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Guitarist Eric Essix Releases New Album “Songs From The Deep” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

Contemporary/Urban Jazz Guitarist Eric Essix Releases New Album “Songs From The Deep”
For Eric Essix, the year 2018 marked two inspiring milestones in his multi-faceted career. In celebration of 30 years as a solo recording artist, the Birmingham, Alabama based, contemporary jazz guitarist released “More”, his 25th full length album.

Vocalist Bill Kwan to Release New Project “No Ordinary Love: The Music of Sade” on April 16th, 2021

Vocalist Bill Kwan Explores Sade’s Artistry
with an All-Star Group of Distinguished Players
This is no ordinary jazz album. It’s not just that San Francisco vocalist Bill Kwan delves deeply into the songbook of one of the 20th century’s most popular female singers. Slated for release on April 16, 2021, No Ordinary Love: The Music of Sade captures an artist boldly redefining himself.

Saxophonist Vincent Herring to Release New Album “Preaching to the Choir” on April 30th, 2021

Saxophonist Vincent Herring
Battles Back From Bout with Coronavirus and
Career-Threatening Side Effects with Optimistic New Album
Saxophonist Vincent Herring speaks for nearly all of us when he writes, “2020 into 2021 was a morbid nightmare.” Herring has experienced the effects of the pandemic firsthand, contracting COVID-19 while suffering the same loss of performance opportunities befalling every musician during this trying year.

Saxophonist Justin Lancaster Releases New Single “Without A Doubt” | LISTEN!

Contemporary Jazz Saxophonist Justin Lancaster Drops New Single “Without A Doubt”
Seemingly appearing on the jazz scene out of nowhere, Saxophonist Justin Lancaster brings a fresh perspective to contemporary jazz, including a versatile array of everything from head-bobbing jams to smooth serenades.

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels to Release New Album “Tone Poem” on March 12th, 2021 | LISTEN to New Single “Ramblin'”!

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels have released “Ramblin’,” a rollicking version of Ornette Coleman’s tune which is the first single from the legendary saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master Charles Lloyd’s forthcoming album Tone Poem out March 12 on Blue Note Records.

Jazz Artist Carl Roland Releases New Single “Rock With Me” | LISTEN!

“Mu’Sonique Records brings Smooth-Modern Jazz, Recording Artist CARL ROLAND”
Releases New Single “Rock With Me”
Carl Roland, a Kansas City, ambitious teen fled to Los Angeles, California, in hot pursuit of his music dream. Carl quickly engaged in several joint ventures earning him multiple Gold and Platinum ‘RIAA’ certifications. Carl has had the pleasure of working with some of the great musical artists…

Contemporary Jazz Artist Hugh Manwell to Release New EP “HUGH” on Jan. 26th, 2021 | LISTEN to New Single “House of Glass”!

Debut Project From Hugh Manwell
Delivers 4 Genre Blending Contemporary
Jazz Songs On His 4 Track EP
From NYC Based Record Label, Onza Records.
Born out of his studies at Juilliard in the mecca of Jazz, New York City, Hugh Manwell crashed on the scene in 2014 creating his own lane for his unique, contemporary sound. A live multi-instrumentalist and producer, Hugh Manwell intricately blurs the line of Jazz, Funk, and Soul while remaining true to his own raw, uncut sound.

Contemporary Jazz Keyboardist Patrick Bradley Releases New Album “Exhale” | LISTEN to Title Track!

Contemporary Jazz Keyboardist Patrick Bradley Releases New Album “Exhale”
Recording artists aspire toward a time in their career when their music and the process by which it is realized become as natural as the ordained rushing of a sparkling mountain spring. Keyboardist/Composer Patrick Bradley has arrived at that rarefied space with his 5th album…Exhale (releasing January 15, 2021 via the Patricks Song Factory label).

Saxophonist Richard D’Abreu, Jr. Releases New Single “Happy Birthday (from Me)” | LISTEN!

Gospel Jazz Saxophonist, Richard D’Abreu, Jr., Celebrates Birthday with Jazzy Rendition of Birthday Classic
(Richmond, VA) – January 20, 2021 – “Happy Birthday” is one of today’s most recognizable songs. A tune used to celebrate birthdays from age 1 to 100 and beyond, the melody alone recalls warm memories of festive occasions shared with family and friends. Gospel Jazz Saxophonist Richard D’Abreu, Jr. loves the song.

Saxophonist Isaac Norris Releases New Single “Dancing on Air” feat. Nathan Mitchell | LISTEN!

Saxophonist Isaac Norris Releases New Single “Dancing on Air” feat. Nathan Mitchell
Music is more than the art of self-expression of sound and rhythm. Music is a place where feelings, freedom, time, and space come together and form shared moments and journeys. Isaac Norris seeks to create music that not only speaks to the heart but inspires others to pursue their dreams.