With so many talented musicians in the Four Corners area, it was only a matter of time before several of them organized a collaborative concert. An Evening of Jazz with Bob Newnam & Friends will take the stage at the Montezuma-Cortez High School Auditorium on February 21st to showcase 14 different vocalists and musicians who play horns, guitars, piano, flute, drums and more.
The Moetones are one of the most prolific live bands in the Four Corners area, entertaining audiences with their own brand of rock and rock style. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with front man Moe from the Moetones about their new album "Heartbreaker Ball", how he got started making music, and where the band is headed from here.
Eliza Gilkyson is a folk singer-songwriter who comes from a musical family and uses her music to tap into the emotional core of our shared experiences. In this episode of The Zine, a track from her latest album The Nocturne Diaries called "An American Boy", and KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Eliza about her musical pedigree, why her songs are so approachable to other musicians, and how The Nocturne Diaries was written through the nighttime hours.
KSJD's Cannonball, host of Lame Town Review, talks with this year's Telluride Jazz Festival Artist-at-Large DJ Logic about how he incorporates his turntables into almost any musical combo, how he chooses vinyl for his shows, and what he is looking forward to at the 2014 Telluride Jazz Fest.
Donate to KSJD before July 22nd and you will be entered to win a prize package to the Telluride Jazz Festival, including weekend passes and lodging. Click HERE for more information.
Lake Street Dive is powered by the voice of Rachel Price; it's what hits you first when you listen to this quartet. It's a ringingly clear, strong voice, a sound that's at once beseeching and in control. Price regularly harmonizes with the other members of Lake Street Dive — bassist Bridget Kearney, drummer Mike Calabrese and Mike Olson, who also plays guitar and trumpet. But most of the songs on Bad Self Portraits are showcases for Price's surging vocals.....read more
It's a testament to singer-songwriter Damien Jurado's versatility that he's made nearly a dozen albums of largely inward-looking folk and rock music, and yet has never made two records that sound the same.