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Joel Ross Releases New Music Video for Single “Yana” | WATCH! | 2-LP Vinyl Release for “KingMaker” Coming Aug. 9th, 2019


 
JOEL ROSS RELEASES STRIKING NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “YANA”
 
BLUE NOTE ANNOUNCES AUG. 9 VINYL RELEASE FOR HIS DEBUT ALBUM KINGMAKER
 
Joel Ross has revealed his mesmerizing new music video for “Yana” (directed by Daveion Thompson) from the vibraphonist’s acclaimed debut album KingMaker, out now on Blue Note Records.

Bassist Charnett Moffett to Release New Album “Bright New Day” on June 21st, 2019 | WATCH VIDEO for “Free the Slaves”


 
Bassist/Composer Charnett Moffett Breaks New Ground &
Debuts Exceptional New Quintet on Bright New Day,
Available June 21 via Motéma Music
 
For Bright New Day (available June 21), bassist/composer Charnett Moffett’s seventh recording for Motéma Music and 16th as a bandleader overall,…

Saxophonist David Sánchez to Release New Album “Carib” on June 7th, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single “Madriga”!


 
Grammy-Winning Saxophonist David Sánchez to Release New Album Carib
Out June 7th Via Stretch Music / Ropeadope
 
Listen To New Track “Madriga”
 
On June 7th, Grammy-Winning Saxophonist David Sánchez will release his new album Carib on Stretch Music / Ropeadope.

Abdullah Ibrahim Releases New Single “Jabula” – LISTEN! New Album “The Balance” Coming June 28th 2019


 
Celebrating a unique legend in the music industry, NEA Jazz Master Abdullah Ibrahim delivers his latest single, “Jabula”
 
Without a doubt, Abdullah Ibrahim is a written jazz epistle. Experiencing the political heat of his home country throughout his career to express his musical passion, the pianist is more than deservedly an ambassador for jazz while bridging the pulse of South African rhythms and unapologetic concerns surrounding that countries’ townships.

Ron Carter and Danny Simmons to Release New Album “The Brown Beatnik Tomes – Live at BRIC House” on June 7th, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single “For A Pistol”!


 
Ron Carter and Danny Simmons Announce
The Brown Beatnik Tomes – Live at BRIC House
out June 7th via Blue Note
 
Ron Carter and Danny Simmons announce The Brown Beatnik Tomes – Live at BRIC House, a new album to be released on June 7th via Blue Note.

Theo Croker to Release New Album “Star People Nation” on May 17th, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single “Understand Yourself” feat. Chronixx | Announces New Tour Dates 2019


 
THEO CROKER
ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM
STAR PEOPLE NATION
AVAILABLE MAY 17 – PREORDER NOW
 
Thus begins the ambitious manifesto behind Theo Croker’s newest album, issued as a preface to the trumpeter, producer, arranger, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist’s most personal project yet, due out May 17 from Sony Music Masterworks.

Elan Trotman Releases Tribute Album “Dear Marvin” – Available NOW | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Saxophonist Elan Trotman has “Got To Give It Up” to Marvin Gaye
 
He drops a tribute album, “Dear Marvin,” on April 2, the iconic crooner’s 80th birthday. The first single, “Got To Give It Up,” is the No. 1 most-added single on the Billboard chart this week.
 
BOSTON (20 March 2019): Sax salutes sexy soul on Elan Trotman’s “Dear Marvin,” a collection of ten of Marvin Gaye’s best-loved songs that drops on April 2, the late legendary R&B singer’s 80th birthday.

Trumpeter Don Cherry’s Album “Brown Rice” is Reissued On Vinyl | Available NOW


 
Don Cherry’s Meditative, Inventive 1975 Album ‘Brown Rice’ Reissued On Vinyl Via Verve/UMe
 
LANDMARK OUTSIDER JAZZ STATEMENT UNAVAILABLE ON VINYL FOR MORE THAN 40 YEARS
 
LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Out of print in the U.S. for more than four decades, Don Cherry‘s meditative, inventive outsider jazz classic, Brown Rice, is available on vinyl once again as of today via Verve/UMe.

Kendrick Oracle Scott to Drop New Album “A Wall Becomes A Bridge” on April 5th, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single’s “>>>>>>>>>>>Mocean” & “>>>>>>>>>Voices”!


 
KENDRICK SCOTT ORACLE TO RELEASE INSPIRING NEW ALBUM
A WALL BECOMES A BRIDGE OUT APRIL 5 ON BLUE NOTE RECORDS
A 12-SONG CYCLE ABOUT OVERCOMING OBSTACLES BOTH PERSONAL & COLLECTIVE
 
Kendrick Scott Oracle returns April 5 with the release of A Wall Becomes A Bridge (Blue Note), an inspiring new 12-song cycle about overcoming obstacles both personal and collective.

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe Releases New Video for “Change My Way” | WATCH!


 
KARL DENSON’S TINY UNIVERSE
Releases Video For “CHANGE MY WAY”
Addressing Current Crisis At U.S. / MEXICO Border
Directed By Acclaimed Filmmaker TG HERRINGTON
 
New Studio Album ‘GNOMES & BADGERS’ Due March 8 from Seven Spheres Records
 
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe has released a video for “Change My Way,” the second single from its forthcoming studio album, ‘Gnomes & Badgers,’ due March 8. Both the song and video make a poignant statement about the current crisis at the U.S. border.