The Sounds, The Stories: 002 – Bossa Zuzu


A live recording of our educational podcast The Sounds The Stories with Bossa Zuzu. Bossa Zuzu is a neo-Bossa Nova group from Los Angeles that is reviving the classic Bossa Nova sound for the 21st Century. They seamlessly blend the aesthetic of Getz/Gilberto with influences of other Brazilian music such as forró, Afoxé and Brazilian popular music as well as American jazz and pop music. Bossa Zuzu’s 2nd album “Under Leaves Under Sky” is produced by multi-GRAMMY winning jazz legend Peter Erskine.READ MORE

The Sounds The Stories: Apollo Bebop – Teaser

Apollo Bebop, named after the Greek God of music and the intricately harmonic style of jazz, is a West Coast based band that formed in the summer of 2015 in Santa Ana, California. The quintet consists of drummer Donovan Cruz, bass and guitarist roles that alternate between Christopher Trimmer and Dominick Cruz, DeAndre Grover on tenor sax, and Brian “Brian to Earth” Gomez as the front man and Emcee.

 


 

The Sounds The Stories is an eclectic music series featuring live performances and entertaining discussions with emerging and established artists. This program is filmed and edited into a short documentary compilation with the audio from each episode recorded and archived as a free educational podcast. Produced in collaboration with our partners at Brew Sessions Live.

The Sounds The Stories: James Spaite And JR Bishop – Documentary

James Spaite has been performing internationally since the age of 18 having toured in Argentina, Belgium, Germany, Holland, Hungary, and the US. While majoring in Psychology in college and working full time, Spaite would tour during the summers and play local San Diego shows on the weekends.He is preparing for the recording and release of his second album, “Outside” projected to release this coming February/March. To learn more, visit: www.jamesspaite.comREAD MORE

The Sounds The Stories: Nasi Nassiri – Documentary

Nasi is a singer-songwriter of Iranian descent, born and raised in Germany. Fusing sounds of neo-soul, pop, R&B, and jazz, Nasi’s sound is all her own. With a strong presence in the Los Angeles and Orange County music scenes, she has performed at venues across Southern California, including The Mint, Bar Lubitsch, and has opened for artists like the Grammy-nominated Hot 8 Brass Band and Latin-Soul artist Alex Cuba.READ MORE