For trumpeter and composer Igmar Thomas, much in contemporary music has clearly evolved from the jazz of eras past. It's the insight behind his big band, which recently visited his alma mater.
When trumpeter and composer/arranger Steven Bernstein started working with the virtuoso pianist Henry Butler, certain unique ideas — "Henryisms" — came to the fore.
Eddie Henderson may never have quite gotten his due, but there's still time to correct that.
Hear the Louisville folk-pop singer perform songs from 2014's beautifully languid Electric Ursa.
With intertwining guitars and Mlny Parsonz's soulful vocal, the Atlanta hard-rock band draws power from nuance.
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