Sherman Irby Recalls Legends of the Alto Saxophone
While Forging Unique Voice on Cerulean Canvas –
Available October 20 on Black Warrior Records
Integrity is a word that often tends to be thrown around too loosely these days. But in the case of the extraordinary alto saxophonist Sherman Irby it not only fully applies, but demands a capital “I” for the proper emphasis.
GREGORY PORTER ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF NAT KING COLE & ME;
HEARTFELT TRIBUTE ALBUM OUT OCT. 27 ON BLUE NOTE
On October 27, 2-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Gregory Porter will release his 3rd Blue Note album, Nat King Cole & Me, a heartfelt tribute to his idol, the legendary singer, pianist and Capitol recording artist Nat King Cole.
FOR A LIMITED TIME: STREAM THE ENTIRE NEW ALBUM “POETRY IN MOTION” BY SAXOPHONIST NAJEE – EXCLUSIVELY ON THEURBANMUSICSCENE.COM!!
Cheers! Here’s your chance to listen to the entire new album from contemporary/urban jazz saxophonist NAJEE entitled “Poetry In Motion” via Shanachie Entertainment! Hear the entire album from now until Aug. 27th, 2017! The new project will be released on Aug. 25th.
Grammy Award-Winning Trumpeter Keyon Harrold’s Upcoming Album ‘The Mugician’ Set for Release on September 29th via Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records
NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy Award winner, Keyon Harrold, one of the world’s most sought-after genre-bending trumpeters, will release ‘The Mugician’ on September 29th via Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records.
DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER’S NEW ALBUM, “MEMPHIS…YES, I’M READY,” SET FOR RELEASE SEPTEMBER 15TH VIA DDB RECORDS/OKEH/SONY MASTERWORKS
Memphis, Tennessee. Every picture tells a story; every journey begins differently. The story of Dee Dee Bridgewater‘s stunning new album, “Memphis…Yes, I’m Ready,” begins in that city, where she was born at Collins Chapel Hospital, located not far from where the album was recorded at Producer Willie Mitchell’s historic Royal Studios.
NICOLE MITCHELL AND HAKI MADHUBUTI RELEASE FIRST ALBUM OF THEIR COLLABORATION
In 2014, Mitchell was commissioned by the Jazz Institute of Chicago to write music inspired by the poetry of Haki Madhbuti. Liberation Narratives, the latest release by composer, flautist and conceptualist Nicole Mitchell, will be released by the notable African-American publisher, Third World Press.
DRUMMER TO THE STARS WORLD RENOWNED MULTI INSTRUMENTALIST COMPOSER SONNY EMORY GROOVES SOLO WITH BAND CACHET ON
LOVE IS THE GREATEST
(ATLANTA, GA — August xx, 2017) –After decades of laying down the foundation and galvanizing the groove on tour and in the studio for legends like Earth, Wind & Fire, The Crusaders, Bruce Hornsby, Al Jarreau, Steely Dan and Bette Midler, drummer, multi-instrumentalist and composer Sonny Emory is on the greatest creative roll of his career,…
The always reliable saxophone man in Najee gifts a special dedication on Poetry In Motion, to two special musical heroes
LISTEN to New Single “Is It The Way” featuring Eric Roberson below!
What a way to celebrate one’s 30th anniversary in the industry but with a personal thank you to two musicians that left their own impact with so many fans and peers. Of course, Najee is beyond the perfect candidate in extending homage to Prince and Al Jarreau, legends in their own right and whom performed alongside with the much respected saxophone/woodwind player in their careers.
MULTIPLE GRAMMY-NOMINATED LATIN JAZZ GROUP NEGRONI’S TRiO SET TO RELEASE NINTH ALBUM, “NEW ERA,” SEPTEMBER 8TH VIA SONY MUSIC LATIN
Los Angeles, California. “New Era,” the stunning new CD from multiple Grammy-nominated Jazz group NEGRONI’s TRiO sets a new pace for the band in its exploration of multiple musical styles and sounds which have influenced Trio founder Jose Negroni throughout his life.