Review: Lalah Hathaway in Concert

By Madeline Sutton Before Lalah came on stage in Atlanta on October 1, 2016, she asked that all cell phones be turned off, so that we could be “fully in the experience.” And what an experience it was! Lalah’s voice is exquisite and silky and powerful and something meant to be experienced live. The recording […]

CD Review: Robert Glasper – Black Radio 2

Robert Glasper Review by Ernest Barteldes When Robert Glasper released the first volume of his Black Radio series in 2012, I was hoping that he’d recruit bassist Esperanza Spalding if there were ever a follow-up. After all, they are both part of a small group of jazz musicians who have renewed the genre while also […]