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Jazz Singer Maria Mendes Releases New Album “Close to Me” on Nov. 1st, 2019 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Vocalist Maria Mendes Explores Portugese Fado Music
Through the Lense of Symphonic Jazz on Close to Me
Featuring Metropole Orkest & John Beasley
 
Available October 25 via Justin Time Records
 
Music is the heart and soul of jazz singer Maria Mendes, who studied in New York, Brussels, Rotterdam, and Porto, and whose talents have been praised by musical legends such as Quincy Jones and Hermeto Pascoal.

Modern Guitarist Gia Jade Releases New Single “Giant Steps” | LISTEN!


 
Modern Guitarist Gia Jade Debuts ‘Giant Steps’ on August 23rd
 
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Aug. 23, 2019 – PRLog — AWJ Music Group announces recording artist Gia Jade and the debut of her contemporary rendition of “Giant Steps.” Gia Jade presents a new flavor to this classic jazz track combining Bossa Nova and modern jazz elements…

Poncho Sanchez to Release Tribute Album “Trane’s Delight” on Sept. 20th, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single “Blue Train”!


 
LEGENDARY GRAMMY-WINNING CONGUERO PONCHO SANCHEZ
PAYS TRIBUTE TO SAXOPHONE ICON JOHN COLTRANE
ON HIS FIRST NEW ALBUM IN 7 YEARS
 
Master Conguero, Band Leader and Latin Jazz Legend celebrates
his 30th anniversary on Concord Picante on September 20, 2019
 
For Immediate Release – On his first new album in seven years, GRAMMY Award-winning conguero Poncho Sanchez celebrates the life and music of the iconic saxophonist John Coltrane.

Pianist Michel Camilo to Release New Album “Essence” on June 7th, 2019 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Legendary Pianist Michel Camilo Celebrates 25th Album as a
Leader with Stunning All-Star Big Band Release
 
Essence — Available June 7 via Resilience Music Alliance
 
For his landmark 25th album as a leader, iconic pianist, composer and bandleader Michel Camilo wanted to do something truly special.

Legendary Pianist Chick Corea & The Spanish Heart Band Releases New Album “Antidote” on June 28th, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single “The Yellow Nimbus”!


 
CHICK COREA, LEGENDARY PIANIST, KEYBOARDIST AND COMPOSER,
EXPLORES HIS SPANISH, LATIN AND FLAMENCO INFLUENCES
WITH THE DEBUT ALBUM BY HIS NEW SPANISH HEART BAND
 
The Spanish Heart Band – Antidote, due out June 28 on Concord Jazz,
revisits songs from Corea’s classic albums My Spanish Heart and Touchstone
with a multi-cultural octet, plus new compositions and guest appearances
y vocalists Rubén Blades, Gayle Moran Corea and Maria Bianca
 
Throughout his storied career, iconic pianist/keyboardist Chick Corea has explored a wealth of music from across borders both geographical and stylistic.

Vocalist Douyé to Release New Album “Quatro (Bossa Nova Deluxe)” on April 5th, 2019 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Vocalist Douyé Embraces the African Roots That Underlie
American Jazz, Brazilian Samba, and Bossa Nova with
New Album, Quatro (Bossa Nova Deluxe)
 
Available April 5, 2019 via Rhombus Records
 
Ever since its creation nearly 60 years ago, bossa nova has been celebrated as a lyrical fusion of American jazz and Brazilian samba. The family tree of both of those musics, however, can be followed back to their African roots.

Saxophonist Isaac Edwards to Release New Album “Begin Again” on Feb. 22nd, 2019


 
Saxophonist Isaac Edwards is inspired to “Begin Again”
 
The pop instrumental album mixing jazz, R&B, rock and gospel drops February 22 following the zesty Latin-jazz single, “Christina Christina,” which goes to radio on January 14.
 
SAN DIEGO (3 January 2019): Isaac Edwards finally reached a point in his life when he decided that he simply had to overcome past regrets in order to pursue his dream.

Alfredo Rodriquez & Pedrito Martinez to Release Collaborative Album “Duologue” on Feb. 1st, 2019 | LISTEN to “Estamos Llegando”!


 
Two of Cuba’s Most Exciting and Innovative Artists
Join Forces as Alfredo Rodriguez & Pedrito Martinez
Release First Duo Album, Duologue
 
Album Features Wide-Ranging Original
Compositions, Cuban Classics, and Surprising Covers,
Produced by the Iconic Quincy Jones
 
Painted in the broadest of strokes, the stories of Alfredo Rodriguez and Pedrito Martinez may seem similar: both started life in Havana, discovered their gifts and passions for music and headed to the States,…

Eddie Palmieri Announces New Album “Mi Luz Mayor” – Coming Dec. 7th, 2018 | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE! | Announces Tour Dates


 
Music Icon Eddie Palmieri Announces New Album Mi Luz Mayor out Dec 7th
 
Featuring Special Guests Carlos Santana, Gilberto Santa Rosa, and Herman Olivera
 
On December 7th the multi-Grammy Award winning pianist Eddie Palmieri will release Mi Luz Mayor, his second salsa album of the year on his newly launched imprint Uprising Music (through Ropeadope). Special guests on the album include Gilberto Santa Rosa, Herman Olivera, and Carlos Santana, who plays on the album’s third track “Mi Congo.”

Eddie Palmieri to Release Anticipated New Album “Full Circle” on July 20th, 2018 | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!


 
Latin Jazz Icon Eddie Palmieri To Release New Album Full Circle
 
Album Out This Friday via Palmieri’s Newly Formed Label Uprising Music
 
A titan of Latin Jazz and Salsa music, Eddie Palmieri, known as “El Maestro,” is still making musical history. At 81 years old, the multi-Grammy Award winning pianist and music legend will release Full Circle on July 20th.