Tagged: jazz

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Funky Knuckles – Meta Musica

Dallas-based based Funky Knuckles is composed of various studio and live side-musicians for artists like Beyonce, Erykah Badu, & Chrisette Michelle to name just a few. The band members are Evan Weiss on trumpet,...

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Diggs Duke “Born From You”

New selections plus previously released singles are the meat of Offering For Anxious, the Brownswood Recordings debut for Washington, D.C.-based artist Diggs Duke. This track, “Born From You”, feels like an introduction to a...

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Georigia Anne Muldrow as Jyoti – Denderah

Georgia Anne Muldrow dons the Alice Coltrane-inspired mood of Jyoti for her latest set, Denderah, on her own SomeOthaShip Connect imprint. For her second project as Jyoti, Muldrow delivers playing and programming that reveals...

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TuneCrush: Traedonya “Another Lie”

New York-based Traedonya’s single, “Another Lie”, is from her forthcoming project, High Fructose Corn Syrup, on Prohibition Entertainment in fall 2013. A classically trained vocalist and raised on hip-hop in the Bronx, “Another Lie”...

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Rest in Peace, George Duke

According to news given to BlackAmericaWeb, GLM has learned that pioneering rock/jazz/funk synth musician George Duke has passed at 67. The news came via notification from Ron Brewington, Motown Alumni Association (MAA). He was...

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Bembe Segue – Untitled (Demo Album)

Bembe Segue has released Untitled (Demo Album) via Bandcamp.com. The notes state that the tracks were written almost a decade ago for her debut record, though it’s unclear if that album is still forthcoming...

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Camera Soul – Not For Ordinary People

From southern Italy, Camera Soul’s second set, Not For Ordinary People comes with more R&B/funk intention than the group’s first release, Words Don’t Speak. While the sound still recalls 70′s/80′s R&B primarily (especially the...

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TuneCrush: Big Farm “Salad Days”

The amazing talents of four Brooklyn-based musicians join together for the project, Big Farm, and the results are seriously fun. You could call it art rock, or progressive rock, or just an earful of...

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15 Sounds You Need in 2013

So we’re half way through 2013, and there have been really good musical moments this year so far. From past reviews and singles recommendations on GLM, here’s 15 of some of the best recorded...