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Drummer/Producer Kassa Overall to Release New Album “I Think I’m Good” on Feb. 28th, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single “I Know You See Me!”


 
Drummer-Producer-Emcee
KASSA OVERALL
Signs to Brownswood Recordings,
 
Seattle-raised, Brooklyn-residing Kassa Overall is a jazz musician, emcee, singer, producer, and drummer. His second, full-length album, I THINK I’M GOOD, is the work of an artist whose voice has ripened to its own hard-earned, provocative conclusions, erasing the need to talk about dissolving barriers between hip hop and jazz because he has begun a new conversation.

Bassist/Composer Matthew Snow Releases New Album “Iridescence”


 
Matthew Snow’s Debut Recording Iridescence Introduces An Important Young Jazz Bassist And Composer
 
A talented young bassist and composer who is based in New York, Matthew Snow debuts both his inventive jazz sextet and eight of his original songs on Iridescence. On a set of new material that ranges from cooking hard bop to moody ballads, Snow features a combo filled with up-and-coming talents.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Releases “Big Band Holidays II” | WATCH VIDEO for Aretha Franklin’s “O Tannenbaum”!


 
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Big Band Holidays II
 
Blue Engine Records
Release: 25 October 2019
 
Swing into the holiday spirit with BIG BAND HOLIDAYS II, the sequel to the critically acclaimed 2015 release from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

Jazz Legend Charlie Parker Honored With Global Bird 100 Centennial Celebration


 
INFLUENTIAL, CENTRAL ARCHITECT OF BEBOP HONORED WITH NEW MUSIC RELEASES, FESTIVALS, TRIBUTE TOUR, EXCLUSIVE ART, GRAPHIC NOVEL AND SPECIAL EVENTS EXPLORING HIS EXTRAORDINARY LEGACY AND TRAILBLAZING CAREER
 
CELEBRATION KICKS OFF THIS MONTH WITH LIMITED EDITION VINYL REISSUE OF RARE RECORDING, THE MAGNIFICENT CHARLIE PARKER, FOR RECORD STORE DAY BLACK FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29
 
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The incomparable life and extraordinary, trailblazing career of jazz titan and influential composer Charlie Parker will be honored throughout 2020 with a worldwide celebration commemorating the 100th anniversary of his birth (August 29, 1920).

Saxophonist Mike Phillips Releases New Single “Setembro” | LISTEN! New Album “Pulling Off The Covers” Coming Jan. 24th, 2020


 
Saxophonist Mike Phillips shines on the Brazilian pop jewel, “Setembro”
 
Throughout his impressive career, Mike Phillips has played for many dignitaries (Nelson Mandela) and played alongside many musical giants (Stevie Wonder, Simply Red). The saxophonist/songwriter’s philosophy that has brought him extremely far in his over two decade career in New York City playing with Boyz II Men, Rachelle Ferrell and others stems from more than just a technical standpoint.

Documentary “CHICK COREA: IN THE MIND OF A MASTER” Premieres Dec. 1st, 2019 on Scientology Network


 
CHICK COREA: IN THE MIND OF A MASTER
Premiere Date: Sunday, December 1, 8pm
 
Scientology Network, DIRECTV Channel 320
 
The documentary CHICK COREA: IN THE MIND OF A MASTER presents an unparalleled and coveted front row seat to witness the creative process of the 22-time GRAMMY Award® winning artist while he writes and arranges his new album Antidote, which just received a GRAMMY nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album.

Vocalist Nicolas Bearde Releases New Album “I Remember You: The Music of Nat King Cole” | LISTEN!


 
Vocalist Nicolas Bearde
releases his 6th Jazz Album
In Celebration of Nat King Coles Centenary
 
San Francisco-based vocalist, Nicolas Bearde recently released “I Remember You: the Music of Nat King Cole”, embellished by a group of outstanding musicians to rave reviews from critics and jazz audiences worldwide.

Legendary Saxophonist Dave Sanborn Presents the First Season of His New Show “Sanborn Sessions” | WATCH NEW VIDEOS!


 
Dave Sanborn, Legendary Saxophonist, Presents the First Season of His New Show “Sanborn Sessions”
 
NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Dave Sanborn, veteran saxophonist and six time Grammy Award winner announced today that he will soon present the first episode of his new music show, Sanborn Sessions. The new series is hosted by Sanborn and features a diverse roster of accomplished artists from a variety of genres and generations.

Brian Culbertson to Release 20th Album “XX” in 2020 | Announces The “XX” Tour – Kicks off April 1st, 2020


 
Brian Culbertson’s 2020 vision: Drop his 20th album, “XX,” and launch The XX Tour
 
Tickets go on sale next week for the three-month US concert trek that begins April 1.
 
CHICAGO (7 November 2019): As chart-topping multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Brian Culbertson crafts his 20th album, the aptly titled “XX” – Roman numerals representing twenty – he revealed plans for the extensive US concert tour that will support the record release.

“The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” – Digital Album Available NOW | CD & 2LP Vinyl Coming Dec. 20th | HBO Documentary ‘The Apollo’ Premieres Nov. 6th, 2019


 
‘The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’ Digital Album Out Now; CD & 2LP Vinyl To Be Released December 20 HBO Documentary ‘The Apollo’ Premieres November 6
 
Debuts New Robert Glasper Song with Vocals by Ledisi, Plus Selections from Glasper’s Original Score and Spoken Excerpts from Angela Bassett, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Pharrell Williams and Others
 
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the digital edition of THE APOLLO: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack has been released by Universal Music Group/Blue Note Records/Polygram Entertainment/UMe, just ahead of the new HBO documentary’s November 6 broadcast premiere.