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David Weiss: “It’s the constant search to become better that keeps the Cookers fresh and growing.”

David Weiss: “It’s the constant search to become better that keeps the Cookers fresh and growing.”

The Cookers is a learning experience for me. I will always learn and get my ass kicked by these guys. It might not always be a pleasant experience to get one's ass kicked but it is an important part of one's growth as a musician and I'm very lucky to be in this unique situation performing with and learning from some of the best and ones directly tied to when this music was at its apex. Read More »

Review: Albare & The Urbanity Project @ Bird’s Basement

Review: Albare & The Urbanity Project @ Bird’s Basement

Their music has a smooth feel, offering a downtempo version of soul jazz, often with a nod to bands like Earth, Wind and Fire. The rhythm section creates an elegant soundscape, a canvas for the playful interaction between the Turcio and Albare, who captured the audiences attention sending them off to a musical path sparked love and passion. Read More »

Kurt Elling: “Jazz sustains me”

Kurt Elling: “Jazz sustains me”

“I’m so grateful to be able to sing, to make jazz my vocation: I dedicated my life to this; It helps me, it sustains me, it supports me, it has allowed me to travel more and make friends. Besides, singing itself is its own reward”. Read More »

Frances Madden: “I am very grateful for every day”

Frances Madden: “I am very grateful for every day”

"There are times when the magic flows, when the musos are all in the right place together and when you get that wonderful 'virtuous cycle' going with the crowd, who are loving being there, loving what you are doing and that just takes you to another level. It doesn't always happen like that, but when it does, you feel like you are absolutely doing what you were born to do." Read More »

Albert Dadon: a jazzman for all seasons

Albert Dadon: a jazzman for all seasons

Albert Dadon is very ambitious about Bird’s Basement, expressing the certainty that it will become “one of the best clubs in the world”. Read More »