The Nonsemble

:: The Inspiration Behind the Gothic Jazz of Annabel (lee) in Solitary Spaces

Annabel (lee) summons you to enter the world of Goth inspired Jazz. Enchanting vocals and rich textural sounds of the ensemble will send chills down your spine and transport you to another place. In a climate where mainstream music can often sound like a one dimensional cacophony, undeveloped, predictable and repetitive. Sensuous harmonies cut through …

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JIMETTA ROSE :: Where Grows A Beautiful Black Rose… There – She Goes. [A ‘Metta-Fore]

Photo by: Camille Stemmons Jimetta Rose is yet another dear friend of the extended member of THE NONSEMBLE family. After hearing about her from friends in and around town to seeing her out and about in L.A.’s very busy urban underground, it was one night at one of the earlier iterations of Mark de Clive-Lowe’s …

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MAE.SUN :: Hailey Niswanger’s NeOrganic Multi-Culti Movement.

Soprano sax, vibes, percussion, guitar and bass collide creating a soul that can’t be tamed mirroring a future of musical multiculturalism that transcends our personal boundaries and connects us end to end.   In a hole in the bottom of the earth near the sea sits a little Speakeasy that has played host to some …

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Thandi Ntuli Releases EXILED :: A Portrait of Beauty and Bravery.

Thandi Ntuli’s sophomore album, EXILED, opens with, “The Void (Intro)” a spoken word piece that reminds me of the spiritual jazz Mom and dad listened to around the house. The spoken words themselves allow connection where the line is often blurred or heavily drawn. Thandi was born thousands of miles away in South Africa, into a …

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Randal Fisher Ensemble :: An Explosive Debut on the World Stage in Leimert Park

A Letter from The Editor: A group of us made it out to see our friend – Saxophonist Randal Fisher – for his debut as a leader at the world-famous WORLD STAGE in Los Angeles’ historic Leimert Park Village. While I can assure that ALL of us there that night were blown away by Randal, …

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