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Brian Culbertson to Release New Album “Colors of Love” on Feb. 14th, 2018 | WATCH VIDEO!

Brian Culbertson to celebrate love with a colorful bouquet of romantic music on Valentine’s Day
The jazz-R&B keyboardist will release the intimate “Colors of Love” single and album that will be supported by an extensive spring concert tour. A bonus track is available for Indiegogo supporters.
LOS ANGELES (7 November 2017): They met for the first time when they were music majors at DePaul University. Flash forward, Michelle and Brian Culbertson celebrated their twentieth wedding anniversary last month.

Saxophonist Marcus Anderson Releases New Album “This is Christmas” – WATCH VIDEO!

Saxman Marcus Anderson Releases New Seasonal Project “This is Christmas” – Available NOW on Amazon
Contemporary Jazz Saxophonist Marcus Anderson swings into the holiday spirit with a track listing of songs, ballads and much more in “This is Christmas” (courtesy of Anderson Music).

Blue Note Records Introduces “Blue Note Review: Vol. 1 – Peace, Love & Fishing” Boxset | Available NOW

Blue Note Records introduces Blue Note Review: Volume One – Peace, Love & Fishing, the inaugural edition of a stunning new biannual, limited edition, luxury boxset subscription series that encapsulates the storied past and auspicious future of the legendary jazz label.

Singer/Drummer Jamison Ross to Release New Album “All For One” on Jan. 26th, 2018

Whereas Jamison Ross’ GRAMMY®-nominated, vocal-heavy 2015 debut disc, Jamison shocked some listeners who knew him primarily as a drummer, especially after he won the 2012 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Drum Competition, his sophomore disc, All For One, scheduled for release on January 26, 2018 via Concord Jazz, will surely solidify his reputation as one his generation’s brightest vocalists and drummers.

Gregory Porter to Make Carnegie Hall Concert Debut on Valentine’s Day – Feb. 14th, 2018 | Announces Tour Dates 2017-2018

2-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Gregory Porter has released his stunning third Blue Note album, Nat King Cole & Me, a heartfelt dedication to his idol, the legendary singer and pianist Nat King Cole that finds Porter revisiting some of Cole’s most cherished classics such as “Smile,” “L-O-V-E,” “Mona Lisa,” “Nature Boy,” and “The Christmas Song.”

New Documentary “Arturo Sandoval: Heart and Music” is Currently in Production

New Film on Grammy Award-Winning Jazz Legend Arturo Sandoval in Production
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A new documentary on legendary jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval is currently in production. Filmmaker Francisco J. Ricardo, director of F For Franco, is directing the film, inspired by Arturo’s energy and dedication to his craft.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! New Group Ranky Tanky to Release Debut New Album (Digitally) on Oct 20th & (Physically) Nov. 3rd, 2017

Ranky Tanky Breathes Life To the Gullah Culture
of the South Carolina Lowcountry With A Range of
Playful Game Songs to Heartbreaking Spirituals
Set to a Unique Sea Islands Groove
From the South Carolina Lowcountry, where life is laced with African ways, comes Ranky Tanky, a quintet with music rooted in a culture that has shaped American art, food, language and attitude. Their eponymous album on Resilience Music Alliance celebrates that culture, its people and their mother tongue, Gullah.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! The Baylor Project Releases New Single “Laugh And Move On”

The Baylor Project
“Laugh and Move On”
(Be A Light)
Video Reflections by A. Scott Galloway
As noted earlier this year, The Journey, the debut Gospel-Jazz album by husband and wife duo Jean Baylor (vocals) and Marcus Baylor (drummer) – collectively known as The Baylor Project – is one of the finest releases of the year through and through.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! “Chasing Coltrane: The John Coltrane Documentary” to be Released on Nov. 17th, 2017

John Coltrane’s Music And Life Explored And Honored In ‘Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary’
Acclaimed Feature Documentary Film Debuts on DVD and Blu-ray on November 17; Companion Soundtrack Album to be Released on CD, 2-LP Vinyl, and Digital Audio
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On November 17, respected filmmaker John Scheinfeld’s acclaimed feature documentary film, Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, will be released by UMe on DVD and Blu-ray with exclusive bonus features.

Kelly Peterson and Mack Ave Records to Re-Release 3-CD Collection “Oscar, With Love” on Nov. 17th, 2017

Mack Avenue Records Partners with Kelly Peterson to Re-Release Celebration of
Iconic Pianist Oscar Peterson for Oscar, With Love
Chick Corea, Renee Rosnes, Bill Charlap, Gerald Clayton, Monty Alexander, and Many More
Record Peterson’s Compositions at His Home on Prized Personal Bösendorfer Piano
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).