VISIONARY SOUTH AFRICAN PIANIST & COMPOSER
TO RELEASE HIS BLUE NOTE DEBUT IN 2020
The visionary South African pianist and composer Nduduzo Makhathini is set to release his Blue Note Records debut Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds in 2020. Makhathini has released the album’s lead track “Yehlisan’uMoya” (Spirit Come Down)…
DOWN IN JAMAICA BOX SET TO BE RELEASED OCTOBER 25TH
Down In Jamaica: 40 Years Of VP Records is the definitive anthology of the company that helped bring reggae and dancehall to the world
New York, NY- Available October 25, 2019, Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records is a 94-track, multi-format limited edition (2,000 run) box set with a 24-page booklet and art cards detailing the hits, the rarities, and the history of the world’s largest reggae label.
Band Incognito to Release Highly Anticipated New Album “Tomorrow’s New Dream” on Nov. 8th, 2019, in celebration to their 40-year career
British acid jazz band Incognito release their new album ‘Tomorrow’s New Dream’ on November 8th 2019, and have announced a huge homecoming London show at Indigo at The O2 on December 4th 2019, marking an incredible 40 years since their formation.
RELEASES MAJOR LABEL DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM
BEAUTIFUL VINYL HUNTER
Following on from the success of ASHLEY HENRY’s two latest singles “Between The Lines” and “The Mighty,” the genre-blurring UK pianist unveils his debut studio album BEAUTIFUL VINYL HUNTER, out now on Sony Music Masterworks.
ALA.NI Announces New Album ACCA
out in Early 2020
Today, the UK-born, Paris-based artist ALA.NI announced her sophomore album ACCA, with videos for the first two singles “Differently” and “Sha La La.” ACCA — which is to be released in early 2020 — consists primarily of dense, harmonically intricate vocal arrangements with sparse or no instrumental backing at all.
Enchanting Paris-Born/Lagos-Bred Nigerian Singer/Songwriter Asa To Release
Long Awaited New Album October 2019
The Paris-born/Lagos-bred singer/songwriter Asa has been enchanting audiences ever since her eponymously titled recording debut in 2008. Inspired by such diverse influences as Tina Turner, Otis Redding, Fela Kuti, Billie Holliday, The Beatles, James Brown, Angelique Kidjo and Lenny Kravitz, Asa’s ability to craft heartfelt stories sung in English and Yoruba, set to lilting melodies and kinetic grooves, that weave together a stunning tapestry of her borderless influences, have made her one of the most refreshing artists of her generation.