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BEN TANKARD’s Fresh New Single “Passionfruit” Is #1 Most Added On Billboard Smooth Jazz Chart
Ben Tankard Receives His 18th Stellar Award Nomination and Two 2020 Steeple Award Nominations
Nashville, TN — Without a doubt, Jazz man Ben Tankard is the most decorated Gospel/Jazz artist of all time. His catalog of albums has garnered the musician every national award and accredited chart status that exists for his genre.
Pianist Christian Sands Finds Inspiration in the
Multitude of Form, Infinite Fluidity and Life-Giving Vitality of
Water on Third Full Length Album for Mack Avenue Records
It can be overwhelming to realize how much water surrounds us, affects us and impacts our lives. It’s an element vital to survival yet can be utterly devastating; it can be placid and beautiful or torrential and violent.
ART BLAKEY & THE JAZZ MESSENGERS: JUST COOLIN’
NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED 1959 STUDIO ALBUM
DUE OUT APRIL 24 ON BLUE NOTE RECORDS
On April 24, Blue Note Records will release Just Coolin’, a never-before-released studio album by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers that was recorded on March 8, 1959 in Rudy Van Gelder’s living room studio in Hackensack, New Jersey.
Musician/Producer/Writer Samir Zarif aka FKAJAZZ Releases New EP “Lineage” – LISTEN to Inner Peace, Pt. 1 “Til We Meet Again”
With “Lineage” FKAjazz reveals a side of himself we’ve only recently send glimpses. In both his 2019 Billboard charting album, “Beautifully Awkward” and his debut as FKAjazz with “Stereotype Threat” in 2017, we got an overall perspective of FKAjazz as both a producer & saxophonist.
Pianist/Bandleader Orrin Evans
Gathers Together His Close-Knit Village
For The Spirited, Celebratory Fourth Album by the
GRAMMY® Award-nominated Captain Black Big Band
The Intangible Between,
Due Out May 1 via Smoke Sessions Records
If it takes a village to raise a child, as the proverb says, then it certainly takes at least that much to nurture a big band.
GREGORY PORTER ANNOUNCES FALL 2020 U.S. HEADLINE TOUR
INCLUDING OCT. 3 CONCERT AT THE HISTORIC KINGS THEATRE IN BROOKLYN
NEW ALBUM ALL RISE OUT APRIL 17 ON BLUE NOTE
Two-time GRAMMY Award winning singer-songwriter Gregory Porter has announced a Fall 2020 U.S. headline tour including a concert at the historic Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY on October 3 for which tickets will go on sale now.
BLUE ENGINE RECORDS TO RELEASE ROCK CHALK SUITE,
A LOVE LETTER TO BASKETBALL FROM THE JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS
A 15-movement suite inspired by University of Kansas basketball legends like Wilt Chamberlain, Paul Pierce, Lynette Woodard,and Jo Jo White
New York, NY (March 11, 2020) – Wilt Chamberlain, Paul Pierce, Lynette Woodard, and Jo Jo White are among the University of Kansas basketball legends honored on Blue Engine Records’s Rock Chalk Suite by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.
PIANIST BOB JAMES’ AVANT-GARDE & BEBOP ROOTS UNEARTHED ON RESONANCE’S SET OF PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED SESSIONS “ONCE UPON A TIME”
Los Angeles (February 2020) – Resonance Records, the award-winning label home of acclaimed archival releases by Nat King Cole, Bill Evans, Wes Montgomery, and others, will break new ground with the April 18 LP release of Bob James’ “Once Upon a Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions”, a collection of important, previously unheard 1965 recordings by the pianist’s trio cut by Resonance’s founder and co-president George Klabin.