First Word Records To Reissue Jazz Fusion Trumpeter & Composer Takuya Kuroda’s Widely Acclaimed 2014 Blue Note Debut LP Rising Son, Jan 26
Includes New Joe Armon-Jones Remix of “Everybody Loves the Sunshine”
First Word Records is incredibly proud to bring you an exclusive vinyl-only re-issue of Takuya Kuroda’s highly-sought after album ‘Rising Son’.
Trumpet Legend Eddie Henderson Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of His Debut Album with a Stunning New Recording Reflecting on His Musical Evolution
Witness To History is Available Now on CD and Digital and
on Vinyl on February 2 via Smoke Sessions Records
The Documentary, Dr. Eddie Henderson: Uncommon Genius, Will Have its World Premiere at Smoke Jazz Club on Wednesday, February 7
If it hadn’t already been used for a 1950s television series, I Led Three Lives might have been an ideal title for the upcoming documentary about Eddie Henderson, who would be a fascinating subject in any one of those lives: as a medical doctor, as a pioneering figure skater, and of course as a legendary jazz musician.
The Rumble Announces Limited Edition Vinyl Pre-Release of GRAMMY-Nominated, ‘Live at The Maple Leaf’
For more information and to pre-order, click HERE
The Rumble, the New Orleans-based ensemble known for their electrifying blend of Mardi Gras Indian funk and R&B, has just announced a pre-sale for an exclusive first edition limited pressing of their GRAMMY-nominated debut album, ‘Live at The Maple Leaf,’ recorded live on December 9, 2022.
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.
Craft Recordings releases Art Farmer’s
Portrait of Art Farmer as part of the
Contemporary Records Acoustic Sounds Series
Each album features lacquers cut from the original master tapes (AAA) by Bernie Grundman and is pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP
In March, Craft Recordings and Acoustic Sounds proudly announced seven new titles in their acclaimed Contemporary Records Acoustic Sounds series.
AFRO-FUNK LEGENDS CYMANDE REISSUING 1973 CLASSIC LP
‘SECOND TIME ROUND’ VIA PARTISAN
‘GETTING IT BACK: THE STORY OF CYMANDE’ IN UK/IE CINEMAS ON FEB 16
In 1973, with the release of ‘Second Time Round,’ Cymande solidified their place in music history. As children of the Windrush Generation, they were part of the first wave of innovators and originators of the fledgling Black British music scene.
R&B Legends Kool & The Gang New Album
People Just Wanna Have Fun
Now Available On Deluxe Vinyl + CD
Friday, September 22 – Today, R&B, funk and soul icons Kool & The Gang have released physical copies of their new album People Just Wanna Have Fun on Astana Music Inc (distributed by BFD/The Orchard).
NEW SONNY ROLLINS COLLECTION
GO WEST!: THE CONTEMPORARY RECORDS ALBUMS
Continuing Craft Recordings’ celebration of Contemporary Records, Go West! explores the legendary saxophonist’s output with the influential jazz label
180-gram 3-LP and 3-CD box sets contain newly mastered audio by Bernie Grundman of Way Out West, Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders and Contemporary Alternate Takes
Today, Craft Recordings releases Go West!: The Contemporary Records Albums, the 3-LP and 3-CD collection that explores Sonny Rollins’ output for Lester Koenig’s revered Los Angeles jazz label.
Club Nouveau’s Greatest Hits Album “The Collection” To Be Released on Vinyl June 2, 2023!
Studio City, CA – Lightyear Entertainment announces the release of Club Nouveau’s “The Collection” on Vinyl for the first time, in honor of the 25th anniversary of the album’s Compact Disc/Digital release in 1998.
OTIS FOREVER: THE ALBUMS & SINGLES (1968-1970)
6-LP Multi-Color Vinyl Boxed Set
Exclusively At Rhino.com
Also Available As 6-LP Black Vinyl Set
Four Posthumous Studio Albums Combined With
A Collection Of 24 Album Singles In Mono
Limited To 1,000 Copies, The Set Will Be Available On June 9
LOS ANGELES – Otis Redding’s reign as the King of Soul was cut short more than 55 years ago when the Georgia-born singer-songwriter perished in a plane crash en route to play a show. The Big O was gone too soon, but generations of fans still cherish the musical legacy he left behind.