ALA.NI ANNOUNCES NEW FESTIVE EP CHRISTMAS VOL. 2
OUT NOVEMBER 24
November 16, 2023: Today, ALA.NI announced her second festive EP Christmas Vol. 2, out November 24th. Bringing a grandeur to the smoky, lovelorn traditions of a torch singer, ALA.NI’s previous albums – her debut You & I and the entirely a capella ACCA – have earned a wealth of international acclaim,…
The Benford Jazz Label & R&B/Jazz Keyboardist/Entertainment Mogul Vassal Benford Issues an Offering of Love and Thanksgiving with Hit New Single “Dedication Song” Ahead of the Holidays
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — As Thanksgiving approaches, music and entertainment industry mogul, Vassal Benford, is feeling grateful. The R&B/jazz keyboardist wrote and produced a new single, “Dedication Song,” a fusion of traditional jazz and contemporary R&B/hip-hop.
Contemporary Soul-Jazz Recording Artist Ragan Whiteside Releases New Holiday Classic, “The Little Drummer Boy,” along with the Re-Issue of “This Christmas”
(Atlanta, GA – November 16, 2023) – Contemporary flute-playing soul-jazz phenomenon Ragan Whiteside releases her rendition of the holiday classic, “The Little Drummer Boy,” which will be on all digital and streaming platforms including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, and Pandora on Friday, November 17, 2023.
BLUE NOTE RECORDS ANNOUNCES 2024 LINE-UP
FOR THE TONE POET AUDIOPHILE VINYL REISSUE SERIES
Blue Note Records has announced the 2024 line-up for the Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series. The acclaimed series is produced by the “Tone Poet” Joe Harley and features definitive all-analog, 180g audiophile vinyl reissues that are mastered from the original master tapes by Kevin Gray of Cohearent Audio. Tone Poet vinyl is manufactured at RTI and packaged in deluxe gatefold tip-on jackets.
Drummer-Composer Reggie Quinerly Explores the Possibilities of Afro-Latin Jazz with the January 19 Release of “The Thousandth Scholar” on Redefinition Music
RICHMOND, Calif., Nov. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The rich straight-ahead jazz of Reggie Quinerly gets an Afro-Caribbean spin with “The Thousandth Scholar,” to be released January 19 on his own Redefinition Music.
James Grear and Company Take The Top Spot on the Radio Charts
Blacksmoke Music Worldwide recording artist James Grear and Company overflows with gratefulness as their radio single, I Wanna Say Thank You, featuring Maurette Brown Clark takes the top spot this week on the Mediabase and Billboard Gospel Radio charts.
“What Will It Take”
In casual conversation reflecting upon Brenda Russell’s epic four-and-a-half- decade career as a multiple Grammy nominated singer/songwriter and Tony nominated and Grammy winning co-composer of The Color Purple musical, one of her songwriter friends casually uttered a phrase that captures the essence of her extraordinary multi-faceted artistry: Songpainter.