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Singer Gregory Porter Covers Leonard Cohen’s Single “Suzanne” | WATCH NEW VIDEO! New Project “Here It Is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen” Arrives Oct. 14th, 2022


 
GREGORY PORTER COVERS LEONARD COHEN
WITH GORGEOUS NEW VERSION OF “SUZANNE”
 
HERE IT IS: A TRIBUTE TO LEONARD COHEN
NEW ALBUM PRODUCED BY LARRY KLEIN OUT OCT. 14
FEATURING AN EXTRAORDINARY LINE-UP OF VOCALISTS
 
Gregory Porter covers Leonard Cohen with a gorgeous new version of “Suzanne,” an all-time favorite from the legendary songwriter’s songbook that appeared on his debut album Songs of Leonard Cohen. “It was truly an honor to sing the words and melody of a master craftsman of song,” says Porter.

Miles Davis – “That’s What Happened 1982-1985: The Bootleg Series Vol. 7” Arrives Sept. 16th, 2022 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings Set to Release Miles Davis – That’s What Happened 1982-1985: The Bootleg Series Vol. 7 on Friday, September 16
 
3CD Box Set Collection includes Two Discs of Previously Unreleased Studio
Sessions plus ‘Miles Davis – Live in Montreal July 7, 1983’
 
Available in digital and physical configurations, the latest chapter in Columbia/Legacy’s acclaimed Miles Davis Bootleg Series shines a fresh light on an underrated period of the musician’s restless career-spanning quest for sublime and transcendent sounds.

Verve/UMe to Release Louis Armstrong’s Christmas Album “Louis Wishes You A Cool Yule” on Oct. 28th, 2022 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
FIRST-EVER OFFICIAL CHRISTMAS ALBUM FROM THE LEGENDARY LOUIS ARMSTRONG, “LOUIS WISHES YOU A COOL YULE,” SET FOR RELEASE OCTOBER 28 VIA VERVE RECORDS/UMe
 
NEW COLLECTION INCLUDES NEARLY ALL OF SATCHMO’S HOLIDAY OFFERINGS PLUS A PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED ARMSTRONG RECORDING OF THE CLASSIC HOLIDAY POEM, “A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS,” SET TO NEWLY RECORDED MUSIC BY SULLIVAN FORTNER
 
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Much like Santa Claus himself, Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong devoted his life to “the cause of happiness,” as he once put it, bringing joy to audiences around the globe every time he put his trumpet to his lips or crooned with his instantly-recognizable, gravelly voice.

Roy Hargrove Documentary to Premiere at Tribeca Festival on June 12th, 2022 | WATCH NEW TRAILER!


 
Poplife Productions Presents
in Association with Folding Chair Productions
 
“World Premiere” at Tribeca Festival on Sunday, June 12, 2022 (8pm)
Produced by Eliane Henri & Dana Guerin
Executive Produced by Janine Sherman Barrois & Erykah Badu
 
HARGROVE, a vérité style documentary chronicling the last year of GRAMMY Award-winning trumpet legend Roy Hargrove’s life, will debut at the Tribeca Festival on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 8PM at Waterfront Plaza at Brookfield Place (230 Vesey Street, NYC).

Soul/R&B Legends The O’Jays Celebrate 60 Years With Final Tour


 
Soul/R&B Legends The O’Jays Celebrate 60 Years With Final Tour!
 
Last Stop On The Love Train! Coming Soon To A City Near You!
 
After more than 60 years electrifying people all over the world, the mighty, legendary, R&B/Soul kings The O’Jays are set to embark on their final tour! Featuring original members Eddie Levert Sr and Walter Williams Sr, who have been singing together for over 70 years!

Capitol Records & UMe Releases “Capitol Rarities (Vol. 1)” by Nat King Cole | LISTEN!


 
CAPITOL RECORDS AND UNIVERSAL MUSIC ENTERPRISES ANNOUNCE THE RELEASE OF FOURTEEN LUMINOUS AND CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE TRACKS BY NAT KING COLE FROM 1949 TO 1952
 
THE FIRST OF SEVERAL VOLUMES FOR ALL MAJOR STREAMING SERVICES, CAPITOL RARITIES (VOL. 1) MARKS THE LEGENDARY JAZZ/POP PERFORMER’S 103rd BIRTHDAY
 
LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — He had a voice like cappuccino, swung like no other, and inhabited some of the greatest love songs ever written — and his music both typified its era and proves everlasting in 2022. Now, to celebrate Nat King Cole‘s birthday, March 17, some of his rarest tracks are joining the digital age.

Roberta Flack’s “Bustin’ Loose” Soundtrack to be Released Digitally on Feb. 11th, 2022


 
Roberta Flack’s Bustin’ Loose Soundtrack Set for 2/11/22 Digital Release
 
Music for 1981 Richard Pryor Film Spotlights Flack’s Compositional & Production Gifts; Features Guest Stars Luther Vandross & Peabo Bryson
 
NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A rare album by musical legend Roberta Flack, Bustin’ Loose is a treasure trove of the acclaimed superstar’s formidable talents as a producer, composer, arranger and collaborator.

Mary Wilson -“The Motown Anthology” | Available March 4th, 2022 | LISTEN!


 
Mary Wilson -“The Motown Anthology”
 
The First-Ever Collection Recognizing the Contribution and Career of the Legendary Motown Superstar Available March 4
 
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Singer, activist, author, fashion icon, actress, U.S. cultural ambassador, motivational speaker, dancer, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend, trailblazer, legend, Supreme: Mary Wilson earned her place in music history.

Ornette Coleman Box Set “Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums” | (Digital & 2-CD) on March 25th | (2-LP) on April 22nd, 2022 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
ORNETTE COLEMAN BOX SET
GENESIS OF GENIUS: THE CONTEMPORARY ALBUMS
SET FOR DIGITAL AND CD RELEASE ON MARCH 25
AND VINYL ON APRIL 22
 
180g 2-LP and 2-CD box sets contain newly mastered audio by Bernie Grundman of the legendary jazz saxophonist’s albums Something Else!!!! and
Tomorrow Is the Question!
 
The advance track “Tomorrow Is the Question!” available to stream/download now HERE
 
Los Angeles, CA (January 19, 2022) – Continuing Contemporary Records’ 70th anniversary celebration, Craft Recordings is proud to announce the release of the new box set, Ornette Coleman – Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-CD and digital formats out March 25 and 2-LP format on April 22).