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Drummer Jimmy Cobb to Release New Album “This I Dig of You” on Aug. 16th, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single “My Old Flame”!

Iconic Drummer Jimmy Cobb, at 90 Years Old and as
Vital as Ever, Releases His New Album This I Dig of You, Featuring his Rich, Classic Swing
Name a canonical jazz artist, and chances are Jimmy Cobb has shared a stage or recording studio with them. Starting with his first recordings with Earl Bostic at the tender age of 21 all the way up to his new album This I Dig of You, due out August 16 via Smoke Sessions Records, Cobb has been not just a jazz drummer but the jazz drummer — a musician unmatched in technique and experience.

Singer Veronica Swift to Release New Album “Confessions” on Aug. 30th, 2019

Rising Young Vocalist Veronica Swift
Shines Light on Oft-Overlooked Songs with
Relatable Meaning on New Album, Confessions
Available August 30 via Mack Avenue Records
Album Features Bands Led by Benny Green and Emmet Cohen
At just 25 years old, Veronica Swift has built a résumé that even many late-career jazz singers would envy: tours as a featured vocalist with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Chris Botti;

Bassist Julian Vaughn to Release New Album “Supreme” on June 28th, 2019 | LISTEN!

Julian Vaughn’s latest project, Supreme, brings the bass guitar to the forefront
In the contemporary jazz market, the melodies are usually carried out by the brass, keyboardists or guitarists. Yet when the art of jazz at its finest veers off left of center every once in a while, there are instrumentalists who can seamlessly transport their tools into the main spotlight.

Flutist Althea René Releases New Album “Flawsome” | LISTEN!

Soul-Jazz Flutist Althea René Releases New Album “Flawsome” – Available NOW on CDBaby & Amazon!
Contemporary/Soul Jazz Flutist Althea René continues giving music lovers some great, quality soulful instrumentals with the 9 track project, “Flawsome” – Available June 21st, 2019. Just in time for summer.

Jazzmeia Horn to Release 2nd Album “Love and Liberation” on Aug. 23rd, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single “When I Say”!

For Immediate Release – In the two years since Jazzmeia Horn bowed with her first album, the GRAMMY Award®-nominated A Social Call, she’s been busy on the road, honing her vocal skills to a finely tuned level, writing songs of personal relevance and social message, and perfecting a fearless approach to improvisation and performance in general.

Jazz Guitarist Dr. Dave Releases New Single “Sexy Cindy” | WATCH NEW VIDEO! | Album “Midnight Daydream” Available NOW

Dr. Dave® is a popular contemporary jazz guitarist having played with the greats including Freddie Hubbard, Ernie Watts and the late Fattburger members Carl Evans, Jr., Hollis Gentry, legendary brothers Ronnie and Hubert Laws and of course with The HouseCall Band®.

Pianist Gino Rosaria to Release New Album “Still Waters Runs Deep” on July 12th, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single “Night Groove”!

Pianist Gino Rosaria displays his depths on “Still Waters”
The urbane contemporary jazz “Night Groove” is among Billboard’s most added singles, setting up the July 12 album release.
PENSACOLA (10 June 2019): Don’t be fooled by the quiet facade. Pianist Gino Rosaria has an uncommon depth that stems from being a native of culturally diverse Curaçao, possessing a master’s degree in classical music performance and having a love of jazz.

Saxophonist Steve Cole to Release New Album “Gratitude” on July 26th, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single “Neo Sol”!

Saxophonist Steve Cole Shows Appreciation for
Supporters with Healing Energy on Gratitude,
Co-Produced by Longtime Collaborator David Mann
Album Available July 26 on Artistry Music
It’s during the times when we’re confronted with life’s hardest struggles that we learn to appreciate the humanity around us.

Maxine Hardcastle Releases New Album “The Collection” | Available NOW | LISTEN!

Maxine Hardcastle, the daughter of one of smooth jazz’s premier technicians, presents her own work of art entitled The Collection
Back in the mid-eighties, producer/musician Paul Hardcastle rocked the dance floor with the pulsating techno funk of the international smash, “19”, an intense soundtrack that accented spoken vignettes and swift samples from those who served in Vietnam.

Hidden Beach Recordings Releases New Album “Unwrapped Vol. 8: The Chicago Sessions” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

Unwrapped Vol. 8: The Chicago Sessions 
May 28, 2019 (Los Angeles, CA) Hidden Beach Recordings’ Unwrapped series has made a triumphant return with its Unwrapped Vol. 8: The Chicago Sessions album. Released May 24, the 10-cut collection has already garnered glowing coverage.