Founded by Music Legend Quincy Jones
Announces December 15, 2017 Launch Date
New York, NY – December 7, 2017 – Qwest TV, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms founded by music legend Quincy Jones in collaboration with French jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, announced today its official global launch date set for December 15, 2017. The announcement comes just two months following a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in Fall 2017 that raised nearly $170,000 USD, nearly double the platform’s target goal.
A Fresh New Voice with A Fascinating Background,
Presents Single “Brazilica,”
#1 Most Added at Smooth Jazz Radio
Today’s listening culture has been increasingly disrupted by a hybridization of styles and by globalization.
With a few clicks and some knowledge of Garage Band or ProTools, one can intermingle mid-80s Cambodian hip-hop, Norwegian jazz, Gamble & Huff-stylized Philly soul and classical music of the Andes. The most vital genre-blending in our global culture is being realized by the crosscurrents of different “cultural musics.”
Euge Groove Continues to Groove On Finding Inspiration in Life & With a Little Help With Some Friends Old & New Including Peter White and Lindsey Webster
“I never really know what song is going to come next…thankfully it just comes to me,” confides chart-topping saxophonist, composer and producer Euge Groove, who has scored close to a dozen #1 hits on the Contemporary Jazz Charts.
Saxman Marcus Anderson Releases New Seasonal Project “This is Christmas” – Available NOW on Amazon
Contemporary Jazz Saxophonist Marcus Anderson swings into the holiday spirit with a track listing of songs, ballads and much more in “This is Christmas” (courtesy of Anderson Music).
BLUE NOTE REVIEW
VOLUME ONE – PEACE, LOVE & FISHING
Blue Note Records introduces Blue Note Review: Volume One – Peace, Love & Fishing, the inaugural edition of a stunning new biannual, limited edition, luxury boxset subscription series that encapsulates the storied past and auspicious future of the legendary jazz label.
GRAMMY-NOMINATED JAMISON ROSS SET TO DELIVER
ALL FOR ONE ON JANUARY 26, 2018
Whereas Jamison Ross’ GRAMMY®-nominated, vocal-heavy 2015 debut disc, Jamison shocked some listeners who knew him primarily as a drummer, especially after he won the 2012 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Drum Competition, his sophomore disc, All For One, scheduled for release on January 26, 2018 via Concord Jazz, will surely solidify his reputation as one his generation’s brightest vocalists and drummers.
GREGORY PORTER WILL MAKE HIS CARNEGIE HALL DEBUT
WITH VALENTINE’S DAY CONCERT ON FEBRUARY 14, 2018
2-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Gregory Porter has released his stunning third Blue Note album, Nat King Cole & Me, a heartfelt dedication to his idol, the legendary singer and pianist Nat King Cole that finds Porter revisiting some of Cole’s most cherished classics such as “Smile,” “L-O-V-E,” “Mona Lisa,” “Nature Boy,” and “The Christmas Song.”
Mack Avenue Records Partners with Kelly Peterson to Re-Release Celebration of
Iconic Pianist Oscar Peterson for Oscar, With Love
Chick Corea, Renee Rosnes, Bill Charlap, Gerald Clayton, Monty Alexander, and Many More
Record Peterson’s Compositions at His Home on Prized Personal Bösendorfer Piano
In 2015, a special 3-CD set, Oscar, With Love, was released to observe the 90th birthday of jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson (1925-2007).
GREGORY PORTER RELEASES “L-O-V-E”
NEW SINGLE FROM HIS HEARTFELT TRIBUTE ALBUM
NAT KING COLE & ME OUT OCT. 27
2-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Gregory Porter has released “L-O-V-E,” the exuberant 2nd single from his forthcoming tribute album Nat King Cole & Me, which is due out October 27 on Blue Note Records.