Up and Coming R&B/Soul Songstress SIDIBE releases brand new single “I’m Only Dreaming”
Available NOW on iTunes!
Coming to you straight up on New Music Friday is a hot new track from Singer/Songwriter SIDIBE. The mellow flowing single “I’m Only Dreaming,” produced by Nico Stadi & Warryn Campbell, can be purchased on iTunes & Bandcamp. Aside from a few earlier releases – “Metaphysical” & “Soul Siren (EP)”, this soulful new ballad just may bring about more, much needed attention to an otherwise very talented vocalist.
THE HEART SPEAKS IN WHISPERS
NEW STUDIO ALBUM TO BE RELEASED MAY 13 ON VIRGIN RECORDS
FIRST TRACK “BEEN TO THE MOON” OUT NOW!
British singer-songwriter – and two time GRAMMY-winner – Corinne Bailey Rae returns today with the release of “Been To The Moon,” the first song from her forthcoming album The Heart Speaks In Whispers, her first full-length album in 6 years which will be released May 13 on Virgin Records. “Been To The Moon” is available now on all streaming sites and as an instant grat download with pre-orders of The Heart Speaks In Whispers.
Multi-talented saxophonist, producer and composer Michael Lington’s ninth solo project, SECOND NATURE, in tribute to the roots of Memphis soul is set for release April 5, 2016
Featuring Ray Parker Jr., Taylor Dane, Brian Culbertson, Booker T. Jones & The Dap Kings. Produced by Barry Eastmond
The album reunites Michael Lington with producer by Barry Eastmond and features all originals with the exception of one cover, the chart-topping soul anthem, “Soul Finger.” In preparing for this album, Lington immersed himself in the classic Memphis sessions and even journeyed to the STAX museum While most of the album was recorded at the famed Sunset Sound in Los Angeles…
ALFI Records Releases Eponymous Album by Pianist Axel Tosca
NEW YORK, NY, February 25, 2016 - ALFI Records celebrates the release of “Axel Tosca,”a nine-track album of contemporary jazz with a global reach, composed and performed by Axel Tosca, the Cuban-born, New York-based piano virtuoso. Special guests on the album include Jeff “Tain” Watts (drums), James Genus (bass), Luisito Quintero (percussion) and Ron Blake (saxophone/flute). Release date: March 25; Pre-order date: February 26
Jazz Artist BEN TANKARD Takes Home 14th Career Stellar Award For Instrumental CD of the Year!
Ben Tankard Prepares For Season 3 of THICKER THAN WATER: THE TANKARDS and
New Book THE FULL TANK LIFE
Nashville, TN — Gospel/Jazz instrumentalist Ben Tankard won his first Stellar Gospel Music Award as New Artist of The Year in 1989. With an incredible career span of three decades, the musical pioneer has earned the title of “Godfather of Gospel Jazz” and earned his fourteenth Stellar Award over the weekend in Las Vegas, NV. Tankard took home the honor for Best Instrumental CD of the Year for his FULL TANK 2.0 album.
Hitman Darren Rahn seeks maximum impact with “Sonic Boom”
The saxophonist’s fifth album, due March 4, will have an exclusive world premiere on February 27; dynamic first single, “D-Luxe,” explodes onto radio playlists.
DENVER (24 February 2016): Whether it’s with a devastating jazz-funk workout, nasty R&B groove, bellowing gospel soul call or an emotionally-intense melody, saxman Darren Rahn is hitting and hitting hard on “Sonic Boom,” his fifth album and first for Woodward Avenue Records, which is releasing the recording March 4.
SPACE IS THE PLACE IN DONN T’S NEW VIDEO FOR “LAST BREATH (QUESTLOVE REMIX)”
Video Brings Together Critically-Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter Donn T & Grammy-Winning Musician Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson
Singer-songwriter Donn T recently teamed up with her brother, Grammy winner Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson for a new video for the remix of her single “Last Breath“.
VP RECORDS EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH ADA
New Pact for Worldwide Digital Distribution &
U.S. and Canada for Physical Product Distribution
NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 23, 2016: ADA, the independent distribution and services arm of Warner Music Group (WMG), has announced the launch of a global partnership with VP Records, the world’s largest reggae label, to include physical distribution in the U.S. and Canada, and worldwide digital distribution. ADA and VP Records joined forces in 2009, although the label’s relationship with Warner Music dates back to 2002. Previous successes include releases from Wayne Wonder, Buju Banton, Elephant Man, Sean Paul, Maxi Priest, Jah Cure and the Reggae Gold compilation series.
A NEW SINGLE FROM KELLY PRICE
Available NOW on iTunes, Amazon and GooglePlay!
Nashville, TN (February 24, 2016) – Seven-time GRAMMY®-nominated singer and songwriter Kelly Price makes a declarative statement with the release of her new single “Everytime (Grateful),” which is available now via all digital retailers, and just released to radio. Driven by her beloved voice, Price penned the song, with co-writers Troy Taylor, Johnta Austin, and James Foye III.
Verve Records Celebrates 60 Years
Label will Celebrate Landmark Anniversary
with Releases Throughout the Year
One of the most prestigious labels in the history of jazz, Verve Records will celebrate its 60th anniversary throughout 2016 with a trove of historic reissues and stunning new collections from its legendary archives. The release schedule constitutes a who’s-who of jazz legends, including such pioneers as Charlie Parker, Billie Holiday, Count Basie, Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Wes Montgomery, Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Smith, Stan Getz, and the label’s heart and soul, Ella Fitzgerald.