By John-Paul Shiver With a plethora of new UK Jazz artists and beat scene producers getting airplay around the planet, February acts as a compass type of set-up month. Pointing to what the year will have an abundance of sonically. From the adventurous Quelle Chris and Jean Grae group project to the chopped and screwed […]
In this upcoming release, MAST tackles sixteen Monk compositions, including the acclaimed “Round Midnight,” “Blue Monk,” “Straight No Chaser,” “Epistrophy” and “Well You Needn’t.” MAST, aka Tim Conley, pays homage to the significant history of Thelonious Monk and his esteemed compositions while bringing them into the future using modern electronic bleeps, bloops, and beats.
“I grew up in Seattle, which helped make me a musician. I had to stay inside writing because of all the rain.” — Quincy Jones, Upstream Festival Keynote Speaker #Recap Pacific Northwest drizzle didn’t keep 30,000+ patrons from gathering in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square May 11-13th for Paul Allen‘s first-ever Upstream Music Fest + Summit. The […]