Ella Fitzgerald’s Acclaimed 1956 Live Album ‘Ella At Zardi’s’ To Be Released On Vinyl On August 17 Via Verve/UMe
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Following the limited-edition Record Store Day release of Ella Fitzgerald‘s unreleased 1956 album Ella At Zardi‘s on pink and blue vinyl, which earned Fitzgerald her first No. 1 on the 24-year-old Jazz Albums Chart and her second No. 1 on the Traditional Jazz Albums chart, the acclaimed live album will receive a wide release as a double LP on black vinyl on August 17 via Verve/UMe.
Saxophonist Michael Paulo calls upon friends to celebrate “Beautiful Day”
Ray Parker Jr., Paul Brown, Peter White, David Benoit, Paul Jackson Jr. and Brian Simpson are among his buddies illuminating the new soul-jazz album. The first single, “Who You Gonna Call?,” impacts radio.
MENIFEE : From beginning to end, saxophonist Michael Paulo’s “Beautiful Day,” is a celebration of love, friendship and the Aloha spirit.
Haitian-American Singer-Songwriter Malou Beauvoir
Invokes the Spirits of Vaudou to Communicate a Message
of Spiritual Awakening and World Peace
Album Brings Together Haitian Folk with Soul, Hip Hop
and Jazz to Create a Uniquely Compelling Blend
of the Traditional and Contemporary
On her new release, Spiritwalker, Haitian-American singer-songwriter Malou Beauvoir communes with and for the spiritual traditions of her island heritage.
GRAMMY® Award-winning Yellowjackets
Return with New Album & Collaboration
with Vocalist Luciana Souza
While the Los Angeles-based Yellowjackets have been a creative force on the jazz scene since 1981 when they recorded their eponymous debut, their fourth Mack Avenue Records album, Raising Our Voice, once again ups the ante with bold new strides by inviting vocalist extraordinaire Luciana Souza to collaborate with the group…
The Braxton Brothers return in the service of a “Higher” melody
“The Only Woman In The World” will invigorate soul-jazz radio playlists ahead of the release of the twins’ sixth album, dropping August 24.
SAN DIEGO: There is a reason why the bass and saxophone melodies Nelson and Wayne Braxton aka The Braxton Brothers write are so lyrical.
Christian Sands Returns with
New Studio Album Facing Dragons,
Available September 21 on Mack Avenue Records
Not yet 30, Christian Sands is currently one of the most in-demand pianists working in jazz. In the last few years he has toured around the world as a bandleader and recently appeared as a sideman on records by Christian McBride and Gregory Porter.
JAZZ LEGEND WAYNE SHORTER SET FOR AUGUST 24 RELEASE OF EMANON,
AN EXTRAORINDARY MUSICAL & VISUAL EXPERIENCE FROM THE 10-TIME GRAMMY WINNER
FEATURING A TRIPLE ALBUM OF ORIGINAL MUSIC PERFORMED BY
THE WAYNE SHORTER QUARTET & ORPHEUS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
ACCOMPANIED BY A GRAPHIC NOVEL PENNED BY SHORTER & MONICA SLY
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY RANDY DuBURKE
Jazz legend and 10-time GRAMMY winner Wayne Shorter is set for the August 24 release of his long-awaited project Emanon, his first release since 2013’s Without A Net, which marked Shorter’s momentous return to Blue Note Records where he began his heralded recording career in Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers in 1959.
You And The Night And The Music is the debut of Lucia Jackson, a promising young jazz singer who displays a fetching voice on a set of standards along with a few surprises.
With her father, jazz guitar great Ron Jackson, contributing arrangements and leading an impressive rhythm section joined by guests, Lucia Jackson creates fresh variations of timeless material.
Lucia Jackson has had busy careers as both a dancer and a model.
Legendary Pianist Bob James Returns to
Trio Format After Decade-Long Studio Recording
Hiatus as a Leader for Espresso
Long after establishing himself as one of America’s most accomplished composers, arrangers and instrumentalists, multiple-GRAMMY® Award-winner Bob James achieves his long-time ambition to return to the trio format he last utilized on 2004’s Take It From The Top, and embraced as an up-and-coming artist.