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Ambrose Akinmusire

McBride & Co: Sublime on Monterey Jazz Festival Tour

Lew Whittington | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts
Lew Whittington

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Benny Green, Lewis Nash, Chris Potter and Ambrose Akinmusire Bassist Christian McBride's warmth and the musi...

Man or Muppet: Oscar's Outasight, Plus Chatting With Jack DeJohnette, Frank Filipetti & Chris Lord-Alge

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Prior to The Oscars' embracing Outasight's "Tonight Is The Night" -- well, not with an award but with broadcast muscle -- the single had airplay on over 115 Top 40 radio stations, sales of over 530,000 copies, over 18,000 daily streams on Spotify, and over 5 million views on YouTube.

Jack DeJohnette Celebrates His Concept of Oneness on Sound Travels

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

DeJohnette was recently honored with the NEA Jazz Masters award which is the nation's highest honor in jazz. With such achievements the man can afford to make music his way, and on Sound Travels he does precisely that.

My Picks for the Best of Jazz 2011

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 02.18.2012 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

I am going to list my picks for the best music I have heard this year, trying to be as inclusive as possible for the deserving music that has been created.

When the Heart Emerges Glistening a Powerful New Album by Ambrose Akinmusire

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

At the tender age of 29, trumpet player Ambrose Akinmusire, has garnered a plethora of accolades and acknowledgements this year for his recent work.