#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…

#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: Sudan Archives

Name: Sudan Archives Members: Sudan Archives Genre: Electronica, Dance Rating: ♦♦♦ (3 Of 5)   Artist Biography Violinist and vocalist, Sudan Archives writes, plays, and produces her own music. Drawing inspiration from Sudanese fiddlers, she is self-taught on the violin, and her unique songs also fold in elements of R&B, and experimental electronic music. Sudan Archives…