SAXOPHONIST AND COMPOSER BONEY JAMES’ NEW ALBUM HONESTLY DEBUTS AT #1
HONESTLY Hits # 1 On Billboard Jazz, Contemporary Jazz Albums And #22 On Current Albums Charts
Genre-blurring artist Boney James is once again making a big impact on the charts with his new release HONESTLY as the album debuts at #1 on the Billboard Jazz and Contemporary Jazz charts.
GRAMMY-NOMINATED SAXOPHONIST DAVE KOZ CELEBRATES TWO DECADES OF CHRISTMAS TOURS
WITH NEW HOLIDAY CD FEATURING DAVID BENOIT, RICK BRAUN AND PETER WHITE
Dave Koz and Friends 20th Anniversary Christmas also features guest vocalists Selina Albright, Javier Colon, Kenny Lattimore, Gabriel Orengo and Jeffrey Osborne
After twenty years of sold out Christmas tours and five celebrated holiday albums within as many years, saxophonist Dave Koz has done his share – and then some – to help to make the season bright.
GREGORY PORTER ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF NAT KING COLE & ME;
HEARTFELT TRIBUTE ALBUM OUT OCT. 27 ON BLUE NOTE
On October 27, 2-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Gregory Porter will release his 3rd Blue Note album, Nat King Cole & Me, a heartfelt tribute to his idol, the legendary singer, pianist and Capitol recording artist Nat King Cole.
FOR A LIMITED TIME: STREAM THE ENTIRE NEW ALBUM “POETRY IN MOTION” BY SAXOPHONIST NAJEE – EXCLUSIVELY ON THEURBANMUSICSCENE.COM!!
Cheers! Here’s your chance to listen to the entire new album from contemporary/urban jazz saxophonist NAJEE entitled “Poetry In Motion” via Shanachie Entertainment! Hear the entire album from now until Aug. 27th, 2017! The new project will be released on Aug. 25th.
Grammy Award-Winning Trumpeter Keyon Harrold’s Upcoming Album ‘The Mugician’ Set for Release on September 29th via Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records
NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy Award winner, Keyon Harrold, one of the world’s most sought-after genre-bending trumpeters, will release ‘The Mugician’ on September 29th via Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records.
DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER’S NEW ALBUM, “MEMPHIS…YES, I’M READY,” SET FOR RELEASE SEPTEMBER 15TH VIA DDB RECORDS/OKEH/SONY MASTERWORKS
Memphis, Tennessee. Every picture tells a story; every journey begins differently. The story of Dee Dee Bridgewater‘s stunning new album, “Memphis…Yes, I’m Ready,” begins in that city, where she was born at Collins Chapel Hospital, located not far from where the album was recorded at Producer Willie Mitchell’s historic Royal Studios.
“Rain Comes From The Clouds” – Requiem For An Unsung Heavyweight of Singing and Song: Benard Ighner – January 18, 1945 –August 14, 2017
The world of music lost one of its international songwriting and production satellites this morning when Benard Ighner passed away at 72 years of age after battling lung cancer. A self-taught and inspirationally purposed songwriter, producer, singer and multi-instrumentalist (piano, guitar, bass, drums, Flugelhorn, alto and soprano saxophones, and flute), Ighner left indelible impressions on connoisseurs of fine, classic soul-felt jazz.
The always reliable saxophone man in Najee gifts a special dedication on Poetry In Motion, to two special musical heroes
LISTEN to New Single “Is It The Way” featuring Eric Roberson below!
What a way to celebrate one’s 30th anniversary in the industry but with a personal thank you to two musicians that left their own impact with so many fans and peers. Of course, Najee is beyond the perfect candidate in extending homage to Prince and Al Jarreau, legends in their own right and whom performed alongside with the much respected saxophone/woodwind player in their careers.
Four-time GRAMMY-Nominee Celebrates 25 Years With September 1, 2017 Release
Featuring Vocalists Avery*Sunshine & Eric Roberson
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – It’s been a full quarter-century since a young saxophonist and composer released his debut recording as a leader, Trust. Now, on September 1, 2017, Boney James will release his 16th album, this one titled Honestly.