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Vocalist Andy James to Release New Holiday Album “Bells Are Ringing” on Nov. 25th, 2022 | LISTEN!


 
Vocalist Andy James Interprets Some of Her Favorite Holiday Songs on Bells Are Ringing
 
Featuring Bill Cunliffe, Jon Cowherd, Marcus Strickland, Alex Acuña, Ronnie Foster, John Patitucci, Vinnie Colaiuta, Joe LaBarbera and More
 
On Bells Are Ringing, vocalist Andy James closes out 2022 with an album of holiday songs recorded over the last three years.

IN+OUT Records Releases Original Soundtrack “Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes” (2-LP) | WATCH VIDEO!


 
Last Month, PBS Premiered Finding the Right Notes,
the Two-Hour Major Documentary on
Jazz Legend Ron Carter
 
The Freiburg, Germany Record Label IN+OUT Records Releases the Original Soundtrack of the Film on 180-Gram Double Vinyl Today
Includes Bonus Track “Nearly”
 
Six years in the making, the documentary film of the most comprehensive look into the life of jazz bassist Ron Carter arrived on October 21. Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes was produced and directed by the renowned producer/director Peter Schnall, a seven-time Emmy Award and Peabody Award winner.

Canadian Jazz Songstress Mary Lou Sicoly Releases New Single “September” | WATCH NEW VIDEO! New Album “Lemon Meringue Pie” Available NOW


 
Award Winning Jazz Songstress Mary Lou Sicoly Puts a Smooth, Sweet Spin on a ‘70s Classic with “September”
 
Just like the languid last days of summer can make you nostalgic for all the good times shared, the warm memories that a favourite song from our youth brings to the surface can make us long to relive those days as well.

Jazz Singer Michele Thomas Releases New Album “The Assumption” | LISTEN!


 
Jazz Singer Michele Thomas Releases New Album ”The Assumption”
 
Jazz singer-songwriter, entrepreneur, and educator Michele Thomas is a suave innovator. With silken grace she eases in her formative background in gospel, and her love of R&B, soul, and neo-soul, into a musical language that shows a dedication and a passion for jazz, spanning all of its defining eras.

“Donald Byrd Live: Cookin’ with Blue Note at Montreux” 1st Ever Release – Coming Dec. 9th, 2022 | LISTEN!


 
DONALD BYRD
LIVE: COOKIN’ WITH BLUE NOTE AT MONTREUX
DYNAMIC 1973 LIVE SET GETS FIRST-EVER OFFICIAL RELEASE DEC. 9
ON WHAT WOULD HAVE BEEN THE LEGENDARY TRUMPETER’S 90th BIRTHDAY
 
LISTEN TO “BLACK BYRD”
 
Blue Note Records has announced a first-ever official release of Donald Byrd Live: Cookin’ with Blue Note at Montreux on what would have been the legendary trumpeter’s 90th birthday: December 9, 2022.

Bassist Dezron Douglas Releases New Single “More Coffee Please” | WATCH NEW VIDEO! New Album “ATALAYA” Arrives Nov. 18th, 2022


 
Dezron Douglas Shares “More Coffee Please” Video & Announces Coffee Collaboration With 4LW
 
ATALAYA Due November 18th on International Anthem
 
Playing Two Nights at Smalls w/Livestream Nov 25 & 26
 
ATALAYA is new work by bassist Dezron Douglas, and it is alive. That is, ‘alive’ in all the ways that jazz is at its best – as a pure and personal expression of Black Music channeled…

Pianist John Paul McGhee Releases New Project “Gospejazzical, Vol. 1 (Live)” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
JOHN PAUL MCGEE
“GOSPEJAZZICAL, VOL. 1 (LIVE)”
AVAILABLE TODAY
 
Available From All Major Streaming Services
 
His name may be unfamiliar to many initially, but John Paul McGee is arguably one of the most gifted, classically-trained millennials that has ever touched the 88 keys on a piano. One experience with his masterful musicianship and the way you hear Gospel, Jazz, and Classical will never be the same.

Contemporary Jazz Pianist Yulia Releases New Single “Keep The Faith” | LISTEN!


 
Award Winning Contemporary Jazz Pianist & Composer
YULIA
 
NEW SINGLE — “KEEP THE FAITH”
NEW RECORDING – BEST WISHES TO BE RELEASED FEBRUARY 2023
 
Giving off serious movie theme vibes contemporary jazz pianist/composer YULIA’s latest single titled “Keep the Faith” is an incredibly significant piece that is going to break new ground in jazz innovation as well as outside the classical orchestra sphere.

Saxophonist Jessy J Releases New Holiday Album “California Christmas Vol. 2” | LISTEN!


 
OCTOBER 28, 2022
CALIFORNIA CHRISTMAS VOL. 2 OUT TODAY!
 
TOP CONTEMPORARY LATIN JAZZ SAXOPHONIST JESSY J
RELEASES SECOND COLLECTION OF HOLIDAY FAVORITES!
 
In 2016, top contemporary jazz and Latin saxophonist Jessy J released her first ever holiday collection– California Christmas. In 2022, due to popular demand and her love for everything about the holidays, especially the classic songs of the season, Jessy has recorded her second album of holiday favorites – with a twist – California Christmas Volume 2.