Red Bull Music Academy presents New York City to the SF Bay: JAZZ January 25th at Yoshi’s.
The GARY BARTZ Project
with featured guests
BILAL & ALOE BLACC
Jill Newman Productions
Grammy Award winning jazz saxophonist Gary Bartz began making waves on the jazz scene during its prime in New York City and never slowed down. Mr. Bartz was formally trained at Julliard; however, it’s the time alongside jazz greats like Miles Davis, Charles Mingus and McCoy Tyner that has placed him as a legend in the game. R&B icon, Bilal, serves as featured vocalist for the Gary Bartz Project, and for this special night only, soul sensation and 2006 RBMA Participant, Aloe Blacc, will join them on stage.
With his debut album set to be one of the early highlights of 2012, Gang Colours pops up with a remix package derived from his “In Your Gut Like A Knife” EP, released back in June 2011 via Brownswood Recordings. Available digitally and completely free of charge, the “In Your Gut Like A Knife” remixes come from extended Brownswood family and fellow up-and-comers Pedestrian, Alex Patchwork, Frederic Robinson and DJ Dials.
With early outings via Goldie’s legendary Metalheadz imprint (remixing fellow Cambridge residents Commix) and Brownswood (check Bubblers Six) – plus an imminent EP on Push & Run – Pedestrian has quickly cemented himself as a talent to watch in 2012 and beyond. Coaxing “Dance Around The Subject” from the fringes to the middle of the dancefloor, he serves up Gang …
Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Recordings is proud to announce the second edition of their Electr*c compilation series. Brownswood Electr*c 2 is slated for June 27th UK / June 28th US release and is another great showcase of today’s up and coming electronic producers from all over the world. Brownswood Electr*c 2 features 14 producers spanning 5 different continents (UK, USA, Germany, Australia, Japan) and was compiled by Gilles Peterson’s assistant and Brownswood Recordings employee, Alex Stevenson.
Gilles Peterson comments on the compilation:
“Sound system culture moves so fast. Forging onwards, but simultaneously zig-zagging through its past, picking up sonic references which appear as quickly as they disappear. With the ‘Brownswood Elect*c’ series we’re simply attempting to highlight the depth and breath of the electronic space…and the exceptional quality within.” – …