It’s a new world, and the sudden changes have impacted everything—including this column. Musicians and label have been uploading older recordings, live performances, and new imprints to Bandcamp as a way to offset losses incurred from cancelations of performances, recording sessions, residencies, and more. But one thing hasn’t changed: the new releases for April continue to illustrate how strong and exciting the jazz landscape has become. This column seeks to reflect both of these realities by including the best of the freshest jazz to hit the shelves, while also shouting out those fundraiser projects that warrant your attention.
Universal Music Group today announced the launch of Def Jam Africa, a new label division within the continent. According to the announcement, the new label is dedicated to representing “the best…
Zacari, who’s from Bakersfield, California, has returned with two new songs as part of the second installment of TDE Appreciation week…
Gorillaz have announced the Gorillaz Almanac, a new book published in partnership with Z2 Comics, celebrating their 20-year history. The hardcover book features original art from over the years by…
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