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August 12, 2015

L.A. indie-folk quartet Dawes goes in for gentle, singer-songwriter anthems on its latest album, but that doesn’t stop Wylie Gelber from put...

August 12, 2015

Leaving the spotlight to pedal-steel star Robert Randolph and organ wiz John Medeski, North Mississippi Allstars vet Chris Chew offers wide ...

August 12, 2015

For most bands, calling a five-song album an LP would be a stretch, but this Norwegian nine-piece experimental jazz/rock outfit takes listen...

August 12, 2015

They call themselves Legally Blynd because they’re oblivious to genre, and sure enough, this band of Bay Area badasses combines reggae, soul...

August 12, 2015

Saxophonist and composer Kamasi Washington, enjoying wider visibility thanks to appearances on recent albums by Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, ...

August 12, 2015

Gotham-bred, Euro-based Washington delivers a feel-soaked tribute to the late guitar genius Jef Lee Johnson.

August 12, 2015

On this collection of mostly Latin-flavored groove-based tunes, bass ninja/educator/author Damian Erskine teaches a masterclass in leading f...

August 12, 2015

Following the resounding success of their debut, Boys & Girls, Zac Cockrell and Alabama Shakes beat the sophomore slump with a new record fu...

August 12, 2015

Long-awaited and much-anticipated, Andrew Gouche’s solo debut hits with the kind of impact that takes you back to the first time you heard t...

July 20, 2015

Tenor-sax ace McCaslin delivers a superb follow-up to his Grammy-nominated 2012 side, Casting for Gravity, while fronting one of the most fo...

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