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  • Kaveh Rastegar Releases Debut Album, Light of Love

    Kaveh Rastegar Releases Debut Album, Light of Love

    Kneebody bassist Kaveh Rastegar has released his debut album, Light of Love, and it’s stacked with talented musicians. That’s no wonder considering the Grammy-nominated bassist has also spent his last 20 years working with some incredible talent including John Legend, Beck, Sia, Sabrina Claudio, Bruno Mars, Meshell Ndegeocello, De La Soul, and many more. “Rastegar... »

  • Bob Reynolds: Can’t Wait for Perfect

    Bob Reynolds: Can’t Wait for Perfect

    I recently discovered tenor saxophonist Bob Reynolds and his band on a recent Youtube binge, and I was glad I did. Here’s the band performing at the Blue Whale Jazz Club in Los Angeles, California, on January 21, 2016. The tune, “Can’t Wait for Perfect,” is from Reynolds’ album, Guitar Band and features some groovy... »

  • De La Soul Releases First Record in Four Years

    De La Soul Releases First Record in Four Years

    Hip hop trio De La Soul has released its ninth full-length album and the Anonymous Nobody… It’s the first album in four years for the veteran group, whose creative power is still formidable, according to a review of the album in Spin, which says, “Every note of Nobody feels driven by the ingenuity of three... »

  • Kneebody and Daedelus Explore on New Album

    Kneebody and Daedelus Explore on New Album

    Kneebody’s latest album, Kneedelus, a collaboration with electronic musician Daedelus, explores the theory of technological singularity. According to the jazz band’s website, technological singularity is “the notion that humans and computer technology will increasingly blend together.” The group’s saxophonist, Ben Wendel, is a high school friend of Alfred Darlington (a.k.a. Daedelus and a onetime jazz/double... »