Todd Marcus — Baltimore, MD-Based Bass Clarinetist & Community Organizer — Releases
On These Streets: A Baltimore Story, Available April 27th
Baltimore-based Todd Marcus is one of the most renowned bass clarinetists in the world. As one of only a few jazz players who focuses solely on that instrument, he has carved out a unique sound world in modern jazz, with great virtuosic flair.
Tiffany Bynoe (formerly Tene’ Williams) Returns With “All Things New” – A Duet with Uncle Howard Hewett
Akron, Ohio-native Tiffany Bynoe is a singer who is also the niece of renowned soul singer Howard Hewett. She originally entered the industry in 1993 under the stage name Tene’ Williams on Pendulum/Elektra Records. Now, after time spent nurturing a husband and three children, she returns – independent and with an inspired new album, 11-11 Me.
FOR A LIMITED TIME: STREAM THE ENTIRE NEW ALBUM “SOUL CITY” BY SAXOPHONIST MARION MEADOWS – EXCLUSIVELY ON THEURBANMUSICSCENE.COM!!
Special Stream Ends February 19th! Album Arrives Feb. 16th & is Available for Pre-Order now on Amazon & iTunes.
Guess what T.U.M.S. Readers! Here’s your chance to listen to the entire new album from contemporary jazz saxophonist Marion Meadows entitled “Soul City” via Shanachie Entertainment!
Common, Robert Glasper & Karriem Riggins
Announce New Group August Greene
Golden Globe, GRAMMY, Academy Award winning activist, actor and artist Common, four-time GRAMMY Award winning pianist/producer Robert Glasper, and drummer/producer extraordinaire Karriem Riggins announce the formation of their new group August Greene. The band’s debut self-titled, Amazon Original album will be released on March 9th.
Introducing The Authentic and Unique Contemporary Singer and Songwriter DIANNA NICOLE
Chicago, IL – Independent artist and indie music award winning songwriter and singer DIANNA NICOLE is birthing a new sound for a new generation. Her music and artistry has been described as unique, engaging and anointed, along with being labeled a mix of Gospel, Pop/Rock and Contemporary Worship laced in an authentic yet captivating theatrical package.
LISTEN to the new single from North West London’s neo-soul, jazz singer Chloe Bodur entitled “Glory”, features smokey vocals, ambient neo-soul and funk-fuelled guitar melodies.
Chloe Bodur is a 19-year-old singer/songwriter from North West London. Fusing elements of neo-soul, jazz and pop, Bodur has been gracing audiences with her distinctive style. Embodying emotional rawness and unapologetic lyricism, Bodur delivers an authentic sound of reflection and contemplation which has been resonating with listeners all over the UK.
SHANACHIE ENTERTAINMENT SIGNS CAPTIVATING YOUNG PIANIST
GREG SPERO & SPIRIT FINGERS
“I feel I have a mission and something to say,” confides pianist Greg Spero and leader of Spirit Fingers. “It requires a lot of digging and a lot of agony to get to the point where it can be said truly and honestly.” The forward-thinking and introspective pianist has been in the woodshed with his electrifying quartet Spirit Fingers, who will make their Shanachie Entertainment debut on March 16, 2018 with their explosive eponymously titled CD.