EARTH, WIND & FIRE, CHIC AND CHICAGO LEAD FRIDAY MUSIC’S SPRING RELEASE SCHEDULE
Classic Reissue Label Delivers Audiophile Vinyl Versions of Rock and Soul Classics
April 25, 2016 – New York, NY- Famed reissue label Friday Music is gearing up for a spring full of new releases. The recent announcement of a limited, 3-LP set of David Bowie’s A Reality Tour (coming June 3) is only the tip of the iceberg. Friday Music’s release schedule contains a plethora of albums from some of the most legendary names in rock and soul. All titles have been remastered and reissued on 180-gram audiophile vinyl. Here are some of the highlights.
Verve to Release Jazz at the Philharmonic:
The Ella Fitzgerald Set Showcasing
Classic Songs Recorded From 1949 – 1954
Complete U.S. JATP Performance Released
for First Time with 22 Remastered Tracks
As part of Verve’s 60th Anniversary, the storied imprint is set to release the complete U.S. Jazz at the Philharmonic performances of celebrated vocalist Ella Fitzgerald.
Columbia/Legacy Celebrates the 90th Birthday of Miles Davis with Two Special New Releases:
MILES AHEAD – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack – Available Friday, April 1
EVERYTHING’S BEAUTIFUL, The Recordings of Miles Davis Reimagined by Grammy Award Winning Musician Robert Glasper with Guest Artists Erykah Badu, KING, John Scofield, Phonte, Bilal, Ledisi, Stevie Wonder, Laura Mvula, Hiatus Kaiyote & Others – Available Friday, May 27
New Track “Ghetto Walkin” Premieres Today During Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show only on Apple Music. Both albums are available for pre-order today on iTunes.
NEW YORK, March 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia/Legacy will commemorate the 90th birthday of globally renowned music innovator Miles Davis with the release of two very special new Miles Davis album projects:
Resonance Records Presents LARRY YOUNG – IN PARIS: THE ORTF RECORDINGS With Never-Before-Released Tracks by The Jazz Organist / Pianist.
Pre-Order NOW on iTunes and Get 4 Tracks Instantly!
Resonance Records, in partnership with the National Audiovisual Institute (INA) of France, is pleased to announce the release of Larry Young In Paris/The ORTF Recordings. Featuring groundbreaking performances by the ingenious organist and pianist, these studio and live recordings from 1964 and 1965 made for French radio and never before issued on record, will be released on March 11, 2016 in deluxe two-CD and limited-edition two-LP sets.
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.
“The Essential Chris Jasper” Now Available on CD…Featuring “Caravan of Love” and More…a compilation of hits from former Isley Brother CHRIS JASPER
“THE ESSENTIAL CHRIS JASPER” is also available for download at Amazon.
NEW YORK – Dec. 27, 2015 – PRLog — “THE ESSENTIAL CHRIS JASPER” is now available on CD at Amazon. “THE ESSENTIAL CHRIS JASPER” is a 29-track double CD of songs that Chris Jasper sang lead on during his time with Isley-Jasper-Isley and his first two solo albums on his Gold City/CBS Associated Label, including: Broadway’s Closer to Sunset Boulevard (IJI); Caravan of Love (IJI); Different Drummer (IJI); Superbad (Solo); and Time Bomb (Solo).
Previously Unreleased Diana Ross Album, Sings Songs From “The Wiz,” Out Now
Rare 1978 recording features Ross singing every role from the classic movie musical, including songs by Charles Smalls, Quincy Jones, Ashford & Simpson and Luther Vandross
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — After 37 years, Diana Ross Sings Songs From The Wiz is getting its release digitally on November 27 through Motown/ Universal Music Enterprises in time for a revival of the original stage musical, airing live in primetime on NBC, December 3, features chart-topping music superstars Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah, Ne Yo and Common, Orange Is The New Black’s Uzo Aduba, Glee’s Amber Riley, and newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy.
Legacy Recordings Announces Limited Edition Vinyl Exclusives For Record Store Day’s Annual Black Friday Event (Friday, November 27, 2015)
New Legacy Vinyl Collectibles include Releases by Earth Wind & Fire, the Isley Brothers, OutKast, & More
NEW YORK, Oct 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the label’s line-up of collectible 12″, 10″ and 7″ vinyl releases created especially for Record Store Day’s Black Friday 2015, celebrated this year at the nation’s independent record stores on Friday, November 27, 2015.
HIDDEN BEACH TO RELEASE KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL
FAMILY TREASURES: GREATEST HITS ALBUM, AVAILABLE ON NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Hidden Beach releases 14 –track collection of digitally remastered greatest hits and fan favorites
LOS ANGELES, CA (November 9, 2015) – Hidden Beach Recordings will release a collection of the greatest hits from the acclaimed duo Kindred The Family Soul titled Family Treasures: Greatest Hits, available on all digital stores in the U.S. and Canada on Friday, November 13, 2015.
Legacy Recordings Set to Release Weather Report: The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981, A New 4 Disc Box Set Premiering A Wealth of Previously Unreleased Live Material Performed by the Revolutionary Electronic Jazz-Rock Ensemble from 1978-1981
Available Everywhere Friday, November 20, 2015
NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the upcoming release of Weather Report: The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981, a monumental 4 disc boxed set of previously unreleased live concert performances from the groundbreaking electronic jazz-rock-funk ensemble whose revolutionary sounds continue to influence -generations of bands and music aficionados.