Following past sold-out shows at SOB and Webster Hall, Tiller took over the Big Apple once more to play his biggest show thus far.
The group did a unique take on the Gershwin standard "Summertime" using the lead-in to Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" to
The increasingly globalized world we're living in certainly includes the pop music scene, and perhaps Yuna is amongst the best of it. Her style of music -- a melange of folk, jazz inflected R&B and a decidedly electronica backbeat makes this a world classed EDM for the adult listener.
Cynical music fans like to talk about the things that aren't happening today; things that aren't happening in jazz, that aren't happening in R&B. A few months ago, I was invited to witness what was happening at New York's Joe's Pub, in the person of recording artist, Somi.
Friday night Dix Hills-born Ryan Star, the Paper Magazine-dubbed "alt-rock Frank Ocean," brought the house down at one of his summer residency shows at Rockwood Music Hall on the lower east side.
Ms. Wilson's voice is the feature here and she did not disappoint, but despite a generally pleasing performance, it was a bit disappointing that Ms.Wilsons' voice was not highlighted more and that band, however good, was more in the background.
In the tiny town of Nyack, in the shadows of the Tappan Zee Bridge, the Rockland County Jazz and Blues Society and the Nyack Library once again provide a superlative matching of two local jazz musicians as part of their Carnegie Concert series.
They say you can't please everybody, but tell that to Alan Doyle. Headlining recently at New York institution B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill in Times Square, the always-congenial Newfoundlander joined with The Dunwells and Amy Helm to produce the rare musical hat trick.
The Rapture are back and sounding exactly as I remember them -- a flawless rock/pop/dance melange, distinguished by their reliable drums, unmistakeable vocals and one hell of a steady cowbell.