Monthly Archives: November 2002

Echo: Echo

Echo is singer/keyboardist/composer Joy Askew, trumpeter/ composer Takuya Nakamura and guitarist Mark Wood. Their compelling and intriguing music is electronic jazz–standards and originals set to an intriguing mix of sonic pads and composed tracks. By merging the classic and cutting-edge, … Continue reading

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Abenaa: Tuesday’s Child

Abenaa is a talented singer-songwriter whose soul- and rock-inflected debut offers glimpses into her personal search for meaning and inspiration. "My songs educate me about where my life is at the moment," Abenaa says – and it’s true. The CD, … Continue reading

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Jen Chapin and Stephan Crump: Open Wide

Jen Chapin’s and Stephan Crump’s recording debut, "Open Wide," is a distinctive musical pairing of her voice and his acoustic bass. Their sound is often described as ‘urban folk,’ but that description doesn’t quite do justice to Chapin’s singing or … Continue reading

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Yohimbe Brothers: Front End Lifter

Guitarist Vernon Reid, D.J. Logic and their many musical friends are the Yohimbe Brothers, a new group playing a futuristic mix of funk, hip hop, rock, jazz and electronic music. Their CD, "Front End Lifter," is an upbeat collection of … Continue reading

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