#KeepingRealMusicAlive: Minor Sing

Name: Minor Sing (minorsing.fr/en) Members: Jean Lardanchet: violin & guitar, Sylvain Pourrat: double bass & guitar, Laurent Vincenza; guitar & Yannick Alcocer: guitar. Genre: (French Jazz, Swing Jazz & Gypsy) Artist Biography As a French Gypsy Swing Acoustic Quartet from Lyon, France, Minor Sing blends compositions and interpretations of great standards of Django Reinhardt and…

#KeepingRealMusicAlive: Big Time Orchestra

Name: Big Time Orchestra (www.BigTimeOrchestra.com.br) Members: Big Time Orchestra Genre: Big Band (Swing, Pop, Rock & Soul)   Artist Biography The Big Time Orchestra is band from Curitiba who enjoyed early success being on the program Superstar on Globo; where Big Time Orchestra stayed  in the Top 9 for five amazing performances. The Big Time…

Top Ten Catalog Album (September 8, 2017 J)

    1. Cannonball Adderley/Miles Davis – Somethin’ Else: Recorded, March 9, 1958 and released, August 1958 on Blue Note. The album was recorded during Adderley’s membership in the Miles Davis Sextet of 1958, and is one of the few post-1955 appearances of Miles Davis as a sideman. The Penguin Guide to Jazz selected this album…

#KeepingRealMusicAlive: Jose James

Name: Jose James (josejamesmusic.com) Members: Jose James Genre: Jazz, Hip-Hop, Neo-Soul Rating: ♦♦♦ (3 of 5)  Artist Biography By Matt Collar Often referred to as a jazz singer for the hip-hop generation, New York City-based vocalist José James has combined jazz, soul, drum’n’bass, and spoken word into his unique brand of vocal jazz. While he states his…

#KeepingRealMusicAlive: Dana Leong

Name: Dana Leong (DanaLeong.com) Members: Dana Leong Genre: Jazz Rating: ◊◊◊◊  (4 of 5)     Artist Biography Dana Leong is a two-time Grammy award-winning musician, composer, and producer. Considered by many to be the world’s top electric cellist, he has also been referred to as world’s top trombone player by members of the world-renowned Balkan…