MARCUS MILLER EXPLORES ELEMENTS OF MODERN URBAN MUSIC
ON HIS VIBRANT NEW BLUE NOTE ALBUM LAID BLACK OUT JUNE 1
FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS TROMBONE SHORTY, KIRK WHALUM,
TAKE SIX, JONATHAN BUTLER, AND SELAH SUE
Marcus Miller brings the influence of modern urban music to his trademark sound on his highly-anticipated, genre-defying new album Laid Black, which will be released June 1 on Blue Note Records.
CHARLES LLOYD & THE MARVELS + LUCINDA WILLIAMS
EXPANSIVE NEW ALBUM VANISHED GARDENS
OUT JUNE 29 ON BLUE NOTE RECORDS
On June 29, Charles Lloyd & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams will release Vanished Gardens (Blue Note), a transcendent new album that presents the fascinating collaboration between NEA Jazz Master saxophonist and composer Charles Lloyd and acclaimed GRAMMY-winning singer and songwriter Lucinda Williams.
Saxophonist Dave McMurray Makes
Blue Note Records Debut with Detroit-centric Album,
Music Is Life – Available May 18
Saxophonist Combines Experiences Playing with B.B. King, The Rolling Stones, Herbie Hancock, Bootsy Collins, on Funk-Jazz-Soul Album Feat. “Seven Nation Army” & “Atomic Dog” Covers
Dave McMurray’s Blue Note Records debut, Music Is Life, is a reunion of sorts, given the long history the saxophonist shares with the label’s president, and fellow Detroit native, Don Was.
Renowned Bassist Stanley Clarke Celebrates
45 Years Since Debut Album as a Leader with The Message, Available June 29 on Mack Avenue Records
Pre-Order Available This Friday
45 years after his album debut, four-time Grammy® Award-winning bassist Stanley Clarke shows he is still unapproachable on both the electric and acoustic, wielding a vision of fusion and funk, breakbeats and bass-interpreted cello suites with a little help from friends like rapper/beatboxer Doug E. Fresh and trumpeter Mark Isham.
Exquisite Vocalist Shirley Crabbe Releases “BRIDGES,” April 30, 2018 on MaiSong Records
NEW YORK – April 2018 – PRLog — Some vocalists excel at lyric interpretation. They know how to tell the story of a song with subtlety and nuance. Other singers have such beautiful voices that they’d be a pleasure to listen to if they sang the periodic table set to a Brahms lullaby.
GRAMMY-NOMINATED SINGER JAZZMEIA HORN WINS JJA JAZZ AWARD FOR
UP AND COMING MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
May 7th, 2018 – Congratulations to Jazzmeia Horn for winning a Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Award in the category of Up and Coming Musician of the Year. Wide ranging critical praise continues to pour in for her GRAMMY-nominated debut album, A Social Call.
Featuring Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah,
Derrick Hodge, Taylor McFerrin & Justin Tyson
Dream team band R+R=NOW has released “Change Of Tone,” the enticing lead track from their forthcoming debut album Collagically Speaking, which will be released June 15 on Blue Note Records.
Saxman Dante Lewis Releases New Album “A Sweet Love: Tribute to Anita Baker” – Available NOW on CDBaby, and ReverbNation
Hailing from Columbia, SC, is urban contemporary saxophonist Dante Lewis. The up-and-coming jazz artist shared his love for music legend Anita Baker recently with the release of tribute album “A Sweet Love: Tribute to Anita Baker” – available NOW at fine online retailers.