Critically Acclaimed Vocalist Somi to Release Petite Afrique,
Inspired by the Fate of African Immigrants in Harlem
Featuring Special Guest Aloe Blacc
Pulsing with Harlem’s rhythms and sonic ambiance, Somi‘s Petite Afrique is an homage to her New York City upper Manhattan neighborhood, and one of the Meccas of the African diaspora.
Pianist Christian Sands Manifests New Experiences Stretching Into Progressive New Territory on Mack Avenue Records Debut, REACH – Available April 21
With his debut Mack Avenue Records recording, REACH, singularly talented pianist and five-time Grammy® Award nominee Christian Sands is stretching into exciting progressive territory as he breaks new ground traversing from the straight-ahead zone into fresh-sounding music influenced by a range of styles, from Afro-Cuban rhythms to hip-hop beats to dirty blues with an edge.
STILL SINGING HER SONG
Oleta Adams releases “Third Set”
Her first new album in eight years
Kansas City, KS, January 27, 2017– Iconic, Grammy-award nominated vocalist Oleta Adams celebrates her 45th year in the music industry with a new collection of classic songs entitled Third Set. Inspired by the early days of her career, when she played multiple shows nightly in lounges and piano bars across the globe, Third Set highlights the music that Adams and her band always loved to play during that halcyon hour when the evening’s final set arrived.
LISTEN to a Sample of New Track “Wilted Roses” by Clicking HERE!
Available Now via Alpha Pup Records / World Galaxy:
Miles Mosley Leads the Revolution Against
Archaic Notion of Jazz with UPRISING
The word “uprising” is often used in moments in which a group of people witness their strength in numbers and band together to seize an opportunity. This embodies the time we are currently living in, where people all over the world in art and politics are recognizing their own power in numbers…
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.