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January 20, 2014 The pianist builds R&B with old-school values: singers who don’t need software, live improvising, hand-built beats. They’re jazz aesthetics, essentially — readily evident when members of his Grammy-winning Experiment band jam with singer Marsha Ambrosius.
SOUNDTRACK: ZEE AVI-Tiny Desk Concert #36 (November 23, 2009).
Zee Avi is a Malaysian born singer songwriter who was discovered via YouTube. After a few videos were forwarded around, she was signed and then released an album full of simple, delicate guitar driven acoustic songs. 479 more words
SOUNDTRACK: K’Naan-Tiny Desk Concert #34 (November 9, 2009).
I really only know K’naan from his song “Wavin’ Flag” which was the World Cup anthem in 2010. 850 more words
SOUNDTRACK: SONDRE LERCHE-Tiny Desk Concert #33 (November 2, 2009).
Sondre Lerche is a Norwegian singer songwriter. For some reason, without knowing anything about him, I pictured him as someone totally different–perhaps a French woman? 699 more words