The Legacy of Late Great Soul Jazz Guitarist MELVIN SPARKS
To Be Celebrated With Release of LIVE AT NECTAR’S
Due April 28th on ONE NOTE RECORDS
The legacy of legendary soul jazz guitarist Melvin Sparks will be celebrated on April 28, 2017 with the release of Live At Nectars on One Note Records. The recording, to be issued on digital formats, as well as limited edition vinyl, documents Melvin’s final band on December 30, 2010 just a few months before his passing in March 2011.
Jazz Standard Begins New “Mobetta Tuesdays” Weekly Residency Led by Grammy Award-Winning Trumpeter/Producer Maurice “Mobetta” Brown
New York, NY — One of the nation’s premier jazz clubs, Jazz Standard, today announced the inauguration of “Mobetta Tuesdays,” a new Tuesday night residency by mastermind trumpeter/composer/arranger/producer Maurice “Mobetta” Brown.
TROMBONE SHORTY RELEASES “DIRTY WATER”
NEW SINGLE FROM PARKING LOT SYMPHONY
BLUE NOTE DEBUT OUT APRIL 28
Trombone Shorty has released “Dirty Water,” a new single from Parking Lot Symphony, the forthcoming Blue Note debut by the beloved bandleader, singer, songwriter and horn-blower born Troy Andrews.
Virtuoso Violinist Regina Carter Digs Deep Into the
Ella Fitzgerald Catalogue on Ella: Accentuate the Positive
A hundred years after her birth, the ever-eloquent Ella Fitzgerald continues to teach us lessons. Regina Carter has chosen this moment to celebrate the First Lady of Song’s infectious and inclusive artistry with unabashed joy. “Accentuate the Positive, I thought was the perfect title considering the mood of the country and the world right now,” Ms. Carter says. “We need some positive vibes.”
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
New Album Ruler Rebel out March 31st
Releasing Three Albums in 2017 as The Centennial Trilogy
Two-time Edison award winning, Grammy® nominated trumpeter, composer, producer, designer of innovative instruments and interactive media Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah is set to release three albums…
Grammy® Winning Guitar Maestro/Singer
Teaches Us How to Let It Go on Highly Anticipated Shanachie Entertainment Debut
In the liner notes of Norman Brown‘s exhilarating tenth solo album Let It Go, he speaks about the principals of Maat, the ancient Egyptian concept of truth, balance, order, harmony, morality and justice. These concepts of wisdom and knowledge inform Brown’s life and music.
The Texas-born singer fulfills and surpasses expectations after winning top honor at Thelonious Monk competition in 2015
With an assured maturity and vocal confidence far beyond her years, the young singer Jazzmeia Horn arrives with her debut recording A Social Call, an album that reveals a talent ready to take its place alongside the best headlining jazz vocalists of today.
U.K. Jazz Singer/Songwriter Polly Gibbons Poised To Take U. S. By Storm With Release of IS IT ME…?
LOS ANGELES – March 15, 2017 – PRLog — Following sold-out tours in the U.K. opening for George Benson and Gladys Knight, including two acclaimed performances at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall, singer/songwriter Polly Gibbons is set to make a British invasion of her own with the release of her highly-anticipated second album, Is It Me…? on Resonance Records on April 21, 2017.
GRAMMY® AWARD WINNING LEGEND
BEL HOMMAGE ON MAY 5TH
Bel Hommage Is LaBelle’s First Studio Album In Over Eight Years
New York, NY (March 15, 2017) – Today, legendary award-winning entertainer, Patti LaBelle, announced that she will release a new album entitled Bel Hommage on May 5, 2017.
Multi-Grammy Nominated Visionary Jeff Lorber Journeys On A Thrilling Musical Excursion with PROTOTYPE Featuring Jeff Lorber Fusion and Special Guests Nathan East,
Chuck Loeb, Larry Koonse, Paul Jackson, Jr., and Dave Mann Among Others
Coming March 24th Via Shanachie Records
Trailblazing pianist, composer, producer and bandleader Jeff Lorber is a consummate artist who continues to push himself to new plateaus. A groundbreaking Fender Rhodes pioneer along with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Joe Sample and Bob James, Lorber has triumphed as one of the most innovative musical minds in contemporary jazz.