Thursday, September 13, 2012

News+Happenings: September 13, 2012

Highlights Include:
  • The big news this week was from Blue Note Records, whose Spotify app made everyone's headlines - check it out for yourself, exploring the world of jazz just got easier!
  • NPR Jazz's A Blog Supreme explores the top 5 ways to mix jazz with punk - and yes, you read it correctly!
  • Bass extraordinaire Victor Wooten announced this week that he will be letting fans hear one song a day leading up to his September 25th release of his new double album Sword and Stone  and Words and Tones.
  • Marco Benevento's newest release TigerFace just came out via The Royal Potato Family label, stream a handful of tunes here.
  • Drink like it's still the jazz age with The Guardian's list of classic cocktail recipes from the era, sure to make Gatsby himself proud!

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