Organist Ronnie Foster, who made five acclaimed Blue Note albums in the early ‘70s, played on hit albums by Stevie Wonder, George Benson, and others, makes a celebrated return as
Seattle-based soul-jazz groove-machine Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio announced their new album Cold As Weiss, out February 11, 2022 via Colemine Records. Cold As Weiss is the band’s first release featuring new drummer Dan Weiss, also of
Blue Note Records has announced the passing of Hammond B3 organ legend and NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith. Smith died today of at his home in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He
Most would consider Joey DeFranceso (Joey D.) the premier organist in jazz. Followers are also aware of his skills on trumpet and of course, other keyboards. Now he’s added another
Anyone who’s seen drummer Russ Lawton and keyboardist Ray Paczkowski participate in any of their various and sundry projects (TAB, Strangefolk, Vorcza, Grippo Funk Band, Dave Matthews & Friends) knows what stylish musicians they are. Now, however, formally united as the duo Soule Monde, Ray and Russ are bringing their skills to a whole other level and they made this small club seem like it was situated on Bourbon St instead of just off the main street of the smallest city in the US.
he Benevento/Russo Duo rocked their way through a single set at Higher Ground that was heavy on improvisation, but remained focused on the studio takes of their material. Having toured extensively with Phish alum Mike Gordon, Higher Ground has gradually become a second home away from The Duo’s NYC hot spot – The Knitting Factory.
Having toured with Mavis Staples, Robert Cray, Dave Matthews, Derek Trucks and Taj Mahal, things have been riding all uphill the past year for Grace Potter and the Nocturnals.
Robert Walter has been around the block more than once, spending time with the seminal live funk unit the Greyboy Allstars and his 20th Congress. Now Robert is stepping out with his new project Super Heavy Organ and laying down the groove with a newly reformed Steve Kimock Band.
34-year-old Hammond B-3 organ ace Joey DeFrancesco almost single handedly re-ignited interest in the use of his instrument in a jazz context back in the late 80s and early 90s, so it was never any question that he
Yes, Eastern Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and for Christmas 2004, he brought you a diverse year of music, right here in your own back yard.