KEYBOARD WIZARD JEFF LORBER AND GUITAR HERO MIKE STERN
JOIN FORCES ON POTENT NEW COLLABORATION
Concord Jazz set to release Eleven on September 27, 2019
GRAMMY Award-winning keyboardist/composer/producer Jeff Lorber recalls seeing guitarist Mike Stern during his much-ballyhooed tenure with Miles Davis in the early ‘80s. “I’ve been a fan of his for a long time,” said the keyboardist, who was touring hard in support of his hit records Wizard Island and It’s a Fact in those analog days.
CHART-TOPPING TRUMPETER RICK BRAUN TAKES US TO THE CROSSROADS OF POSSIBILITIES ON ANTICIPATED NEW CD
All-Star Recording Features Hot New Originals Plus Songs By Stevie Wonder & Bruno Mars & Special Guests Peter White, Philipe Saisse, Richard Elliot, Greg Phillinganes, Chris ‘Big Dog’ Davis & Others
“As musicians and people in general, we are all a collection of the places we’ve been, things we’ve heard, seen and done, and people who we’ve loved and who have loved us,” shares chart-topping contemporary jazz pioneer Rick Braun.
Tenor Tour de Force
Eric Wyatt’s new session is a powerful homage to Sonny Rollins
The Golden Rule: for Sonny
Through his six recordings as a bandleader, tenor talent Eric Wyatt has basically been performing unspoken tributes to Sonny Rollins. Wyatt calls Rollins his actual/musical godfather and has a way of injecting his passion for bebop and affection for geniuses like Rollins, Charlie Parker, and Pharaoh Sanders,…
SAXOPHONE MASTER JAMES CARTER TO RELEASE BLUE NOTE DEBUT AUG. 30
JAMES CARTER ORGAN TRIO: LIVE FROM NEWPORT JAZZ
A THRILLING LIVE RECORDING OF CARTER’S SOUL JAZZ REINVENTION OF
DJANGO REINHARDT CAPTURED AT THE VENERABLE JAZZ FESTIVAL
On August 30, saxophone master James Carter will release his Blue Note Records debut James Carter Organ Trio: Live From Newport Jazz, a thrilling live performance of Carter’s imaginative soul jazz reinvention of Django Reinhardt that was captured at the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival.
Sarah Vaughan’s Golden Hits Celebrates A Golden Voice
Best-Selling 12-Track Hits Collection From Legendary Jazz Vocalist Receives Remastered LP Reissue On August 30
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On August 30, Verve/UMe is set to release Sarah Vaughan‘s Golden Hits on vinyl in two different color options: black and gold.
APPLE MUSIC LAUNCHES CELEBRATION OF BLUE NOTE RECORDS
IN HONOR OF THE LEGENDARY JAZZ LABEL’S 80th ANNIVERSARY
EXPLORE THE FEATURE BLUE NOTE: THE 1500 SERIES
A CURATION OF BLUE NOTE’S FABLED CLASSICS PRESENTED
WITH STUDIO QUALITY SOUND AS APPLE DIGITAL MASTERS
On January 6, 1939, a German Jewish immigrant and passionate Jazz fan named Alfred Lion produced his first recording session in New York City with two Boogie Woogie pianists—Albert Ammons and Meade Lux Lewis—founding what would become the most-respected and longest-running Jazz label in the world.
That’s her “Jam!”
Soul-jazz flutist Ragan Whiteside’s hit streak continues with “Jam It,” her fourth consecutive Billboard Top 10 single.
ATLANTA (5 August 2019): The sizzling summer heat. A backyard barbecue filled with food, family and friends. A tune comes on the radio that instantly sets bodies in motion.
LEGENDARY GRAMMY-WINNING CONGUERO PONCHO SANCHEZ
PAYS TRIBUTE TO SAXOPHONE ICON JOHN COLTRANE
ON HIS FIRST NEW ALBUM IN 7 YEARS
Master Conguero, Band Leader and Latin Jazz Legend celebrates
his 30th anniversary on Concord Picante on September 20, 2019
For Immediate Release – On his first new album in seven years, GRAMMY Award-winning conguero Poncho Sanchez celebrates the life and music of the iconic saxophonist John Coltrane.
Pianist/Composer Uri Caine Presents
The Passion of Octavius Catto, in Tribute to Philadelphia’s
19th Century Freedom Fighter Octavius Catto
Ten-Part Composition for Jazz Trio, Chamber Orchestra
and Gospel Choir Feat. Barbara Walker
In the fall of 2017 Philadelphia unveiled a statue of Octavius Catto in front of City Hall. Catto was a 19th Century African-American freedom fighter known for his work as an abolitionist, educator, pioneering baseball player, and civil and voting rights advocate.
“Sunny Skies” help urban-jazz saxophonist
Reggie Codrington endure with a smile
FAYETTEVILLE (2 August 2019): When the burden of caring for aging and ailing parents is added to the daily stresses and strains, sometimes simply seeing sunny skies is enough to help get through the day. That scenario is what inspired urban-jazz saxophonist Reggie Codrington’s new single, “Sunny Skies,” which he wrote with bassist-producer Darryl Williams.