One of the passengers seriously injured in the Amtrak derailment earlier this week is reflecting on the scary moments leading up to the crash, and his long road to recovery. As he still tries to wrap his mind around what happened, professional percussionist Z'EV says he's just grateful to be alive
Being based out of Portland, Or has its benefits. We have one of the most cutting edge jazz radio stations in the US, KMHD. You may hear a lot of uninteresting sounds but, every so often, comes a new, powerful group of individuals who will not be denied and KMHD were one of the first to get on board the GoGo Penguin band wagon. The three man trio, based out of Manchester, England have drawn comparison to such heady acts as Massive Attack and Brian Eno.
Legendary jazz label Blue Note Records is celebrating its diamond (or gold, depending on tradition) anniversary with a 75th Anniversary Vinyl Initiative. Beginning on Tuesday and continuing through October 2015, each month the label will release five remastered discs that it considers the essentials--clad in the original jackets and all.