Here’s a brand new Sounds For Sunday playlist for your listening pleasure. This week’s theme is Monk Competition Winners. Check out the set featuring tracks by Marquis Hill, Kris Bowers, Lage Lund, Melissa Aldana, Jon Irabagon, the NEXT Collective (Ben Williams), Tigran Hamasyan, Ambrose Akinmusire, Gretchen Parlato, Cecile McLorin Salvant and Carmen Lundy (Jamison Ross).
Sébastien Hélary co-founded Nextbop in 2009 with the objective of introducing modern jazz music to a younger generation of fans. Aside from music, his other main obsession is food, particularly ramen and other Japanese delicacies.