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Jo Harman’s “People We Become,” a testimony to her International Appeal

Raised in Southwest England, Harman found success on her own terms with her debut, Dirt On My Tongue. The album was released independently in 2013 and supported by a touring schedule that found Harman sharing the stage with icons like Patti Smith, Joan Baez and Sinead O’Connor. Wildly successful for an independent record, Dirt On My Tongue was [...]

GIDEON KING – A Mélange of Rock, Jazz & Pop

In 2015, Gideon King & City Blog(GKCB) released a full length CD, City Blog. The music was met with wide critical acclaim, with the Huffington Post calling King a "musical genius." Having worked for years in establishing a reputation as a rising force in the New York Jazz scene, King has worked with John Scofield and members of Steely [...]

Interview: Grace Brancale, Emerging Global Artist

With singles featured on local and global smooth jazz radio stations, Grace Brancale has grown her audience across 216 countries. Considering that her first release was just in August 2017, and almost 20 releases since, many across the US and around the world have reached out to her to let her know they are a fan of [...]

MICHAEL LINGTON – Silver Lining

"Jazz Monthly Feature Interview" MICHAEL LINGTON  -Silver Lining- Michael Lington grew up in Copenhagen and decided to move to America and pursue a music career. Since that move, he has recorded multiple albums and is recognized worldwide as one of the premier solo recording artists covering diverse musical genres including: Soul, Jazz, R&B, Funk & [...]

JAMES TORMÉ – Strange Little Planet

"Jazz Monthly Feature Interview" JAMES TORMÉ  -Strange Little Planet- "Strange Little Planet" is a new project by James Tormé, son of the legendary jazz singer, composer, drummer and actor…Mel Tormé. James Tormé, an extraordinary singer with immense talent and energy has once again, created a standout CD that is already creating a buzz of excitement [...]

MICHAEL ALAN – Feature Interview

"Jazz Monthly Feature Interview" MICHAEL ALAN  - Distant Worlds - Baby boomer Michael Alan grew up listening to '70s and early ‘80s rock and pop. His musical obsession was and still is, The Beatles. In college, Michael was exposed to all types of jazz and fusion by teachers and fellow musicians. His interest in using [...]

ANDRE´ JOSEPH – Writer/Director – The Saxophonist

"Jazz Monthly Feature Interview" ANDRE´ JOSEPH  Writer/Director - The Saxophonist Andre´Joseph, a Staten Island, NY native had a love for movies from a very early age. He began his career making short films with family and friends on home video. Mr. Joseph attended the New York Film Academy summer program in 2001 where he first gained [...]

Lee Ritenour – Smoke n’ Mirrors

"Jazz Monthly Feature Interview" Lee Ritenour JazzMonthly:  Our next guest is one of the monster guitarists, whose music seems to always have a very cool twist and his latest project is no exception.  It’s called Smoke n’ Mirrors and that’s got to grade you real tight.  Please welcome the amazing and talented Mr. Lee Ritenour.  [...]