Tag: Marcus Machado

Samir Zarif as FKAjazz is a “Stereotype Threat.”

https://youtu.be/0A8uPNA868U Saxophonist/Producer Samir Zarif aka FKAjazz represents a hefty number of young, talented artists and musicians whose palettes, influences and paths, although heavily draped by the imperial musical idiom that is Jazz, also count Soul, R&B, Hip-Hop and more as pivotal to their overall stylistic outlook. Jazz cats being moved by popular music of the ...

In Focus: Guitarist Marcus Machado

Marcus Machado Armed and dangerously good! Sure, many have come to know talented, Brooklyn-based guitarist, Marcus Machado by way of his winning Rolling Stone Magazine and D'Addario's Next Young Gun competition in 2014, beating out scores of young players. But truth be told, he was actually and aptly stamped with the prodigy tag long before that. ...