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“Oscar, With Love” Tribute Deluxe Limited Edition 5-LP Set Arrives Feb. 21st, 2020


 
Mack Avenue Records Set to Release
Oscar Peterson Tribute Deluxe Limited Edition 5-LP
180-gram Vinyl Box Set with 40-page Booklet
 
Oscar, With Love: Available Tomorrow
 
In 2015, a special 3-CD set, Oscar, With Love, was released to observe the 90th birthday of jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson (1925-2007).

EXCLUSIVE STREAM! LISTEN to Saxophonist Vincent Ingala’s Entire New Album “Echoes Of The Heart” from Now til Feb. 22nd, 2020!! Album Drops Feb. 21st!


 
EXCLUSIVE STREAM! LISTEN to Vincent Ingala’s New Album “Echoes Of The Heart” from Now til February 22nd, 2020!! Album Drops Feb. 21st!
 
Here’s your chance to listen to the entire new album from Contemporary Jazz Saxophonist Vincent Ingala entitled “Echoes Of The Heart” via Shanachie Entertainment! Hear the entire album from now until Feb. 22nd! The new project will be released on Feb. 21st and feature special guests David Benoit and Steve Oliver.

Trumpeter Marquis Hill Releases New Album “Love Tape: With Voices” on Feb. 14th, 2020 | LISTEN to Single “They Say This Is Love”!


 
Trumpeter Marquis Hill Releases Next Iteration of
Meditative Reflection of Self-Love on
Love Tape: With Voices
 
Over the course of eight releases, Chicago trumpeter/composer Marquis Hill has established a distinct sound, thoroughly his own, fusing elements of jazz, hip hop, funk, soul, and R&B.

Saxophonist Jimmy Greene to Release New Album “While Looking Up” on April 3rd, 2020


 
Saxophonist/Composer Jimmy Greene Looks to Faith
for Inspiration and Strength in New Heartfelt Album
 
The deluge of political divisiveness, horrific violence and hateful rhetoric that seem to have polluted our lives on a daily basis over the last few years have left many people across the country and around the world feeling angry, frustrated and hopeless.

Gregory Porter Releases New Single “If Love Is Overrated” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
GREGORY PORTER
SHARES HEART-WARMING NEW SINGLE “IF LOVE IS OVERRATED”
FROM SIXTH STUDIO ALBUM ALL RISE OUT APRIL 17
 
Two-time GRAMMY Award winning singer and songwriter Gregory Porter has shared “If Love Is Overrated,” a heart-warming new single from his forthcoming sixth studio album ALL RISE, which will be released April 17th on Blue Note Records.

Vocalist Cynthia Scott Releases New Single “Sweet Valentine” | LISTEN!


 
“SWEET VALENTINE”
NEW SINGLE FROM
RAY CHARLES RAELETTE
CYNTHIA SCOTT
 
Ms. Cynthia Scott, the award-winning jazz, blues, R&B and gospel vocalist, whose voice lit up the stage with the iconic hitmaker Ray Charles, has a new single out especially for Valentines’ Day called “SWEET VALENTINE.”

Vocalist Gloria Reuben & Guitarist Marty Ashby Releases New Album “For All We Know” on Feb. 14th, 2020 | LISTEN to Single “Time After Time!”


 
GLORIA REUBEN AND MARTY ASHBY
FOR ALL WE KNOW
AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 14, 2020
 
Gloria Reuben and Marty Ashby perform a collection of tunes, intimately exploring the beautiful, sometimes painful, oftentimes mystifying nature of love and relationships.

Boney James to Release New Album “Solid” on April 17th, 2020 | Announces New Tour Dates


 
Boney James New Album
Solid
A Reflection On Relationships & A Respite From a Stress-Filled World
 
“A solid relationship is when someone has your back and will stand by your side no matter what,” explains Boney James about the title of his new CD. “Solid is a word that has a few meanings, but this one really resonated with me and became the theme of the record.”

Nina Simone’s Album “Fodder On My Wings” Reissued on LP & CD/Digital | Coming April 3rd, 2020 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Essential Late-Era Nina Simone Album, Fodder On My Wings,
to Make Long Overdue Reappearance on LP and CD
Plus Wide Digital Release for First Time in
Standard and Hi-Res Audio
 
Recorded in 1982, not long after she moved to Paris, Fodder On My Wings was one of Nina Simone’s favorite albums yet has remained one of her most obscure.

Pianist/Keyboardist Connie Han to Release New Album “Iron Starlet” on April 10th, 2020


 
Pianist/Composer Connie Han Continues
to Rise as a Powerful New Voice in the Modern Jazz Landscape
 
With the release of her 2018 Mack Avenue Music Group debut, Crime Zone, pianist/keyboardist Connie Han seized the attention of the jazz world and firmly established herself as a fast-rising star on the scene.