You Go Your Way And I’ll Go Mine: Beth Rowley’s Creative Rebirth

London-based singer Beth Rowley tells THE BOMBER JACKET how stepping out of the limelight helped inspire a whole new set of songs. In 2009, Beth Rowley was poised to do big things. Her debut album, Little Dreamer, had been a U.K. top 10 hit just a few months previously, the elegant jazz-inflected song writing and […]

I Can See for Miles: Omar Sosa’s Radical Reinvention of Kind of Blue

Omar Sosa’s new album rebuilds Miles Davis’ 1959 classic from the ground up. THE BOMBER JACKET spoke with the musician about Mr. Davis, jazz, and why the best note is often the one you don’t play. When Omar Sosa first got the call to revisit and reinterpret Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue for its 50th […]

New York Entertainer, Adam Schatz

If you’re a routine show-goer in New York City, you’re lucky if you’ve ever had the chance to see Adam Schatz’s furrowed brow on an elevated platform. An elevated platform, meaning a stage, with Schatz front and center, accompanied by five other musicians. Furrowed brow, meaning the part of his forehead that wrinkles up when he […]

The Young Resurgence of Hip-Hop’s Jazz Roots

Since its beginning, hip-hop has been a fusion of jazz, funk, and soul music laced with the lyrical influences of spoken word poetry and storytelling. From the raw creation of the culture to the current age, DJs have delved deep into their parent’s record collections in hopes of finding the exact sample that pays homage […]