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Brian Culbertson to Release New Album “XX” on April 10th, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single “Get Up!”


 
Brian Culbertson spans his recording journey comprising 20 CD’s that includes his latest, XX
 
No matter what the music dictates, multi-tasking instrumentalist/composer Brian Culbertson always invests his energy on the road and in the studio with an ambitious mix of smooth and traditional jazz, R&B, pop, new age – along with his blazing brand of funk.

Boney James Pays Tribute to Bill Withers with Cover of Classic Hit “Ain’t No Sunshine”


 
BONEY JAMES PAYS TRIBUTE TO BILL WITHERS, PERFORMING THE CLASSIC HIT
AIN’T NO SUNSHINE ON HIS FACEBOOK LIVE PERFORMANCE TODAY
 
BONEY’S COVER OF THE SONG WAS ONE OF THE SAX PLAYER’S FIRST #1 HITS
 
Contemporary Jazz saxophone player Boney James paid tribute to the legendary Bill Withers today by performing “Ain’t No Sunshine” on his Facebook Live session this afternoon. The Grammy nominated artist had a long history with the song and commented.

Qwest TV Offering 30-Day Free Trial to New Users Throughout Quarantine Period


 
Qwest TV by Quincy Jones –
platform dedicated to jazz
and its affiliated music –
Offering 30-Day Free Trial to New Users Throughout Quarantine Period
 
Redeem with Promo Code “30DAYSFREE-USD”
 
Upcoming Livestreams with Taylor McFerrin,
Brian Jackson, Sheléa & more
 
To enable and encourage jazz and related music discovery during this challenging time, Qwest TV by Quincy Jones, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand platform dedicated to Jazz and Beyond, is offering new users one-month of free access to its platform and entire content catalog, available until further notice.

Pianist Christian Sands to Release New Album “Be Water” on July 17th, 2020


 
Pianist Christian Sands Finds Inspiration in the
Multitude of Form, Infinite Fluidity and Life-Giving Vitality of
Water on Third Full Length Album for Mack Avenue Records
 
It can be overwhelming to realize how much water surrounds us, affects us and impacts our lives. It’s an element vital to survival yet can be utterly devastating; it can be placid and beautiful or torrential and violent.

Blue Note Records to Release Never-Before-Released Album by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – “Just Coolin'” on April 24th, 2020 | LISTEN to Single “Quick Trick!”


 
ART BLAKEY & THE JAZZ MESSENGERS: JUST COOLIN’
NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED 1959 STUDIO ALBUM
DUE OUT APRIL 24 ON BLUE NOTE RECORDS
 
On April 24, Blue Note Records will release Just Coolin’, a never-before-released studio album by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers that was recorded on March 8, 1959 in Rudy Van Gelder’s living room studio in Hackensack, New Jersey.

FKAjazz Releases New EP “Lineage” | LISTEN!


 
Musician/Producer/Writer Samir Zarif aka FKAJAZZ Releases New EP “Lineage” – LISTEN to Inner Peace, Pt. 1 “Til We Meet Again”
 
With “Lineage” FKAjazz reveals a side of himself we’ve only recently send glimpses. In both his 2019 Billboard charting album, “Beautifully Awkward” and his debut as FKAjazz with “Stereotype Threat” in 2017, we got an overall perspective of FKAjazz as both a producer & saxophonist.

Dee Dee Bridgewater Announced as Detroit Jazz Festival’s 2020 Artist-in-Residence


 
Legendary Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater
Announced as Detroit Jazz Festival’s
2020 Artist-in-Residence
 
The Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation proudly presents the GRAMMY® and Tony Award-winning jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater as its Artist-in-Residence for the 2020 Detroit Jazz Festival.

Pianist Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band to Release New Album “The Intangible Between” on May 1st, 2020


 
Pianist/Bandleader Orrin Evans
Gathers Together His Close-Knit Village
For The Spirited, Celebratory Fourth Album by the
GRAMMY® Award-nominated Captain Black Big Band
 
The Intangible Between,
Due Out May 1 via Smoke Sessions Records
 
If it takes a village to raise a child, as the proverb says, then it certainly takes at least that much to nurture a big band.

Blue Engine Records to Release “Rock Chalk Suite” by The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on March 20th, 2020


 
BLUE ENGINE RECORDS TO RELEASE ROCK CHALK SUITE,
A LOVE LETTER TO BASKETBALL FROM THE JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS
 
A 15-movement suite inspired by University of Kansas basketball legends like Wilt Chamberlain, Paul Pierce, Lynette Woodard,and Jo Jo White
 
New York, NY (March 11, 2020) – Wilt Chamberlain, Paul Pierce, Lynette Woodard, and Jo Jo White are among the University of Kansas basketball legends honored on Blue Engine Records’s Rock Chalk Suite by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

Legendary Pianist Bob James’ Unreleased Album “Once Upon A Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions” to be Released on LP April 18th, 2020 | CD/Digital on May 1st, 2020


 
PIANIST BOB JAMES’ AVANT-GARDE & BEBOP ROOTS UNEARTHED ON RESONANCE’S SET OF PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED SESSIONS “ONCE UPON A TIME”
 
Los Angeles (February 2020) – Resonance Records, the award-winning label home of acclaimed archival releases by Nat King Cole, Bill Evans, Wes Montgomery, and others, will break new ground with the April 18 LP release of Bob James“Once Upon a Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions”, a collection of important, previously unheard 1965 recordings by the pianist’s trio cut by Resonance’s founder and co-president George Klabin.