SINGER ARIANNA NEIKRUG,
WINNER OF THE 2015 SARAH VAUGHAN INTERNATIONAL VOCAL COMPETITION,
MAKES HER CONCORD JAZZ DEBUT
After winning the 2015 Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competition then performing at the Montreal International Jazz Festival the following year, 25-year-old singer and songwriter Arianna Neikrug makes her grander introduction to the music world with the August 24, 2018 release of Changes on Concord Jazz.
Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band
Returns with Raucous Live Recording, Presence
The influence of the late playwright and educator Donald Evans has always loomed large over the Captain Black Big Band. Pianist and bandleader Orrin Evans named the band for his father’s brand of pipe tobacco, the aroma of which always announced his father’s presence in the house.
Urban-jazz saxophonist Sam Rucker finds solace as an “Overcomer” on the path to “Redemption”
His steadfast message of “True Love” heads to radio as a single, preceding the August 24 release of his inspired third album.
WILLIAMSBURG (2 July 2018): One of the first songs that urban-jazz saxophonist Sam Rucker recorded for his third album, “Redemption,” was the soothing “Overcomer,” on which he emotes intimately on soprano sax during an uplifting exchange with a guitar duo comprised of his nephew, Justin Taylor, and John Calisto.
Urban-jazz guitarist dee Brown remembers his
late fiancée with songs of love and joy
His fourth album is a celebration of life chronicling their time together with fun and spirited songs such as the new chart-bound single, “Pop the Question.”
SOUTHFIELD (22 June 2018): Two years ago, soul-jazz guitarist dee Brown was preparing for a summer wedding to his fiancée, gospel singer Shaunia Edwards.
Virtuoso Trombonist Steve Turre Displays
Brilliant Artistry with Heartfelt Ballads on New Release,
The Very Thought of You
The thought of Steve Turre inevitably conjures the image of a dauntless virtuoso. Over the course of a remarkable career spanning more than five decades, Turre has proved time and time again that he’s one of the foremost masters of the trombone, able to steer his challenging instrument through breakneck turns and imaginative leaps at dizzying speed.
Lost studio album from John Coltrane to be released on Impulse! on June 29
The Holy Grail of Jazz
Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album
NEW YORK, June 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On March 6, 1963, John Coltrane and his Classic Quartet — McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, and Elvin Jones — recorded an entire studio album at the legendary Van Gelder Studios.
Elemental Music Launches Ambitious Series of
Previously Unreleased Historic Recordings
from Jazz Giants of the Golden Age
Dexter Gordon Quartet Tokyo 1975,
Woody Shaw Tokyo 1981
In life, trumpeter Woody Shaw and saxophonist Dexter Gordon – two instrumental giants of the jazz idiom – were often connected.