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WATCH NEW VIDEO! New Collective Group Run N’ Fly to Release Debut Album on Nov. 10th, 2017


 
Collective Run N’ Fly Pays Homage to Strong
Feminine Role Models That Have Defined Pop Culture on
Eponymous Debut – Available November 10 via Run N’ Fly
 
Embracing a newfound creative freedom to explore his lifelong passion for old school R&B/funk and contemporary urban jazz, guitarist Sandro Albert is the mastermind, composer and producer of an extraordinary collective, Run N’ Fly.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Keyboardist David Garfield Releases New Single “Go Home”


 
David Garfield, Famed L.A. Keyboardist And Longtime George Benson Musical Director, Gathers Dynamic All-Star Lineup
 
For Fresh Re-Imagining Of Stevie Wonder’s “Go Home”
 
(Hollywood, CA) – Keeping the spirit of Old School R&B fresh and alive for new generations of listeners, David Garfield has a longstanding tradition of creating dynamic, freewheeling re-imaginings of songs by legendary soul artists both live and in the studio.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Jazz Guitarist Tim Bowman Releases New Album “Into The Blue”


 
Much respected jazz guitarist, Tim Bowman, demonstrates his musicality while bringing in some very special musical guests on Into The Blue
 
Some may know Tim Bowman as the musical director of The Winans, who made imprints on the contemporary gospel charts in the eighties.

Boney James’ “Honestly” Debut at #1 on Billboard Jazz & Contemporary Jazz Charts


 
SAXOPHONIST AND COMPOSER BONEY JAMES’ NEW ALBUM HONESTLY DEBUTS AT #1
 
HONESTLY Hits # 1 On Billboard Jazz, Contemporary Jazz Albums And #22 On Current Albums Charts
 
Genre-blurring artist Boney James is once again making a big impact on the charts with his new release HONESTLY as the album debuts at #1 on the Billboard Jazz and Contemporary Jazz charts.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! The Blue Note All-Stars to Release New Album “Our Point of View” on Sept. 29th, 2017


 
BLUE NOTE ALL-STARS
OUR POINT OF VIEW
 
The creative young voices of Jazz have been the lifeblood of Blue Note Records throughout its storied history, from Thelonious Monk and Herbie Hancock to Freddie Hubbard and Joe Henderson, all of whom made their debut albums for the legendary label.

Saxophonist Dave Koz to Release New Holiday Album “Dave Koz and Friends 20th Anniversary Christmas” on Sept. 29th, 2017 | Announces New Tour 2017


 
GRAMMY-NOMINATED SAXOPHONIST DAVE KOZ CELEBRATES TWO DECADES OF CHRISTMAS TOURS
 
WITH NEW HOLIDAY CD FEATURING DAVID BENOIT, RICK BRAUN AND PETER WHITE
 
Dave Koz and Friends 20th Anniversary Christmas also features guest vocalists Selina Albright, Javier Colon, Kenny Lattimore, Gabriel Orengo and Jeffrey Osborne
 
After twenty years of sold out Christmas tours and five celebrated holiday albums within as many years, saxophonist Dave Koz has done his share – and then some – to help to make the season bright.

Saxophonist Sherman Irby to Release New Album “Cerulean Canvas” on Oct. 20th, 2017


 
Sherman Irby Recalls Legends of the Alto Saxophone
While Forging Unique Voice on Cerulean Canvas –
Available October 20 on Black Warrior Records
 
Integrity is a word that often tends to be thrown around too loosely these days. But in the case of the extraordinary alto saxophonist Sherman Irby it not only fully applies, but demands a capital “I” for the proper emphasis.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Gregory Porter to Release Tribute Album “Nat King Cole & Me” on Oct. 27th, 2017


 
GREGORY PORTER ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF NAT KING COLE & ME;
HEARTFELT TRIBUTE ALBUM OUT OCT. 27 ON BLUE NOTE
 
On October 27, 2-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Gregory Porter will release his 3rd Blue Note album, Nat King Cole & Me, a heartfelt tribute to his idol, the legendary singer, pianist and Capitol recording artist Nat King Cole.

Saxophonist Vincent Herring to Release New Album “Hard Times” on Nov. 3rd, 2017


 
Saxophonist Vincent Herring Soothes Modern Day Turbulence on Hard Times –
Available November 3 on Smoke Sessions Records
 
There’s no avoiding the hard times. Every human being that’s walked this Earth has had his or her share of the blues, from the personal to the political, the local to the global.

EXCLUSIVE STREAM! LISTEN to New Album from Saxman NAJEE “Poetry In Motion” from Now til Aug. 27th!!


 
FOR A LIMITED TIME: STREAM THE ENTIRE NEW ALBUM “POETRY IN MOTION” BY SAXOPHONIST NAJEE – EXCLUSIVELY ON THEURBANMUSICSCENE.COM!!
 
Cheers! Here’s your chance to listen to the entire new album from contemporary/urban jazz saxophonist NAJEE entitled “Poetry In Motion” via Shanachie Entertainment! Hear the entire album from now until Aug. 27th, 2017! The new project will be released on Aug. 25th.