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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.

Saxophonist Randy Scott to Release New Project “Oasis” on April 19th, 2024 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Saxophonist Randy Scott to Release New Project “Oasis”
 
Randy Scott is a professional musician, record producer, educator, and composer. He signed a recording deal with Sony distributed label, Trippin’N Rhythm Records in 2011, and his latest album, “Elevation” resulted in three back-to-back Billboard #1s. As a result, Randy was named international “Breakout Artist of the Year” in December of 2020.

Multi-Faceted Music Master Kevin Toney Passes From Cancer at 70


 
Multi-Faceted Music Master KEVIN TONEY Passes From Cancer at 70
 
Detroit-born prodigy was Leader of `70s Soul-Jazz hitmakers The Blackbyrds founded at HBCU Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Under the Mentorship of Donald Byrd
 
The legacy of pianist/composer/bandleader/educator Kevin Toney stands as among the finest of the artform – not only as a player and performer, but as a human being who strived throughout his lifetime to excel so-as-to be of service.

Jazz Ensemble Spontaneous Groovin’ Combustion Releases New Track “Spontaneity” | LISTEN!


 
Jazz Ensemble Spontaneous Groovin’ Combustion Releases New Track “Spontaneity”
 
Experiencing success as a NYC rocker in the 80s and Nashville songwriter in the 90s—woodwindist/composer, Warren A. Keller now channels his most vibrant, grooving influences into his role as leader of the perfectly named urban jazz/funk ensemble, Spontaneous Groovin’ Combustion (SGC).

Jazz/Funk Bassist Christian de Mesones to Release New Album “You Only Live Twice” on April 12th, 2024 | LISTEN!


 
Reborn, Reimagined and Remixed: Jazz funk bassist Christian de Mesones returns with “You Only Live Twice,” a new album dropping April 12 that contains the Billboard No. 1 hit “Hispanica” featuring keyboard legend Bob James.
 
ORANGE COUNTY, VA (25 March 2024): A lifetime ago, Christian de Mesones was a New York City cabbie and heavy metal bassist who had a voracious appetite for the seedy decadence the Big Apple’s music scene was known for in the 1980s.

The Bobby Broom Organi-Sation to Release New Live Project “Jamalot” on May 24th, 2024 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Guitarist Bobby Broom Serves Up a Platter of Spicy Organ Jazz with “Jamalot,” Set for May 24 Release by Steele Records
 
For his 14th album, guitarist Bobby Broom has assembled choice live recordings by his finely tuned organ trio, The Organi-Sation, with Ben Paterson on Hammond B3 and drummer Kobie Watkins, that demonstrate the group’s dynamics and telepathy.

Percussionist Eric Frazier to Release New Project “That Place, Featuring Return of The Panther Woman” on March 29th, 2024


 
BROOKLYN BASED PERCUSSIONIST,
VOCALIST, POET, EDUCATOR
ERIC FRAZIER
RELEASES NEW CD
That Place Featuring “Return of The Panther Woman”
 
Brooklyn-based percussionist, drummer, vocalist, composer and bandleader Eric Frazier’s new recording That Place, Featuring Return of The Panther Woman, is an impressive and infectious collection that moves and grooves in multiple musical genres.

Jazz Guitarist Adam Hawley Releases New Album “Unstoppable” | LISTEN! Announces New Tour Dates for 2024


 
Jazz Guitarist Adam Hawley Releases New Album “Unstoppable”
 
Album #6 has officially dropped! “Unstoppable” already features the Billboard #1 hit “Uptop,” and it’s title track is storming up the charts. The album features 10 fresh tracks with appearances by Judah Sealy, Kat Hawley & L. Young. It is avail in Vinyl, CD, and digitally of course, with a companion T-Shirt also in stock.

Blue Note Records Announces New Run of Titles for Classic Vinyl Reissue Series


 
BLUE NOTE RECORDS ANNOUNCES NEW RUN OF TITLES
FOR THE CLASSIC VINYL REISSUE SERIES
 
CONTINUATION OF THE LABEL’S ACCLAIMED SERIES PRESENTS
ALL-ANALOG 180g VINYL REISSUES MASTERED BY KEVIN GRAY
SPANNING THE MANY ERAS & STYLES OF BLUE NOTE’S 85-YEAR HISTORY
INCLUDING ALBUMS BY HANK MOBLEY, THAD JONES, WAYNE SHORTER,
LEE MORGAN, ART BLAKEY, DEXTER GORDON, GRANT GREEN & AARON PARKS
 
Blue Note Records has announced the next run of titles in the Classic Vinyl Reissue Series, which presents affordable 180g all-analog vinyl reissues in standard packaging that are mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes and manufactured at Optimal.

GRAMMY-Winning Musician Don Was Announces New Group Don Was and The Pan-Detroit Ensemble | WATCH NEW VIDEO! Announces New Tour for 2024


 
Six Time GRAMMY-Winning Musician, Producer, Composer,
and Blue Note Records President
Don Was Announces
Don Was and The Pan-Detroit Ensemble
 
March 19, 2024: Today, six-time GRAMMY-winning musician, producer, composer, and Blue Note Records President Don Was announced his new group Don Was and The Pan-Detroit Ensemble. Made up of stellar jazz musicians from his hometown, the band features longtime collaborators including Blue Note Records artist Dave McMurray on sax and Eminem’s Oscar-winning collaborator keyboardist Luis Resto.