FEATURE: Lakecia Benjamin’s Featured by The Week In Jazz – Jazziz

January 13, 2020Features, Press Reel

By Matt Micucci, Jazziz Lakecia Benjamin Celebrates Alice and John Coltrane in Upcoming Album:Saxophonist/bandleader Lakecia Benjamin celebrates the legacy of Alice and John Coltrane on her upcoming album Pursuance: The Coltranes. The album finds her leading a cross-generational ensemble of over 40 jazz musicians, including Ron Carter, Gary Bartz, Regina Carter, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Meshell … Read More

FEATURE: Josean Jacobo & Tumbao – Exploring a Dominican Love Song / KNKX

January 10, 2020Features, Press Reel

By Robin Lloyd, KNKX This week on Saturday’s Jazz Caliente, we’ll hear Dominican pianist Josean Jacobo and his group Tumbao play an instrumental version of “Aunque Me Cueste La Vida,” a ballad written by prolific Dominican songwriter Luis Kalaff and made popular by singer Alberto Beltran. Here’s a little background: The Singer: Alberto Beltran’s singing career … Read More

NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINATION: Vanessa Rubin’s “The Dream Is You…” for Outstanding Jazz Album

January 10, 2020Press Releases, Special Announcement

Vanessa Rubin’s The Dream Is You: Vanessa Rubin Sings Tadd Dameron Nominated for 51st NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album On Thursday, January 9th, it was announced that iconic jazz singer Vanessa Rubin’s album The Dream Is You: Vanessa Rubin Sings Tadd Dameron is nominated for the 51st NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Clark Sommers’ Trio Ba(SH) to Release PENINSULA on Outside in Music on March 6, 2020

January 9, 2020New Release, Press Releases

Outside In Music Announces the release of “Peninsula” from bass player and composer Clark Sommers “Peninsula” is the long-awaited Second Release for his Chicago-Based Trio Ba(SH), Out March 6 Pre-Release Shows Announced at Chicago’s Green Mill on January 17th & 18th with Special guest: guitarist Scott Hesse Outside In Music is pleased to announce the … Read More