Portico Quartet have found a contemporary sound to thrill their fans [The Guardian]

“Portico Quartet stake claims to territory occupied by Radiohead, Cinematic Orchestra and Efterklang”. The Guardian ***** Mercury Prize-nominated Portico Quartet has always been an impossible band to pin down. Sending out echoes of jazz, electronica, ambient music and minimalism, the group created their own singular, cinematic sound over the course of three studio albums, from…

FORQ: Aggressive sound and sonic exploration

FORQ: AGGRESSIVE SOUND AND SONIC EXPLORATION Henry Hey (Keyboard) Chris McQueen (Guitar) Kevin Scott (Bass) Jason “JT” Thomas (Drum) Forq is an instrumental quartet with an aggressive sound and a penchant for sonic exploration. This all-star band based has just completed their third album – Thrēq – which was released on August 4, 2017. Originally…

Gogo Penguin new album ‘A Humdrum Star’ on Blue Note on February 2018

GOGO PENGUIN will release a new album ‘A Humdrum Star’ on Blue Note on the 9th February promising that it’s ‘a bit weirder, more cinematic and electronic focused than what they’ve done before,’ it’s also the first they’ve recorded entirely in their adopted home Manchester. A Humdrum Star, builds on the heady momentum of its…

Snarky Puppy World Tour 2019

The last four years have brought dramatic changes for Snarky Puppy After a decade of relentless touring and recording in all but complete obscurity, the Texas-bred/New York-based quasi-collective suddenly found itself held up by the press and public as one of the major figures in the jazz world. But as the category names for all…

Manhattan Transfer

  The Manhattan Transfer es uno de los grupos vocales relacionados con el jazz mas populares. Cultiva con igual gusto el jazz y otros géneros (rhythm & blues, rock and roll, samba, bossa nova) y es maestro en el arte del vocalese, un estilo que consiste en añadir letras a piezas instrumentales de jazz. Sus…

GoGo Penguin

Gogo Penguin new album ‘A Humdrum Star’ on Blue Note on February 2018   GOGO PENGUIN will release a new album ‘A Humdrum Star’ on Blue Note on the 9th February promising that it’s ‘a bit weirder, more cinematic and electronic focused than what they’ve done before,’ it’s also the first they’ve recorded entirely in…

Saxophone Summit

· DISPONIBLE JULIO 2017 ·   Dave Liebman, Joe Lovano, Greg Osby, Phil Markowitz, Cecil Le Roy McBee, Billy Hart Originariamente formado a finales de 1990 el grupo con Joe Lovano, Mike Brecker and Dave Liebman, celebro el espíritu del último periodo de la música de John Coltrane en el que se sentía la esencia de la escena…

Kneebody

· DISPONIBLE MAYO-JULIO 2017 ·    “Kneebody” es un quinteto de músicos, que han sido nominados a los premios Grammy y que generán una gran energía de rock explosivo en paralelo con una actuación en conjunto completa y unas composiciones equilibradas y son además unos grandes aventureros en la improvisación. Todas las referencias podrían dejarse…

The Bad Plus

The Bad Plus Greet the New Year With a New Lineup [The New York Times / January 2018] Reid Anderson [bass] Orrin Evans [piano] Dave King [drums]   The Bad Plus came together at the end of the 20th century and has avoided easy categorization ever since, winning critical hosannas and a legion of fans…

Fourplay

· DISPONIBLE JULIO 2017 ·   Bob James, Nathan East, Harvey Mason, Chuck Loeb Durante dos décadas, el cuarteto de jazz contemporáneo conocido como Fourplay ha disfrutado de un éxito artístico y comercial coherente con parte de elementos de R & B, pop y una variedad de otros sonidos a sus inquebrantables fundamentos de Jazz….