Shawn Bauer

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  • 8 years ago | Music News

    In case you haven't noticed, there's an alarming new trend in jazz — namely, a proliferation of hot young women trying to pass off watered-down folksy pop as jazz. Unlike these divas, vocalist Jesse Palter is more of a traditionalist. The aw...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    Giving the modern jazz world a much-needed kick in the ass, Kneebody has assembled a quirky brand of improv-based crossover jazz that's as refreshing as it is expressive. The New York/Los Angeles-based quintet's sound, which borrows equally from t...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    There's funky, and then there's super-bad-ass funky. 4 of US embody the latter description -- as it should. The act, previously known as Frequenox, is made up of members of Robert Walter's 20th Congress, the Greyboy Allstars and Galactic, each all...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    Soulive takes a broad range of influences, from Duke Ellington and Earth Wind & Fire to the Roots and Stevie Wonder, and blends them into a sound that is so thunderously intense live, it's hard to believe there are only three players in the band. ...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    You like funk? Damn right you do. If there's ever any question of who's the funkiest jazz band in town, Buckner Funken Jazz (due at Jazz@Jack's on Saturday, October 1) answers with absolute authority. Rod Buckner, the founder and leader of this ac...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    On Thursday, September 15, the Dale Bruning Quartet heads to Dazzle to interpret the music of prolific modern-day composer Michel Legrand, who produced such classics as "The Summer Knows" and "Watch What Happens." Sounds like an ideal fit for the ...