Vocalist Douyé Embraces the African Roots That Underlie
American Jazz, Brazilian Samba, and Bossa Nova with
New Album, Quatro (Bossa Nova Deluxe)
Available April 5, 2019 via Rhombus Records
Ever since its creation nearly 60 years ago, bossa nova has been celebrated as a lyrical fusion of American jazz and Brazilian samba. The family tree of both of those musics, however, can be followed back to their African roots.
Quincy Jones Presents:
Monday, March 4, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 10, 6:00 p.m.
Experience the artistry of an exhilarating up-and-coming singer-songwriter/pianist: soul, gospel and R&B musician, Sheléa, with host Quincy Jones and musical guest David Foster. Filmed in LA at The Majestic Downtown, this musical special features a Whitney Houston medley, a tribute to Aretha Franklin and even some musical theater. Produced by PBS SoCal.
Singer Carolyn Fitzhugh Demonstrates Flourishing Vocal & Compositional Chops on “Living in Peace,” Set for March 15 Release by IYOUWE Records
RICHMOND, CALIF. (PRWEB) FEB. 18, 2019 – Carolyn Fitzhugh’s soul-infused jazz vocals attain new heights with her March 15 release of “Living in Peace,” for Lenny White’s IYOUWE Records.
Jazz guitarist Reza Khan finds “Home” while traveling abroad
The single, “Drop of Faith” featuring Nils, will pave the arrival of his fifth album,
“Next Train Home,” arriving April 5.
NEW YORK CITY (20 February 2019): Severely dehydrated from the oppressive heat during his travels from Mali to Uganda, Reza Khan was hospitalized after collapsing in a United Nations office.
FOR A LIMITED TIME: STREAM THE ENTIRE NEW ALBUM “THE HIGHEST ACT OF LOVE” BY NORMAN BROWN – EXCLUSIVELY ON THEURBANMUSICSCENE.COM!!
Special Stream Ends Feb 27th! Album Arrives February 22nd & is Available for Pre-Order NOW by Clicking HERE!
Attention T.U.M.S. Readers! Here’s your chance to sample the entire new album from GRAMMY Award Winner, Contemporary/Urban Jazz Guitarist Norman Brown titled “The Highest Act of Love” via Shanachie Entertainment! Hear the entire album from now until February 27th, 2019!!
Brian Culbertson’s “Colors” comes alive
The electric entertainer captured his hit-filled Colors of Love Tour in Las Vegas for his first live concert video that dropped Valentine’s Day as a stunning Blu-ray and double CD.
LOS ANGELES (15 February 2019): Fans have been asking multi-instrumentalist hitmaker Brian Culbertson for years, “When are you going to put out a concert video?”
DEBUT ALBUM FROM NEW ORLEANS-BASED VOCALIST
QUIANA LYNELL, A LITTLE LOVE, SET FOR RELEASE
ON APRIL 5TH VIA CONCORD JAZZ
A Year-In-The-Making, Project Has Been Mentored By Grammy-Winning
And Oscar Nominated Musician/Composer Terence Blanchard And Features
A Stellar Band Including Cyrus Chestnut And Jamison Ross
For Immediate Release – February 4th, 2019 – A Little Love, the striking debut album from vocalist extraordinaire Quiana Lynell, will be released by Concord Jazz on April 5th, 2019.
Ulysses Owens Jr. Explores the Songbooks
of Three Female Icons of the Turbulent 1960s
with Songs of Freedom
Owens Enlists Acclaimed Jazz Vocalists to Convey Reimagined Works of Nina Simone, Abbey Lincoln, and Joni Mitchell
In the most trying of times, it can be reassuring to listen back to the voices who’ve carried us through similar struggles.
Brazilian Vocalist and Actress Flávia Bittencourt Releases New Album A Life Story
New York, January 25, 2019 – Brazilian singer/songwriter/actress Flávia Bittencourt has
released her latest album A Life Story. The rising international artist will appear at Nublu in New York City on February 2, 2019 in support of the release and an upcoming Brazilian project entitled ELETROBATUQUE.
Internationally Acclaimed Pianist, Composer & Humanitarian
Keiko Matsui Creates Global Sonic Tapestry On New CD
Echo (Out 2/22) Joining Her with Marcus Miller, Gretchen Parlato,
Kirk Whalum, Robben Ford & Others
A world citizen, Keiko Matsui‘s striking and transcendent melodies have long sought to create ‘a oneness’ and build bridges. Her sonic cultural exchange has reached the hearts and mind of fans throughout the world…