JOEL ROSS RELEASES STRIKING NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “YANA”
BLUE NOTE ANNOUNCES AUG. 9 VINYL RELEASE FOR HIS DEBUT ALBUM KINGMAKER
Joel Ross has revealed his mesmerizing new music video for “Yana” (directed by Daveion Thompson) from the vibraphonist’s acclaimed debut album KingMaker, out now on Blue Note Records.
SHAFT — MUSIC FROM THE SOUNDTRACK
SET FOR DELUXE REISSUE JUNE 14th FROM CRAFT RECORDINGS
NEW COLLECTION PAIRS ISAAC HAYES’ ACCLAIMED 1971 ALBUM
WITH RARE, ORIGINAL RECORDINGS FROM THE FILM
Craft Recordings is excited to announce a new deluxe reissue of Isaac Hayes’ GRAMMY® Award–winning album Shaft. Set for a June 14th street date and limited to 5,000 copies worldwide, the two-CD collection will offer the newly remastered, classic soundtrack—as originally released in 1971—plus all of the original music from the film…
CRAFT RECORDINGS CELEBRATES THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE
STAX “SOUL EXPLOSION”
Los Angeles, CA (May 7, 2019) – 1969 marked a year that was full of both trepidation and excitement for Stax Records. Just one year before, the Memphis soul outlet ended its relationship with musical giant Atlantic Records, effectively leaving the label as an independent entity, without a music catalog (which had previously included a formidable collection of hits by Otis Redding, Carla Thomas and Sam & Dave, among others).
James Brown’s ‘Get On The Good Foot’ To Be Released In New 2LP Vinyl Edition By Republic/UMe
Double Album’s Closing Track, “I Know It’s True,” Makes U.S. Vinyl Release Debut
LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — James Brown‘s 1972 album, Get On The Good Foot, will be reissued worldwide in a new 2LP vinyl edition on June 21 by Republic/UMe.
Bob Marley’s Legend Turns 35
The World’s Best-Selling Reggae Album Of All Time Is Anointed With A Special 35th Anniversary 2LP 180-Gram Vinyl Reissue On June 14
LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On June 14, The Marley Family, Island Records and UMe join collective forces to observe the 35th anniversary of Bob Marley & The Wailers‘ Legend with a double 180-gram vinyl reissue.
Don Cherry’s Meditative, Inventive 1975 Album ‘Brown Rice’ Reissued On Vinyl Via Verve/UMe
LANDMARK OUTSIDER JAZZ STATEMENT UNAVAILABLE ON VINYL FOR MORE THAN 40 YEARS
LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Out of print in the U.S. for more than four decades, Don Cherry‘s meditative, inventive outsider jazz classic, Brown Rice, is available on vinyl once again as of today via Verve/UMe.
Original Broadway Cast Recording Of ‘Ain’t Too Proud – The Life And Times Of The Temptations’ To Be Released By UMe
Acclaimed Musical Opens March 21 at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — As performances of the acclaimed new musical Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations begin tonight at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre, UMe and the show’s producers are pleased to announce that the Ain’t Too Proud Original Broadway Cast Recording will be released by UMe this spring.
Aretha Franklin Celebrated By Geffen/UMe With Restored Album, ‘Songs Of Faith: Aretha Gospel,’ To Be Released On Vinyl & Digitally On March 22, Just Before Franklin’s March 25 Birthday
Classic Album Encompasses Franklin’s Earliest Recordings From 1956, Captured Live at Detroit’s New Bethel Baptist Church
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Universally hailed as the Queen of Soul, the late Aretha Franklin is one of music’s most beloved icons.
Marvin Gaye’s Never-Released 1972 Tamla/Motown Album, ‘You’re The Man,’ Set For Global Release On March 29 By Motown/UMe
Music Legend’s Shelved Follow-Up to ‘What’s Going On’ Makes 2LP Vinyl & Digital Debut Celebrating Marvin Gaye’s 80th Birthday on April 2
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of Marvin Gaye‘s 80th birthday on April 2, Motown/UMe will release his never-issued 1972 Tamla/Motown album, You’re The Man, in 2LP gatefold vinyl and digital editions on March 29.
BLUE NOTE RECORDS CELEBRATES 80th ANNIVERSARY
THE FINEST IN JAZZ SINCE 1939
LEGACY OF LEGENDARY JAZZ LABEL WILL BE HONORED WITH
SEVERAL NEW VINYL SERIES, A DOCUMENTARY FILM, SPECIAL LIVE EVENTS,
ART PRINTS OF CLASSIC BLUE NOTE IMAGERY, BRANDED APPAREL,
THE BLUE NOTE REVIEW VINYL BOXSET SERIES & MORE
80 years ago on January 6, 1939, a German immigrant and passionate Jazz fan named Alfred Lion produced his first recording session in New York City with two Boogie Woogie pianists, founding what would become the most-respected and longest-running Jazz label in the world.