Vocalist Maria Mendes Explores Portugese Fado Music
Through the Lense of Symphonic Jazz on Close to Me
Featuring Metropole Orkest & John Beasley
Available October 25 via Justin Time Records
Music is the heart and soul of jazz singer Maria Mendes, who studied in New York, Brussels, Rotterdam, and Porto, and whose talents have been praised by musical legends such as Quincy Jones and Hermeto Pascoal.
Damien Sneed Releases New CD,
‘Jazz In Manhattan’
The Multi-Genre Artist Joins the Faculty of The Manhattan School of Music
(New York, NY – September 24, 2019) – Damien Sneed, composer, pianist, and vocalist released his new digital CD, Jazz In Manhattan on Friday, September 20 on his boutique label, LeChateau Earl Records.
Contemporary/Urban Keyboardist Nichlas Cole Releases New Album “The Weekend”.
Featuring Elliot Yamin, Kay’ta Matsuno and Chieli Minucci. Available NOW on Amazon!
For his 4th project “The Weekend,” talented jazz/R&B keyboardist/pianist Nicholas Cole is joined with special guests Elliot Yamin, Kay’ta Matsuno and Chieli Minucci. The 10 track project gives listeners a taste of both smooth jazz with a little sprinkle of classic R&B and nu-soul. Including his cover of Michael Jackson’s hit single “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)”.
Contemporary Jazz Saxophonist Andre Delano revisits a Babyface song from 1989
Many of soul & R&B’s elite have called upon saxophonist Andre Delano, including Stevie Wonder, The Emotions and Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds. Yet this independent musician/songwriter has built up a respectable discography since his debut in 2005, Full Circle.
Band Incognito to Release Highly Anticipated New Album “Tomorrow’s New Dream” on Nov. 8th, 2019, in celebration to their 40-year career
British acid jazz band Incognito release their new album ‘Tomorrow’s New Dream’ on November 8th 2019, and have announced a huge homecoming London show at Indigo at The O2 on December 4th 2019, marking an incredible 40 years since their formation.
RELEASES MAJOR LABEL DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM
BEAUTIFUL VINYL HUNTER
Following on from the success of ASHLEY HENRY’s two latest singles “Between The Lines” and “The Mighty,” the genre-blurring UK pianist unveils his debut studio album BEAUTIFUL VINYL HUNTER, out now on Sony Music Masterworks.
Modern Guitarist Gia Jade Debuts ‘Giant Steps’ on August 23rd
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Aug. 23, 2019 – PRLog — AWJ Music Group announces recording artist Gia Jade and the debut of her contemporary rendition of “Giant Steps.” Gia Jade presents a new flavor to this classic jazz track combining Bossa Nova and modern jazz elements…
Sarah Vaughan’s Golden Hits Celebrates A Golden Voice
Best-Selling 12-Track Hits Collection From Legendary Jazz Vocalist Receives Remastered LP Reissue On August 30
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On August 30, Verve/UMe is set to release Sarah Vaughan‘s Golden Hits on vinyl in two different color options: black and gold.
APPLE MUSIC LAUNCHES CELEBRATION OF BLUE NOTE RECORDS
IN HONOR OF THE LEGENDARY JAZZ LABEL’S 80th ANNIVERSARY
EXPLORE THE FEATURE BLUE NOTE: THE 1500 SERIES
A CURATION OF BLUE NOTE’S FABLED CLASSICS PRESENTED
WITH STUDIO QUALITY SOUND AS APPLE DIGITAL MASTERS
On January 6, 1939, a German Jewish immigrant and passionate Jazz fan named Alfred Lion produced his first recording session in New York City with two Boogie Woogie pianists—Albert Ammons and Meade Lux Lewis—founding what would become the most-respected and longest-running Jazz label in the world.