BRAZILIAN LEGEND SERGIO MENDES SHARES NEW TRACK, CELEBRATES SIX MAGICAL DECADES OF MUSIC WITH HIS ADVENTUROUS NEW ALBUM IN THE KEY OF JOY
February 28, 2020 release on Concord Records features an all-star cast of special guests including Common, Cali y El Dandee, João Donato, Buddy, Sugar Joans, Joe Pizzulo, Gracinha Leporace, Hermeto Pascoal, Rogê, Guinga and Sheléa
For Immediate Release – One common thread weaves throughout the staggeringly diverse tapestry of music that producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist Sergio Mendes has created over his remarkable six-decade career: the spirit of joy.
Sheila E. Busks On The Streets Of Pittsburgh to Raise Funds for Women’s Health Research at Magee-Womens Research Institute while Headlining the Women who Rock Benefit Rock Concert
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The legendary “Queen of Percussion” Sheila E. will be featured in the upcoming Spare Change video series. In May, Sheila took to the streets of Pittsburgh while headlining the Women who Rock Benefit Concert, to raise awareness for women’s rights and raise funds for women’s health research benefiting Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI).
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.
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.
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.
Brazilian Vocalist and Actress Flávia Bittencourt Releases New Album A Life Story
New York, January 25, 2019 – Brazilian singer/songwriter/actress Flávia Bittencourt has
released her latest album A Life Story. The rising international artist will appear at Nublu in New York City on February 2, 2019 in support of the release and an upcoming Brazilian project entitled ELETROBATUQUE.
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,…
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.”
Pianist Dayramir Gonzalez Releases Sophomore Album Portraying the Voyage of a Young Havana Native Exploring Cuban Sentiments Alongside the Vanguard Sounds of New York
Cuban pianist Dayramir Gonzalez (recently welcomed as a Yamaha Artist) has innovative style, energetic performance, and impressive diversity shining through on his upcoming album,
The Grand Concourse.