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Best of 2016 Round-up

Best of 2016 Round-up

Check out Motéma artist mentions on many year end ‘best of ‘ lists!

NPR Music Best 50 Albums of 2016
Rene Marie, Sound of Red 

NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll
#1 Vocal Album: Rene Marie, Sound of Red
#1 Latin Album: The Pedrito Martinez Group, Habana Dreams
Top 50 Albums of the Year: Donny McCaslin, Beyond Now,  Murray, Allen & Carrington Power Trio, Perfection, Jaimeo Brown Transcendence, Work Songs

Stereogum 10 Best Jazz Albums of 2016
Donny McCaslin, Beyond Now

iTunes Best of 2016, Jazz
Joey Alexander, Countdown, Ben Wendel, What We Bring, Murray, Allen & Carrington Power Trio, Perfection

JazzTimes Top 50 Albums
Rene Marie, Sound of Red, Jaimeo Brown Transcendence, Work Songs, Murray, Allen & Carrington Power Trio, Perfection

DownBeat Best Albums of 2016
Jaimeo Brown Transcendence, Work Songs
Murray, Allen & Carrington Power Trio, Perfection
Ben Wendel, What We Bring

VICE features Jaimeo Brown Transcendence in guest article on the influence of historical work songs on contemporary music

VICE features Jaimeo Brown Transcendence in guest article on the influence of historical work songs on contemporary music

VICE has just featured a fascinating guest essay by Jaimeo Brown on how historical work songs have influenced contemporary music.

Click here to see the feature, as well as Jaimeo Brown Transcendence’s powerful new animated video to the track “Be So Glad”!

“Chris Sholar (co-writer and co-producer of Work Songs) and I discussed how powerful hooks are in early work songs. A hook is a repetitive mantra. When you repeat something over and over again, it creates a message that all people can connect to, just as they do in the majority of popular music we listen to today.” – Jaimeo Brown

New album ‘Work Songs’ from Jaimeo Brown Transcendence out now!

New album ‘Work Songs’ from Jaimeo Brown Transcendence out now!

The new album from Jaimeo Brown Transcendence, Work Songs, is out now!

Comprised of producer/drummer Jaimeo Brown and GRAMMY-winning producer/guitarist Chris Sholar, Jaimeo Brown Transcendence takes the listener on a cinematic journey from the plantations of Mississippi to the fields of Japan, setting new sonic textures on top of historic audio samples. Called “one of the most exciting albums set to drop this year” by VICE, the album brilliantly connects hip hop with electronic music, rock and blues.

Click here to find out more about the album.

 

Billboard Celebrates Black History Month with Premiere of Jaimeo Brown Transcendence’s track “Be So Glad”

Billboard Celebrates Black History Month with Premiere of Jaimeo Brown Transcendence’s track “Be So Glad”

Billboard kicked off black history month with the premiere of the track “Be So Glad” from Jaimeo Brown Transcendence’s upcoming album Work Songs (2.12.16). “Be So Glad” samples prison inmates from the Parchman Farm Prison,setting their chant against a combination of hip hop, electronica, and jazz. The song follows the album’s central theme of highlighting the roots of the African American experience, and the common denominators found in every culture, through work songs.

Click here to check out the feature and listen to the track