What is BehindTheBeat?Music lovers need music. But there's more to music than just hearing and feeling it. Artists want to touch their audience, and fans want to get closer to the artists. BehindTheBeat presents the voices of the artists themselves, speaking about their music, their inspiration, and their creative lives. Listen and discover.
Monthly Archives: October 2004
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey is best known for exciting live shows. In their first studio recording in three years, "Walking With Giants," pianist Brian Haas, bassist Reed Mathis and drummer Jason Smart play rich, melodic pieces that are equally composed … Continue reading
Jazz trumpeter-composer Maurice Brown’s "Hip to Bop" is a stunning debut. Ellis L. Marsalis, Jr. wrote the liner notes and for good reason. Brown and his quintet are playing exceptional bebop-influenced jazz with great emotion, finesse and musicality. Brown, who’s … Continue reading