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Guitarist Norman Brown to Release New Album “The Highest Act of Love” on Feb. 22nd, 2019 | LISTEN to “Free” feat. Deniece Williams!


 
Grammy Award-winning Contemporary Jazz/R&B Guitarist/Singer
& Producer Norman Brown
Set For New CD The Highest Act of Love February 22, 2019
 
Brown Joins Forces With Multi-Grammy Award Winning R&B Diva Deniece Williams For A Memorable Remake Of Her 1970s Hit “Free”
 
Norman Brown has sold over two-million albums and is a mainstay on the contemporary jazz charts. When the iconic and pioneering guitarist George Benson sings your praises you know you are a bad man!

The Branford Marsalis Quartet to Release New Album “The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul” on March 1st, 2019 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
The Branford Marsalis Quartet
Expands Range and Creativity on New Album,
The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul
 
The Branford Marsalis Quartet announce the release of their new album, The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul, on March 1 via OKeh Records, an imprint of Sony Music Masterworks, and Marsalis Music.

Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis to Release New Album “An Unruly Manifesto” on Feb 1st, 2019 | LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC!


 
Acclaimed Saxophonist & Composer James Brandon Lewis to Release
New Album, An Unruly Manifesto, February 1st 2019
 
James Brandon Lewis Acclaimed Saxophonist & Composer who the New York Times
described as “A Jazz Saxophonist in his 30’s,Raw Toned But Measured, Doesn’t sound
steeped in current jazz academy values There’s an Independence about him.”

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s “Roy Hargrove Musical Celebration” to Stream LIVE on Jan. 8th, 2019


 
ROY HARGROVE
MUSICAL CELEBRATION
AVAILABLE VIA LIVE WEBCAST
FROM JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER’S ROSE THEATER
 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 7pm ET
 
New York, NY (January 7, 2019) Today, Jazz at Lincoln Center announced the Roy Hargrove Musical Celebration on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 7pm ET will stream live in high-definition audio and video for free to a global audience.

Contemporary Jazz Group JAZZ FUNK SOUL to Release New Album “Life And Times” on Jan. 25th, 2019 | LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC!


 
Jazz Funk Soul Kicks Off New Year With
Life And Times (Out January 25, 2019)
Paying Homage to Founding Member & Guitarist
Chuck Loeb & Welcoming New Member Paul Jackson Jr.
 
In 2014 three of Contemporary Jazz’s primary architects – Grammy winning pianist/keyboardist Jeff Lorber, Grammy nominated saxophonist Everette Harp and the late Grammy nominated guitar wizard Chuck Loeb joined forces to create the supergroup Jazz Funk Soul.

Blue Note Records Celebrates 80th Anniversary


 
BLUE NOTE RECORDS CELEBRATES 80th ANNIVERSARY
THE FINEST IN JAZZ SINCE 1939
 
LEGACY OF LEGENDARY JAZZ LABEL WILL BE HONORED WITH
SEVERAL NEW VINYL SERIES, A DOCUMENTARY FILM, SPECIAL LIVE EVENTS,
ART PRINTS OF CLASSIC BLUE NOTE IMAGERY, BRANDED APPAREL,
THE BLUE NOTE REVIEW VINYL BOXSET SERIES & MORE
 
80 years ago on January 6, 1939, a German immigrant and passionate Jazz fan named Alfred Lion produced his first recording session in New York City with two Boogie Woogie pianists, founding what would become the most-respected and longest-running Jazz label in the world.

Vocalist Catherine Russell to Release New Album “Alone Together” on March 1st, 2019 | Announces New Tour | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
GRAMMY® Award-winning Vocalist Catherine Russell
to Release New Album, Alone Together —
Available March 1, 2019 on Dot Time Records
 
International Tour Runs February 10 – May 26
 
Alone Together, vocalist Catherine Russell’s seventh studio album as a leader, is a search for truth.

Saxophonist Isaac Edwards to Release New Album “Begin Again” on Feb. 22nd, 2019


 
Saxophonist Isaac Edwards is inspired to “Begin Again”
 
The pop instrumental album mixing jazz, R&B, rock and gospel drops February 22 following the zesty Latin-jazz single, “Christina Christina,” which goes to radio on January 14.
 
SAN DIEGO (3 January 2019): Isaac Edwards finally reached a point in his life when he decided that he simply had to overcome past regrets in order to pursue his dream.

Singer Masego Releases Holiday Track, “Favorite Tings” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Masego rounds out phenomenal year with “Favorite Tings,” a holiday-spirited spin on a classic
 
25-date headlining US tour sold out nationwide
Critically-acclaimed debut album ‘Lady Lady’ released earlier this year
 
(New York, NY): In the spirit of the season, singer, songwriter, producer Masego released “Favorite Tings,” a festive Christmas rendition of “My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music exclusively via Amazon Music.

Master Trombonist Steve Davis to Release New Album “Correlations” on March 8th, 2019


 
Master Trombonist Steve Davis Debuts His Powerhouse New Sextet on Correlations,
Available March 8 on Smoke Sessions Records
 
New Album Features Stellar Lineup Including Wayne Escoffery, Joshua Bruneau, Xavier Davis,
Dezron Douglas and Jonathan Barber
 
One of the most acclaimed trombonists of his generation, Steve Davis has been a member of some of jazz’s premiere ensembles: Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Chick Corea’s Origins, the Jackie McLean Sextet, Benny Golson’s New Jazztet, the Christian McBride Big Band, and the all-star collective One For All.