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Sergio Mendes to Release New Album “In The Key of Joy” on Feb. 28th, 2020 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
BRAZILIAN LEGEND SERGIO MENDES SHARES NEW TRACK, CELEBRATES SIX MAGICAL DECADES OF MUSIC WITH HIS ADVENTUROUS NEW ALBUM IN THE KEY OF JOY
 
February 28, 2020 release on Concord Records features an all-star cast of special guests including Common, Cali y El Dandee, João Donato, Buddy, Sugar Joans, Joe Pizzulo, Gracinha Leporace, Hermeto Pascoal, Rogê, Guinga and Sheléa
 
For Immediate Release – One common thread weaves throughout the staggeringly diverse tapestry of music that producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist Sergio Mendes has created over his remarkable six-decade career: the spirit of joy.

Saxophonist Benjamin Boone Collaborates with Ghana Jazz Collective on New Album “Joy” | Coming March 20th, 2020


 
RICHMOND, CALIF. (PRWEB) JANUARY 09, 2020 – Saxophonist-composer Benjamin Boone’s “The Poetry of Jazz,” a visionary collaboration with U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine, was praised in leading musical and literary publications.

Drummer/Producer Kassa Overall to Release New Album “I Think I’m Good” on Feb. 28th, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single “I Know You See Me!”


 
Drummer-Producer-Emcee
KASSA OVERALL
Signs to Brownswood Recordings,
 
Seattle-raised, Brooklyn-residing Kassa Overall is a jazz musician, emcee, singer, producer, and drummer. His second, full-length album, I THINK I’M GOOD, is the work of an artist whose voice has ripened to its own hard-earned, provocative conclusions, erasing the need to talk about dissolving barriers between hip hop and jazz because he has begun a new conversation.

South African Pianist Nduduzo Makhathini Releases Debut Album “Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds” in 2020 | LISTEN to New Single!


 
INTRODUCING
NDUDUZO MAKHATHINI
 
VISIONARY SOUTH AFRICAN PIANIST & COMPOSER
TO RELEASE HIS BLUE NOTE DEBUT IN 2020
 
The visionary South African pianist and composer Nduduzo Makhathini is set to release his Blue Note Records debut Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds in 2020. Makhathini has released the album’s lead track “Yehlisan’uMoya” (Spirit Come Down)…

Guitarist Marcus Machado Releases New Single “Dig” | LISTEN!


 
Independent artist Marcus Machado flexes his guitar virtuosity on his latest jam, “Dig”
 
On his 2015 EP, 29, Marcus Machado showcased his guitar wares that spread from rock heights to solemn blues passages – along with dashes of funk to boot.

Pianist Ashley Henry Releases New Album “Beautiful Vinyl Hunter” | LISTEN to Single “STAR CHILD”!


 
UK PIANIST
ASHLEY HENRY
RELEASES MAJOR LABEL DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM
BEAUTIFUL VINYL HUNTER
 
AVAILABLE NOW
 
Following on from the success of ASHLEY HENRY’s two latest singles “Between The Lines” and “The Mighty,”  the genre-blurring UK pianist unveils his debut studio album BEAUTIFUL VINYL HUNTER, out now on Sony Music Masterworks.

The Justus Brothers Releases New Single “Chinese Checkers” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Brothers proudly do Justus to their Memphis roots
 
“Chinese Checkers” is poised to make bold moves up the singles chart ahead of the
October 11 debut album release.
 
MEMPHIS (10 September 2019): The roots of The Justus Brothers date back forty years, in the birthplace of soul, blues and rock ‘n’ roll: Memphis.

Eagle Vision to Release New Documentary “Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes” on Sept. 6th, 2019 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
EAGLE VISION PROUDLY PRESENTS
 
Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes
The legendary Blue Note Records celebrates 80th Anniversary with new documentary film released on DVD, Blu-ray & Digital.
 
New York, NY (July 16, 2019)– Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes explores the vision behind the iconic American jazz record label. Since its inception in 1939, Blue Note created an environment for creativity to flourish, encouraging artists to push creative boundaries in search of uncompromising expressions.

Drummer Jimmy Cobb to Release New Album “This I Dig of You” on Aug. 16th, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single “My Old Flame”!


 
Iconic Drummer Jimmy Cobb, at 90 Years Old and as
Vital as Ever, Releases His New Album This I Dig of You, Featuring his Rich, Classic Swing
 
Name a canonical jazz artist, and chances are Jimmy Cobb has shared a stage or recording studio with them. Starting with his first recordings with Earl Bostic at the tender age of 21 all the way up to his new album This I Dig of You, due out August 16 via Smoke Sessions Records, Cobb has been not just a jazz drummer but the jazz drummer — a musician unmatched in technique and experience.

James “Biscuit” Rouse Releases New Single “Igazi Panzi” | LISTEN!


 
New Music from James “Biscuit” Rouse coming on June 28, 2019 through Purpose Jazz
 
Drummer, band leader, singer, songwriter, producer James “Biscuit” Rouse is best known for his 7 years plus as the musical director for Lauryn Hill’s band. Most recently he has performed the same duties for artists like Syleena Johnson, Vivian Green and Vivian Sessoms.