Posts Tagged ‘David mayfield’

ToDo ToDay: Marco Benevento! Sheila E.!

“Post-jazz” sounds like a meaningless critical buzzword, and it usually is. When it comes to a musician like Marco Benevento, however, it’s the only term that pinpoints what he does. He’s got a basic piano-trio configuration—keys, bass, drums—and much of the language and interplay of jazz. But Benevento has other tools in his arsenal. He [...]

ToDo ToDay: Mayfield Siblings! Lady Dane Sings!

Jessica Lea Mayfield is no pop starlet. Her blend of folk, alternative, and country developed at an early age—she joined her parents and siblings in the family bluegrass band, One Way Rider, at age 8, and has been touring and recording pretty much nonstop since then. On her current tour, she’s joined by elder brother [...]