Long-running Canadian Jazz, Blues & Gospel Label Justin Time Records Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Shares 40 Years Of Justin Time Records Selections From Over 600 Recordings
Today, the long-running Canadian jazz, blues and gospel label Justin Time Records celebrates its 40th Anniversary and releases 40 Years of Justin Time Records, a compilation of 40-songs from quintessential releases past and present.
THE COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA
Directed by Scotty Barnhart
BASIE SWINGS THE BLUES!
Available Sept. 15, 2023
With Buddy Guy, Bobby Rush, Keb’ Mo’, Robert Cray, George Benson, Shemekia
Copeland, Ledesi, Mr. Sipp, Lauren Mitchell, Bettye LaVette and Charlie Musselwhite
(August 16, 2023). Candid Records is excited to announce the Sept. 15 release of Basie Swings the Blues, the latest recording by the legendary Count Basie Orchestra under the direction of Scotty Barnhart.
Up-and-Coming Songstress Bre Wooten Releases New Single “Woman In The Middle”
As an adult, Bre decided to start singing with long time friend “Dre Walker”. Dre was doing lots of shows in the Tru state area. This is where blues promoter Craig smacks Harris of IDS Entertainment had a chance to see and hear her.
Bobby Rush Releases New Single and Video
“You’re Gonna Need a Man Like Me”
July 28, 2023: Today, the two-time GRAMMY winner, Blues Hall of Famer, and 16-time Blues Music Awards winner Bobby Rush released his video for “You’re Gonna Need a Man Like Me,” the newest single from his upcoming album All My Love For You.
Blue Heart Records signs Chris Beard
‘Pass It On Down’ slated for worldwide release on September 15, 2023
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – July 18, 2023 – PRLog — Blue Heart Records is pleased to announce the signing of second generation bluesman, Chris Beard. Raised in the company of veteran bluesmen including Buddy Guy and the late Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Beard bridges the generations with his approach to the blues.
Bobby Rush Releases New Single “I’m Free”
From Forthcoming Album All My Love For You
Out August 18 via Thirty Tigers
June 30, 2023: Today, the two-time GRAMMY winner, Blues Hall of Famer, and 16-time Blues Music Awards winner Bobby Rush released “I’m Free,” the opening track on his forthcoming album All My Love For You out on August 18 via Deep Rush Records / Thirty Tigers.
CANDID RECORDS RELEASES INSPIRATIONAL VIDEO OF
KEB’ MO’S “TAKING ME HIGHER”
THE ALL-STAR SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
TO THE FEATURE FILM
True Story of First African American to Land an NBA Contract
(June 26, 2023) Candid Records is pleased to announce the release of the official video for “Taking Me Higher” by five-Time GRAMMY® winner Keb’ Mo’, from the SWEETWATER (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album.
Bobby Rush Announces New Album
All My Love For You Out August 18
via Deep Rush Records/Thirty Tigers
June 2, 2023: Today, the two-time GRAMMY winner, Blues Hall of Famer, and 16-time Blues Music Awards winner Bobby Rush announced his new album All My Love For You will be released on August 18 via Deep Rush Records / Thirty Tigers.
HOUSTON’S LEONARD “LOWDOWN” BROWN SHARES SOUL SONG “FIND A BRIDGE” SINGLE & VIDEO TODAY
AS HE TURNS 70, HE PREPS DEBUT ALBUM BLUES IS CALLING ME (MUSIC MAKER FOUNDATION)
BROWN’S MUSIC FEATURED ON DISNEY+ /NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SERIES AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL, NARRATED BY MICHAEL B. JORDAN
Exuding effortless cool, Houston, TX soul/bluesman Leonard “Lowdown” Brown today shared a new single and music video for the soul song “Find a Bridge,” (see below) which he wrote in response to Hurricane Katrina.
Atlanta-Based Pianist Joe Alterman Pays Tribute to His Mentor and Dear Friend, the Legendary Pianist/Composer Les McCann, on His Spirited New Trio Album
Joe Alterman Plays Les McCann: Big Mo & Little Joe, Available August 11 via Joe Alterman Music, Features Bassist Kevin Smith and Drummer Justin Chesarek on Material Spanning McCann’s Career
The first time that the two pianists met, Les McCann didn’t bother to formally greet Joe Alterman. The then wheelchair-bound McCann simply approached the stage of New York’s legendary Blue Note, where the younger pianist was in the middle of his soundcheck, and said, “Play me some blues, boy.”