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Brian Culbertson to Release 20th Album “XX” in 2020 | Announces The “XX” Tour – Kicks off April 1st, 2020


 
Brian Culbertson’s 2020 vision: Drop his 20th album, “XX,” and launch The XX Tour
 
Tickets go on sale next week for the three-month US concert trek that begins April 1.
 
CHICAGO (7 November 2019): As chart-topping multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Brian Culbertson crafts his 20th album, the aptly titled “XX” – Roman numerals representing twenty – he revealed plans for the extensive US concert tour that will support the record release.

“The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” – Digital Album Available NOW | CD & 2LP Vinyl Coming Dec. 20th | HBO Documentary ‘The Apollo’ Premieres Nov. 6th, 2019


 
‘The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’ Digital Album Out Now; CD & 2LP Vinyl To Be Released December 20 HBO Documentary ‘The Apollo’ Premieres November 6
 
Debuts New Robert Glasper Song with Vocals by Ledisi, Plus Selections from Glasper’s Original Score and Spoken Excerpts from Angela Bassett, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Pharrell Williams and Others
 
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the digital edition of THE APOLLO: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack has been released by Universal Music Group/Blue Note Records/Polygram Entertainment/UMe, just ahead of the new HBO documentary’s November 6 broadcast premiere.

South African Pianist Nduduzo Makhathini Releases Debut Album “Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds” in 2020 | LISTEN to New Single!


 
INTRODUCING
NDUDUZO MAKHATHINI
 
VISIONARY SOUTH AFRICAN PIANIST & COMPOSER
TO RELEASE HIS BLUE NOTE DEBUT IN 2020
 
The visionary South African pianist and composer Nduduzo Makhathini is set to release his Blue Note Records debut Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds in 2020. Makhathini has released the album’s lead track “Yehlisan’uMoya” (Spirit Come Down)…

Saxophonist Michael Lington to Release Holiday Album “A Foreign Affair Christmas” on Nov. 8th, 2019 | Announces Tour Dates | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
MICHAEL LINGTON’S NEW ALBUM,
A FOREIGN AFFAIR CHRISTMAS,
SET FOR RELEASE ON NOVEMBER 8
 
Lington Shares Lead-off Track, “Last Christmas” Ft. Philippe Saisse
Album Also Features Vince Gill, Russ Freeman, Chris Standring,
Dave Koz, Adam Hawley, Sheléa And Rick Braun
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As its title suggests, Michael Lington’s A Foreign Affair Christmas takes a romantic, cosmopolitan approach to holiday music.

Vocalist Carmen Lundy Releases Anticipated New Album “Modern Ancestors” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Vocalist Carmen Lundy Releases New Album “Modern Ancestors” on Oct. 25th, 2019. WATCH New Video for Single “Eye Of The Storm!”
 
CARMEN LUNDY: I assembled an incredible group of musicians to help bring these songs to life – the amazing young pianist Julius Rodriguez, the genius of my brother Curtis Lundy on acoustic bass, the brilliant electric and acoustic bassist Kenny Davis, the truly gifted Terreon Gully and Kassa Overall on drums, my longtime friend and percussionist, the great Mayra Casales, and the extraordinary guitarist Andrew Renfroe.

Jazz Vocalists Deborah Silver and Freddy Cole Releases New Single “Orange Colored Sky” | LISTEN!


 
Flash! Bam! Alakazam! Jazz vocalists Deborah Silver and Freddy Cole charm on a tribute to a King
 
LOS ANGELES (22 October 2019): Billboard chart-topping jazz singer Deborah Silver and four-time Grammy nominated crooner-pianist Freddy Cole have been friends for two decades yet they had never sung a duet before they entered a Hollywood recording studio to record a loving tribute to commemorate Nat King Cole’s centennial birth year.

Guitarist Marcus Machado Releases New Single “Dig” | LISTEN!


 
Independent artist Marcus Machado flexes his guitar virtuosity on his latest jam, “Dig”
 
On his 2015 EP, 29, Marcus Machado showcased his guitar wares that spread from rock heights to solemn blues passages – along with dashes of funk to boot.

Sax Legend NAJEE Returns with New Album “Center Of The Heart” on Nov. 15th, 2019


 
Contemporary Jazz Sax Legend NAJEE Returns with 18th Studio Album “Center Of The Heart” on Nov. 15th, 2019
 
In a business where trends and artists come and go, Najee’s name is synonymous with innovation, consistency and the best in contemporary jazz. The visionary has enjoyed an enviable three-decade career by staying true to his own artistic vision.

Drummer Jerome Jennings to Release New Album “Solidarity” on Nov. 8th, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single “I Love Your Smile”!


 
“Solidarity,” New CD Due Nov. 8 from Drummer/Composer Jerome Jennings, Addresses Concerns About Political & Social Justice
 
RICHMOND, CALIF. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 08, 2019 – Drummer-composer-educator Jerome Jennings puts the spotlight on his writing chops for “Solidarity,” his rousing second album as a leader, set for a November 8 release on his own Iola Records.

Saxophonist Ray Blue Releases New Album “Work” on Oct. 12th, 2019 | LISTEN!


 
Tenor saxophonist Ray Blue enjoys his WORK, creating a straight-ahead jazz set filled with warm melodies.
 
A Well-Balanced Program Of Originals, Standards And Tunes By Nat Adderley, Jimmy Smith And George Coleman
 
The New York based tenor saxophonist Ray Blue, who has a deep tone and a melodic style, is featured on WORK, a set of accessible yet quietly creative music.