Cassandra Wilson's dreamy voice is mesmoriming with tons of attitude to back it up.
JD Allen and VisionFugitive has soul and depth and some funk.
Nomo brings the party onstage with a high energy act.
Just like anything else, we get in ruts and if January is about anything, it's about busting those wide open. This January, pick a few new artists to support, hit a club (or two), stop and listen if a musician is doing their thing. Embrace a new sound, a new color, a new voice.
ps On the hunt for new ideas and art, I stumbled upon True Grit star,