NDUDUZO MAKHATHINI RELEASES NEW SINGLE
“EMLILWENI” FEATURING JALEEL SHAW
FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN PIANIST’S LUMINOUS NEW ALBUM
IN THE SPIRIT OF NTU OUT MAY 27 ON BLUE NOTE AFRICA
VINYL RELEASE OF IN THE SPIRIT OF NTU ANNOUNCED FOR SEPT. 23
Nduduzo Makhathini has released “Emlilweni,” the third and final single to be revealed from the visionary South African pianist and composer’s luminous new album In the Spirit of Ntu, which comes out May 27. A 2-LP vinyl release of the album has just been announced for September 23.
Canadian Jazz Songstress KATIE DITSCHUN Captures A Lonely Sense of Melancholy in Stunning “One Voice”
Song is the Title Track to the New 2022 EP, One Voice — Both Available Now
In the age of social media, we are theoretically more connected than we’ve ever been, but that connection can prove tenuous when there’s bullying, anger, or unkind words, and Canadian jazz songstress Katie Ditschun captures the sadness around having one’s voice drowned out in her new single, “One Voice” — available now.
Toronto via Kenya artist Jozem shares powerful and elegant video/single “Youth”
With eclectic tastes and influences stemming from his colourful upbringing, Toronto-based artist (via Kenya and Rwanda), Jozem experiments with various elements to create a unique sound that is melded with allusive and personal lyrics.
Singer Nnenna King Releases New Single “Good Guy”
After showcasing her soulful vocals on The Voice UK 2021, singer/songwriter ‘NNENNA KING’ is releasing her single ‘Good Guy’ on the Friday 11th March 2022. Her audition has racked up over 300,000 views on YouTube and explores the highs and lows of modern day dating with her latest single ‘Good Guy’.
SOUTH AFRICAN PIANIST & COMPOSER NDUDUZO MAKHATHINI RETURNS
WITH LUMINOUS NEW BLUE NOTE ALBUM IN THE SPIRIT OF NTU OUT MAY 27
On May 27, the visionary South African pianist, composer, and healer Nduduzo Makhathini will release In the Spirit of Ntu, his milestone tenth studio album, his second album to be released on Blue Note Records in partnership with Universal Music Group Africa following Modes of Communication,…
BLUE NOTE RECORDS AND UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP AFRICA
ANNOUNCE THE CREATION OF A NEW IMPRINT
BLUE NOTE AFRICA
BLUE NOTE AFRICA LAUNCHES THIS SPRING WITH THE RELEASE OF
NDUDUZO MAKHATHINI’S NEWEST ALBUM IN THE SPIRIT OF NTU
The legendary Jazz label Blue Note Records and Universal Music Group Africa have announced the creation of Blue Note Africa, an exciting new imprint dedicated to signing Jazz artists from across the African continent,
Canadian Blues Rising Star Angelique Francis Rides the Current of Human Connection with New Album, Long River
Acclaimed Multi-Genre Singer-Songwriter & Multi-Instrumentalist Kicks Off Second Album Release with Smoldering Single, “Storms From My Eyes”
It takes so much more than a strong voice, songs, and performing ability to break through the ocean’s swell of talent out there; it also takes a special ‘something’ that, while hard to pinpoint, is undeniably irresistible…
CREATIVE POLYMATH CHRISTINA WHEELER
RELEASES POIGNANT FULL-LENGTH ALBUM,
SONGS OF S + D
Today, Berlin/Los Angeles-based composer, multi-instrumentalist, and multimedia artist, Christina Wheeler, shares her poignant full-length album, Songs of S + D, out everywhere now.
GLOBAL REGGAE PIONEER
RELEASES ACOUSTIC MUSIC VIDEO FOR “HUMAN TOUCH”
Los Angeles, CA – February 11th, 2022 – Today, world-renowned musician, actor, singer, songwriter, producer, humanitarian, and global music legend Jimmy Cliff releases a heart-felt acoustic music video for his latest single, “Human Touch.” The GRAMMY Award winning artist offers the new visual in time to celebrate February’s Black History Month.
Flautist Jef Kearns Releases New Cover of Classic Rock Hit “Is This Love”
Toronto-based flautist Jef Kearns asks the age-old question “Is this Love” in his instrumental cover of Whitesnake’s 1989 chart-topping rock ballad of the same name. Jef’s take on the song sits in classic yet contemporary R&B.