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Jorge Nila pays homage to jazz greats on “Tenor Time”

Saxophonist Jorge Nila's sophomore album is a tribute to names that even those outside of jazz already know--Coltrane, Shorter, Wonder, and several others. "Tenor...

Cosmic jazz: an album review of Kamasi Washington’s “Heaven and Earth”

Rating: 9/10 The power of the cosmos has arrived here on earth. But don’t look to NASA to fill you in on the interstellar secrets...

No Auto-Tune, Thank God: The Dropout at the Melody Inn

Detroit-Area EDM Artist The Dropout Wows at The Melody Inn With a Singular Performance. Electronic Music has been around in one form or another since...

Andrew Gould puts together personal, eclectic songs on “First Things First”

Saxophonist Andrew Gould has assembled a collection of songs that replicate his lived experiences as a working musician in New York City. But it...

Top Ten Surprising Music Stories Pt. 2

The music world is full of countless tales of visionary inventors, strange encounters, and colorful characters. Many of the songs we take for granted...

Kamasi Washington “Harmony of Difference” EP review

Rating: 9/10 Saxophonist and composer Kamasi Washington has been slowly cementing himself as the harbinger of all things righteous and groovy in the modern jazz...

Rob Funkhouser’s Tape Release Show with special guests

This Tuesday, Oct. 10 at The State Street Pub, Medium Sound presents the Rob Funkhouser Tape Release Show with special performances by Rob Funkhouser,...

“Electro Sax” Might Be Elan Trotman’s Finest Release

Elan Trotman provides amped up jazz on album, “Electro Sax,” the saxophonist’s follow-up to 2013’s, “Tropicality.” One standout from that album was a cover of Stevie...