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Global Noize: Global Noize

No one takes more chances in contemporary jazz than lovingly incorrigible producer and keyboardist Jason Miles, whether it’s sweet tributes to Marvin Gaye and Ivan Lins or rambunctious, cutting-edge nu-soul and nu-funk like his recent Soul Summit project. His latest group, Global Noize, is a collaboration with turntable guru DJ Logic that’s a mind-bending, funky and melodic futuristic look at the world through music largely inspired by a trip the duo took to Morocco. With saxophonist and flutist Karl Denson, drummer Billy Martin and percussionist Cyro Baptista, they’ve created a vibrant musical journey fusing familiar old-word sounds with new ones that live dangerously close to the streets.

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