Shai Maestro's Untold Stories

January 26, 2016 by Simon Rentner
Filed under New Music

As a young man Shai Maestro had a decision to make: become an elite fighter pilot for the Israeli air force or become a virtuoso jazz piano player. The pianist shares his Untold Stories which is also the name of his recording.

Shai Maestro plays the Gesu at the Montreal Jazz Festival, Thursday June 30th

Ray Angry's Celebration of Life Suite

January 26, 2016 by Simon Rentner
Filed under Interviews

Don't count out Ray Angry becoming a famous hip-hop star. His talent on keys earned him a place in Lauryn Hill's band and beat-making ability a regular contributor to The Roots. On this show, Angry shows his affection for jazz with his "Celebration Of Life Suite" as featured on the album Supreme Sonacy Vol. 1 from Revive Music and Blue Note Records.