Is the “Producer-Instrumentalist” the future of hip-hop? It’s hard to argue with these 7 innovative, rising artists. Check them out!
Ep. 30 of Themes and Variation features Peter Martin, jazz pianist and composer, educator, and founder of the e-learning site, Open Studio.
Here’s our rundown of eight of the most exciting new artistic voices in American jazz music in 2021. Enjoy!
Based on neuroscience research, improvisation can deactivate the self-judgment in your brain, and help you engage more creatively with music.
Modern songwriters, producers and artists are reinventing the way jazz idioms and foundations are applied in modern pop. Let’s break it down!
With genres as diverse as jazz and electronic, there’s a ton of room for experimentation. Here are 7 artists defining a space for themselves in the middle.
An editorial meditation on how concert and career musicians need to rethink their commitment to their practice, to be more like pro athletes.
A personal OpEd on one of Sonny Rollins’ most classic melodies, and a reframed way to improvise within blues-infused modern jazz.
In this excerpted lesson from Soundfly’s The Improviser’s Toolkit, Mahea Lee explains why it’s important to let your notes “breathe” a bit.
Hip-hop has been pulled in so many directions over the years, here are 7 producers who we think will do the pulling for years to come.