KNXK - APRIL 30, 2021
Your Connection To Jazz, Blues and NPR News
"Guitarist Ari Joshua has been busy, and now the guitarist has begun releasing recordings he's been working on for years. In varied styles and collaborations, Joshua is making his mark as a modern player to watch. New Cool host Abe Beeson spoke to the Seattle-based musician about his vault of new material.
Arriving in Seattle as a youngster from South Africa, Ari Joshua came up in the Roosevelt High School jazz program during the Seattle rock explosion in the early '90s. He says the transition from sports fan to guitar obsessive started there, and blossomed when he first encountered the famed Roosevelt Jazz Band..."
JamBase - March 19, 2021
‘Eyes Only’ Single Release: Ari Joshua In Collaboration With Robert Glasper
"With a new track out on March 17 featuring Grammy-winning Robert Glasper, and Pendulum/Destroid drummer KJ Sawka, guitarist Ari Joshua has something musical to say. They say pressure makes diamonds; for guitarist and composer Ari Joshua the COVID-19 pandemic brought liquid sparkling diamonds with music ripe for the sharing.
The new release “Eyes Only” is just the tip of the iceberg of new releases for guitarist Ari Joshua. “What else?” you ask. Fresh off a two-week recording session in Vermont with Trey Anastasio Band members, Ari is lining up songs to release from his vault that includes original tracks ..."