Posts By: Kathleen Page

Rhiannon Giddens & Sam Lee receive honors at this year’s Folk Alliance International

Congratulations to Rhiannon Giddens on winning Album of the Year at the International Folk Music Awards and to Sam Lee for the Spirit of Folk Award! You can catch Sam Lee’s official Folk Alliance showcase on Thursday night, Feb 18 at 7.15pm in the Century C Ballroom.   Read about Sam Lee & the other Spirit of Folk award Read more | Read about Sam Lee & the other Spirit of Folk award recipients here

Congratulations to Eliane Elias on Grammy Win!

Congratulations! Eliane Elias wins Grammy Award for Made in Brazil (Best Latin Jazz Album). Eliane Elias who has sold over 2 million records over the span of her career just won a Grammy Award for her album Made In Brazil (Concord) in the category Best Latin Jazz Album. The Associated press gave the album 5 stars and The New Read more

Birds of Chicago’s ‘Real Midnight’ now streaming on NPR First Listen

You can now stream the entire new album from Birds of Chicago, Real Midnight, at NPR First Listen! NPR writes, “Real Midnight, their Joe Henry-produced second studio album, finds Russell and Nero memorializing the intense, freewheeling, all-too-fleeting attachments of youth (‘Remember Wild Horses,’ ‘Times And Times’), eulogizing fellow dreamers (‘The Good Fight’) and meditating on mortality (‘Sparrow’). Really, Read more | Stream the album at NPR First Listen

GoGo Penguin Reviewed by Pitchfork and More!

The new GoGo Pengin album, Man Made Object, is garnering rave reviews from Pitchfork, Brooklyn Vegan, PopMatters, & more! Pitchfork writes, “The album comes on the heels of a revival of sorts for jazz music; where artists like Kendrick Lamar, David Bowie, Flying Lotus and Kamasi Washington fused the genre with their own blends of rap, rock, electronica Read more | Read the full review at Pitchfork

GoGo Penguin releases “Man Made Object” on Blue Note Records

GoGo Penguin announce additional U.S. tour dates surrounding their Coachella Festival performance with shows in New York, Washington DC, Boston, Philadelphia and San Francisco. Mercury Prize Nominated UK trio’s Blue Note Debut, Man Made Object is out now. The New York Times raved about their recent performance at the recent Winterjazz “The members stayed locked in their grooves, three young men making music with Read more | Click here to listen to Man Made Object

GoGo Penguin in Downbeat

Says Downbeat on GoGo Penguin’s New York City set,”‘Protest’ reminded the New York crowd they were witnessing a latter-day version of England’s angry young man, straight from the heart of Labour. More will be heard from him.”     Read the full review at Downbeat For more info on GoGo Penguin and upcoming tour dates, Read more | Read the full review at Downbeat

Swimming In Dark Waters

A special tour to celebrate Black History Month will hit the road in February, 2016. “Swimming in Dark Waters: Other Voices of the American Experience” will feature Rhiannon Giddens, Bhi Bhiman, and Leyla McCalla. The concert will examine the history of protest, subversion, and cultural resistance from musicians of color throughout the history of the United States, Read more