Billy Childs

Grammys.com

And the nominees are...

Congratulations goes out to a number of our favorite jazz artists who are up for Grammy Awards tomorrow night. The coveted list includes Jazzmeia Horne, Christian McBride, Fred Hersch, Billy Childs, Raúl Midón and many more. 

RayCornelius.com

This week’s #UPFRONT features one-on-one interviews with NAACP Image Award nominated singer/songwriter—-MAJOR. The Billboard Chart topping vocalist gave me an exclusive interview regarding his music, his recent tour with Kirk Franklin and Ledisi and his Soul Train Awards performance. 

New Music: Rebirth By Billy Childs

Apr 18, 2017
Mack Avenue Records

Billy Childs is a prolific pianist, composer and arranger of Jazz in its many variations going back to 1982 (on record).  He has worked with an amazing list of musicians, going back to J. J. Johnson and Freddie Hubbard. On his new release on Mack Avenue Records, Rebirth, Childs strips things down and plays most cuts on the record as part of a quartet, explicitly acknowledging his bebop roots. You can hear cuts from Rebirth on Jazz 91.9 WCLK on Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.