Review by: Mut Asheru Summer's almost over but the party definitely ain't over. We're happy to share with you an awesome summer-lover-cozy-chill track from one of our favorite artists Avi Wisnia. SKY BLUE SKY does not disappoint and is saturated with his silky voice and Brazilian jazz goodness. It's a light one that floats around in the atmosphere before landing squarely in … [Read more...] about Sonic Bloom: Avi Wisnia’s “Sky Blue Sky” flies high for us!
DALLAS, Dec. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a girl, Dallas-based singer Laura Ainsworth watched starry-eyed as her dad, big band sax/clarinet master Billy Ainsworth, accompanied such lounge/jazz idols as Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett and Mel Torme. She dreamed of following in their footsteps, not realizing she was witnessing the end of an era. She never imagined she would one day … [Read more...] about Recession Launches Recording Career: “Nu-Vintage” Vocalist Laura Ainsworth Takes Unusual Road to Acclaim
Written by: Melody Charles If you've been a part of the re-emerging 30+ live music scene in Dallas, TX over the last few years, chances are you've heard---or seen---the long, lean guitar-wielding machine known as Mark Letteri. Ahem...make that the Grammy Award-winning guitarist, composer and producer Mark Letteri. For years the Ft. Worth, TX-based performer did the … [Read more...] about Music Interview: Guitarist Mark Letteri of ‘Snarky Puppy’ on the recent Grammy win and working with Lalah Hathaway
CD Review by: Corbyn Bricie A blissful entry into the world of light ambient music, OBLIVION HYMNS by Hammock doesn’t meander around hoping to offer itself as a pick me up. It scoops you up for a piggyback ride immediately. And around track two ‘Then the Quiet Explosion’ you’re floating blissfully and happily amongst the album’s spacious chords and perfectly sequenced … [Read more...] about CD Review: “Oblivion Hymns” by Hammock – You need some light ambient in your life and this is a great place to get it
CD Review By: Melody Charles Revelry, rivalries, old friends and new beginnings---the film BEST MAN HOLIDAY not only brought back the entire beloved cast of characters (portrayed by Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Monica Calhoun, Sanaa Lathan and Terrence Howard, to name a few) from its popular 1999 prequel, the recent box office hit updated their life trajectories, … [Read more...] about CD Review: “Best Man Holiday” Soundtrack. Is it good…or what?