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Concord Jazz to Release “Ella 100: Live At The Apollo!” on April 24th, 2020


 
ON APRIL 24TH, CONCORD JAZZ RELEASES
ELLA 100: LIVE AT THE APOLLO!
 
For Immediate Release – Ella 100: Live at the Apollo!, set for release on April 24th, 2020 via Concord Jazz, celebrates the music and life of the “First Lady of Song,” Ella Fitzgerald, hailed as perhaps the greatest singer in the history of jazz.

Jazz Group Butcher Brown Releases New Single “Tidal Wave” – LISTEN! Announces New Tour for 2020


 
Butcher Brown Release New Single “Tidal Wave,” an innovative fusion of jazz and hip-hop
 
“A nod to the OGs Ronnie Laws and Black Moon. Our example of how Jazz and Rap come from the same soul.” – Butcher Brown
 
Straight out of the underground, a steady rumble is building and it’s called Butcher Brown. Pulsing from the nerve center of Jellowstone Studios in Richmond VA, Butcher Brown takes careful note of the history and legacy of jazz and throws caution to the wind with wanton abandon.

National Museum of African American Music Announces Grand Opening Date of Sept. 3rd, 2020


 
National Museum Of African American Music Announces Grand Opening Date Of September 3, 2020 – Advance Tickets Now Available!
 
First multi-genre Black music museum scheduled to open early September in ‘Music City’
 
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — After more than 20 years in development, the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) is ready to open its doors to music lovers of all ages.

Charles Lloyd Releases New Album “8: Kindred Spirits (Live from The Lobero)” (CD/DVD) | WATCH NEW VIDEO! Announces New Tour 2020


 
CHARLES LLOYD 8: KINDRED SPIRITS (LIVE FROM THE LOBERO)
 
A MAGNIFICENT DOCUMENT OF LLOYD’S 80th BIRTHDAY CONCERT
FEATURING JULIAN LAGE, GERALD CLAYTON, REUBEN ROGERS & ERIC HARLAND, PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS BOOKER T. JONES & DON WAS
 
The legendary saxophonist, composer, and jazz mystic Charles Lloyd celebrated his 80th birthday on March 15, 2018 at his hometown venue, Santa Barbara’s Lobero Theatre, with an unprecedented grouping of musical friends including guitarist Julian Lage, pianist Gerald Clayton, bassist Reuben Rogers, and drummer Eric Harland, with special guests organist Booker T. Jones and bassist Don Was joining the ensemble midway.

Karl Sterling Releases New Album “Dream (Parkinson’s Global Project)” | LISTEN to New Single “Here To Love You!”


 
Drummer Karl Sterling Releases New Album “Dream (Parkinson’s Global Project)” feat. Special Guests
 
“Dream” is a CD album with 90% of album proceeds going to fund much needed Parkinson’s education and research. Led by Karl Sterling (creator of the Parkinson’s Global Project & Regeneration Training) this album will be used to influence and draw awareness to Parkinson’s disease at large. It is produced by Jimmy Haslip, Scott Kinsey, Jeff Richman and features many notable musicians.

“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 | LISTEN!


 
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.