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Saxophonist Dave Koz to Release New Holiday Album “Dave Koz and Friends 20th Anniversary Christmas” on Sept. 29th, 2017 | Announces New Tour 2017


 
GRAMMY-NOMINATED SAXOPHONIST DAVE KOZ CELEBRATES TWO DECADES OF CHRISTMAS TOURS
 
WITH NEW HOLIDAY CD FEATURING DAVID BENOIT, RICK BRAUN AND PETER WHITE
 
Dave Koz and Friends 20th Anniversary Christmas also features guest vocalists Selina Albright, Javier Colon, Kenny Lattimore, Gabriel Orengo and Jeffrey Osborne
 
After twenty years of sold out Christmas tours and five celebrated holiday albums within as many years, saxophonist Dave Koz has done his share – and then some – to help to make the season bright.

Saxophonist Sherman Irby to Release New Album “Cerulean Canvas” on Oct. 20th, 2017


 
Sherman Irby Recalls Legends of the Alto Saxophone
While Forging Unique Voice on Cerulean Canvas –
Available October 20 on Black Warrior Records
 
Integrity is a word that often tends to be thrown around too loosely these days. But in the case of the extraordinary alto saxophonist Sherman Irby it not only fully applies, but demands a capital “I” for the proper emphasis.

Saxophonist Vincent Herring to Release New Album “Hard Times” on Nov. 3rd, 2017


 
Saxophonist Vincent Herring Soothes Modern Day Turbulence on Hard Times –
Available November 3 on Smoke Sessions Records
 
There’s no avoiding the hard times. Every human being that’s walked this Earth has had his or her share of the blues, from the personal to the political, the local to the global.

EXCLUSIVE STREAM! LISTEN to New Album from Saxman NAJEE “Poetry In Motion” from Now til Aug. 27th!!


 
FOR A LIMITED TIME: STREAM THE ENTIRE NEW ALBUM “POETRY IN MOTION” BY SAXOPHONIST NAJEE – EXCLUSIVELY ON THEURBANMUSICSCENE.COM!!
 
Cheers! Here’s your chance to listen to the entire new album from contemporary/urban jazz saxophonist NAJEE entitled “Poetry In Motion” via Shanachie Entertainment! Hear the entire album from now until Aug. 27th, 2017! The new project will be released on Aug. 25th.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Trumpeter Keyon Harrold to Release New Album “The Mugician” on Sept. 29th, 2017


 
Grammy Award-Winning Trumpeter Keyon Harrold’s Upcoming Album ‘The Mugician’ Set for Release on September 29th via Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records
 
NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy Award winner, Keyon Harrold, one of the world’s most sought-after genre-bending trumpeters, will release ‘The Mugician’ on September 29th via Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Dee Dee Bridgewater to Release New Album “Memphis…Yes, I’m Ready” on Sept. 15th, 2017


 
DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER’S NEW ALBUM, “MEMPHIS…YES, I’M READY,” SET FOR RELEASE SEPTEMBER 15TH VIA DDB RECORDS/OKEH/SONY MASTERWORKS
 
Memphis, Tennessee. Every picture tells a story; every journey begins differently. The story of Dee Dee Bridgewater‘s stunning new album, “Memphis…Yes, I’m Ready,” begins in that city, where she was born at Collins Chapel Hospital, located not far from where the album was recorded at Producer Willie Mitchell’s historic Royal Studios.

Rest in Peace Benard Ighner, Composer of the Standard “Everything Must Change”


 
“Rain Comes From The Clouds” – Requiem For An Unsung Heavyweight of Singing and Song: Benard Ighner – January 18, 1945 –August 14, 2017
 
The world of music lost one of its international songwriting and production satellites this morning when Benard Ighner passed away at 72 years of age after battling lung cancer. A self-taught and inspirationally purposed songwriter, producer, singer and multi-instrumentalist (piano, guitar, bass, drums, Flugelhorn, alto and soprano saxophones, and flute), Ighner left indelible impressions on connoisseurs of fine, classic soul-felt jazz.

Nicole Mitchell & Haki Madhubuti Set to Release Collaboration Album “Liberation Narratives” on Sept. 29th, 2017


 
NICOLE MITCHELL AND HAKI MADHUBUTI RELEASE FIRST ALBUM OF THEIR COLLABORATION
LIBERATION NARRATIVES
 
In 2014, Mitchell was commissioned by the Jazz Institute of Chicago to write music inspired by the poetry of Haki Madhbuti. Liberation Narratives, the latest release by composer, flautist and conceptualist Nicole Mitchell, will be released by the notable African-American publisher, Third World Press.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Drummer Sonny Emory to Release New Album “Love Is The Greatest” on Oct. 10th, 2017


 
DRUMMER TO THE STARS WORLD RENOWNED MULTI INSTRUMENTALIST COMPOSER SONNY EMORY GROOVES SOLO WITH BAND CACHET ON
LOVE IS THE GREATEST
 
(ATLANTA, GA — August xx, 2017) –After decades of laying down the foundation and galvanizing the groove on tour and in the studio for legends like Earth, Wind & Fire, The Crusaders, Bruce Hornsby, Al Jarreau, Steely Dan and Bette Midler, drummer, multi-instrumentalist and composer Sonny Emory is on the greatest creative roll of his career,…