“Creating music on the moment was what drew me to jazz.” ~Yuko Mabuchi Yuko Mabuchi started playing classical piano at age four, in her hometown of Fukui, Japan. As a teenager, she was fascinated by American R&B, hip-hop and blues. After hearing the music of some of the jazz greats, she fell in love with […]
Life as a musician to me means creating art in a way that is extremely personal. Every time I write and record a song, I am releasing something in the world that the best representation of the story I want to tell. And it’s incredible to see how it touches and enriches peoples’ lives. …
—“Each day is a blessing, the future is not a given, so you have to enjoy the NOW” Fiona Joy Hawkins is a mainstream composer/pianist/vocalist with an international following, whom she greets weekly with pandemic-inspired, livestreamed concerts. The event’s growing success might be attributable to a combination of her musical talent, a love for […]
Justin Curtis White, III, known professionally as JWhite, is a drummer with verve. His first YouTube video has over 5.5 million views, but it’s not the views that matter as much as why people are watching—because JWhite is bringing something new with his beats.
Mackenzie O’Brien was the first winner of Making Music’s new Community Video people’s choice competition. Her video for the song “Anything Other Than This” received twice as many votes as the runner-up.
Canadian rockers Rose Cora Perry & The Truth Untold have recently released their debut EP, Other Side of the Story — an album that reworks four of Perry’s previous folksy acoustic solo songs into hard-edged rock ‘n’ roll, and adds a fifth song as a unique treat for listeners: a creative distortion-driven take on Adele’s […]