WBGO Fall Preview features Emi Makabe’s ‘Anniversary’

Nate Chinen says, "Hyperacute technique meets folkloric timbre in the music of Emi Makabe."

Listening party for Mike Fahie’s ‘Urban(e)’ on today

Special guests include Jennifer Wharton, Pedro Giraudo, Darcy James Argue, and Dave Douglas.

Jazzwise premieres a new video from the Mike Fahie’s ‘Urban(e)’

"Excerpts From The Firebird" features Randy Ingram on piano, Quinsin Nackoff on saxophone, Mike on euphonium, and Jennifer Wharton on tuba.

Watch new video from Rudy Royston’s ‘PaNOptic’ – BlaCk–Bad CoMPAny–BiRd

Watch the video for the piece "BlaCk--Bad CoMPany--BiRd" recorded in Rudy's living room last month.

Downbeat gives Manuel Valera’s ‘José Martí En Nueva York’ four stars!

Reviewer Carlo Wolff calls the album, "a joy to hear."

Modern Drummer premieres new video from Rudy Royston’s ‘PaNOptic’

They call Rudy's solo drum album, "a highly personal statement."

ANFTD #83: Riley Mulherkar

In preparation for the Festival of New Trumpet Music (Sept 8-17, 7pm, online, free), Dave sits down with trumpeter and composer Riley Mulherkar.

Check out “Safe Space” from Dave Douglas Marching Music

The series features guitarist Rafiq Bhatia, bassist Melvin Gibbs, and drummer Sim Cain.

Announcing Anniversary, the debut album by Emi Makabe

The album is a set of eleven of Emi's original compositions, which blend pop and Japanese folk melodies with cross-cultural instrumentation and jazz improvisation.

Mike Fahie listening party for Urban(e) on September 13

Mike will be discuss how the album came together, play some of the tracks, and host some great guests!

Mike Fahie Jazz Orchestra merch available now

T-shirts and totes bags are here!

Today we release Mike Fahie Jazz Orchestra’s ‘Urban(e)’

The album is a collection of Fahie’s stunning arrangements of works by seven classical composers celebrating the cross-pollination of jazz and classical music.

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Greenleaf Music Podcast

ANFTD #75: Kyoko Kitamura

ANFTD #74: Jane Ira Bloom

ANFTD #73: Ted Gioia