HieroDay 2017: Oakland ’til Infinity

What began in 2012 as a 20th anniversary celebration of one of the most timeless recordings in Hip Hop by one of the most continuously creative crews in music, HieroDay has grown into a remarkable ear feast of melodic grooves and pulsating beats on three distinct stages. Now in its sixth year HieroDay stands as … Continue reading

Reflections with Marcus Shelby

Marcus Shelby first gained major public attention with the hard swinging unit BLACKNOTE and their debut recording from the indie label of rhythm master Billy Higgins (World Stage Records) in 1991. After four recordings from Blacknote the bassist/composer began seeking different avenues for his  musical expressions. From writing and recording with poet D Knowledge, Savage … Continue reading