MV on the Verge of Jazz from Within

In “Enjoy the Silence,” vocalist MV (Marie-Veronique) of MV Jazz is paired with two guitarists who create lovely, folk-inspired music. Though MV sings with a social conscience, her phrasing also glistens with a jazz sensibility. One prime example is “Why Don’t You Do Right?” which is punched through with her sweet, flowing syncopation. “Sweet and... Continue Reading →

Deb’s First Liner Notes

The jazz blog that’s consumed my life for almost two years thus far has gotten me some fascinating opportunities and made for some amazing connections. The latest of these is a request from a Brooklyn-based sax musician to write the liner notes for his upcoming album. There was no hesitation in my response. Wataru Uchida... Continue Reading →

Bounce, Jive and Funk with Chloe Clark

With ease and style, singer Chloe Clark of South Africa can belt out song, tell a story and tug on the heartstrings all at the same time. Her new CD, “She Encountered Wonderland,” was launched this month, which is International Women’s Month. No coincidence. Clark believes in showing strength and her particular method is to... Continue Reading →

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