Stefon Harris & Blackout Nominated for Best Contemporary Jazz Album

stefon-blackout-cover-art-300x29724 Seven Artist Development proudly announces the GRAMMY nomination of Urbanus from Stefon Harris & Blackout for Best Contemporary Jazz Album

“The Year’s Best New Jazz” — NPR All Songs Considered

“On the brilliant “Urbanus,” Mr. Harris and Blackout interpret the Gershwins (via Miles Davis),
Buster Williams and Jackie McLean.” —Wall Street Journal

“…brave new jazz-soul fusioneering.” —Jazz Times
“This inventive disc delivers in-your-face grooves.” — People Magazine 5 stars!***** It’s what jazz should be doing now…
a spectacular piece of work sparkling with optimism, ingenuity and emotional immediacy. —

“the standout vibraphonist of his generation” —The New Yorker

Four time Grammy nominee, Stefon Harris is known for his innovative stylings that bring together generations of listeners and has inspired devotees to “jazz for the here and now”. A six time winner of the Jazz Journalists Award, Harris has also been recognized by Downbeat Critics Poll, Jazz Times Readers Poll and JazzIz Magazine.

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Read TMR’s Review of Stefon Harris & Blackout’ Urbanus here