CD Review: Bobby Hutcherson—Enjoy The View

My earliest memories of Bobby Hutcherson begin around 2003. At the time, I was familiar with jazz, but my native tongue found its origins in a place known as the “Boogie Down.” With hip-hop being such an expansive form, I took it upon myself to master every variance in dialect …


Miguel Zenón: The Common Language is Jazz

Multiple Grammy-Award nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenón represents a select group of musicians who have masterfully balanced and blended the often-contradictory poles of innovation and tradition. Widely considered as one of the most groundbreaking and influential saxophonists of his generation, he has also developed a unique voice …


Jaimeo Brown: Transcending Music

Percussionist, producer and composer Jaimeo Brown began his musical career with his father bassist, Dartanyan Brown, his mother Marcia Miget, a pianist and woodwind specialist as well as his drum teacher Sly Randolph at the tender age of sixteen. The California native studied at William Paterson University where he received …