There are people, places and moments in music that simmer and sizzle beneath the surface like softly glowing embers waiting to burst into flame. Intrepid music journalist Jordan Richardson tracks the tender beginnings, offbeat locations, compelling musicians, and bizarre scenes in hopes of starting a fire. Join him as he traces the sparks of some of music's most unknown and engaging acts, moments and locales.
Missing out on this vocal jazz conjuror would be a mistake.
Like looking through the travel photos of someone who loves to live.
I can't remember the last time I so enjoyed a jazz debut.
Howard's record showcases the composition skills of those behind the kit.
Through conflict comes tranquility.
Stevens is an all-too-rare surprise in the crowded DIY field of musicians.
I can't help but grin like a big damn idiot.
Pure, unadulterated joy.
An elegant and charming slice of jazz guitar greatness.
Stella Katsoudas will slay you. No, really.
Miss this at your peril.
The Songbird stretches her wings again.
This is what freedom sounds like.
A delirious cascade of mystery.
Witness the Groove.
A beautifully balanced international experience.
A hot night in Eliat.
A cheeky, funky, fun collection of diverse, vibrant music.
A dynamic, cutting declaration of intent.
The kids are alright, baby.