Khruangbin, April 19, 2018. Photo by Samantha Reyes. Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL.
Reviews 

Khruangbin Brings Epic Chill with First of Two Sold Out Lincoln Hall Shows

A night with minimum vocals brought maximum impact with The Mattson 2 and Khruangbin’s first of two sold out nights at Lincoln Hall.  Identical twin brothers Jared and Jonathan Mattson started the night off with an impressive set.  As the only two performers onstage, they showcased their obvious talents with Jared on the double neck guitar and bass and a Jonathan on jazzy, tribal drums.  Jared’s hands moved so quickly between the bass and drums necks and even between frets that it was hard to keep my eyes open long enough to match…

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Herbie Hancock.
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Jazz Legend Herbie Hancock Brings an Epic Performance to His Hometown

For my first ever Herbie Hancock show, the jazz legend exceeded all expectations.  Upon stepping onstage, the hometown hero was warmly welcomed with a round of applause.  Truly a seasoned performer, Hancock roused up a few laughs even with his brief introduction.  The crowd was in for even more of a treat with his incredibly talented band.  Bassist James Genus regularly plays bass on Saturday Night Live when he is not on tour.  Genus has toured with Hancock, Whitney Houston, Chick Corea, and Anita Baker.  Drummer Vinnie Colaiuta joined Frank Zappa…

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BBNG
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BADBADNOTGOOD and Morimoto Plays sold out show at Lincoln Hall

BADBADNOTGOOD, the hip-hop jazz group played Lincoln Hall last week, and proved that their band name is just a name. The show was unlike anything like Chicago had ever seen before. The sold-out show was kicked off by Morimoto, a group of talented young Chicago musicians. Morimoto played their jazzy music, and the crowd was fascinated. Between the brass instruments,  and multiple vocalists there were endless contributions to the band’s sound. Morimoto was the perfect band to start off the night. https://youtu.be/hpj8VXt95_I Following the local group’s set was Mattson 2, a jazz-rock…

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Interviews 

Interview with Robert Searight of Ghost Note and Snarky Puppy

Two time Grammy Award Winning Robert “Sput” Searight has worked with some of the best musicians and artists in the music industry. Searight is one of the most influential musician and producers in today’s music. Growing up in Dallas, TX he formed gospel super group God’s Property which changed the traditional sounds of gospel music in the 90s. He later went on to be apart of the legendary band Snarky Puppy. We sat down and talked to Sput while he was in town playing two sold out shows at Reggie’s…

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