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Saxophonist Fostina Dixon Releases New Album “New Beginnings” on Feb. 10th, 2023 | LISTEN!

Award-winning, saxophonist, composer,
vocalist, bandleader and educator
Fostina Dixon
releases her new recording,
New Beginnings on Friday, February, 10
WILMINGTON, DE – February 7, 2023 – For an astonishing number of decades, alto, soprano, and baritone saxophonist Fostina Dixon has performed and recorded with a star-studded roster of musicians, from Frank Foster, Roy Ayers, and Abbey Lincoln, to Melba Liston, Gil Evans, and Marvin Gaye;

Vocalist Tammy McCann to Release New Album “Do I Move You?” on March 10th, 2023 | LISTEN!

Chicago’s Dynamic, Award-winning Vocalist Tammy McCann
Releases New CD, Do I Move You?,
Featuring Her Amazing Blend of Jazz, Gospel and Blues
and the Music of The Beatles, WAR, Nina Simone,
Bill Withers, Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn,
on March 10, 2023
CHICAGO, IL, February 7, 2023 – In the three decades she’s been on the scene, no one has moved so effortlessly and ebulliently from the secular to the sacred world than the Mississippi-born, Windy City native Tammy McCann.

Bassist/Composer Christian McBride to Release New Project “Christian McBride’s New Jawn: Prime” on Feb. 24th, 2023 | LISTEN!

GRAMMY® Award-Winning Bassist/Composer Christian McBride
Shares New Track “Prime”
From His Far-Reaching New Jawn Project
Christian McBride’s New Jawn: Prime
Out February 24th
Via Brother Mister Productions/Mack Avenue Music Group
February 6, 2023: Today, 8-time GRAMMY® Award winner Christian McBride has shared the title track from his upcoming album Christian McBride’s New Jawn: Prime.

Saxophonist Walter Smith III to Release New Project “return to casual” on April 7th, 2023 | LISTEN!

return to casual
Saxophonist and composer Walter Smith III has signed with Blue Note Records and enters a new era of his band leading career with the April 7 release of his remarkable label debut return to casual, the long-anticipated follow-up to his self-released 2014 recording still casual.

Trumpeter Rodney Block Releases New Single “Who Do You Luv” feat. Deshawn Harris | LISTEN!

Rodney Block/Trumpeter, a Dumas, Arkansas native has been thriving in the regional music scene for the past ten years.
Block has been featured and performed in various festivals and venues across the globe ranging from corporate to social, has built a niche in the genres of jazz and hip hop.

Saxophonist Wayne Escoffery to Release New Album “Like Minds” on April 14th, 2023

Saxophonist/Composer Wayne Escoffery Celebrates the Chemistry Shared by His Closest Musical Collaborators on Like Minds
Due Out April 14, 2023, on Smoke Sessions Records, the Album Features Gregory Porter, Tom Harrell and Mike Moreno Joining Escoffery’s Quartet with David Kikoski, Ugonna Okegwo and Mark Whitfield, Jr.
It’s often said that great minds think alike, but great bands achieve something even more alchemical. On Like Minds, his second release with Smoke Sessions Records, saxophonist/composer Wayne Escoffery celebrates the finely tuned instincts he shares with some of his most longstanding musical partners

Vocalist Kurt Elling Releases New Rendition of Al Jarreau’s “Boogie Down” | LISTEN! New EP “Guilty Pleasures” feat. Charlie Hunter and Nate Smith Arrives Feb. 17th, 2023

Multi-GRAMMY Award Winner Kurt Elling
Releases New Rendition of Al Jarreau’s “Boogie Down”
January 27, 2023: Multi-GRAMMY award-winning vocalist Kurt Elling released his new rendition of Al Jarreau’s “Boogie Down” — it’s the second single from his upcoming release Guilty Pleasures, a 6-track EP featuring guitarist Charlie Hunter and special guest drummer Nate Smith.

Soul-Jazz Saxophonist Shawn Raiford Releases New Single “Forever” | LISTEN!

Soul-Jazz saxophonist Shawn Raiford mixing romance and legacy
Grammy winner Derek “DOA” Allen produced the sensual new single “Forever.”
SACRAMENTO (1 February 2023): Taking an ambitious approach to recording his second album, urban-jazz saxophonist Shawn Raiford is already thinking about legacy early in his recording career.

Jazz Keyboardist Myron McKinley to Release Debut Album “Sound Alchemist” on Feb. 10th, 2023 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

The “Sound Alchemist” arrives: neo soul-jazz keyboardist Myron McKinley’s debut album drops February 10
Tickets are on sale now for an album release concert the following night in Los Angeles at
The Miracle Theater
LOS ANGELES (30 January 2023): Years in the making and after a pandemic delay and a hectic schedule serving as musical director for Earth, Wind & Fire, keyboardist Myron McKinley’s adventurous experiment in sound mixing jazz, neo soul, hip hop and funk is finally slated to release on February 10.