The Texas-born singer fulfills and surpasses expectations after winning top honor at Thelonious Monk competition in 2015
With an assured maturity and vocal confidence far beyond her years, the young singer Jazzmeia Horn arrives with her debut recording A Social Call, an album that reveals a talent ready to take its place alongside the best headlining jazz vocalists of today.
U.K. Jazz Singer/Songwriter Polly Gibbons Poised To Take U. S. By Storm With Release of IS IT ME…?
LOS ANGELES – March 15, 2017 – PRLog — Following sold-out tours in the U.K. opening for George Benson and Gladys Knight, including two acclaimed performances at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall, singer/songwriter Polly Gibbons is set to make a British invasion of her own with the release of her highly-anticipated second album, Is It Me…? on Resonance Records on April 21, 2017.
GRAMMY® AWARD WINNING LEGEND
BEL HOMMAGE ON MAY 5TH
Bel Hommage Is LaBelle’s First Studio Album In Over Eight Years
New York, NY (March 15, 2017) – Today, legendary award-winning entertainer, Patti LaBelle, announced that she will release a new album entitled Bel Hommage on May 5, 2017.
Multi-Grammy Nominated Visionary Jeff Lorber Journeys On A Thrilling Musical Excursion with PROTOTYPE Featuring Jeff Lorber Fusion and Special Guests Nathan East,
Chuck Loeb, Larry Koonse, Paul Jackson, Jr., and Dave Mann Among Others
Coming March 24th Via Shanachie Records
Trailblazing pianist, composer, producer and bandleader Jeff Lorber is a consummate artist who continues to push himself to new plateaus. A groundbreaking Fender Rhodes pioneer along with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Joe Sample and Bob James, Lorber has triumphed as one of the most innovative musical minds in contemporary jazz.
R&B flautist Jef Kearns is pleased to announce his new single, N2U (Into You), the latest addition to his repertoire of chart-topping contemporary romantic Quiet Storm ballads.
Describing his creative process, Jef says that the melodies “just come out of my fingers” and the compositions “appear in my head.”
CLICK HERE TO WATCH NEW VIDEO FOR “N2U”!
TROMBONE SHORTY SET TO RELEASE HIS
BLUE NOTE DEBUT PARKING LOT SYMPHONY ON APRIL 28;
Trombone Shorty has announced an April 28 release date for Parking Lot Symphony, his debut album for Blue Note Records. The album pre-order launched today along with the irrepressible first single “Here Come The Girls,” which is available now to download or stream.
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE “HERE COME THE GIRLS”!
Saxophone Maestra FOSTINA DIXON Blends Contemporary Jazz, Gospel, Funk and R&B on HERE WE GO AGAIN
Wilmington, DE: As a highly-regarded, in-demand composer, vocalist and jazz soloist who plays soprano, alto and baritone saxes, flute, and clarinet, Fostina Dixon has been honing her craft for decades as a guest soloist with Abbey Lincoln, Barry Harris, Earl May and the Big Apple Jazzwomen.
CLICK HERE TO WATCH NEW VIDEO FOR “PRAYER OF JABEZ’!
Roots & A Revolution: Preservation Hall Jazz Band Turns A Page “So It Is”
NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Preservation Hall Jazz Band have announced the release of their new album, So It Is, the septet’s second release featuring all-new original music, coming April 21 via Legacy Recordings. So It Is finds the classic PHJB sound invigorated by a number of fresh influences, not least among them the band’s 2015 life-changing trip to Cuba.
CLICK HERE OT LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE “SANTIAGO”!
Critically Acclaimed Vocalist Somi to Release Petite Afrique,
Inspired by the Fate of African Immigrants in Harlem
Featuring Special Guest Aloe Blacc
Pulsing with Harlem’s rhythms and sonic ambiance, Somi‘s Petite Afrique is an homage to her New York City upper Manhattan neighborhood, and one of the Meccas of the African diaspora.
Visionary Pianist Gerald Clayton Merges Streams of Life
into a Greater Body of Work with Tributary Tales
On his new record Tributary Tales, set to release April 21 on Motéma Music, pianist and composer Gerald Clayton traces paths of myriad streams — personal, experiential, intangible — that flow into one another, creating a musical narrative greater than the sum of his individual compositions.