Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
New Album Ruler Rebel out March 31st
Releasing Three Albums in 2017 as The Centennial Trilogy
Two-time Edison award winning, Grammy® nominated trumpeter, composer, producer, designer of innovative instruments and interactive media Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah is set to release three albums…
Multi-Grammy Nominated Visionary Jeff Lorber Journeys On A Thrilling Musical Excursion with PROTOTYPE Featuring Jeff Lorber Fusion and Special Guests Nathan East,
Chuck Loeb, Larry Koonse, Paul Jackson, Jr., and Dave Mann Among Others
Coming March 24th Via Shanachie Records
Trailblazing pianist, composer, producer and bandleader Jeff Lorber is a consummate artist who continues to push himself to new plateaus. A groundbreaking Fender Rhodes pioneer along with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Joe Sample and Bob James, Lorber has triumphed as one of the most innovative musical minds in contemporary jazz.
R&B flautist Jef Kearns is pleased to announce his new single, N2U (Into You), the latest addition to his repertoire of chart-topping contemporary romantic Quiet Storm ballads.
Describing his creative process, Jef says that the melodies “just come out of my fingers” and the compositions “appear in my head.”
CLICK HERE TO WATCH NEW VIDEO FOR “N2U”!
TROMBONE SHORTY SET TO RELEASE HIS
BLUE NOTE DEBUT PARKING LOT SYMPHONY ON APRIL 28;
Trombone Shorty has announced an April 28 release date for Parking Lot Symphony, his debut album for Blue Note Records. The album pre-order launched today along with the irrepressible first single “Here Come The Girls,” which is available now to download or stream.
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE “HERE COME THE GIRLS”!
Saxophone Maestra FOSTINA DIXON Blends Contemporary Jazz, Gospel, Funk and R&B on HERE WE GO AGAIN
Wilmington, DE: As a highly-regarded, in-demand composer, vocalist and jazz soloist who plays soprano, alto and baritone saxes, flute, and clarinet, Fostina Dixon has been honing her craft for decades as a guest soloist with Abbey Lincoln, Barry Harris, Earl May and the Big Apple Jazzwomen.
CLICK HERE TO WATCH NEW VIDEO FOR “PRAYER OF JABEZ’!
Roots & A Revolution: Preservation Hall Jazz Band Turns A Page “So It Is”
NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Preservation Hall Jazz Band have announced the release of their new album, So It Is, the septet’s second release featuring all-new original music, coming April 21 via Legacy Recordings. So It Is finds the classic PHJB sound invigorated by a number of fresh influences, not least among them the band’s 2015 life-changing trip to Cuba.
CLICK HERE OT LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE “SANTIAGO”!
Critically Acclaimed Vocalist Somi to Release Petite Afrique,
Inspired by the Fate of African Immigrants in Harlem
Featuring Special Guest Aloe Blacc
Pulsing with Harlem’s rhythms and sonic ambiance, Somi‘s Petite Afrique is an homage to her New York City upper Manhattan neighborhood, and one of the Meccas of the African diaspora.
Visionary Pianist Gerald Clayton Merges Streams of Life
into a Greater Body of Work with Tributary Tales
On his new record Tributary Tales, set to release April 21 on Motéma Music, pianist and composer Gerald Clayton traces paths of myriad streams — personal, experiential, intangible — that flow into one another, creating a musical narrative greater than the sum of his individual compositions.
Saxophonist Jimmy Greene Further Memorializes
the Life of Late Daughter with Groove-Filled Release,
Flowers — Beautiful Life, Volume 2
GRAMMY® Award-nominated saxophonist, composer, and arranger Jimmy Greene wrote and recorded an album three years ago that no parent should ever have to make — Beautiful Life celebrated the life of Ana Márquez-Greene, his 6-year-old daughter who was murdered along with 19 other children and six educators on December 14, 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
Jazz-Soul Ensemble E-Life 7 Feat Michael Pennick and Many Special Guests to Release Debut Album Miked Up
Buffalo, New York – Three 2 Go Music introduces E-Life 7 Featuring Michael Pennick (EL7) and their debut album Miked Up. EL7 unites some of Western NY’s finest musicians on this release, including Michael Pennick on bass, Rodney Spears & Charlie Crymes Jr. on keyboards, guitarist Ron Walker, and drummer and percussionist Tim Webb.