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LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! The Charles Lloyd New Quartet to Release New Album “Passin’ Thru” on July 14th, 2017


 
JAZZ MASTER CHARLES LLOYD MARKS 10th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS ACCLAIMED NEW QUARTET WITH PASSIONATE LIVE RECORDING PASSIN’ THRU
 
On July 14, saxophonist, flutist, composer, and jazz mystic Charles Lloyd will release his latest Blue Note offering, Passin’ Thru, a passionate live recording that marks the 10th anniversary of his acclaimed and enduring New Quartet featuring pianist Jason Moran, bassist Reuben Rogers, and drummer Eric Harland, a simpatico unit that teems with intuition, contemplation and playfulness.

EXCLUSIVE STREAM! LISTEN to Pieces Of A Dream’s New Album “Just Funkin’ Around” from Now til May 29th!!


 
FOR A LIMITED TIME: STREAM THE ENTIRE ALBUM “JUST FUNKIN’ AROUND” BY CONTEMPORARY JAZZ GROUP PIECES OF A DREAM!!
 
Special Stream Ends May 29th!
 
Guess what? Here’s your chance to listen to the entire new album from legendary Contemporary Jazz Group Pieces of a Dream entitled “Just Funkin’ Around” via Shanachie Entertainment! Hear the entire album from now until Memorial Day – May 29th, 2017!

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Legendary Contemporary Jazz Group Pieces Of A Dream Returns with New Album “Just Funkin’ Around” on May 26th, 2017


 
PIECES OF A DREAM HITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY & KEEPS IN STRIDE WITH EXHILARATING NEW CD JUST FUNKIN’ AROUND
 
LISTEN to Pieces Of A Dream’s New Single “Right Back Atcha'”
 
The story of Pieces Of A Dream is a tale of destiny and brotherhood. Picture three starry-eyed fanatical teen musicians who manage to get discovered by Mister Magic (Grover Washington, Jr.), become teen sensations and go on to join the pantheon of musical wonders from the “City Of Brotherly Love” that includes Gamble and Huff, Patti Labelle, McCoy Tyner, and The Roots.

Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire to Release New Double-Album “A Rift in Decorum: Live at the Village Vanguard” on June 9th, 2017 | Announces New Tour


 
AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE LEADS AUDACIOUS QUARTET ON
A RIFT IN DECORUM: LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD
EXPANSIVE DOUBLE-ALBUM OUT JUNE 9 DOCUMENTS
TRUMPETER’S MOMENTOUS WEEK AT JAZZ’S MOST HISTORIC CLUB
 
Trumpeter and composer Ambrose Akinmusire has proven himself an artist of rare ability and wide-ranging aesthetic interests on his previous Blue Note albums When the Heart Emerges Glistening (2011) and the imagined savior is far easier to paint (2014).

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Seiko Matsuda’s New Jazz Project “Seiko Jazz” is Available NOW


 
After Long Planning, Japan’s “Eternal Idol”
Seiko Matsuda’s New Jazz Project Goes Into High Gear
 
With over forty music awards, a record of 24 consecutive number one single hits on Japan’s Oricon charts and several hits on the U.S. Billboard Dance Chart, Seiko Matsuda has been active internationally since 1980. Now, after six years of planning, Matsuda finally unveils her first jazz album Seiko Jazz (Available May 12 via Verve).

Producer/Keyboardist Jason Miles to Release New Project “Kind of New 2: Blue is Paris” on May 12th, 2017


 
Jason Miles Will Release Kind of New 2: Blue is Paris on May 12
 
Legendary producer, keyboardist and composer Jason MilesKind of New 2: Blue is Paris, featuring ten interpretations of the titular piece which he composed after visiting Paris in the weeks immediately following the 2015 terror attacks, will be released on May 12 on Lightyear Entertainment, distributed worldwide through Caroline/Universal Music Group.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Jazz Piano Legend Ahmad Jamal to Release New Album “Marseille” on June 9th (Digital) & July 7th, 2017 (Physical)


 
Ahmad Jamal Cements Role as Leading Force in Jazz with Love Letter to
Iconic City in Southern France, Marseille
 
The name Ahmad Jamal is synonymous with peerless talent, unmatched character, and a world-renowned career; and his highly anticipated upcoming album, Marseille, will continue to elevate his stature.

Saxophonist Jackiem Joyner to Release New Album “Main Street Beat” on June 30th, 2017


 
Fatherhood has put saxophonist
Jackiem Joyner in a funky mood
 
The spirited first single from the “Main Street Beat” album is named for his daughter, Trinity.
 
SHERMAN OAKS (8 May 2017): Delivering on his promise to “Evolve,” the title of Jackiem Joyner’s last soul-jazz album, the saxophonist became a father since his 2014 release, an elation-inducing experience that informs the music he wrote and produced for his new Artistry Music set, “Main Street Beat,” due June 30.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Singer/Songwriter Ola Onabulé Announces 3 East Coast Performance Dates for 2017


 
British-Nigerian Singer/Songwriter Ola Onabulé
to Make U.S. Performance Debut with Three East Coast Dates
 
Ola Onabulé, a charismatic and sophisticated British-Nigerian singer/songwriter who possesses emotional intensity and vocal virtuosity, is gearing up for his U.S. debut with performances in Washington DC, New York, NY, and Alpharetta, GA.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Saxophonist Elan Trotman Releases 7th New Album “Electro Sax” | Available NOW


 
Plugged In: Saxophonist Elan Trotman adds EDM beats to his Caribbean-jazz fusion
 
BOSTON (24 April 2017): Saxophonist Elan Trotman is unwavering in his committed to wave the flag high for Caribbean music, but after releasing six soul-jazz albums and more than ten chart-topping singles that made him a permanent fixture on radio playlists, the Barbados native is “shaking it up” by going electronic on “Electro Sax,” his seventh outing which was released last Friday (April 21) by Island Muzik Productions.