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August 8, 2013

Deluxe 4 CD Box Set, Jimi Hendrix – “Purple Box” Coming Aug. 20th, 2013

Jimi Hendrix - Purple Box
 
LEGACY RECORDINGS AND EXPERIENCE HENDRIX LLC RELEASING NEWLY EXPANDED EDITION OF THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE “PURPLE BOX”
 
New US Edition of “The Rolls Royce of posthumous Hendrix sets” features
 
4 previously unreleased tracks
 
Legacy Recordings and Experience Hendrix LLC will release a newly expanded edition of The Jimi Hendrix Experience, the legendary “Purple Box,” which Rolling Stone’s David Fricke proclaimed “The Rolls Royce of posthumous Hendrix sets.” The box set earned RIAA Gold Album sales status in the US and has enjoyed widespread critical and commercial success throughout the world. The new four CD boxed set, which includes the entire 2000 original edition in addition to four tracks eagerly sought by fans of the legendary guitarist, will be available Tuesday, August 20, 2013.

New Jazz Release: Vibraphonist Warren Wolf | “Wolfgang’ (Coming Aug. 20th, 2013)

Rising Star WARREN WOLF Showcases the Beauty of the Vibes Through Classical and Blues Influences on New Mack Avenue Records Release,
Wolfgang
Available August 20



Album Features Benny Green, Christian McBride, Lewis Nash, Aaron Goldberg, Kris Funn, Billy Williams Jr., Aaron Diehl,
and Special Guest Vocalist Darryl Tookes

Wolf Follows in the Footsteps of Bobby Hutcherson
and Stefon Harris by Joining SFJazz Collective –
Currently Celebrating 10th Anniversary
and Gearing up for Fall Tour


 
Throughout its history, jazz has been revitalized with a continual evolution of style, fresh transformations in expression, bold leaps into the free improvisational sphere of the unknown, and most importantly, the arrival of young artists who, while steeped in the past, have an eye to the future of the idiom.

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Bassist Christian McBride Debut New Trio in New CD, “Out Here” | Coming Aug. 6th, 2013

CHRISTIAN McBRIDE DEBUTS NEW TRIO ON LATEST RELEASE,
OUT HERE,
AVAILABLE AUGUST 6

VIA MACK AVENUE RECORDS



Features Pianist Christian Sands and Drummer Ulysses Owens, Jr.,  Showcasing Swing, Blues and The American Songbook

Out Here Marks Bassist’s Second Album Release This Year,
Following Inside Straight’s Critically Acclaimed People Music

 
With Out Here, premier bassist Christian McBride’s fifth recording on Mack Avenue Records, McBride introduces his latest working group: a trio, fully embracing (at the soon-to-be age of 41) his role as standard-bearer and mentor.

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Bassist Derrick Hodge Set to Release Debut CD, “Live Today” on Aug. 6th, 2013

BASSIST & COMPOSER DERRICK HODGE SET TO RELEASE HIS DEBUT RECORDING
“LIVE TODAY”
AUG. 6 ON BLUE NOTE RECORDS

HODGE STEPS OUT FROM THE ROBERT GLASPER EXPERIMENT
WITH DIVERSE DEBUT THAT FEATURES COMMON, GLASPER,
ALAN HAMPTON & OTHERS


On August 6, Blue Note Records will release Live Today, the debut recording from extraordinary bassist and composer Derrick Hodge. Hodge is perhaps best known…..

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Music Legend George Duke Dies at 67…

LEGENDARY KEYBOARD PIONEER GEORGE DUKE DIES AT 67

 

GRAMMY® Award-winning keyboardist/composer/arranger/producer George Duke has died in Los Angeles at age 67. He was battling and being treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

With almost a half a century career, Duke was one of the world’s most prolific jazz legends.

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