazz/blues album in a church in Great Milton, Oxfordshire or in

Robert Glasper Experiment – ArtScience

So this time around, after so many different projects with guest singers and what have you,

The Bad Plus – It’s Hard

Prince, Barry Manilow, Cyndi Lauper, Kraftwerk, and Peter Gabriel all on one album –  a cover album

Derrick Hodge – The Second

The multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer Derrick Hodge has released his second album on Blue Note called,

Soul On The Real Side #5

The guys from Real Side Records just released their fifth edition of “Soul On The Real

Toots Thielemans R.I.P.

In 1962, Toots Thielemans wrote “Bluesette” which has become a standard now. He worked on many

Erin Bode – Here & Now

Singer Erin Bode first came to my attention through a couple of brilliant albums on the

Serious Series 2016 Season

One of the newer contemporary jazz festivals in Berlin in recent years is called Serious Series. Contemporary

Bobby Hutcherson R.I.P.

I remember a concert at Cologne’s Subway club back in 1990 with an elegantly dressed Bobby