Without a list of CDs or even EPs yet to share, how are we to know what will become of a new artist on the scene? Bassist Rayah Thomas, based near Raleigh, NC, has all the right ingredients: a great musical education, experience with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Summer Jazz Academy and the Essentially... Continue Reading →
Filling It Up with that Sweet Easy: New Track “Movin’ On” by Evan Carydakis
Dropping AUGUST 12, Evan Carydakis has a new track called “Movin’ On.” It’s right in line with the blazing material he has so far; songs like the funky “Ponderosa” and the cooler, laid-back “Majorca.” But with “Movin’ On,” the pace is strong and his notes set the story in motion. His horn has an assertive... Continue Reading →
“Got to Be Sure” is Hot New Anthem for Women Everywhere
Grace Garland has that knack; lyrics that hit in the gut and a beat reminiscent of the great dance music of disco...with soul and swing. There's so much history here to unravel as Garland's discography is deeply rhythmic and singably melodic while reaching us where we live. In 2020, she was nominated for the Broadway... Continue Reading →
Deep Warm Vibe Comes Across in Phil Rogers’ EP “Mai Tai Bay”
Self-produced talent and keyboardist Phil Rogers has something new and hot out, the track “Mai Tai Bay.” Layers of sound that mesh and melt into one another create a rhythmic experience that energizes the listener. He puts out new music pretty regularly; about a month ago his single “Heroes” was released, sporting a light, melodic... Continue Reading →
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