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Sax Legend NAJEE Returns with New Album “Center Of The Heart” on Nov. 15th, 2019


 
Contemporary Jazz Sax Legend NAJEE Returns with 18th Studio Album “Center Of The Heart” on Nov. 15th, 2019
 
In a business where trends and artists come and go, Najee’s name is synonymous with innovation, consistency and the best in contemporary jazz. The visionary has enjoyed an enviable three-decade career by staying true to his own artistic vision.

Drummer Jerome Jennings to Release New Album “Solidarity” on Nov. 8th, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single “I Love Your Smile”!


 
“Solidarity,” New CD Due Nov. 8 from Drummer/Composer Jerome Jennings, Addresses Concerns About Political & Social Justice
 
RICHMOND, CALIF. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 08, 2019 – Drummer-composer-educator Jerome Jennings puts the spotlight on his writing chops for “Solidarity,” his rousing second album as a leader, set for a November 8 release on his own Iola Records.

Saxophonist Ray Blue Releases New Album “Work” on Oct. 12th, 2019 | LISTEN!


 
Tenor saxophonist Ray Blue enjoys his WORK, creating a straight-ahead jazz set filled with warm melodies.
 
A Well-Balanced Program Of Originals, Standards And Tunes By Nat Adderley, Jimmy Smith And George Coleman
 
The New York based tenor saxophonist Ray Blue, who has a deep tone and a melodic style, is featured on WORK, a set of accessible yet quietly creative music.

Jazz Singer Maria Mendes Releases New Album “Close to Me” on Nov. 1st, 2019 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Vocalist Maria Mendes Explores Portugese Fado Music
Through the Lense of Symphonic Jazz on Close to Me
Featuring Metropole Orkest & John Beasley
 
Available October 25 via Justin Time Records
 
Music is the heart and soul of jazz singer Maria Mendes, who studied in New York, Brussels, Rotterdam, and Porto, and whose talents have been praised by musical legends such as Quincy Jones and Hermeto Pascoal.

Pianist/Vocalist Damien Sneed Releases New Project “Jazz In Manhattan” | LISTEN to “Nature Boy”!


 
Damien Sneed Releases New CD,
‘Jazz In Manhattan’
 
The Multi-Genre Artist Joins the Faculty of The Manhattan School of Music
 
(New York, NY – September 24, 2019) – Damien Sneed, composer, pianist, and vocalist released his new digital CD, Jazz In Manhattan on Friday, September 20 on his boutique label, LeChateau Earl Records.

Pianist and Educator Harold Mabern Passes Away at 83


 
Harold Mabern:
March 20, 1936 – September 17, 2019
 
Influential Jazz Pianist and Educator Passes Away at Age 83
 
Legendary jazz pianist Harold Mabern died suddenly on Tuesday, September 17, as a result of a heart attack. He was 83. His death was announced on Thursday by his record label, Smoke Sessions Records.

Saxophonist Lawrence Clark Releases His Sophomore Album “Inner Visions” on Sept. 20th, 2019 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Tenor Saxophonist Lawrence Clark Releases His Sophomore Album Inner Visions Featuring Jeremy Pelt and Duane Eubanks on the European Jazz Tribes Label
 
New York-based, tenor saxophonist Lawrence Clark will officially release his new album Inner Visions on September 20, 2019, on Holland’s Jazz Tribes label.

Vincent Herring, Bobby Watson & Gary Bartz Collaborate to Release New Tribute Album “Bird at 100” on Nov. 29th, 2019


 
Vincent Herring, Bobby Watson, and Gary Bartz
Collaborate to Honor and Extol the Great Charlie Parker
in Anticipation of His 100th Birthday
 
August 29, 2020 will mark the centennial of one of jazz’s most iconic figures, Charlie Parker. The celebration gets off to a jubilantly swinging start with an alto saxophone summit bringing together three of modern jazz’s most acclaimed voices: Vincent Herring, Bobby Watson and Gary Bartz.

Acid Jazz Group Incognito to Release Anticipated New Project “Tomorrow’s New Dream” on Nov. 8th, 2019


 
Band Incognito to Release Highly Anticipated New Album “Tomorrow’s New Dream” on Nov. 8th, 2019, in celebration to their 40-year career
 
British acid jazz band Incognito release their new album ‘Tomorrow’s New Dream’ on November 8th 2019, and have announced a huge homecoming London show at Indigo at The O2 on December 4th 2019, marking an incredible 40 years since their formation.

Jazz Band Spyro Gyra Returns with New Album “Vinyl Tap” on Oct. 11th, 2019 | LISTEN!


 
Spyro Gyra taps vinyl for inspiration
 
Seminal contemporary jazz band mines a collection of vinyl classics for their first album in six years. “Vinyl Tap” drops October 11 with the first single, “Can’t Find My Way Home,” going for playlist adds September 23.
 
NEW YORK CITY (18 September 2019): Free of the tension of having to write great songs, the five members of Spyro Gyra were laughing and having fun in the recording studio.