ORNETTE COLEMAN BOX SET
GENESIS OF GENIUS: THE CONTEMPORARY ALBUMS
SET FOR RELEASE MARCH 25
Continuing Craft Recordings’ 70th Anniversary Celebration of Contemporary Records
180g 2-LP and 2-CD box sets contain newly mastered audio by Bernie Grundman of the legendary jazz saxophonist’s albums Something Else!!!! and
Tomorrow Is the Question!
Los Angeles, CA (January 19, 2022) – Continuing Contemporary Records’ 70th anniversary celebration, Craft Recordings is proud to announce the release of the new box set, Ornette Coleman – Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP, 2-CD and digital formats out March 25).
Jazz Trumpeter Thomas Heflin Releases New Album “Morning Star”
Tennesse-born jazz trumpeter Thomas Heflin delivers a remarkable new collection of songs, titled, “Morning Star” (released Jan. 14th, 2022). This dynamic modern jazz, R&B, CrossOver album features eleven original compositions and one cover song by the late great James Williams.
Black Lives: From Generation to Generation,
Presents Black Music as a Source of Moral Truth and Potent Weapon Against Racism
Diverse roster includes Cheick Tidiane Seck, Oliver Lake, Alicia Hall Moran, Immanuel Wilkins, Stephanie McKay, Andy Milne, Kokayi, Reggie Washington, Jeremy Pelt, Grégory Privat, Marcus Strickland, Christie Dashiell, E.J. Strickland, Jacques Schwarz-Bart, Marvin Sewell, Jean-Paul Bourelly, among many others
There are (at least) two ways of approaching the compilation entitled Black Lives: From Generation to Generation, which presents Black music as a source of moral truth and potent weaponry against the scourge of racism.
Grammy Nominated Pianist, Composer, Arranger, Film & TV Scorer David Benoit
Kicks Off The New Year On The Right Note With A Midnight Rendezvous
Out February 18th
Pioneering Contemporary Jazz Star Unites with Labelmates Jeff Lorber & Eric Marienthal Among Others & Records With His Own Big Band For the First Time!
Have you ever met an artist whose craft is merely an extension of who they are? The iconic pianist, composer, arranger, producer, film and TV scorer David Benoit, embodies this archetype.
SAXOPHONIST & COMPOSER MELISSA ALDANA SET TO MAKE HER
BLUE NOTE DEBUT WITH THE MARCH 4 RELEASE OF 12 STARS
ALDANA ANNOUNCES UPCOMING 2022 TOUR DATES INCLUDING HER
FIRST-EVER HEADLINING WEEK AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD MARCH 1-6
GRAMMY-nominated saxophonist and composer Melissa Aldana will make her Blue Note Records debut with the March 4 release of 12 Stars, her remarkable first album as a leader for the legendary Jazz label.
Le Coq Records Kicks Off its
Second Star-studded Year with an
Amazing Ensemble of Virtuoso Musicians on
Le Coq Records Presents
The Jazz All Stars Vol. 2
Few jazz labels are able to launch with as impressive a roster already in place as Le Coq Records did when it released The Jazz All Stars Vol. 1 last January.
Barcelona Musician Christophe Goze Releases a Mix of Jazz & Lounge Music with Project “Soul To Soul”
Christophe: I would not describe myself as a jazz musician, or world or even chill out. My influences have always been very wide and I never liked the idea of being stuck in one genre. I’m more like a musical / digital nomad who likes to freely experiment the moment as it comes. Depending where my mind has been travelling and what influences me at the time.
BILLBOARD #1 SINGER/SONGWRITER
KICKS OFF 2022 ON THE RIGHT NOTE WITH
“I DIDN’T MEAN IT” FEATURING
OUT JAN. 14TH
NEW CD EXPECTED EARLY 2022
“I am an artist…period,” declares Lindsey Webster. “I have influences from many musical genres and have been influenced by them from a young age. I believe in the power of music to empower and reach people on multiple levels.”
GRAMMY® Award-Winning Pianist,
Composer, Educator and Social Activist
Danilo Pérez Reaches New Artistic Heights with Crisálida,
Featuring His New Formidable Ensemble,
The Global Messengers
Available March 18 via Mack Avenue Records
GRAMMY® Award-winning pianist, composer and educator Danilo Pérez hopes to usher in a new era of enlightenment that will unite all of humanity with his epic new album, Crisálida, which in English translates to “chrysalis.”