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.
Julian Vaughn’s latest project, Supreme, brings the bass guitar to the forefront
In the contemporary jazz market, the melodies are usually carried out by the brass, keyboardists or guitarists. Yet when the art of jazz at its finest veers off left of center every once in a while, there are instrumentalists who can seamlessly transport their tools into the main spotlight.
Soul-Jazz Flutist Althea René Releases New Album “Flawsome” – Available NOW on CDBaby & Amazon!
Contemporary/Soul Jazz Flutist Althea René continues giving music lovers some great, quality soulful instrumentals with the 9 track project, “Flawsome” – Available June 21st, 2019. Just in time for summer.
JAZZMEIA HORN’S SECOND ALBUM LOVE AND LIBERATION
IS A BOLD DECLARATION OF MUSICAL MATURITY,
CULTURAL IDENTITY, AND PERSONAL GROWTH
For Immediate Release – In the two years since Jazzmeia Horn bowed with her first album, the GRAMMY Award®-nominated A Social Call, she’s been busy on the road, honing her vocal skills to a finely tuned level, writing songs of personal relevance and social message, and perfecting a fearless approach to improvisation and performance in general.
Pianist Gino Rosaria displays his depths on “Still Waters”
The urbane contemporary jazz “Night Groove” is among Billboard’s most added singles, setting up the July 12 album release.
PENSACOLA (10 June 2019): Don’t be fooled by the quiet facade. Pianist Gino Rosaria has an uncommon depth that stems from being a native of culturally diverse Curaçao, possessing a master’s degree in classical music performance and having a love of jazz.
Saxophonist Steve Cole Shows Appreciation for
Supporters with Healing Energy on Gratitude,
Co-Produced by Longtime Collaborator David Mann
Album Available July 26 on Artistry Music
It’s during the times when we’re confronted with life’s hardest struggles that we learn to appreciate the humanity around us.
Maxine Hardcastle, the daughter of one of smooth jazz’s premier technicians, presents her own work of art entitled The Collection
Back in the mid-eighties, producer/musician Paul Hardcastle rocked the dance floor with the pulsating techno funk of the international smash, “19”, an intense soundtrack that accented spoken vignettes and swift samples from those who served in Vietnam.
FOR A LIMITED TIME: STREAM THE ENTIRE ALBUM “ON ANOTHER NOTE” BY CONTEMPORARY JAZZ GROUP PIECES OF A DREAM – EXCLUSIVELY ON THEURBANMUSICSCENE.COM!!
Special Stream Ends May 29th!
Good Day Readers!
Guess what? Here’s your chance to listen to the entire new album from legendary Contemporary Jazz Group Pieces of a Dream entitled “On Another Note” via Shanachie Entertainment! Hear the entire album from now until Memorial Day – May 29th! The new project will be released on May 24th and feature legendary jazz duo: Keyboardist James Lloyd and Drummer Curtis Harmon.
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.
Legendary Drummer Al Foster Pays Tribute and
Offers Thanks To Loved Ones and Mentors
Like Herbie Hancock and Miles Davis on
Heartfelt New Album Inspirations & Dedications
Inspiration comes from many sources. For legendary drummer Al Foster, it stems from the two groups of people who are closest to him: the jazz giants he’s been honored to play with (and who, though he’d be the last to admit it, have been blessed to work with him);…