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Saxophonist Michael Paulo Releases New Album “Beautiful Day” | Avail NOW | LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC!


 
Saxophonist Michael Paulo calls upon friends to celebrate “Beautiful Day”
 
Ray Parker Jr., Paul Brown, Peter White, David Benoit, Paul Jackson Jr. and Brian Simpson are among his buddies illuminating the new soul-jazz album. The first single, “Who You Gonna Call?,” impacts radio.
 
MENIFEE : From beginning to end, saxophonist Michael Paulo’s “Beautiful Day,” is a celebration of love, friendship and the Aloha spirit.

Haitian-American Singer Malou Beauvoir to Release New Album “Spiritwalker” on Nov. 2nd, 2018


 
Haitian-American Singer-Songwriter Malou Beauvoir
Invokes the Spirits of Vaudou to Communicate a Message
of Spiritual Awakening and World Peace
 
Album Brings Together Haitian Folk with Soul, Hip Hop
and Jazz to Create a Uniquely Compelling Blend
of the Traditional and Contemporary
 
On her new release, Spiritwalker, Haitian-American singer-songwriter Malou Beauvoir communes with and for the spiritual traditions of her island heritage.

Jazz Group The Yellowjackets Return with New Album “Raising Our Voice”, with Vocalist Luciana Souza, on Sept. 14th, 2018 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
GRAMMY® Award-winning Yellowjackets
Return with New Album & Collaboration
with Vocalist Luciana Souza
 
While the Los Angeles-based Yellowjackets have been a creative force on the jazz scene since 1981 when they recorded their eponymous debut, their fourth Mack Avenue Records album, Raising Our Voice, once again ups the ante with bold new strides by inviting vocalist extraordinaire Luciana Souza to collaborate with the group…

Jazz Duo The Braxton Brothers Returns with New Album “Higher” on August 24th, 2018 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
The Braxton Brothers return in the service of a “Higher” melody
 
“The Only Woman In The World” will invigorate soul-jazz radio playlists ahead of the release of the twins’ sixth album, dropping August 24.
 
SAN DIEGO: There is a reason why the bass and saxophone melodies Nelson and Wayne Braxton aka The Braxton Brothers write are so lyrical.

Pianist Christian Sands to Release New Album “Facing Dragons” on Sept. 21st, 2018 | Announces Performances for 2018-2019


 
Christian Sands Returns with
New Studio Album Facing Dragons,
Available September 21 on Mack Avenue Records
 
Not yet 30, Christian Sands is currently one of the most in-demand pianists working in jazz. In the last few years he has toured around the world as a bandleader and recently appeared as a sideman on records by Christian McBride and Gregory Porter.

Jazz Legend Wayne Shorter to Release New Album “Emanon” on Sept. 14th, 2018 | LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC!


 
JAZZ LEGEND WAYNE SHORTER SET FOR AUGUST 24 RELEASE OF EMANON,
AN EXTRAORINDARY MUSICAL & VISUAL EXPERIENCE FROM THE 10-TIME GRAMMY WINNER
FEATURING A TRIPLE ALBUM OF ORIGINAL MUSIC PERFORMED BY
THE WAYNE SHORTER QUARTET & ORPHEUS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
ACCOMPANIED BY A GRAPHIC NOVEL PENNED BY SHORTER & MONICA SLY
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY RANDY DuBURKE
 
Jazz legend and 10-time GRAMMY winner Wayne Shorter is set for the August 24 release of his long-awaited project Emanon, his first release since 2013’s Without A Net, which marked Shorter’s momentous return to Blue Note Records where he began his heralded recording career in Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers in 1959.

Jazz Singer Lucia Jackson to Release New Album “You And The Night And The Music” on Sept. 14th, 2018 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
You And The Night And The Music is the debut of Lucia Jackson, a promising young jazz singer who displays a fetching voice on a set of standards along with a few surprises.
 
With her father, jazz guitar great Ron Jackson, contributing arrangements and leading an impressive rhythm section joined by guests, Lucia Jackson creates fresh variations of timeless material.
 
Lucia Jackson has had busy careers as both a dancer and a model.

Bob James Trio to Release New Album “Espresso” on Aug. 31st, 2018 | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!


 
Legendary Pianist Bob James Returns to
Trio Format After Decade-Long Studio Recording
Hiatus as a Leader for Espresso
 
Long after establishing himself as one of America’s most accomplished composers, arrangers and instrumentalists, multiple-GRAMMY® Award-winner Bob James achieves his long-time ambition to return to the trio format he last utilized on 2004’s Take It From The Top, and embraced as an up-and-coming artist.

Contemporary Jazz Bassist Nate White Releases New Album “Up Close”


 
Cincinnati Solo Bass Artist, Nate White, Releases 3rd CD Titled “Up Close”
 
CINCINNATI, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Phat Bass Entertainment, Inc. announces that Nate White (www.natewhitemusic.com), a Cincinnati based solo bass artist with decades of performing, writing, and playing for crowds and fans across the country, this week will be releasing his 3rd CD for worldwide listening: “Up Close.”

Eddie Palmieri to Release Anticipated New Album “Full Circle” on July 20th, 2018 | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!


 
Latin Jazz Icon Eddie Palmieri To Release New Album Full Circle
 
Album Out This Friday via Palmieri’s Newly Formed Label Uprising Music
 
A titan of Latin Jazz and Salsa music, Eddie Palmieri, known as “El Maestro,” is still making musical history. At 81 years old, the multi-Grammy Award winning pianist and music legend will release Full Circle on July 20th.