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Trumpeter Nabaté Isles to Release New Album “Eclectic Excursions” on July 20th, 2018 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Grammy Award Winning Trumpeter Nabaté Isles Takes Listeners on Eclectic Excursions With New Album
 
NEW YORK, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Industry acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning trumpeter/composer Nabaté Isles is releasing his debut album, Eclectic Excursions, on Friday, July 20th 2018.

Resonance Records to Release Classic Grant Green Recordings: “Funk in France: From Paris to Antibes (1969-1970)” & “Slick! – Live at Oil Can Harry’s” on May 25th, 2018 | WATCH NEW VIDEO! LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!


 
Resonance Records to Release Previously Unissued Music from
Jazz Guitar Icon Grant Green
 
Historic Recordings:
Funk in France: From Paris to Antibes (1969-1970)
& Slick! – Live at Oil Can Harry’s
 
Resonance Records is proud to be releasing the first official previously unissued recordings of Grant Green in over 10 years, representing the earliest (1969-1970) and latest (1975) known live recordings of Grant Green as a bandleader.

Bass Clarinetist Todd Marcus Releases New Album “On These Streets: A Baltimore Story” on April 27th, 2018 | LISTEN!


 
Todd Marcus — Baltimore, MD-Based Bass Clarinetist & Community Organizer — Releases
On These Streets: A Baltimore Story, Available April 27th
 
Baltimore-based Todd Marcus is one of the most renowned bass clarinetists in the world. As one of only a few jazz players who focuses solely on that instrument, he has carved out a unique sound world in modern jazz, with great virtuosic flair.

Cuban Pianist Dayramir Gonzalez Releases New Album “The Grand Concourse” (Avail NOW Digitally) | Coming Physically June 15th, 2018


 
Pianist Dayramir Gonzalez Releases Sophomore Album Portraying the Voyage of a Young Havana Native Exploring Cuban Sentiments Alongside the Vanguard Sounds of New York
 
Cuban pianist Dayramir Gonzalez (recently welcomed as a Yamaha Artist) has innovative style, energetic performance, and impressive diversity shining through on his upcoming album,
The Grand Concourse.

Saxophonist/Composer Darryl Yokley & Painter Dave Emmanuel Noel to Release New Album “Pictures at an African Exhibition” on April 20th, 2018


 
Saxophonist/Composer Darryl Yokley Collaborates
with Painter Dave Emmanuel Noel for Visual Companion
Pieces Supporting Each Song on New Album,
Pictures at an African Exhibition
 
Picture yourself strolling through the doors of an art gallery or into the marble halls of an art museum. The walls are lined with bold, colorful images, some vivid abstracts, many assertively figurative.

Trumpeter Eddie Henderson to Release New Album “Be Cool” on May 4th, 2018


 
Legendary Trumpeter Eddie Henderson
Explores the Many Facets of Musical Vision
on Masterful New Recording, Be Cool
 
Before he walks out the door on his way to a gig, 77-year-old trumpeter Eddie Henderson always gets two words of advice from his wife: be cool. The legendary trumpeter has taken that mantra to heart, and on Be Cool, his new release on Smoke Sessions Records, he shows just how hot cool can get.

Keyboardist BIGYUKI to Release New Album “Reaching For Chiron” on Feb. 2nd, 2018 – WATCH VIDEO!


 
BIGYUKI
(Talib Kweli, Matisyahu & A Tribe Called Quest Collaborator)
Announces Debut Album Reaching For Chiron
 
Torn between the ferocity of the equine and the civility of man, Chiron was considered to be the noblest of the centaurs. His front legs were not of a horse but of a man.

QWEST TV Announces December 15, 2017 Launch Date


 
QWEST TV
Founded by Music Legend Quincy Jones
Announces December 15, 2017 Launch Date
 
New York, NY – December 7, 2017 – Qwest TV, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms founded by music legend Quincy Jones in collaboration with French jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, announced today its official global launch date set for December 15, 2017. The announcement comes just two months following a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in Fall 2017 that raised nearly $170,000 USD, nearly double the platform’s target goal.

Dr. Lonnie Smith to Release New Album “All In My Mind” on Jan. 12th, 2018


 
NEA JAZZ MASTER & HAMMOND B-3 ORGAN LEGEND
DR. LONNIE SMITH TO RELEASE SPIRITED LIVE TRIO ALBUM
ALL IN MY MIND JAN. 12 ON BLUE NOTE RECORDS
 
Hammond B-3 organ legend Dr. Lonnie Smith has announced a January 12 release for All in My Mind, a spirited live trio album that the NEA Jazz Master recorded during his 75th birthday celebration at the Jazz Standard in New York City this past summer.

Drummer Mike Mitchell Emerges as Blaque Dynamite – Releases New Album “Killing Bugs” | LISTEN!


 
Drummer Mike Mitchell Reinvents Himself as
Blaque Dynamite, Encourages and Embraces the Unorthodox
on Hydra Rock/Hip-Hop/Jazz Debut Record Killing Bugs
 
In a world of constant repetition and formulaic goals, there stands one young man’s quest to exist however he wants, in any manner he deems fit. The mundanities of life hold back the true potential of this creative genius until he reinvents himself as a boundless force to be reckoned with: Blaque Dynamite.