Marcus King Announces Headline Tour+Debuts New Video “Hard Working Man”

Marcus King Marcus King AnnouncesHeadline September-October 2022 TourSpecial Guests Neal Francis & Ashland CraftNew Tour Dates Below Marcus King announced a massive headline US tourwith dates through September and October 2022 supporting the release of his forthcoming solo album, Young Blood. He will be taking his stadium sized sound to esteemed venues across the US, … Read more

Azar Lawrence Speaks of Working for Miles, McCoy, Elvin—and God

THere’s something perfect about speaking with saxophonist/composer Azar Lawrence right after he’s clicked off from virtual Sunday church services. Still dwelling in the Los Angeles of his birth, Lawrence, who’ll turn 70 this November, maintains a devoutness to the spirit of the Lord—be it pandemic online or in person, whens subside—that’s as reverent as his … Read more

Interview with Moonchild on 10 Years Working Together, Releasing Starfruit, and Collaborating with Black Female Creators

You can probably feel the excitement in my words, talking to one of my all-time favorite bands out there. The legendary LA soul & jazz trio Moonchild have a special anniversary in 2022 – 10 years “working & growing together”, which was marked by their truly outstanding 5th studio album Starfruit (read my album review). … Read more