NEW RELEASE: Chase Baird To Release “A Life Between” with Antonio Sanchez, Brad Mehldau 8/9

June 18, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Chase Baird to Release Highly Anticipated Album A Life Between With Antonio Sanchez, Brad Mehldau, Nir Felder and Dan Chmielinski The up-and-coming saxophonist releases a stunning, star-studded achievement on Soundsabound Records Street Date: August 9th Soundsabout Records presents the latest work by young saxophonist and composer Chase Baird: A Life Between, covering a vast emotional terrain … Read More

OUT TODAY: Guitarist/Composer Eric Hofbauer Releases 22nd Project, “Book of Water” (Creative Nation Music)

June 14, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Guitarist and composer Eric Hofbauer is proud to release his new album Book of Water on his Boston-based label Creative Nation Music.  On the guitarist’s 22nd project, a formidable frontline of horns comprising of tenor saxophonist Seth Meicht, trombonist Jeb Bishop and trumpeter Jerry Sabatini, join forces with the stellar rhythm section of guitarist Eric … Read More

LIVE: The Charles Pillow Large Ensemble to Celebrate “Electric Miles” at Dizzy’s, NYC – 08/19/2019

June 11, 2019Event Announcement, Press Releases

Dizzy’s Club, located at Jazz at Lincoln Center, 10 Columbus Circle, New York is proud to welcome the Charles Pillow Large Ensemble on Monday, August 19th (sets: 7:30pm & 9:30pm). To celebrate the successful recent release of Electric Miles, Pillow is thrilled to be joined by trumpeters Tony Kadleck, Frank Greene, Scott Wendholt and Tim … Read More

Jeff “Siege” Siegel Sextet featuring Feya Faku Embarks on Tour of South Africa and Eswatini

June 6, 2019Event Announcement, Press Releases

June 17th through July 2nd in Pretoria, Johannesburg, Soweto, and Makhanda, South Africa and Mbabane, Ezulwini Eswatini! A veteran of the New York jazz scene, consummate drummer and educator Jeff “Siege” Siegel is proud to announce the Jeff “Siege” Siegel Sextet featuring Feya Faku Summer 2019 tour of South Africa and Eswatini.  From June 17th … Read More

Grace Kelly’s “Feels Like Home” Wins 2018 John Lennon Award

June 6, 2019Press Releases, Special Announcement

Original vocal composition in the Country genre is now a finalist for Song of the Year and the $20,000 Grand Prize in the prestigious international songwriting competition Acclaimed saxophone-singer-composer-bandleader Grace Kelly is celebrating her 27th birthday this year with a major nod from the John Lennon Songwriting Contest (JLSC), the preeminent international competition open to … Read More

OUT TODAY: Lauren Desberg’s Third Album, “Out For Delivery”

June 5, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Genre-defying songstress Lauren Desberg is proud to release her third album Out For Delivery. Produced by Drew Ofthe Drew and Will Wells, Out For Delivery is brought to fruition by some of today’s leading contemporary jazz musicians: saxophonist Braxton Cook, pianist Kris Bowers, drummer Jonathan Barber, guitarist Andrew Renfroe and electric/acoustic bassists, Ben Shepherd and … Read More

OUT TODAY: Sam Newsome’s “Chaos Theory: Song Cycles for Prepared Saxophone”

June 3, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Soprano saxophonist Sam Newsome is proud to release his new solo saxophone recording, Chaos Theory: Song Cycles for Prepared Saxophone. This 15-track collection of original tunes appeals to anyone willing to immerse him or herself in what’s before them: Newsome’s innovative approach to the soprano saxophone and contributions to the solo saxophone canon. While the … Read More

OUT TODAY: Josean Jacobo & Tumbao Integrate Afro-Descendant Folkloric Idioms on Cimarrón

May 31, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Hailed as “The Ambassador of Afro-Dominican Jazz”, pianist, composer and arranger Josean Jacobo is proud to release Cimarrón on E7 Studios –  a 10-track collection of compositions brought to life by Jacobo’s sextet, Tumbao. Featuring saxophonists Jonathan Suazo and Rafael Suncar, bassist Daroll Mendez, drummer Otoniel Nicolas and percussionist Mois Silfa, Cimarrón testifies the explosive … Read More