The Cookers have been touring in support of their “cooking” release Believe since the summer, igniting crowds at major venues and festivals including the Playboy Jazz Festival, the Vancouver Jazz Festival, Caramoor Jazz Festival and more with DownBeat hailing the super-group “a must-see band on the festival circuit.” Continue reading
Album Features Eubanks’ Working Quartet:
Billy Pierce, Rene Camacho, and Marvin “Smitty” Smith
Special Guest Appearances by Joey De Leon, Jr.,
Alvin Chea, and Brothers Robin & Duane Eubanks
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With his second Mack Avenue Records release, The Messenger, acclaimed guitarist Kevin Eubanks continues to explore his own unique musical vision. This vision offers the listener an opportunity to share a musical journey that truly exemplifies where Eubanks is at this stage of his illustrious career; one that, for over three decades, has seen him incorporate into his creative process a willingness to embrace the broad spectrum of his musical experience, while continuing to seek out new vistas. Continue reading
Nadje Noordhuis -][- Nadje Noordhuis –Mp3– [Little Mystery Records, 2012]
Originally trained as an audio engineer, with a knack for populist melodies and crystal clear sound, Australian-born trumpeter/composer Nadje Noordhuis, best known for her work with Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society and DIVA Jazz Orchestra, released her debut self-titled album, mixed and mastered by the legendary ECM recording engineer Jan-Erik Kongshaug in Oslo, Norway.
See Nadje reviewed in the December issue of JazzTimes, interviewed on The Checkout on WBGO and in January’s Hot House Magazine as well as a future issue of Jazziz.
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