Craft Recording Celebrates the Enduring Legacy of
Savoy Records and the Revolutionary Bebop Era with
The Birth of Bop
Featuring Painstaking Recreations of the Five 10-Inch LP Compilations That Were Originally Released by Savoy in 1952 and 1953, This Collection Includes 30 Newly Remastered Tracks Spanning 1944–1949
Craft Recordings proudly celebrates the legacy of Savoy Records with an all-new collection that chronicles the groundbreaking era of bebop (or bop) music.
PLEASURE’S LONG OUT-OF-PRINT CLASSIC JOYOUS
RETURNS TO VINYL EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH JAZZ DISPENSARY’S COVETED TOP SHELF SERIES
Produced by soul-jazz legend Wayne Henderson (The Jazz Crusaders), the 1977 LP blends party-ready funk delicacies with soulful sonic voyages, including “Dance to the Music” and the frequently sampled Top 40 R&B hit “Joyous”
Los Angeles, CA (December 1, 2022)─Jazz Dispensary proudly announces the latest release in its acclaimed Top Shelf series, Pleasure’s long out-of-print classic Joyous.
MERCURY STUDIOS PRESENTS A PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED AUDIO PERFORMANCE FROM THE LEGENDARY
GREATEST HITS LIVE IN ‘76
~AVAILABLE ON VINYL AND CD FOR THE FIRST TIME~
~JANUARY 27, 2023~
New York, NY (November 17, 2022) – The music of Marvin Gaye transcends time in ways that can’t be described. From relatable songs about romance and heartbreak like “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”
REGGAE LEGEND & ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME® INDUCTEE JIMMY CLIFF MARKS FIVE DECADES OF MAGNUM OPUS WITH “THE HARDER THEY COME 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION” OUT DECEMBER 9, 2022
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Celebrating five decades of his magnum opus, one of the most important reggae artists of all-time, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame® inductee, and GRAMMY® Award-winning icon Jimmy Cliff will unveil The Harder They Come 50th Anniversary Edition Vinyl on December 9, 2022 via UMe.
FIRST-EVER OFFICIAL CHRISTMAS ALBUM FROM THE LEGENDARY LOUIS ARMSTRONG, “LOUIS WISHES YOU A COOL YULE,” SET FOR RELEASE OCTOBER 28 VIA VERVE RECORDS/UMe
NEW COLLECTION INCLUDES NEARLY ALL OF SATCHMO’S HOLIDAY OFFERINGS PLUS A PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED ARMSTRONG RECORDING OF THE CLASSIC HOLIDAY POEM, “A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS,” SET TO NEWLY RECORDED MUSIC BY SULLIVAN FORTNER
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Much like Santa Claus himself, Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong devoted his life to “the cause of happiness,” as he once put it, bringing joy to audiences around the globe every time he put his trumpet to his lips or crooned with his instantly-recognizable, gravelly voice.
“I WANT YOU” GETS M+M REMIX TREATMENT
Godfather of Remix John
Morales Offers Two Unreleased Mixes on New Digital EP
Set for release on August 26th via UMe
AUGUST 26, 2022 (Los Angeles, CA) — Marvin’s Gaye‘s soul-infused “I Want You,” a celebration of his love for his soon-to-be-second wife, Janis Hunter, is now available in a full remix treatment from John Morales, one of the godfathers of the remix.
Otis Redding Foundation to Host Weekend of Events Celebrating 81 Years of Otis Redding
Concerts will feature GRAMMY Award winner Robert Glasper, GRAMMY Award nominee Mickey Guyton, The War and Treaty, Monophonics, and more
MACON, Ga., Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Otis Redding Foundation will celebrate Otis Redding’s legacy on what would have been the Soul singer’s 81st birthday.
All Hail, ‘The Queen of Cool’ Iconic Singer
Jody Watley Featured in New
EPIX Docu-Series, ‘Women Who Rock!’
This docuseries, from John Varvatos and Derik Murray’s Network Entertainment, pays homage to Jody Watley and other trailblazing women pioneers in music who have stormed the stage, wielded their instruments, amplified their voices, and sung the soundtrack of our lives.
THE LEGENDARY TEMPTATIONS ANNOUNCE LINEUP AHEAD OF THEIR SUMMER AND FALL CONCERT TOURS—(DR. OTIS WILLIAMS, RON TYSON, TERRY WEEKS, ANTHONY GRANT, AND JAWAN M. JACKSON)
June 6, 2022 (LOS ANGELES, CA) — The Temptations, the legendary, Grammy Award ® -winning group, led by founding member, Otis Williams are kicking off their summer and fall concert seasons this month with fan favorites such as, “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me),” “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg,” “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone,” and more.