Kathryn Ballard Shut
01/22/16 Community Articles
From fronting a group of Bari's 'Beautiful Sinners' to leading the success of the new and live-performing Camera Soul, Maria Enrica Lotesoriere is ready for the world.
11/18/15 Community Articles
From December 30 (2015) until January 3, 2016, Italian jazz-funk sensation Camera Soul will debut at the prestigious Umbria Winter Jazz Festival to perform nine shows throughout the five-day event. Info at http://www.umbriajazz.com.
Set the DeLorean for Birdland, New York City, 1957-1965, because it's that kind of ride, and since the groove’s that good, we might never come back.
The debut full-length release from The Motion Collective, "Unstuck In Time", with original music composed and produced by acclaimed artist Gerardo Frisina, pushes jazz backwards, forwards, and all around the very concept of time and style.
Born on a laptop and a dream nine years ago, Ms. Bridgette Lewis' Coffee Talk Jazz is an industry force of nature.
On the latest studio release from Camera Soul, 'Dress Code' (Jan 20, 2015), the masterful composing-arranging Brothers Lombardo serve a sophisticated, powerful, and varied feast sure to please both mainstream jazz-rock and funk music fans as well as distinctive...
'Sophisticated Lady' is a fresh and superbly talented jazz quartet featuring elegant performances on trumpet, piano, bass, & drums. Their eponymous debut album was recorded live in 2014 at the University of Southern California (USC) and produced by Mr. Bob...
09/11/14 Community Articles
Kansas City's Hammond B3 organ outfit offers a time machine straight to 1968 with their cool, smoky, gritty, and 4-track analog vinyl sound, inspired by greats such as Grant Green, Lonnie Smith, and Lou Donaldson.
08/18/14 Community Articles
Beverly Hills-based music award panel grants Italian jazz-funk group, Camera Soul, a second Akademia Award for Best R&B/Soul Song in August 2014. The group is slated to release its third studio album, "Dress Code", later this year.
03/12/14 Community Articles
Publicly mothballed since the mid-1970s, modern Jazz-Rock or "Fusion" groups are again taking global independent charts and Internet radio by storm.
Following the commercial and critical success of her singles, "So Much Love" and "Life Is Good", Douyé's sophomore album is an intensely smoldering white-hot flame, featuring excellent collaborations with many of music's best, including Eric Marienthal...
01/06/14 Community Articles
Camera Soul To Rock Three Southern Italian Live Shows in 2014 On Heels of Critically Acclaimed Album, 'Not For Ordinary People'
In 2011, Camera Soul was conceived as a studio-only recording group. However, with smash radio and chart success in late 2013 of its sophomore release, 'Not For Ordinary People', the managing Brothers Lombardo are laying new plans to literally 'take the...
12/18/13 Community Articles
Daughter of legendary jazz critic, writer, and composer, Leonard Feather, as well as accomplished composer, lyricist, and vocalist in her own right, Lorraine Feather seeks a Grammy for her 2013 release, "Attachments". Could the third time be the true charm...
12/04/13 Community Articles
Reflections on the eve of the announcement of the nominees for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards (2013).
The jazz-funk ensemble's sophomore release grabs the listener by the throat and refuses to let go. Here are some quotes from music industry pros around the world.
07/08/13 Community Articles
Ultimately, the advent of crowd funding changes the model that previously demanded that labels and artists pay for production costs up front. Instead, artists are finding that if they can ask for sponsors prior to production, any music and album sales down...
About Kathryn Ballard Shut
Kathryn Ballard Shut joined the JazzTimes community on Feb 29, 2012