Stirrin’ Up Some Heat on the Bass

Christian McBride is a bassist, composer, arranger and jazz commentator/host. He tours and travels the world with the energy of a man constantly pumped up on the spirit of the music. It is from listening to him play that you feel his joy for the art form. His tight musical sense of connection with other... Continue Reading →

Improvise to Survive: An Interview with Lawrence Bush

Lawrence Bush, a many-times-over author and the editor of the progressive website/magazine “Jewish Currents”, has an octopus-like curiosity and a deep reach into the uncountable facets of Jewish life and sensibility. Among the topics he has written on are the Jewish Resistance, showbiz, racism and Apartheid, poetry, Communism and of course, American politics. Insisting he... Continue Reading →

Smooth-Edged Velvet Funk From Brother2Brother

In 2001 the Carter brothers (Chaz and Winston) formed a smooth jazz group called Midtown. Finding initial success, they went on the road and opened shows for national artists like R&B superstar Roy Ayers and many others. A few years later (2004) they reinvented themselves as Brother2Brother and immediately saw their debut CD “Forever” (Carzino... Continue Reading →

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