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

NEW RELEASE: Lakecia Benjamin’s PURSUANCE: THE COLTRANES out on Ropeadope on March 27th, 2020

January 8, 2020New Release, Press Releases

Saxophonist/bandleader Lakecia Benjamin Brings Together an Intergenerational Abundance of Jazz Royalty to Celebrate Alice and John Coltrane Pursuance: The Coltranes Features Jazz Icons such as Ron Carter, Gary Bartz, Regina Carter, Keyon Harrold, Marcus Strickland, Brandee Younger and more. Due out March 27, 2020, Ropeadope On March 27, 2020, the dynamic young saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin … Read More

Kiki Valera’s Debut Album Vivencias en Clave Cubana is Available Now on Origin Records

January 3, 2020New Release, Press Reel

Origin Records is thrilled to present Vivencias en Clave Cubana, the debut solo album from Cuban cuatro master Kiki Valera. Released on October 18th, Vivencias en Clave Cubana melds Kiki’s virtuosic talent with traditional Cuban music and jazz sensibilities. Valera’s all-star ensemble includes the world-renowned Cuban vocalist Coco Freeman, trumpeter Alexis Baró, bassist José J. … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Mike Bond Announces Debut Album “The Honorable Ones”, due out February 21

December 13, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Pianist Mike Bond Announces Debut Album “The Honorable Ones”, due out February 21 Bounce Castle Records, the imprint of pianist-composer Mike Bond, is proud to announce the release of The Honorable Ones on February 21st, 2020. For the occasion, Bond, who composed and arranged 10 of the 12 songs, assembles a multi-generational unit of New York-based first-callers, … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Robin McKelle’s New Album “Alterations” is out February 14, 2020

December 12, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Robin McKelle To Release Alterations, Her Celebration of Female Songwriters on February 14, 2020 Robin McKelle is pleased to announce the February 14th, 2020 release of her new album Alterations.  Vocalist Robin McKelle delves into the catalogue of some of the most celebrated women of song, interpreting these masterworks through the lens of the jazz idiom.  … Read More