From Robert Glasper to Kandace Springs, Gregory Porter and GoGo Penguin, there are many Blue Note musicians keeping jazz relevant as the label turns 80.
With her hotly anticipated second album, ‘Indigo’, Kandace Springs flourished into a versatile performer who blends soul and jazz with hip-hop swagger.
Each artist will each perform their own set, before sharing a finale of a celebrated Blue Note recording.
From pioneering instrumentalists to boundary-breaking singer-songwriters, these female Blue Note musicians deserve their places in the history books.
'6 8' is a highly individual cover of Gabriel Garzón-Montano's smoky ballad and it also features on Springs' new album 'Indigo'.
Kandace Springs’ second album has “taken me to the next level”, she says, revealing the first taste of what’s to come.
Kylie Olsson met up with the wonderful Kandace Springs during her recent UK visit. The video also includes clips of her performing Novocaine Soul and First Time Ever I Saw Her Face.
Kandace Springs Interview for UDTV
An ambassador for “the realness of jazz and soul”, Kandace Springs is set to release her debut album, ‘Soul Eyes’ through Blue Note later in the year.