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Ornette Coleman Box Set “Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums” (2-LP and 2-CD) | Coming March 25th, 2022 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
ORNETTE COLEMAN BOX SET
GENESIS OF GENIUS: THE CONTEMPORARY ALBUMS
SET FOR RELEASE MARCH 25
 
Continuing Craft Recordings’ 70th Anniversary Celebration of Contemporary Records
 
180g 2-LP and 2-CD box sets contain newly mastered audio by Bernie Grundman of the legendary jazz saxophonist’s albums Something Else!!!! and
Tomorrow Is the Question!
 
Los Angeles, CA (January 19, 2022) – Continuing Contemporary Records’ 70th anniversary celebration, Craft Recordings is proud to announce the release of the new box set, Ornette Coleman – Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP, 2-CD and digital formats out March 25).

Canadian Soprano Measha Brueggergosman-Lee Launches 4-Part Virtual Concert Series “The Measha Series” | Kicks Off Jan. 20th, 2022


 
Canadian Soprano Measha Brueggergosman-Lee launches The Measha Series: A 4-part Exploration of Jazz, Classical Song, Gospel and Dance virtually showcasing a Roster of Nova Scotia’s Hidden Musical Talents… and Margaret Atwood
 
HALIFAX, NS, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Canadian Soprano Measha Brueggergosman-Lee will unveil the first chapter of her four-part virtual concert series (The Measha Series) on January 20th with a performance of her latest works from her album, Measha Jazz.

Jazz Trumpeter Thomas Heflin Releases New Album “Morning Star” | LISTEN!


 
Jazz Trumpeter Thomas Heflin Releases New Album “Morning Star”
 
Tennesse-born jazz trumpeter Thomas Heflin delivers a remarkable new collection of songs, titled, “Morning Star” (released Jan. 14th, 2022). This dynamic modern jazz, R&B, CrossOver album features eleven original compositions and one cover song by the late great James Williams.

New Compilation “Black Lives: From Generation to Generation” | Coming March 25th, 2022


 
Black Lives: From Generation to Generation,
Presents Black Music as a Source of Moral Truth and Potent Weapon Against Racism
 
Diverse roster includes Cheick Tidiane Seck, Oliver Lake, Alicia Hall Moran, Immanuel Wilkins, Stephanie McKay, Andy Milne, Kokayi, Reggie Washington, Jeremy Pelt, Grégory Privat, Marcus Strickland, Christie Dashiell, E.J. Strickland, Jacques Schwarz-Bart, Marvin Sewell, Jean-Paul Bourelly, among many others
 
There are (at least) two ways of approaching the compilation entitled Black Lives: From Generation to Generation, which presents Black music as a source of moral truth and potent weaponry against the scourge of racism.

Contemporary Jazz Piano Legend David Benoit to Release New Album “A Midnight Rendezvous” on Feb. 18th, 2022 | LISTEN to Title Track!


 
Grammy Nominated Pianist, Composer, Arranger, Film & TV Scorer David Benoit
Kicks Off The New Year On The Right Note With A Midnight Rendezvous
Out February 18th
 
Pioneering Contemporary Jazz Star Unites with Labelmates Jeff Lorber & Eric Marienthal Among Others & Records With His Own Big Band For the First Time!
 
Have you ever met an artist whose craft is merely an extension of who they are? The iconic pianist, composer, arranger, producer, film and TV scorer David Benoit, embodies this archetype.

Jazz Flutist Kim Scott to Release New Album “SHINE!” on Feb. 4th, 2022


 
Urban/Contemporary Jazz Flutist Kim Scott to Release Anticipated New Album “Shine!” on Feb. 4th, 2022
 
It looks like 2022 will be off to a very good start with the anticipation of urban jazz flutist Kim Scott’s new Innervision Records project “Shine!” – set to drop on Feb. 4th.

Saxophonist Melissa Aldana to Release Blue Note Debut Album “12 Stars” on March 4th, 2022 | LISTEN to New Single “Falling”! Announces New Tour Dates for 2022


 
SAXOPHONIST & COMPOSER MELISSA ALDANA SET TO MAKE HER
BLUE NOTE DEBUT WITH THE MARCH 4 RELEASE OF 12 STARS
 
ALDANA ANNOUNCES UPCOMING 2022 TOUR DATES INCLUDING HER
FIRST-EVER HEADLINING WEEK AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD MARCH 1-6
 
GRAMMY-nominated saxophonist and composer Melissa Aldana will make her Blue Note Records debut with the March 4 release of 12 Stars, her remarkable first album as a leader for the legendary Jazz label.

Le Coq Records Presents ‘The Jazz All Stars Vol. 2’ | Coming Jan. 21st, 2022 | LISTEN!


 
Le Coq Records Kicks Off its
Second Star-studded Year with an
Amazing Ensemble of Virtuoso Musicians on
Le Coq Records Presents
The Jazz All Stars Vol. 2
 
Few jazz labels are able to launch with as impressive a roster already in place as Le Coq Records did when it released The Jazz All Stars Vol. 1 last January.

Guitarist Christophe Goze Releases New Album “Soul To Soul” | LISTEN to New Single “The Nightfly (2022)”!


 
Barcelona Musician Christophe Goze Releases a Mix of Jazz & Lounge Music with Project “Soul To Soul”
 
Christophe: I would not describe myself as a jazz musician, or world or even chill out. My influences have always been very wide and I never liked the idea of being stuck in one genre. I’m more like a musical / digital nomad who likes to freely experiment the moment as it comes. Depending where my mind has been travelling and what influences me at the time.

Singer Lindsey Webster to Release New Single “I Didn’t Mean It” feat. Brian Culbertson on Jan. 14th, 2022 | LISTEN! Announces New U.S. Tour Dates for 2022


 
BILLBOARD #1 SINGER/SONGWRITER
LINDSEY WEBSTER
KICKS OFF 2022 ON THE RIGHT NOTE WITH
NEW SINGLE
“I DIDN’T MEAN IT” FEATURING
BRIAN CULBERTSON
OUT JAN. 14TH
 
NEW CD EXPECTED EARLY 2022
 
“I am an artist…period,” declares Lindsey Webster. “I have influences from many musical genres and have been influenced by them from a young age. I believe in the power of music to empower and reach people on multiple levels.”