Four Timeless Holiday Jazz Titles By Ella Fitzgerald, Kenny Burrell, Ramsey Lewis And Jimmy Smith Boxed Up For New Vinyl Set, ‘Verve Wishes You A Swinging Christmas’
Most Albums Repressed For First Time In More Than 50 Years
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — This holiday season, Verve Records/UMe is boxing up some of the most classic jazz holiday titles and wrapping them in a new vinyl box set titled Verve Wishes You a Swinging Christmas.
Five Extraordinary Charlie Parker 10″ Records Packaged Together As New Vinyl Box Set, ‘The Mercury & Clef 10-Inch LP Collection’
CHARLIE PARKER WITH STRINGS VOLS 1 & 2, BIRD AND DIZ, CHARLIE PARKER PLAYS SOUTH OF THE BORDER & CHARLIE PARKER REMASTERED AND HOUSED IN LOVINGLY REPRODUCED PACKAGING WITH FOUR OUT OF FIVE TITLES REPRESSED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MORE THAN 60 YEARS
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Charlie “Bird” Parker, an architect of modern music nearly universally regarded as the greatest alto saxophonist who ever lived, released five 10-inch LPs via Mercury Records and producer Norman Granz’s pre-Verve label Clef Records in the early 1950s.
MARY J. BLIGE’S MY LIFE
TO BE RE-RELEASED ON 2CD, DOUBLE VINYL AND
A SPECIAL EDITION 3LP SET NOVEMBER 20
THE QUEEN OF HIP-HOP SOUL’S PERSONAL, VULNERABLE 1994 SECOND ALBUM BEING RE-PRESSED FOR ITS ANNIVERSARY
LOS ANGELES, CA — AUGUST 18, 2020 — Mary J. Blige, the legendary singer-songwriter, actress, philanthropist and honorary Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, will re-release her acclaimed 1994 sophomore album, My Life, on NOVEMBER 20 via Geffen/UMe.
Verve/UMe Continues Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series Acoustic Sounds with Definitive Audiophile Grade Vinyl Pressings Of John Coltrane’s Classic Albums
Ballads and A Love Supreme
John Coltrane takes the spotlight with two of his most brilliant, popular and culturally significant albums: the standards-teeming Ballads (1963) and the four-part spiritual suite, A Love Supreme (1965), in the second edition of Verve/UMe’s audiophile Acoustic Sounds vinyl reissue series,…
Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad
Set to Release Highly Anticipated Collaboration with
Eternal Vibraphonist and Godfather of Neo-Soul Roy Ayers
Roy Ayers JID 002, Available June 19
Timeless music exists as a piece of art that is perpetually in vogue; a creation of sound that never sours with future generations. For Jazz Is Dead, a taste for timelessness is essential and our strength is based on presenting the unexpected.
Diana Ross’ ‘Supertonic’ Digital Release Due On May 29; CD And Vinyl Will Be Available On June 26
NEW REMIX ALBUM PRODUCED BY MS. ROSS FEATURES ERIC KUPPER MIXES AND TURNS NINE CLASSIC TRACKS INTO DANCEFLOOR MAGIC ON CD, DIGITAL AND CRYSTAL-CLEAR VINYL
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Supertonic is a special kind of Diana Ross magic. Absolutely authentic, it’s her voice, her electrifying sound.
Marvin Gaye’s More Trouble Out Now!
LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On April 2, 1939, Marvin Gaye, Motown’s “Prince Of Soul,” was born with a destiny to define the sounds of soul and R&B. To celebrate his life and legacy and an influential chapter in his inimitable discography, Motown/UMe has released More Trouble, a vinyl-only collection of alternate and extended versions of tracks from his 12th studio album, Trouble Man, the 1972 soundtrack for the cult film of the same name.
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.
Mack Avenue Records Set to Release
Oscar Peterson Tribute Deluxe Limited Edition 5-LP
180-gram Vinyl Box Set with 40-page Booklet
Oscar, With Love: Available Tomorrow
In 2015, a special 3-CD set, Oscar, With Love, was released to observe the 90th birthday of jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson (1925-2007).