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NPR Tiny Desk Alums Dedicated Men of Zion (DMZ) Confirm Second Album The Devil Don’t Like It, Out March 4 on Bible & Tire

Bruce Watson Produced Album, Which Also Features Grammy Winner Matt Ross-Spang on Guitar“The world needs this music right now.” –Robin Hilton, NPR...

The Cookers–Living Embodiment of Heyday of Jazz–Plot Tour as Downbeat Puts Band on Cover & New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest Includes Them

Look Out! (Gearbox Records) Ranks Among 2021's Best Albums at NPR Music, Offbeat, Jazz Critics' Poll, Jazztimes & BeyondJazz supergroup the...

Music Maker Foundation Sets Release of In Paris, a Previously Unreleased Smoking Beverly “Guitar” Watkins Set, for March 18

South Carolina Barrelhouse Pianist Albert Smith's Debut Album Big Belly Mama to See Release As Part of MMF's Exclusive Listeners Circle Series on...

Aengus Finnan Announces Final Conference at Helm of Folk Alliance International

Aengus Finnan, Folk Alliance International’s fourth Executive Director in the organization’s 35-year history, has announced that he will step down...

Folk Alliance International Announces Conference Move to May

Hybrid conference to be held in-person in Kansas City, MO and online-from-anywhereKansas City, MO, December 20, 2021 - Folk Alliance International...

Cathead Distillery Pays Homage to Blues-Inspired Roots with Limited Edition ‘Tintype” Old Soul Bourbon

The first edition in this new series from Mississippi's oldest distillery now availableJackson, MS & Hillsborough, NC — Cathead Distillery,...


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Rolling Stone Interview: Howard Grimes, Timekeeper

Al Green’s ‘Timekeeper’ on How He Gave Southern Soul Its Funky Heartbeat"Howard Grimes’ drum grooves helped form the foundation for Hi Records’...

NPR Reflects on 2021 Jazz, The Cookers

Reflecting on the wisdom of our jazz elders"If I have to choose one standout this year, my pick is The Cookers' sixth studio album, Look Out!" ...

Billboard: Folk Alliance International Reveals Performers for 2022 Conference

The Folk Alliance International Conference will be held Feb. 23-27, 2022"Folk Alliance International has revealed the lineup of nearly 140 artists...

Jazziz Profile: The Cookers

Still Cookin’: Billy Harper enjoys a late-career awakening with The Cookers"Jazz history is rife with brilliant musicians who never received their...

NPR All Songs Considered: Elizabeth King, “What You Gonna Do?”

New Music Friday: The top 10 albums out on Oct. 29 Read More at NPR

American Songwriter Feature: Chris Robley

Daily Discovery: Chris Robley’s Storytelling Shines"2016 was a heavy year for Chris Robley. Between President Trump’s unexpected ascension to the...

Washington Post Feature: The Cookers

In the Cookers, collective centuries of heat"Over 35 years later, in 2001, trumpeter David Weiss, an arranger and sideman for Hubbard, was...

NPR’s New Mix Features Nora Brown

NPR All Songs Considered: Nora Brown, Le Ren, Wet Leg, Ustad Saami, NoSo, More"We also hear 16-year-old Nora Brown's take on an old Appalachian...

American Songwriter Features Nora Brown

At Age 15, Nora Brown Bears the Torch of Ancient Music Traditions with Poise on New LP Sidetrack My Engine"Mentored by folklorist/filmmaker/New Lost...

NYTimes Previews The Cookers

New York Times lists The Cookers among their fall preview Read More at NYTimes

AP Album Review: Chris Robley

Review: Chris Robley beautifully captures state of the union "Robley’s weighty words — he’s an award-winning poet — are made even more powerful...

Wide Open Country Highlights Nora Brown

Wide Open Country 6-Pack: "The Very Day I'm Gone," Nora Brown"Teenage banjo prodigy Nora Brown delivers a gorgeous, stirring version of ballad...

Jazziz Album Announcement: Abdullah Ibrahim

Abdullah Ibrahim, Solotude (Gearbox)"The piano legend’s solo performance perfectly lends itself to the venue’s renowned acoustics. Solotude is due...

Bluegrass Situation Song Premiere: Chris Robley

Listen: Chris Robley, "Love Is a Four-Letter Word”"I don’t know if there’s much to explain except the obvious: love can be a double-edged sword." ...

Live from the Paste Studio: Christine Sweeney

Christine Sweeney - Full Session (August 27, 2021) Click here to watch the full session  |  Watch at Paste

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