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Brian Culbertson to Release New Album “XX” on April 10th, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single “Get Up!”


 
Brian Culbertson spans his recording journey comprising 20 CD’s that includes his latest, XX
 
No matter what the music dictates, multi-tasking instrumentalist/composer Brian Culbertson always invests his energy on the road and in the studio with an ambitious mix of smooth and traditional jazz, R&B, pop, new age – along with his blazing brand of funk.

George Benson Releases Single “Give Me The Night (Live)” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
George Benson Releases “Give Me The Night (Live)”
 
Taken From Upcoming Live Album, ‘Weekend in London’
 
Stay Home. Stay Safe. Love Music.
 
As an all-time icon and GRAMMY-winning giant, we have grown used to seeing George Benson on the stages that befit his sky-high status.

Pianist Christian Sands to Release New Album “Be Water” on July 17th, 2020


 
Pianist Christian Sands Finds Inspiration in the
Multitude of Form, Infinite Fluidity and Life-Giving Vitality of
Water on Third Full Length Album for Mack Avenue Records
 
It can be overwhelming to realize how much water surrounds us, affects us and impacts our lives. It’s an element vital to survival yet can be utterly devastating; it can be placid and beautiful or torrential and violent.

Blue Note Records to Release Never-Before-Released Album by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – “Just Coolin'” on April 24th, 2020 | LISTEN to Single “Quick Trick!”


 
ART BLAKEY & THE JAZZ MESSENGERS: JUST COOLIN’
NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED 1959 STUDIO ALBUM
DUE OUT APRIL 24 ON BLUE NOTE RECORDS
 
On April 24, Blue Note Records will release Just Coolin’, a never-before-released studio album by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers that was recorded on March 8, 1959 in Rudy Van Gelder’s living room studio in Hackensack, New Jersey.

FKAjazz Releases New EP “Lineage” | LISTEN!


 
Musician/Producer/Writer Samir Zarif aka FKAJAZZ Releases New EP “Lineage” – LISTEN to Inner Peace, Pt. 1 “Til We Meet Again”
 
With “Lineage” FKAjazz reveals a side of himself we’ve only recently send glimpses. In both his 2019 Billboard charting album, “Beautifully Awkward” and his debut as FKAjazz with “Stereotype Threat” in 2017, we got an overall perspective of FKAjazz as both a producer & saxophonist.

Pianist Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band to Release New Album “The Intangible Between” on May 1st, 2020


 
Pianist/Bandleader Orrin Evans
Gathers Together His Close-Knit Village
For The Spirited, Celebratory Fourth Album by the
GRAMMY® Award-nominated Captain Black Big Band
 
The Intangible Between,
Due Out May 1 via Smoke Sessions Records
 
If it takes a village to raise a child, as the proverb says, then it certainly takes at least that much to nurture a big band.

Blue Engine Records to Release “Rock Chalk Suite” by The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on March 20th, 2020


 
BLUE ENGINE RECORDS TO RELEASE ROCK CHALK SUITE,
A LOVE LETTER TO BASKETBALL FROM THE JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS
 
A 15-movement suite inspired by University of Kansas basketball legends like Wilt Chamberlain, Paul Pierce, Lynette Woodard,and Jo Jo White
 
New York, NY (March 11, 2020) – Wilt Chamberlain, Paul Pierce, Lynette Woodard, and Jo Jo White are among the University of Kansas basketball legends honored on Blue Engine Records’s Rock Chalk Suite by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

Legendary Pianist Bob James’ Unreleased Album “Once Upon A Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions” to be Released on LP April 18th, 2020 | CD/Digital on May 1st, 2020


 
PIANIST BOB JAMES’ AVANT-GARDE & BEBOP ROOTS UNEARTHED ON RESONANCE’S SET OF PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED SESSIONS “ONCE UPON A TIME”
 
Los Angeles (February 2020) – Resonance Records, the award-winning label home of acclaimed archival releases by Nat King Cole, Bill Evans, Wes Montgomery, and others, will break new ground with the April 18 LP release of Bob James“Once Upon a Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions”, a collection of important, previously unheard 1965 recordings by the pianist’s trio cut by Resonance’s founder and co-president George Klabin.

Concord Jazz to Release “Ella 100: Live At The Apollo!” on April 24th, 2020


 
ON APRIL 24TH, CONCORD JAZZ RELEASES
ELLA 100: LIVE AT THE APOLLO!
 
For Immediate Release – Ella 100: Live at the Apollo!, set for release on April 24th, 2020 via Concord Jazz, celebrates the music and life of the “First Lady of Song,” Ella Fitzgerald, hailed as perhaps the greatest singer in the history of jazz.

Jazz Group Butcher Brown Releases New Single “Tidal Wave” – LISTEN! Announces New Tour for 2020


 
Butcher Brown Release New Single “Tidal Wave,” an innovative fusion of jazz and hip-hop
 
“A nod to the OGs Ronnie Laws and Black Moon. Our example of how Jazz and Rap come from the same soul.” – Butcher Brown
 
Straight out of the underground, a steady rumble is building and it’s called Butcher Brown. Pulsing from the nerve center of Jellowstone Studios in Richmond VA, Butcher Brown takes careful note of the history and legacy of jazz and throws caution to the wind with wanton abandon.