Rising Young Vocalist Veronica Swift
Shines Light on Oft-Overlooked Songs with
Relatable Meaning on New Album, Confessions
Available August 30 via Mack Avenue Records
Album Features Bands Led by Benny Green and Emmet Cohen
At just 25 years old, Veronica Swift has built a résumé that even many late-career jazz singers would envy: tours as a featured vocalist with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Chris Botti;
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.
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.
CONTEMPORARY JAZZ LEGEND/REVERED GUITARIST “DR. DAVE” RELEASES NEW CHART-TOPPING SINGLE “SEXY CINDY” WITH FULL CD “MIDNIGHT DAYDREAM” AVAILABLE NOW
Dr. Dave® is a popular contemporary jazz guitarist having played with the greats including Freddie Hubbard, Ernie Watts and the late Fattburger members Carl Evans, Jr., Hollis Gentry, legendary brothers Ronnie and Hubert Laws and of course with The HouseCall Band®.
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.
Vocalist Mary Stallings Reflects on
80 Years of Life in Music on
Songs Were Made To Sing
Acclaimed Singer Tells Her Personal Story
Through 13 Classics with Stellar Band Featuring
David Hazeltine and Eddie Henderson
Not a single lyric on Songs Were Made To Sing was written by Mary Stallings, but each one represents a chapter in her life and a piece of her soul.
Available Tomorrow via Rondette Jazz:
Vocalist John Dokes Explores Every
Aspect of Romance, From the Unrequited
to the Tempestuous with New Album True Love
There’s a love song to capture every aspect of romance, from the unrequited to the tempestuous. With True Love (available tomorrow via Rondette Jazz), vocalist John Dokes turns his attention, and his elegant baritone, to something deeper.
San Francisco’s Historic Keystone Korner Reborn in
Baltimore, Legendary Jazz Club Set to Open
April 30 on International Jazz Day
NEA Jazz Master Todd Barkan and Michelin-starred chef Robert Wiedmaier have joined forces to relaunch Keystone Korner, the legendary San Francisco (and later) Tokyo club that set the standard for jazz performance in the ‘70s, ‘80s, and ’90s.