The fast-rising Chigaoan's new release puts a modern bounce on classics by Art Blakey, Horace Silver, and Hank Mobley, among others.
The jazz musician and producer worked with the Blue Note catalogue as a foundation for his new album. In this interview, he explains what he picked and why.
Other artists set to perform include Pino Palladino and Blake Mills, Samara Joy, and more.
From his new album, ‘Deciphering The Message’, the new track is an inspired remake of a track originally recorded by Sun Ra associate, Eddie Gale.
The future of jazz has always been shaped by young jazz musicians seeing new modes of expression. Here are just a few keeping an eye on.
The track remakes a deep cut by the under-recognized trumpeter and composer Kenny Dorham.
‘Deciphering The Message’ features McCraven’s remixes of Blue Note classics.
The Chicago-based drummer, producer, and beat scientist's new record puts a modern bounce on classics by Art Blakey, Hank Mobley and more.
The rising jazz star's new album, 'Who Are You?' is set for release through Blue Note Records on October 23.
The prestigious event also featured Beverley Knight, Jacob Collier, Quincy Jones, Swing Out Sister, Makaya McCraven and more.
Blue Note Records are set to release the 23-year-old, Chicago-born star's debut on 3 May.
This year's event has already confirmed stellar artists such as Gladys Knight, Jamie Cullum and Chick Corea.
This year's awards ceremony takes place at London's Shoreditch Town Hall on International Jazz Day, 30 April.