Hemphill: Rediscovering Julius Hemphill

“I think music as we know it, is autobiographical.” – Julius Hemphill With New World Records’ recent 7-disc release of Julius Hemphill’s The Boyé Multi-National Crusade For Harmony (ASIN : B08SP172PM), it’s time to celebrate and rediscover this singular American voice. Hemphill (1938-1995) — composer, performer, and improviser of the New Jazz movement — gained […] Read more »

In Memoriam: Chick Corea

“Like a runner loves to run because it feels good, I like to play the piano because it feels good.” — Chick Corea We are saddened by the passing of jazz legend Chick Corea (1941 – 2021). With a career spanning five decades, the Massachusetts-native was a prolific artist and one of the most popular […] Read more »