Currently browsing category

Jazz, Page 4

Jazz Supergroup Something Else! feat. Vincent Herring to Release New Project “Soul Jazz” on June 14th, 2024 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

Something Else!, a New Supergroup Led by Vincent Herring Revisits the Vital, Funky Grooves of an Unforgettable Era
Soul Jazz, the All-Star Band’s Groove-Driven Debut, Features Jeremy Pelt, Wayne Escoffery, Paul Bollenback, David Kikoski, Essiet Essiet and Otis Brown III
When soul jazz was born in the late 1950s/early 1960s, it provided a pathway for the funky, window-rattling grooves of contemporary soul and R&B to infuse the muscular hard bop of the day. For the generation that grew up in that era, soul jazz is the soundtrack of their lives – not to mention an absolute blast to play.

South African Pianist Nduduzo Makhathini to Release New Project “uNomkhubulwane” on June 7th, 2024 | WATCH & LISTEN!

South African Pianist Nduduzo Makhathini to Release New Project “uNomkhubulwane” on June 7th, 2024
South African pianist, composer, healer, and philosopher Nduduzo Makhathini returns with the June 7 release of his third Blue Note album uNomkhubulwane. The transcendent three-movement suite features Makhathini’s trio with bassist Zwelakhe-Duma Bell le Pere on bass and drummer Francisco Mela.

Bass Legend Avery Sharpe & Double Quartet to Release New Album “I Am My Neighbors Keeper” on June 14th, 2024

Legendary Bassist/Composer Avery Sharpe and his
Double Quartet
to release new recording
“I Am My Neighbors Keeper”
A new recording will be released on JKNM Records by internationally renowned bassist/composer Avery Sharpe, “I Am My Neighbors Keeper” is schedule for release in June 2024.

Jazz Legends Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin to Release New Album “Brasil” on May 31st | LISTEN! Announces New Tour Dates for 2024

Set for Release May 31, 2024
With special guests Ivan Lins, Grégoire Maret, Chico Pinheiro,
Celso Fonseca and Vocalist Tatiana Parra
(April 10, 2024) Two of jazz’ most successful and influential musicians of their generation, legendary guitarist Lee Ritenour and pianist Dave Grusin, have joined together with some of the top Brazilian players for their latest recording BRASIL.

Saxophonist Duane Parham Releases New Single “Your Precious Love” feat. Tammy (Trele) Davis | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

Saxophonist Duane Parham is one of Detroit’s most beloved jazz artists. He is recognized as an innovator, visionary, and top performer in Smooth Jazz, R&B and Gospel Music.

Trumpeter Etienne Charles to Release New Project “Creole Orchestra” on June 14th, 2024 | WATCH NEW EPK! Announces New Tour Dates for 2024

Trumpeter/Composer Etienne Charles Debuts as a Big Band Leader with “Creole Orchestra,” Arriving June 14 on Culture Shock Records
RICHMOND, Calif., April 8, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Etienne Charles presents himself to the jazz world as an accomplished large-ensemble arranger with “Creole Orchestra,” set for a June 14 release on his own Culture Shock imprint.

Flutist Lori Bell to Release Tribute Album “Recorda Me: Remembering Joe Henderson” on April 19th, 2024 | WATCH VIDEO! Announces New Tour Dates for 2024

Virtuoso LORI BELL Pays Homage to Music Titan JOE HENDERSON
Releasing April 19, ’Recorda Me’ Reimagines 8 Henderson Classics Including 60s Era Groundbreakers “Isotope,” “Serenity,” “Inner Urge,” “Punjab,” and “A Shade of Jade”
San Diego, CA: Accomplished arranger, virtuoso musician and esteemed educator, Lori Bell returns April 19th with Recorda Me: Remembering Joe Henderson, an extraordinary new collection paying homage to one of the all-time greats, hard bop, jazz icon, Joe Henderson.

Bassoonist Joy Guidry Releases New Single “I Will Always Miss You” | LISTEN! New Album “Amen” Coming May 10th, 2024

Joy Guidry Releases “I Will Always Miss You” Today In Advance Of Full Length LP AMEN Out May 2024 on Whited Sepulchre Records
Love is a verb. It is an action taken, one that must be renewed within the self. It is a process of learning, evolution, and the very nature of what it means to nurture ourselves and others. And few artists know this as intimately as Joy Guidry, the Texas-bred, California-based bassoonist. The fruits of her efforts can be heard through Guidry’s latest album, Amen.

Saxophonist Kirk Whalum to Release New Album “Epic Cool” on May 17th, 2024 | LISTEN! Announces New Tour Dates for 2024

Award Winning Saxophonist Kirk Whalum Announces
New Album Out May 17 via Mack Avenue Music Group/Artistry Music
First Single “Bah-De-Yah!” Available Today
April 5, 2024: Today, award-winning Memphis-born jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum announces the release of his newest single “Bah-De-Yah!” taken from his upcoming album Epic Cool which releases May 17th via Mack Avenue Music Group/Artistry Music.

Producer/Keyboardist Chris “Big Dog” Davis to Release New Album “After The Storm” on April 5th, 2024 | LISTEN!

Producer/Keyboardist Chris “Big Dog” Davis to Release New Album “After The Storm”
With a long list of #1 Billboard productions for other artists and a few Grammy nods, Davis and the label came to the conclusion that it is now his season and that the time was more than right for him to show himself fully to the music world.