REVIEW: Hobgood's t e s s e t e r r a Scores a Scorcher!

USA’s Jazz Times writes, “In his liner notes, Hobgood says he considers Tesseterra a jazz album rather than a jazz/classical hybrid. But that’s underselling the achievement. It’s a soul-soothing blend of jazz, classical, and pop that doesn’t have a name other than ‘music’.”

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How The 'Spotify Sound' Is Changing Music

Spotify has disrupted the music business in many, and amassed influence to the point where 'Spotify' is shorthand for streaming itself. If that's not enough change, the way in which Spotify and other streaming platforms pay artists has fundamentally altered how some musicians are structuring their songs.

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10 Little-Known Maiden Voyages

In January 1965, jazz pianist Herbie Hancock received a call from a Hollywood jingle agency. Its client, Yardley, needed background music for a TV commercial and wanted a trio playing something jazzy, since the men’s fragrance ad took place in a sophisticated club. But instead of writing straight-ahead jazz, Mr. Hancock arranged a catchy rhythmic line that was closer to rock.

REVIEW: Miguel Gorodi Nonet / 'Apophenia'

“Trumpeter Miguel Gorodi has put together a biggish band of some of the most interesting musicians on the London jazz scene for this record of his own compositions.”

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