GRAMMY® Award-winning guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela release their JAZZ EP today via Rubyworks/ATO at all DSPs and on 12” cloudy orange vinyl (limited to 3,000 copies worldwide and individually numbered). Rod and Gab’s recently released heroic interpretation of "Street Fighter Mas" by tenor sax giant Kamasi Washington, their sublime interplay with flamenco-guitar legend Vicente Amigo on Astor Piazzolla’s timeless "Oblivion," have helped introduce their magical guitar interplay to a whole new world of music fans.
Earlier this summer, Terrace Martin, Kamasi Washington and Denzel Curry teamed up for the groundbreaking Black Power Live virtual music festival hosted by Patrisse Cullors (co-founder of Black Lives Matter), presented by Jammcard and Form. Today, they share their collaboration as ‘Racism on Trial’ with three incredible, thought-provoking movements on YouTube, featuring Martin, Washington, Curry, Robert Glasper, Alex Isley, and more.
Wilco is proud to announce Sky Blue Sky, a destination concert experience curated by the band, taking place January 18-22, 2020 in Mexico at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. Sky Blue Sky will feature three full shows by Wilco, plus performances by Courtney Barnett (solo), Sharon Van Etten, Kamasi Washington, Jeff Tweedy, Dr. Dog, Yo La Tengo, Calexico, The Autumn Defense, Durand Jones & The Indications, The Comet Is Coming, and local band, Archi.
The second annual Arroyo Seco Music Festival took place on the third longest day of the year, Saturday, June 23rd, bringing in the summer concert season in grand style. The two-day festival was organized by Goldenvoice, the same organization responsible for the most auspicious festival in the country, Coachella. The Arroyo Seco festival was held in a beautiful tree-lined meadow, just outside the Rose Bowl, in the affluent suburbs of Pasadena.
Jazz is thriving elsewhere besides its living alumnus of prestigious inheritors from the classic eras. Much has evolved since the groundbreaking free jazz of the 1950s and 1960s from the likes of Pharaoh Sanders, John Coltrane, and Ornette Coleman. As some have satirically put it, ornithology or: the study of Bird (Charlie Parker that is) lives on within the experimental giants of our generation.
There’s a reason everything tends to come back around. Yes, people love nostalgia and hindsight is 20/20, but the consistent resurgence of past trends stems from one thing: a lot of things were just better “back then.” Despite the technological progress made year after year, many photographers still swear up and down by film. Even with the endless possibilities laid out by virtual reality, millions of people still turn to Pokemon for entertainment.