Bette Smith

Agent: Tom Gold (North America) ——– “A rugged, chugging southern soul record… Like Betty Davis or Betty Wright before her, she imbues tracks with shingly, saw-toothed texture, capable of breaking off a high note with a throaty cry or scraping so low and wide that she threatens to put her bass player out of work.” Read more

Algiers

Agent: Mahmood Shaikh ——- In the FBI file on the American rock ‘n’ roll band Algiers—which given their prior penchant for repping the Black Panthers, Malcolm X, Angela Davis, and Afeni Shakur, among others, surely exists—under the subheading for their third album, There is No Year, the intelligence should soon read: all prior analytics appear outdated… Read more

Squirrel Nut Zippers

Agent: Tom Gold ——–– Platinum selling Southern roots & swing revival band Over 3 million records sold Current album Lost Songs of Doc Souchon critically acclaimed “Squirrel Nut Zippers continues to share joy, happiness on Lost Songs of Doc Souchon – American Songwriter “… a spirited show that had fans on their feet and engaged… One of America’s Read more

Jawbox

Agent: Mahmood Shaikh ——— Jawbox was formed in Washington, DC in 1989 by J. Robbins, bassist Kim Coletta, and original drummer Adam Wade. The group released their debut 7” in 1990 on their own DeSoto label. Grippe, released on Dischord Records in 1991, was Jawbox’s first full-length outing. That year saw second guitarist/singer Bill Barbot Read more

Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi

Agent: Chris Colbourn ——— The acclaimed musician Rhiannon Giddens uses her art to excavate the past and reveal bold truths about our present. A MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient, Giddens co-founded the Grammy Award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, and she has been nominated for six additional Grammys for her work as a soloist and collaborator. She was Read more

Horse Feathers

Agent: Lori Peters ——– “On Horse Feathers’ sixth album, their introverted persona has thawed, revealing a surprising affinity for the joy of Stax-era and countrified-soul.” —Pitchfork “…from Justin Ringle’s sandy-voiced warmth to lush string arrangements to fatalistic lyrics that undercut the surrounding swirl of sonic comfort food.” —NPR “The arrangements are beautiful, borderline orchestral, and contribute to an expanding Horse Featherssoundscape… Horse Feathers are forging a new Read more

Amythyst Kiah

Agent: Chris Colbourn ——— “Black Myself” GRAMMY nominated for Best Americana Roots Song  NPR‘s 50 Best Albums of 2021 Included in PEOPLE Magazine’s “Talented Black Musical Artists on the Rise in 2021” Featured in The New York Times – “Amythyst Kiah Found Her Powerful Voice. Now She Has a Sound to Match It.” “One of Read more

Booker T. Jones

Agent: Tom Gold (Worldwide) ——– “Booker T. Jones is one of the legends of soul music. ” — The New Yorker “Jones’ name is synonymous with the Hammond B3 organ. At 17, he recorded the instrument’s anthem, “Green Onions” — NPR Booker T. Jones will be releasing his new album Note by Note (Edith Street Records) on November 1, Read more

Eliane Elias

Agent: Tom Gold New album Mirror Mirror featuring duets with Chick Corea and Chucho Valdes 2022 GRAMMY winner for Best Latin Jazz Album “Eliane Elias puts her best foot forward on duets with Chick Corea and Chucho Valdés … an exhilarating suite of piano duets…” – JAZZIZ “Eliane Elias is of a generation of aggressive pianists Read more

Rhiannon Giddens

Agent: Chris Colbourn ———— Read the Smithsonian Magazine‘s feature on Rhiannon Giddens Read the Time Magazine feature on Rhiannon Giddens and the Songs of Our Native Daughters project Recipient of a 2017 MacArthur Genius Grant Read the LA Times feature: “The radical inclusiveness of Rhiannon Giddens” The acclaimed musician Rhiannon Giddens uses her art to Read more