Sam Feinstein Finds Himself “Chasing the Bull” in New Single

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Recent Articles San Jose, CA-based singer and songwriter, Sam Feinstein, has released his debut single, “Chasing the Bull.” With influences such as James Brown and Tom Waits, this new jazzy single introduces a new take on the intersection of singer-songwriter, jazz, and soul music.  The Massachusets-native has certainly acquired an electric group of influences over […]

Daniel Bromander Embraces Redemption in Anthemic New Single “Still Standing”

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Recent Articles By Margaret Adams Swedish singer-songwriter Daniel Bromander has released his next single “Still Standing,” a funk-filled, redemptive anthem about reclaiming your life. With his own experience with oppression and extreme hardship, Bromander celebrates his freedom and triumph in the face of adversity. With James Brown as a reference during production, the funky retro-soul […]

Premiere of FONKY™ New Single, “Selfish,” by Francis Aud

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Recent Articles By Margaret Adams New York-based singer-songwriter Francis Aud has released his first single of 2022, ushering in his new era with “Selfish.” With inspirations ranging from Al Green, James Brown, and more contemporarily, Bruno Mars, Allen Stone, and Paolo Nutini, Aud has come back into the R&B/pop scene with a bang!  After his […]

The Jazz Man Testifies: Samuel Prather Knows Many Styles, but Jazz—and D.C.—Are Always in His Heart

Samuel Prather

Samuel Prather’s musical influences have been many, but none was as formative as the minister of music at his childhood church. Raised in the church and later schooled in jazz, Prather brings a fusion of influences to his critically acclaimed sound. In honor of Black History Month, join contributing writer Eric Althoff as he connects with Samuel Prather to discuss his roots, why he believes D.C.’s jazz scene is underrated, and Prather’s residency at new venue Twelve After Twelve.