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Jazz Fusion

Gideon King & City Blog Are a New Take on Steely Dan

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts
Rebecca Bohanan

While helming the group on lead guitar, King's assembled a diverse collective of accomplished musicians from around the world who enter and exit both the studio and his songs with chill-yet-virtuosic ease.

New Artist Reviews: Gideon King and City Blog

Morena Duwe | Posted 08.26.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Though jazz was never dead, it has definitely been seeing a resurgence within the past few years. Not only has it been regaining popularity, but it has also evolved, keeping its same technical sensibilities but adding new elements that are keeping the genre fresh and very much alive.

Get Me: Guitarist Joe Beck Leaves a Shining Legacy

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 08.16.2014 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

If Joe Beck somehow had the desire, the dream to leave one last recorded legacy of what this music really meant to him, then surely the brilliantly recorded Get Me is a wonderfully realized dream.

New Orleans Band the Plum Magnetic: Fruitful and Alluring

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 05.04.2014 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

The Plum Magnetic's most recent record, Terra Animata, sounds larger than their four members. Infusing sonic sounds of classical Hindustani with American roots music, their vibe has a calming effect. They have weaved a tapestry together of classical tracks.

The Dancing Heaven of Dewa Budjana's Joged Kahyangan

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

Dewa Budjana's music is the distillation of many diverse influences outside of the world of rock and pop, including the fusion music of Mahavishnu Orchestra and Soft Machine, and the Indonesian music rooted in his heritage.

Chick Corea and the Vigil Light Up the Night at Stamford's Columbus Park

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

Mr. Corea is a world-class pianist and keyboard artist whose presence has been at the forefront of the contemporary jazz scene for nearly half a century.