Contemporary Jazz, Soul and Urban




This girl might exactly be the next best thing coming out the UK Soul scene. You might recognize her voice from the collab. with rudimental. This incredibly humble and talented singer just released her debut album “The Diary of Me” with a sold out show at The Waiting Room (London, UK). You can get “I Remember” for subscribing to her mailing list at

Continue reading “Mahalia”



Boys and Girls if you are looking for a sound to set the mood, this is it!! Described by Jimmy Fallon as “the next big thing in R&B”, with a voice like this, flawless instrumental and that falseto man… just wait for that Grammy to come! “Ology” his debut album was released earlier this year and is everything you could wish for!

Continue reading “Gallant”

Lianne La Havas

Got my attention when she was invited to play at the NPR Tiny Desk Concert (video below) and was love at first listen. This London-born, British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist was a backup singer for Paloma Faith.

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Kandace Springs

Kandace Springs is yet another Prince approved singer-songwriter. Inspired by the great Norah Jones is in this subtile atmosphere she feels more comfortable.

A unique voice that wants to be known as “one the younger people that are keeping jazz and soul alive and vibrant”.

Femi Temowo

Femi Temowo is a Mercury Music Prize and MOBO Award nominated musician who you might know from working with Amy Winehouse and George Benson. He’s Afro-Jazz style is heavily influenced by the likes of Fela Kuti, Sunny Ade but also Charlie Parker and Miles Davis.

“One of Europe’s finest and most sought after guitarists.”-  Timeout Magazine

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Eryn Allen Kane

Wow, just wow. No one has ever sang the week days as beautifully as this Prince-Approved Singer. Hear it for yourselves in the song “Sunday“. A soul singer that started to sing in church and attended arts school in Detroit (same as the late Aaliyah) . A summer in Australia was a turning point in her musical career “Unleashing creativity in a minimalist Fashion” as stated in Essence. Continue reading “Eryn Allen Kane”

Andre Silva

One of the most promissing and sought after drummers in Portugal. Studied at Drummers Collective in New York and its a joy to hear him play. Continue reading “Andre Silva”

Welcome to Woodshed Music Blog

Are you tired of hearing the same songs all the time? Are you looking for a new musical listening experience?

Woodshed is a musical blog offering a wide range of musical talents from established to up and coming artists from around the world.

Feel free to speak your mind or sugest music to be added. This blog is for music related with such genres as Soul, R’n’B, Jazz or Fusion.

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