NEW RELEASE: Outside In Music Announces Saxophonist Jordan Pettay’s Debut Album “First Fruit” – Out Feb. 15, 2019

November 13, 2018New Release, Special Announcement

Accomplished saxophonist and composer Jordan Pettay is proud to announce her arrival with the February 15 release of First Fruit, on award-winning trombonist and composer Nick Finzer’s record label Outside In Music. Co-produced by Christian Sands, who also lends his talents on piano and rhodes, First Fruit is presented by a stellar line-up which includes … Read More

OUT TODAY! Trumpeter Gil Defay Releases Debut Album “It’s All Love”

November 1, 2018New Release, Special Announcement

Trumpeter, composer and arranger Gil Defay is proud release his new album It’s All Love TODAY, November 1st! On this, his debut recording, Gil brings together a whole host of talented musicians including, Ansy Defay on tenor/soprano saxophones and vocals,  Rakiem Walker on alto saxophone, Toku Jazz on flugelhorn, Antonio Peñalva on guitar, Joel Desroches on keyboards, … Read More

Pianist/Arranger Kevin Bales and Vocalist Keri Johnsrud Celebrate the Understated Talents of Master Composer Fred Rogers with Multiple Tour Dates

October 29, 2018Event Announcement, Special Announcement

“[Johnsrud] and Bales have made a compelling case for Rogers’ songs, which fare remarkably well in the rhythms and cadences of jazz.” – Howard Reich, The Chicago Tribune Aside from the happy coincidence of the timing of the release, Beyond the Neighborhood is a testament to how palatable sophisticated jazz can be. –Mike Shaw, ArtsATL … Read More

Keyon Harrold’s Multinational Fall/ Winter Dates: Headliners, Festivals & Panels

October 9, 2018Event Announcement, Special Announcement

Listed by Rolling Stone as one of “10 New Artists You Need To Know Now”, the revolutionary Keyon Harrold is proud to close 2018 with the announcement of several performances and appearances! With dates in San Diego, San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Philadelphia, Paris, Israel and South Africa, the self-described “social music activist” and trumpeter … Read More

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Brandee Younger Announces Solo Set at Earshot Jazz Festival

September 29, 2018Event Announcement, Special Announcement

Seattle, Washington — Innovative harpist Brandee Younger is excited to present an intimate solo performance at this year’s Earshot Jazz Festival on Friday, October 26th. Following an opening performance from cellist Gretchen Yanover, Younger will take to the stage at 8:00pm at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, located at 104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA. … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Guitarist/ Composer Gene Ess Announces New Album “Apotheosis” – Out November 6th, 2018

September 27, 2018New Release, Special Announcement

Esteemed Japanese-American guitarist and composer Gene Ess is proud to announce the November 6th release of Apotheosis, the fourth album from his quintet Fractal Attraction. Featuring Thana Alexa on vocals, Sebastien Ammann on piano, Yasushi Nakamura on bass, and Clarence Penn on drums, Apotheosis speaks to the astonishing quality of the spirit and of the … Read More

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Brandee Younger to Perform at Pierre Grasse, Halle (Saale), Germany

September 27, 2018Event Announcement, Special Announcement

Halle (Saale), Germany– Pierre Grasse, located at Große Steinstraße 54, 06108 Halle (Saale) is thrilled to welcome harpist Brandee Younger & her trio on Monday, October 15th. Taking to the stage at 8pm, Brandee will be joined by Rashaan Carter on bass and Hannes Lingens on drums.   Tickets available at Pierre Grasse.   Contemporary … Read More