Brian Culbertson’s 2020 vision: Drop his 20th album, “XX,” and launch The XX Tour
Tickets go on sale next week for the three-month US concert trek that begins April 1.
CHICAGO (7 November 2019): As chart-topping multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Brian Culbertson crafts his 20th album, the aptly titled “XX” – Roman numerals representing twenty – he revealed plans for the extensive US concert tour that will support the record release.
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)…
MICHAEL LINGTONS NEW ALBUM,
A FOREIGN AFFAIR CHRISTMAS,
SET FOR RELEASE ON NOVEMBER 8
Lington Shares Lead-off Track, Last Christmas Ft. Philippe Saisse
Album Also Features Vince Gill, Russ Freeman, Chris Standring,
Dave Koz, Adam Hawley, Sheléa And Rick Braun
As its title suggests, Michael Lingtons A Foreign Affair Christmas takes a romantic, cosmopolitan approach to holiday music.
Vocalist Carmen Lundy Releases New Album “Modern Ancestors” on Oct. 25th, 2019. WATCH New Video for Single “Eye Of The Storm!”
CARMEN LUNDY: I assembled an incredible group of musicians to help bring these songs to life – the amazing young pianist Julius Rodriguez, the genius of my brother Curtis Lundy on acoustic bass, the brilliant electric and acoustic bassist Kenny Davis, the truly gifted Terreon Gully and Kassa Overall on drums, my longtime friend and percussionist, the great Mayra Casales, and the extraordinary guitarist Andrew Renfroe.
Flash! Bam! Alakazam! Jazz vocalists Deborah Silver and Freddy Cole charm on a tribute to a King
LOS ANGELES (22 October 2019): Billboard chart-topping jazz singer Deborah Silver and four-time Grammy nominated crooner-pianist Freddy Cole have been friends for two decades yet they had never sung a duet before they entered a Hollywood recording studio to record a loving tribute to commemorate Nat King Cole’s centennial birth year.
Contemporary Jazz Sax Legend NAJEE Returns with 18th Studio Album “Center Of The Heart” on Nov. 15th, 2019
In a business where trends and artists come and go, Najee’s name is synonymous with innovation, consistency and the best in contemporary jazz. The visionary has enjoyed an enviable three-decade career by staying true to his own artistic vision.
“Solidarity,” New CD Due Nov. 8 from Drummer/Composer Jerome Jennings, Addresses Concerns About Political & Social Justice
RICHMOND, CALIF. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 08, 2019 – Drummer-composer-educator Jerome Jennings puts the spotlight on his writing chops for “Solidarity,” his rousing second album as a leader, set for a November 8 release on his own Iola Records.
Tenor saxophonist Ray Blue enjoys his WORK, creating a straight-ahead jazz set filled with warm melodies.
A Well-Balanced Program Of Originals, Standards And Tunes By Nat Adderley, Jimmy Smith And George Coleman
The New York based tenor saxophonist Ray Blue, who has a deep tone and a melodic style, is featured on WORK, a set of accessible yet quietly creative music.
Vocalist Maria Mendes Explores Portugese Fado Music
Through the Lense of Symphonic Jazz on Close to Me
Featuring Metropole Orkest & John Beasley
Available October 25 via Justin Time Records
Music is the heart and soul of jazz singer Maria Mendes, who studied in New York, Brussels, Rotterdam, and Porto, and whose talents have been praised by musical legends such as Quincy Jones and Hermeto Pascoal.
Saxophonist Jackiem Joyner mixes smooth jazz with sexy R&B on his latest project, Touch
It is quite an achievement for a smooth jazz artist to maintain their musical game despite the music industry’s changes and fads. When not motivating students to achieve their musical goals, Jackiem Joyner keeps steady in the studio and out on the road for the cause of adult contemporary jazz, steadily gaining a worldwide audience.