August Greene Releases Remix of “Optimistic”
Featuring Kirk Franklin, BJ The Chicago Kid,
and Kierra Sheard
Tour Dates Announced for November and December 2018
Today Common, Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins’ supergroup August Greene released their remix of “Optimistic” featuring Kirk Franklin, BJ The Chicago Kid, and Kierra Sheard. The Sounds of Blackness cover originally appeared on August Greene’s self-titled Amazon Original album.
JAZZ LEGEND WAYNE SHORTER SET FOR AUGUST 24 RELEASE OF EMANON,
AN EXTRAORINDARY MUSICAL & VISUAL EXPERIENCE FROM THE 10-TIME GRAMMY WINNER
FEATURING A TRIPLE ALBUM OF ORIGINAL MUSIC PERFORMED BY
THE WAYNE SHORTER QUARTET & ORPHEUS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
ACCOMPANIED BY A GRAPHIC NOVEL PENNED BY SHORTER & MONICA SLY
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY RANDY DuBURKE
Jazz legend and 10-time GRAMMY winner Wayne Shorter is set for the August 24 release of his long-awaited project Emanon, his first release since 2013’s Without A Net, which marked Shorter’s momentous return to Blue Note Records where he began his heralded recording career in Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers in 1959.
Latin Jazz Icon Eddie Palmieri To Release New Album Full Circle
Album Out This Friday via Palmieri’s Newly Formed Label Uprising Music
A titan of Latin Jazz and Salsa music, Eddie Palmieri, known as “El Maestro,” is still making musical history. At 81 years old, the multi-Grammy Award winning pianist and music legend will release Full Circle on July 20th.
MULTI GRAMMY AWARD & EMMY WINNING
SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR
MARKS NELSON MANDELA’S CENTENNIAL JULY 18TH WITH A SONG FROM THEIR HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SHANACHIE CD
FREEDOM OUT SEPTEMBER 14TH!
The celebrated Choir that has collaborated with Bono and U2, Peter Gabriel,
Robert Plant, Pharrell Williams, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder & Kirk Franklin among others, kicks off its Blockbuster US Tour In October
Soweto Gospel Choir’s universal message of love, unity and hope, along with its captivating melodic and harmonic wonder, mesmerizing showmanship and awe-inspiring performances, has made believers of millions of fans around the world.
GRAMMY NOMINATED ANTHONY DAVID MARKS
BILL WITHERS’ 80TH BIRTHDAY AND INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH A PERSONALIZED INTERPRETATION OF
WITHERS’ MEDITATION ON WAR
“In 1972, Bill Withers wrote a song about the Vietnam War,” Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Anthony David intones over a stark drumbeat in his personalized and timely interpretation of “I Can’t Write Left-Handed,” Withers’ haunting meditation on military and combat.
FOR A LIMITED TIME: STREAM THE ENTIRE NEW ALBUM “THE TRANSPARENCY PROJECT” BY PJ MORGAN – EXCLUSIVELY ON THEURBANMUSICSCENE.COM!!
Special Stream Ends May 29th! Album Arrives June 1st & is Available for Pre-Order May 27th on Amazon & iTunes.
Attention T.U.M.S. Readers! Here’s your chance to sample the entire new album from Gospel Organist PJ Morgan entitled “The Transparency Project” via 1DMV Music Group! Hear the entire album from now until May 29th, 2018!
Resonance Records to Release Previously Unissued Music from
Jazz Guitar Icon Grant Green
Funk in France: From Paris to Antibes (1969-1970)
& Slick! – Live at Oil Can Harry’s
Resonance Records is proud to be releasing the first official previously unissued recordings of Grant Green in over 10 years, representing the earliest (1969-1970) and latest (1975) known live recordings of Grant Green as a bandleader.