Vocalist Clint Holmes has an intimate “Rendezvous” with a star-studded jazz collective
Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jane Monheit, Ledisi, Joey DeFrancesco, Dave Koz, Patti Austin and The Count Basie Orchestra help bring the veteran crooner’s story to life on the album due February 24.
LAS VEGAS (26 January 2017): A song that singer-songwriter Clint Holmes wrote fondly recalling the Sunday afternoons he used to spend with his father at the historic Colored Musicians Club of Buffalo in upstate New York where he was first exposed to jazz serves as the centerpiece of “Rendezvous,” his new album slated for release on February 24 from LL Music.
Terence Blanchard’s E-Collective
records new album–
Caravan in four American cities
Terence Blanchard’s upcoming E-Collective
album Caravan, will be a live recording from four American cities.
Composer and trumpeter Terence Blanchard said that “Music and art have the power to change hearts and souls.” It is a belief brought to life through the work of Blanchard and his E-Collective, a revolutionary ensemble that thrives off of the perfect mixture of Blanchard’s genius and the innovations of four young musical pioneers: guitarist Charles Altura, pianist Fabian Almazan, bassist David “DJ” Ginyard, Jr., and drummer Oscar Seaton.
R&B/Jazz Soul Vocalist Rob Clove Releases New Single “Timeless People” – LISTEN BELOW!
Available NOW on Amazon!
Rob Clove is a young international R&B/Jazz Soul vocalist, saxophonist and arranger from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Since commencing his career, he has had the privilege of studying and working with some of today’s most respected artists in classical, jazz, and hip-hop.
Trombonist and Vocalist
David L. Harris
“Bein’ Green” Single Release Debut
December 2016 (New Orleans, LA) – After years of performing on stages around the world with artists and ensembles such as Dee Dee Bridgewater, Wynton Marsalis, Shannon Powell, Aaron Neville and The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, David L. Harris released his new single, “Bein’ Green”, on Sunday, December 11th.
Vocalist/Composer Carmen Lundy Traverses Musical Genres With The Release Of Her New CD, CODE NOIR, A Song Cycle For These Turbulent Times
CD available February 17th
Los Angeles, California. CODE NOIR, the stunning new CD from critically-lauded vocalist Carmen Lundy, is slated for release February 17th via Afrasia Productions. Never one to limit her creative journeys, Lundy explores the realms of Jazz, Blues, Brazilian Samba and Pop with a multitude of messages that reflect not only the complexities of her own mindset, but the disparity of the world at large.
Nathan East and a star-studded cast revisit one of Earth, Wind and Fire’s greatest Billboard Top 100 hits
Two years removed from his Grammy-nominated, self-titled debut release, Nathan East returns to honor some of urban music’s greatest achievements with the upcoming release in January 2017, Reverence (Yamaha Entertainment). The latest single from this multi-instrumentalist and composer, “Serpentine Fire,” pays a terrific homage to one the greatest funk/R&B ensembles, Earth, Wind & Fire.
Those who currently care for a family member with an illness or disability as well as those who previously cared for a family member will convene on December 2 and 3 in Chicago to receive information, inspirations and support.
CHICAGO, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy-award winner Patti Austin will close out the First Annual National Caregiving Conference with a very special serenade of “Lean on Me” and an important message of support and hope to anyone who cares for a family member.
Launches Pledge Music Campaign To Celebrate The Holiday Season With Special Offerings For Fans All Star Guests Include Jeff Lorber, Paul Brown, Steve Oliver, Michael Thompson, Maurice Smith, and more….
LOS ANGELES – Oct. 18, 2016 – PRLog — In her debut holiday recording, top contemporary/ Latin Jazz saxophonist Jessy J brings a California twist to the season with an upbeat, jazzy, bluesy tropical collection of her favorite Christmas songs with the Oct. 28th release of California Christmas on her Changi Records Label.
Ralph Peterson Calls for Renewed Hope & Artist Activism of Civil Rights Era in Wake of
Systematic Injustice of African Americans Today
Debut of New Quintet, Aggregate Prime, Featuring Vijay Iyer, Gary Thomas, Mark Whitfield and Kenny Davis
Since it was first published in 1951, Langston Hughes’ poem, “Harlem,” has been a source of awe and inspiration for generations of African American artists, notably Lorraine Hansbury, whose most famous play “A Raisin in the Sun” (1959), borrowed its title to enhance its theme of black families’ fraught and frustrated pursuit of the American Dream.