#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…

#KeepingRealMusicAlive: The Jack Moves

Name: The Jack Moves (TheJackMoves.com) Members: Zee Desmondes (vocalist, guitarist) & Terry Powell (vocalist, instrumentalist & producer) Genre: R&B Rating: ♦♦♦ (3 of 5)   Artist Biography Biography by Andy Kellman Throwback R&B duo the Jack Moves consist of falsetto-equipped Zee Desmondes (vocalist, guitarist) and Teddy Powell (vocalist, instrumentalist, producer). They crossed paths skateboarding in…

#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…