These cats right here is what Jazz needed to bring black kids and some adults back to the culture of jazz. Jazz (be-bop) was and still is the spirit of hip-hop. These artist have great albums that any Soul, R&B, hip-hop head can vibe to.
Hip-hop and Jazz always been connected and these artist are influence by the greats of Jazz like Dizzy, Miles, Bird Parker, Thelonius Monk just as much as J-Dilla and Q-tip who is mention as influence.
JOSE JAMES - “No Beginning, No End.” is dropping soon
ROBERT GLASPER - "BLACK RADIO" is out next week
Esperanza Spalding - "RADIO MUSIC SOCIETY" is out in a few weeks
go check them out, give your thoughts and if you got any more new artist who deserve shine as Jazz Leaders of The New School, Hip us to them.
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