Tag Archives: jazz

Josef Leimberg by Farah Sosa
Josef Leimberg wraps Skirball’s Sunset Concerts with brilliant performance

The Skirball Cultural Center reached its final show of the 2019 Sunset Concerts series with trump-player-lyricist-producer-extraordinaire, Josef Leimberg. The evening was filled with an attentive crowd immersed in his Afro futuristic sounds. Accompanied by a full band, Leimberg dazzled the audience with tracks from his solo debut album ‘Astral Progressions,’ and his much-anticipated forthcoming album, ‘The […]

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tess henley
Tess Henley Debuts Smooth Track ‘Same Girl’ Off Upcoming EP

It’s a new era for Tess Henley. Compiling songs that are entirely self-produced, Henley has been teasing songs off her forthcoming EP, ‘Better.’ The latest release, ‘Same Girl’ is a classic worthy of several, delicious reruns. The smooth track takes on the emotional narrative of old lovers reuniting, asking the age-old question: am I the […]

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Premiere: ‘I Like Girls’ – Samantha Sidley Releases Jazzy New Single; Announces Tour

Los Angeles-based jazz vocalist Samantha Sidley just announced she’ll release her debut album, ‘Interior Person’ on September 13th. But first, Sidley is grabbing our attention with her colorful single, ‘I Like Girls.’ Stream the premiere of Sidley’s new single below! Samantha Sidley will be opening for The Bird & The Bee’s tour starting August 11th […]

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Spencer Ludwig
An Interview with Spencer Ludwig: bringing trumpets to pop, and making you move & groove

Even if the name is unfamiliar at first, chances are you’ve heard Spencer Ludwig’s signature trumpeting long before you even knew there was a man behind the horn. In a world in which instrumentals are as easily recorded as pushing a button on a keyboard, Ludwig’s ever-shining presence both in the studio and onstage has […]

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Win Tickets to Nick Waterhouse at the Teragram Ballroom

Nick Waterhouse always gets the crowd moving during his live set of good old jazz-R&B-soul. Quite a mouthful, but Waterhouse has proven that people of all ages can enjoy singing and dancing along to a genre that is usually overlooked. The singer-songwriter from Santa Ana will be headlining the Teragram Ballroom this Thursday, June 2nd! […]

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Robert Glasper
Robert Glasper to headline El Rey Theatre in support of new album with original trio

  Robert Glasper is making a highly anticipated return to his acoustic jazz trio for his new album, Covered (The Robert Glasper Trio recorded live at Capitol Studios), which will be released June 16 on Blue Note Records. To celebrate the new record, Robert Glasper will headline the El Rey Theatre on Wednesday, June 17! […]

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Ani DiFranco to Headline The Orpheum

New Orleans based indie-folk singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco has announced a headlining date at The Orpheum on Wednesday, March 18th. She is hitting the road in support of her 2014 album, Allergic to Water, released on the label she founded, Righteous Babe Records. Her rapid-fire guitar picking, memorable, poetic lyrics and unique vocal stylings have garnered her […]

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Photos: Twilight Concerts with Trombone Shorty and Dustbowl Revival at Santa Monica Pier

If you haven’t gone to a beach concert yet, there’s still some time to get your fix! Santa Monica Pier’s Twilight Concerts series is almost over and they have brought heavyweights from all genres every Thursday this past couple months! Last Thursday the audience went wild with heavy doses of big band jazz brought to you […]

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Kacey Johansing
Hot New Music: Kacey Johansing – Grand Ghosts – Album Review

  Close your eyes and imagine hearing the voice of a glamorous lounge singer circa 1940 with sultry vocals created to melt your heart. Kacey Johansing’s sophomore LP Grand Ghosts, blends the classic beauty of yesteryear with a touch of sullen tone and modern experimental music. Her warm and rich vocals have an old-timey feel that’s […]

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Win Tickets to Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe w/ Howlin Rain at the El Rey – Feb. 1, 2013

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe headlines the El Rey on Friday, Feb. 1. Many will recognize him as a member of Lenny Kravitz’s band playing sultry sounds through his sax. Denson has co-founded and led The Greyboy Allstars as well as record with artists such as Blind Boys of Alabama, Joe Foreman, and Dave Holland. Karl […]

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