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Elemental Music to Release Albums “Dexter Gordon Quartet Tokyo 1975” & “Woody Shaw Tokyo 1981” on July 13th, 2018


 
Elemental Music Launches Ambitious Series of
Previously Unreleased Historic Recordings
from Jazz Giants of the Golden Age
 
Dexter Gordon Quartet Tokyo 1975,
Woody Shaw Tokyo 1981
 
In life, trumpeter Woody Shaw and saxophonist Dexter Gordon – two instrumental giants of the jazz idiom – were often connected.

Legendary Percussionist Pete Escovedo Returns with New Album, “Back to The Bay” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Legendary Bay Area percussionist Pete Escovedo returns with a brand-new album, Back to the Bay. 
 
Watch New Video “Lets Stay Together” feat Singer Sy Smith Below!
 
“With this new project, I wanted to reach back and taste all those wonderful flavors of music that sadly aren’t as common as they used to be,” Escovedo asserts about his latest LP.

Dave Koz & Friends to Release New Project “Summer Horns II From A To Z” on June 22nd, 2018 | WATCH NEW VIDEO! | Announces New Tour


 
GRAMMY-NOMINATED SAXOPHONIST DAVE KOZ AND HIS FRIENDS
RETURN WITH SUMMER HORNS II FROM A TO Z,
A STUNNING SET OF 11 CLASSIC TUNES
 
June 22, 2018 release features Gerald Albright, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot and
Aubrey Logan with guest vocalists Jonathan Butler, Kenny Lattimore and Sheléa
 
For Immediate Release – Five years ago, after Dave Koz and Friends released Summer Horns—the GRAMMY-nominated album that paid tribute to classic songs featuring killer horn sections—all that the musicians could think about was how much fun they’d just had.

Marcus Miller Returns With New Album “Laid Black” on June 1st, 2018 | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!


 
MARCUS MILLER EXPLORES ELEMENTS OF MODERN URBAN MUSIC
ON HIS VIBRANT NEW BLUE NOTE ALBUM LAID BLACK OUT JUNE 1
FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS TROMBONE SHORTY, KIRK WHALUM,
TAKE SIX, JONATHAN BUTLER, AND SELAH SUE
 
Marcus Miller brings the influence of modern urban music to his trademark sound on his highly-anticipated, genre-defying new album Laid Black, which will be released June 1 on Blue Note Records.

Pianist Christian Sands to Release New Project “Reach Further EP” on May 18th, 2018 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Christian Sands Announces Ambitious Summer
with Digital-Only Live REACH FURTHER EP, International Touring & Serving as Creative Ambassador to the Erroll Garner Project
 
After a dynamic 2017, filled with international touring and the release of his critically acclaimed Mack Avenue Records debut album REACH, singularly talented pianist, GRAMMY® Award-nominee, and Steinway artist Christian Sands is expanding on his story with REACH FURTHER EP.

Latin Jazz Saxophonist Jessy J Releases New Album “Live at Yoshi’s – 10 Year Anniversary Special” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
TOP CONTEMPORARY LATIN JAZZ SAXOPHONIST JESSY J CELEBRATES
10TH ANNIVERSARY WITH DYNAMIC NEW RECORDING
LIVE AT YOSHI’S RELEASED APRIL 27, 2018
 
(Los Angeles–May 3, 2018) It’s hard to believe a decade has past since top Latin jazz saxophonist Jessy J burst onto the scene with her debut chart-topping album Tequila Moon.

Resonance Records to Release Classic Grant Green Recordings: “Funk in France: From Paris to Antibes (1969-1970)” & “Slick! – Live at Oil Can Harry’s” on May 25th, 2018 | WATCH NEW VIDEO! LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!


 
Resonance Records to Release Previously Unissued Music from
Jazz Guitar Icon Grant Green
 
Historic Recordings:
Funk in France: From Paris to Antibes (1969-1970)
& Slick! – Live at Oil Can Harry’s
 
Resonance Records is proud to be releasing the first official previously unissued recordings of Grant Green in over 10 years, representing the earliest (1969-1970) and latest (1975) known live recordings of Grant Green as a bandleader.

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams to Release New Album “Vanished Gardens” on June 29th, 2018 | Announces New Tour 2018


 
CHARLES LLOYD & THE MARVELS + LUCINDA WILLIAMS
EXPANSIVE NEW ALBUM VANISHED GARDENS
OUT JUNE 29 ON BLUE NOTE RECORDS
 
On June 29, Charles Lloyd & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams will release Vanished Gardens (Blue Note), a transcendent new album that presents the fascinating collaboration between NEA Jazz Master saxophonist and composer Charles Lloyd and acclaimed GRAMMY-winning singer and songwriter Lucinda Williams.

Saxophonist Dave McMurray to Release New Album “Music Is Life” on May 18th, 2018 | LISTEN!


 
Saxophonist Dave McMurray Makes
Blue Note Records Debut with Detroit-centric Album,
Music Is Life – Available May 18
 
Saxophonist Combines Experiences Playing with B.B. King, The Rolling Stones, Herbie Hancock, Bootsy Collins, on Funk-Jazz-Soul Album Feat. “Seven Nation Army” & “Atomic Dog” Covers
 
Dave McMurray’s Blue Note Records debut, Music Is Life, is a reunion of sorts, given the long history the saxophonist shares with the label’s president, and fellow Detroit native, Don Was.