GRAMMY-NOMINATED SAXOPHONIST DAVE KOZ CELEBRATES TWO DECADES OF CHRISTMAS TOURS
WITH NEW HOLIDAY CD FEATURING DAVID BENOIT, RICK BRAUN AND PETER WHITE
Dave Koz and Friends 20th Anniversary Christmas also features guest vocalists Selina Albright, Javier Colon, Kenny Lattimore, Gabriel Orengo and Jeffrey Osborne
After twenty years of sold out Christmas tours and five celebrated holiday albums within as many years, saxophonist Dave Koz has done his share – and then some – to help to make the season bright.
Sherman Irby Recalls Legends of the Alto Saxophone
While Forging Unique Voice on Cerulean Canvas –
Available October 20 on Black Warrior Records
Integrity is a word that often tends to be thrown around too loosely these days. But in the case of the extraordinary alto saxophonist Sherman Irby it not only fully applies, but demands a capital “I” for the proper emphasis.
GREGORY PORTER ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF NAT KING COLE & ME;
HEARTFELT TRIBUTE ALBUM OUT OCT. 27 ON BLUE NOTE
On October 27, 2-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Gregory Porter will release his 3rd Blue Note album, Nat King Cole & Me, a heartfelt tribute to his idol, the legendary singer, pianist and Capitol recording artist Nat King Cole.
FOR A LIMITED TIME: STREAM THE ENTIRE NEW ALBUM “POETRY IN MOTION” BY SAXOPHONIST NAJEE – EXCLUSIVELY ON THEURBANMUSICSCENE.COM!!
Cheers! Here’s your chance to listen to the entire new album from contemporary/urban jazz saxophonist NAJEE entitled “Poetry In Motion” via Shanachie Entertainment! Hear the entire album from now until Aug. 27th, 2017! The new project will be released on Aug. 25th.
Grammy Award-Winning Trumpeter Keyon Harrold’s Upcoming Album ‘The Mugician’ Set for Release on September 29th via Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records
NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy Award winner, Keyon Harrold, one of the world’s most sought-after genre-bending trumpeters, will release ‘The Mugician’ on September 29th via Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records.
DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER’S NEW ALBUM, “MEMPHIS…YES, I’M READY,” SET FOR RELEASE SEPTEMBER 15TH VIA DDB RECORDS/OKEH/SONY MASTERWORKS
Memphis, Tennessee. Every picture tells a story; every journey begins differently. The story of Dee Dee Bridgewater‘s stunning new album, “Memphis…Yes, I’m Ready,” begins in that city, where she was born at Collins Chapel Hospital, located not far from where the album was recorded at Producer Willie Mitchell’s historic Royal Studios.
NICOLE MITCHELL AND HAKI MADHUBUTI RELEASE FIRST ALBUM OF THEIR COLLABORATION
In 2014, Mitchell was commissioned by the Jazz Institute of Chicago to write music inspired by the poetry of Haki Madhbuti. Liberation Narratives, the latest release by composer, flautist and conceptualist Nicole Mitchell, will be released by the notable African-American publisher, Third World Press.
DRUMMER TO THE STARS WORLD RENOWNED MULTI INSTRUMENTALIST COMPOSER SONNY EMORY GROOVES SOLO WITH BAND CACHET ON
LOVE IS THE GREATEST
(ATLANTA, GA — August xx, 2017) –After decades of laying down the foundation and galvanizing the groove on tour and in the studio for legends like Earth, Wind & Fire, The Crusaders, Bruce Hornsby, Al Jarreau, Steely Dan and Bette Midler, drummer, multi-instrumentalist and composer Sonny Emory is on the greatest creative roll of his career,…