by Caleb Campbell, Under The Radar “For years now, Montreal-based drummer Tommy Crane has made a name for himself in the worlds of jazz, indie and electronica, contributing to records from Aaron Parks, Charlotte Greve, Becca Stevens, The Briars of North America, and Half Waif. That expansive set of influences and talents is coming together on his … Read More
PREMIERE: Sasha Berliner’s “Jade” Is The First Single Off Her Anticipated Sophomore Album – WBGO
by Nate Chinen, WBGO “Now Berliner is about to release a much-anticipated follow-up, Onyx, on JMI Recordings. Due out on July 22, it sports an illustrious ensemble with Berliner on vibraphone, James Francies on piano and Fender Rhodes, Burniss Earl Travis II on bass and Marcus Gilmore on drums. Among the album’s special guests is alto saxophonist … Read More
VIDEO PREMIERE: Catherine Russell’s “Make It Last” – JazzTimes
by Editor, JazzTimes JazzTimes is honored to premiere the video of “Make It Last” by vocalist Catherine Russell. The song, written by Dick Haymes and Bill Paxton, will appear on her forthcoming album Send for Me, which Dot Time Records will release on April 1. Watch the video premiere here.
TRACK PREMIERE: Kristen Lee Sergeant’s Third Single “Orpheus” From Upcoming Album ‘Falling’ – Broadway World
by A.A. Cristi, Broadway World The rule of three is in full effect with Kristen Lee Sergeant, who has just unveiled the third and final single from her hotly-anticipated forthcoming album Falling. After wowing listeners with two singles (“Let’s Fall” and “Sisyphus“), it’s safe to say that Sergeant has saved the best for last with “Orpheus“, her … Read More
TRACK PREMIERE: Catherine Russell Releases Single “At the Swing Cats Ball” from New Album – WBGO
by Nate Chinen, WBGO “Catherine Russell is, among many other delightful things, a certifiable party-starter. We’ve known this for some time now..” Read the complete article here, where you can listen to the track premiere of “At the Swing Cats Ball.”
VIDEO PREMIERE: The Royal Bopsters, ‘Jazz Jump’ – Jazziz
by Matt Micucci, Jazziz “New York-based jazz vocal quartet The Royal Bopsters recently released a vocalese bonus track recorded during the session of their acclaimed 2020 sophomore album, Party of Four. The single is a sparkling take on ‘Jazz Jump’ with melody by Lester Young and vocalese lyrics added by King Pleasure.” Watch the full … Read More
Video Premiere: Mafalda Minnozzi Reimagines The Music Of Italian Cinema On CINEMA CITY – Jazz Music Of Italian Film – BROADWAY WORLD
By Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World Renowned vocalist Mafalda Minnozzi has announced the release of Cinema City – Jazz Scenes from Italian Film. On her new album, which is out October 1, 2021, the inimitable Minnozzi uncovers a new side as she explores the Italian cinematic songbook in the company of her first-rate band and special … Read More
Video Premiere: Dave Meder, “I Look for Religion in War” from ‘Unamuno Songs and Stories’ – Something Else
By S. Victor Aaron, Something Else! Like many of us, Dave Meder has tried to make sense of the turmoil that America finds itself in the midst of. But as a gifted pianist and composer, he’s able to eloquently sort out his feelings of these unsettling times through music. Read more here.
PREMIERE: Säje Release New Single “Dusk Baby” – Vents Magazine
By RJ Frometa, Vents Magazine Genre-bending vocal super-group, säje (pronounced like ‘beige’) have added another stunner to their growing list of repertoire. Today, the GRAMMY® nominated quartet released “Dusk Baby“, a new single featuring dynamite jazz pianist Gerald Clayton. Read more here.
PREMIERES: Säje & Sasha Dobson on Jazziz
By Matt Micucci, Jazziz If you’re looking for some great new music to discover this weekend, look no further than our weekly New Release Cheat Sheet. Read more here.