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Verve Records/UMe Releases New Vinyl Set “Verve Wishes You A Swinging Christmas” | Feat. Ella Fitzgerald, Kenny Burrell, Ramsey Lewis & Jimmy Smith


 
Four Timeless Holiday Jazz Titles By Ella Fitzgerald, Kenny Burrell, Ramsey Lewis And Jimmy Smith Boxed Up For New Vinyl Set, ‘Verve Wishes You A Swinging Christmas’
 
Most Albums Repressed For First Time In More Than 50 Years
 
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — This holiday season, Verve Records/UMe is boxing up some of the most classic jazz holiday titles and wrapping them in a new vinyl box set titled Verve Wishes You a Swinging Christmas.

Craft Recordings Releases Lyric Video for “Respect Yourself” by The Staple Singers | WATCH!


 
CRAFT RECORDINGS RELEASES TIMELY LYRIC VIDEO FOR
“RESPECT YOURSELF”
THE EMPOWERING 1971 ANTHEM FROM CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS AND SOUL ICONS THE STAPLE SINGERS
 
Los Angeles, CA (October 30, 2020)—Craft Recordings is pleased to release a new lyric video for The Staple Singers’ soulful 1971 anthem “Respect Yourself.”

New Charlie Parker Vinyl Box Set, “The Mercury & Clef 10-Inch LP Collection” Arrives on Dec. 18th, 2020


 
Five Extraordinary Charlie Parker 10″ Records Packaged Together As New Vinyl Box Set, ‘The Mercury & Clef 10-Inch LP Collection’
 
CHARLIE PARKER WITH STRINGS VOLS 1 & 2, BIRD AND DIZ, CHARLIE PARKER PLAYS SOUTH OF THE BORDER & CHARLIE PARKER REMASTERED AND HOUSED IN LOVINGLY REPRODUCED PACKAGING WITH FOUR OUT OF FIVE TITLES REPRESSED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MORE THAN 60 YEARS
 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Charlie “Bird” Parker, an architect of modern music nearly universally regarded as the greatest alto saxophonist who ever lived, released five 10-inch LPs via Mercury Records and producer Norman Granz’s pre-Verve label Clef Records in the early 1950s.

Jazz Legend Grover Washington, Jr. Commemorative Vinyl To Be Released on Nov. 27th, 2020


 
Jazz Legend Grover Washington, Jr. Commemorative Vinyl To Be Released
 
Studio City, CA – Lightyear Entertainment announces that it will release a commemorative double vinyl of beloved artist Grover Washington, Jr. on Black Friday for Record Store Day.

The Staple Singers 7-CD Box Set “Come Go With Me: The Stax Collection” Coming Nov. 13rd, 2020


 
THE STAPLE SINGERS’ COME GO WITH ME: THE STAX COLLECTION
NOW AVAILABLE IN A DELUXE SEVEN-CD BOX SET
 
ACCLAIMED COLLECTION CELEBRATES THE STAPLE SINGERS’ STAX YEARS,
INCLUDING ALL OF THEIR STUDIO ALBUMS ON THE ICONIC LABEL,
PLUS LIVE RECORDINGS AND RARITIES
 
OUT NOVEMBER 13th ON CRAFT RECORDINGS
 
Los Angeles, CA (September 23, 2020)—Craft Recordings is thrilled to announce a deluxe CD edition of Come Go With Me: The Stax Collection.

Verve Label Group And UMe Release First-Ever Official Music Video For Louis Armstrong’s ‘What A Wonderful World’


 
Verve Label Group And UMe Release First-Ever Official Music Video For Louis Armstrong’s ‘What A Wonderful World’
 
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Verve Label Group and UMe, the global catalog company of Universal Music Group, today announced the release of the first-ever official music video for Louis Armstrong‘s beloved hit song, “What A Wonderful World.”

Patti LaBelle & Full Force Releases Unreleased Track “Ain’t Nuthin’ But A Feelin'” (EP) | LISTEN!


 
Patti LaBelle & Full Force
Ain’t Nuthin’ But A Feelin’ (EP) Out Now via Geffen/UMe
 
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A stellar previously unreleased track from Patti LaBelle, “Ain’t Nuthin’ But A Feelin’,” recorded during the sessions for her 1989 album Be Yourself, is out today for the first time, on a digital EP from Geffen/UMe with six brand new mixes.

Urban Legends to Release Episode 2 “Funky President” From Animated Mini-Series ‘Get Down, The Influence of James Brown’ on Sept. 1st, 2020


 
URBAN LEGENDS/UME RELEASES
FUNKY PRESIDENT
 
EPISODE TWO OF JAMES BROWN
MINI-DOCUMENTARY
Get Down, The Influence of James BROWN
 
Santa Monica, CA – August 12, 2020 ­­– Urban Legends, a division of UMe, Universal Music Group’s global catalog company, is continuing to spotlight one of the greatest artists of all-time, “The Godfather of Soul” James Brown, with the second installment of the animated mini-series Get Down, The Influence of James Brown.

Miles Davis Estate & The JFA Present “A Miles Davis Birthday Celebration” on SiriusXM’s ‘Real Jazz’ on May 22nd, 2020


 
MILES DAVIS ESTATE & JAZZ FOUNDATION OF AMERICA PRESENT “A MILES DAVIS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION” ON SIRIUSXM’S ‘REAL JAZZ’ THIS FRIDAY, MAY 22 AT 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
 
Three-Hour Music Special To Benefit And Raise Awareness Of The Covid-19 Musician’s Emergency Fund From Jazz Foundation Of America
 
Music Of Miles Highlighted With Curation By SiriusXM’s Mark Ruffin And Guest DJ’s Erin Davis, Vince Wilburn, Jr. and Steve Jordan
 
New York, NY (May 21, 2020)–Miles Davis Estate and the Jazz Foundation Of America present “A Miles Davis Birthday Celebration,” on SiriusXM’s ‘Real Jazz’ (67) this Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Diana Ross’ “Supertonic” Digital Release Coming May 29th | CD & Vinyl on June 26th, 2020


 
Diana Ross’ ‘Supertonic’ Digital Release Due On May 29; CD And Vinyl Will Be Available On June 26
 
NEW REMIX ALBUM PRODUCED BY MS. ROSS FEATURES ERIC KUPPER MIXES AND TURNS NINE CLASSIC TRACKS INTO DANCEFLOOR MAGIC ON CD, DIGITAL AND CRYSTAL-CLEAR VINYL
 
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Supertonic is a special kind of Diana Ross magic. Absolutely authentic, it’s her voice, her electrifying sound.