It’s the kind of voice you don’t expect, the kind you’re blown away by, when you pull back and say, “What just happened?” Kale Johnson’s voice comes out of the blue and is simultaneously two things: powerful and self-possessed. His new single “Be Still My Heart” shows he has the chops to be an icon... Continue Reading →
Heating Up the Space: STL Sizzles in New Jazz/Pop Album by Ryan Marquez
St. Louis-based musician Ryan Marquez has been cooking a cauldron of tunes for many years, and a fresh new brew is ready to be served. A new single called “Serenity” is the first track he has just released as he leads up to a full CD called “Saint Unity” coming this fall. The implications of... Continue Reading →
Swingin’ on the Front Lines: WWII Music Revived and Digitized with Jason Burt
First-time music producer Jason Burt came across a musical treasure trove when he stumbled on an almost 80-year-old 78rpm made by his grandfather, a trumpet player, and other soldiers in a US Army Air Force band. The troops were serving in the Philippine campaign of the Pacific theater. Before the war ended, the 20-piece orchestra... Continue Reading →
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