D’Angelo, Questlove, James Poyser and J Dilla hunkered down in Greenwich Village and created a sound that won Grammys and united genres.
Author Archives: NATE CHINEN
Mr. Kamae was one of the most influential Hawaiian musicians of the second half of the 20th century, at once an innovator and a diligent steward of folkloric customs.
The centerpiece of a winter festival, two music-filled days downtown, had a sharp focus this year.
At this year's event in Brooklyn and Manhattan, social justice is on the agenda.
“Slugger,” the first album under this artist’s solo moniker, Sad13, is not a radical reinvention so much as a dash through a side door.
Mr. Washington warms up for New Year’s Eve weekend at Brooklyn Bowl, with the Next Step, and for a planned return to the studio next month.
The musician played in the first edition of the band Weather Report, and was a charter member of the Eleventh House.
With the suite “America’s National Parks” and “A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke,” with the pianist Vijay Iyer, the jazz trumpeter enlightened minds.
The East Village performance space owned by John Zorn will close in February 2018, but a new location is possible.