Signs to Brownswood Recordings,
Seattle-raised, Brooklyn-residing Kassa Overall is a jazz musician, emcee, singer, producer, and drummer. His second, full-length album, I THINK I’M GOOD, is the work of an artist whose voice has ripened to its own hard-earned, provocative conclusions, erasing the need to talk about dissolving barriers between hip hop and jazz because he has begun a new conversation.
Matthew Snow’s Debut Recording Iridescence Introduces An Important Young Jazz Bassist And Composer
A talented young bassist and composer who is based in New York, Matthew Snow debuts both his inventive jazz sextet and eight of his original songs on Iridescence. On a set of new material that ranges from cooking hard bop to moody ballads, Snow features a combo filled with up-and-coming talents.
Saxophonist Mike Phillips shines on the Brazilian pop jewel, “Setembro”
Throughout his impressive career, Mike Phillips has played for many dignitaries (Nelson Mandela) and played alongside many musical giants (Stevie Wonder, Simply Red). The saxophonist/songwriter’s philosophy that has brought him extremely far in his over two decade career in New York City playing with Boyz II Men, Rachelle Ferrell and others stems from more than just a technical standpoint.
Vocalist Nicolas Bearde
releases his 6th Jazz Album
In Celebration of Nat King Coles Centenary
San Francisco-based vocalist, Nicolas Bearde recently released “I Remember You: the Music of Nat King Cole”, embellished by a group of outstanding musicians to rave reviews from critics and jazz audiences worldwide.
Brian Culbertson’s 2020 vision: Drop his 20th album, “XX,” and launch The XX Tour
Tickets go on sale next week for the three-month US concert trek that begins April 1.
CHICAGO (7 November 2019): As chart-topping multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Brian Culbertson crafts his 20th album, the aptly titled “XX” – Roman numerals representing twenty – he revealed plans for the extensive US concert tour that will support the record release.
VISIONARY SOUTH AFRICAN PIANIST & COMPOSER
TO RELEASE HIS BLUE NOTE DEBUT IN 2020
The visionary South African pianist and composer Nduduzo Makhathini is set to release his Blue Note Records debut Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds in 2020. Makhathini has released the album’s lead track “Yehlisan’uMoya” (Spirit Come Down)…
MICHAEL LINGTONS NEW ALBUM,
A FOREIGN AFFAIR CHRISTMAS,
SET FOR RELEASE ON NOVEMBER 8
Lington Shares Lead-off Track, Last Christmas Ft. Philippe Saisse
Album Also Features Vince Gill, Russ Freeman, Chris Standring,
Dave Koz, Adam Hawley, Sheléa And Rick Braun
As its title suggests, Michael Lingtons A Foreign Affair Christmas takes a romantic, cosmopolitan approach to holiday music.
Vocalist Carmen Lundy Releases New Album “Modern Ancestors” on Oct. 25th, 2019. WATCH New Video for Single “Eye Of The Storm!”
CARMEN LUNDY: I assembled an incredible group of musicians to help bring these songs to life – the amazing young pianist Julius Rodriguez, the genius of my brother Curtis Lundy on acoustic bass, the brilliant electric and acoustic bassist Kenny Davis, the truly gifted Terreon Gully and Kassa Overall on drums, my longtime friend and percussionist, the great Mayra Casales, and the extraordinary guitarist Andrew Renfroe.
Flash! Bam! Alakazam! Jazz vocalists Deborah Silver and Freddy Cole charm on a tribute to a King
LOS ANGELES (22 October 2019): Billboard chart-topping jazz singer Deborah Silver and four-time Grammy nominated crooner-pianist Freddy Cole have been friends for two decades yet they had never sung a duet before they entered a Hollywood recording studio to record a loving tribute to commemorate Nat King Cole’s centennial birth year.