Tag Archives: Jazz

AUDIO: Smoke n’ Mirrors – “Dumpsta Cat”

Jazz fusion trio Smoke n’ Mirrors have their sophomore record out today. Incorporating funky sensibilities and soulful sensations, the band delivers a smorgasbord of flavorful cuts that’ll get you swaying back and forth with all the people you love. The saxophone is jovial, the drums are assertive, and the keys keep your head in the clouds but feet on the

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AUDIO: Jamie Breiwick – “Duets”

Jazz artist Jamie Breiwick released a new album of both original compositions and improvisations. Breiwick’s instrumentation here consists of trumpet, water trumpet, and finger cymbals. Enlisting Tim Ipsen on bass, the duo challenge the barriers between structural and formless expression. Every sound and movement is precise and intentional because each feels right in the moment; sometimes Breiwick plays his horn

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AUDIO: Jamie Breiwick – “Hollywood”

It’s jazz artist Jamie Breiwick’s birthday today, and he’s prepared a new song for the world for it, out on B Side Recordings. Spanning over eight minutes long, this piece features feathery flute over a delicate drum beat, shrouded in curtains of synths. It’s a composition that invokes West Coast imagery, bringing multi-colored low-level clouds and palm trees to mind.

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AUDIO: Tony Catania – “Fairly Certain”

Free-improv jazz group Tony Catania Trio have a new record out this week. Featuring Catania on tenor sax, Barry Paul Clark on bass, and Devin Drobka on drums, this body of work is an authentic practice of intention with immediacy. The three musicians speak to one another via their instruments’ languages, effectively creating synergy through avant-garde conduits. The title seems

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AUDIO: Smoke N’ Mirrors – “Off Your Rocker”

Soul-jazz trio Smoke N’ Mirrors released another single this week. This one has a funky bone; it encourages you to get off your ass and start grooving to the love. With wicked sax and dazzling keyboards, Smoke N’ Mirrors are here to accompany your romantic cocktail night with some smooth personality. We hope that this and their last single are

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Join In Eugene Williams’ Eventful Journey In The Music Industry As He Continues To Make History

Born and raised in East Orange, New Jersey, Eugene Williams, also known as Eugenegenay, , also known as Eugenegenay,is an arranger and composer who writes and publishes his own original music. He has a unique way of jamming on the strings of the guitar; people say he has a style of his own.  Eugene has travelled around the world, singing

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‘We Can Make It To The Top’ By Scott Joye* Will Inspire You To Turn Your Dreams Into Reality

Scott Joye* has written many songs. The artist describes his sound as unique, powerful and rhythmic. Some of his musical influences are Michael Jackson, Prince, Kenny Lattimore, Janet Jackson, Gladys Knight and Bono. When you mix the sounds of such diverse and legendary artists, you get something truly remarkable. His song “We Can Make It To The Top” currently has

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AUDIO: Smoke N’ Mirrors – “Marmalade”

Jazz fusion trio Smoke N’ Mirrors have a new single out with upbeat swagger. It’s the type of tune you’re walking down the street to feeling like you’re on top of the world. Nothing can touch you. No one can touch Smoke N’ Mirrors either, with solos from all three musicians that make for relentless rocking. Hopefully there’s more to

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AUDIO: Devin Drobka Trio – “Resorts”

Avant-garde jazz composer Devin Drobka enlisted bassist Aaron Darrell and pianist Matt Blair for his latest record. Inspired by the end of his last relationship, Drobka created this body of work as intentionally as one can, finding joy with each passing moment as the musicians connect with one another through fearlessness, urgency, and compassion. There’s a profound level of trust

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AUDIO: Lovely Socialite – “Quarantine Loops, Vol. 3”

Lovely Socialite is an experimental jazz band featuring musicians from both Milwaukee and Madison. Their “Quarantine Loops” series finds members composing different original loop material which is then used as the source for composition by the others. Their third batch of pieces is now out; it’s five tracks that keep it whimsical with a touch of darkness. There’s some guest

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