Billboard – Mark Farina Celebrates 25 Years of ‘Mushroom Jazz’: ‘A Good Hip-Hop Beat With Some Jazz Is Pretty Timeless’

Mark Farina released the first volume of his Mushroom Jazz compilations – which contain a leisurely, melodic mix of jazz, soul, and hip-hop – on tape in 1991. Music has changed in countless ways since then, but the series has endured, moving to CD in 1996 and spawning a number of sequels. The 8th installment arrives today, 25 years after Farina started. Continue reading