“Let the Verbalists be your guide,” says Simon from The Brand New Heavies

The Brand New Heavies are a British music institution whose unique mix of jazz, funk and soul has lit up the dance scene for well over three decades — and shows no sign of stopping. They came to prominence in the early 90’s with hits like “Never Stop” and “Sometimes.” This summer Verbalists had a great pleasure to meet and interview Simon Bartholomew, guitarist and frontman of this famous British band. READ MORE

Verbalists “Inhale and Exhale” with Amir Gwirtzman

Verbalists interview with Amir Gwirtzmann

Amir Gwirtzman is an Israeli jazz artist who has mastered over 20 woodwinds from all over the world. Although Gwirtzman demonstrates his genius talent on dozens of instruments from the flute to the soprano sax to the bagpipes, his magnificence lies in his unique live creation of a “band.” What’s better than one Gwirtzman? Five Gwirtzmans. How is that possible? 

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“Mr. Defunkt” give us some funk! Verbalists meet Joseph Bowie

Joseph Bowie Defunkt interview with Verbalists Language Network

Joseph Bowie is an American bandleader and trombonist. Joseph comes from a St. Louis family that can be described as jazz and R&B royalty. His brother Lester Bowie founded the Art Ensemble of Chicago, his other brother Byron Bowie was an important R&B arranger and Joseph himself founded the legendary free funk group Defunkt. READ MORE