Jeff Cosgrove is a drummer and composer that just released his sixth album, HISTORY GETS AHEAD OF THE STORY, as a homage to his longtime collaborator friend and bassist William Parker.  This time he writes the arrangements for an organ trio featuring John Medeski on organ (Medeski, Martin and Wood,Continue Reading

Como De Allstars is the fifth studio album and sixth overall from The Greyboy Allstars and it’s terrific from track-to-track. GBA formed over than 25 years ago in San Diego and immediately rekindled the light of “boogaloo” music, a popular Latin form from the 1960s in New York City. TheirContinue Reading

M-A-C-E-O Parker is the most iconic funk sax player of all time, full stop.  He’s had a nearly 60-year career and has been on many of the most famous recordings of all time with James Brown, Parliament/Funkadelic, The JB’s and since the early 1990s his own albums.  He’s one ofContinue Reading

The weekend of the cancelled New Orleans JazzFest seems like the perfect time to get down and review some classic NOLA sounds from the New Orleans Nightcrawlers latest album Atmosphere.  The title is appropriate as one listen will take you right into the NOLA mood. The Nightcrawlers have been aroundContinue Reading

Snarky Puppy‘s latest album Immigrance drops on March 15, a full three years after their Culcha Vulcha album which won a Grammy for Best Contemporary Instrumental. This is an early pre-review of the album which I had a unique opportunity to compile based on hearing each of the 8 tunesContinue Reading

Voodoo Visionary just released a striking new sophomore album “Off the Ground”. You can stream it here exclusively for a limited time. Funkadelic Threads provides a nice review of the album and the group’s album release party a week ago at Aisle 5 in Atlanta. Cold Shallow Moon I’ve GotContinue Reading

The biggest musical surprise for me at Hulaween this past weekend was Ajeva (a-jay-vuh) and therefore they merit Album of the Week.  I was approached by chance by Reed Skahill (lead vox/guitar/keys) walking around Spirit Lake and we naturally started talking about music.  When I mentioned groups that I appreciate,Continue Reading

I only know Fort Knox Five from their albums, including their release Pressurize The Cabin (2015) which was just recently remixed and reissued.  Check out Pressurize the Cabin as Album of the Week. You can stream the album from the list on the right. Here’s what FK5’s website says about the remixContinue Reading

The New Mastersounds went to Nashville to record some of their classics live right to vinyl thus creating an album that has the groove and feel of one of their live shows.  For those of us who listen to digital music, we had to wait 6 months digital version ofContinue Reading