EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Claudia Acuña To Perform Two Concerts at International Women Rising Festival on March 6th, 2021

February 26, 2021Event Announcement, Press Releases

Claudia Acuña To Perform Two Concerts at International Women Rising Festival on March 6th, 2021 Latin Grammy Award nominee Claudia Acuña, in association with Laudable Productions, will co-produce and perform a two-part musical celebration on March 6, 2021 in honor of International Women’s Day. The event will consist of two distinct concerts entitled “Wind from the South” … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Ulysses Owens Jr.’s Big Band Debut SOUL CONVERSATIONS due out May 7, 2021 via Outside in Music

February 23, 2021New Release, Press Releases

Consummate Drummer and Composer Ulysses Owens Jr. Announces the Release of His Eagerly-Awaited Big Band Debut, Soul Conversations, Out May 7th, 2021 on Outside in Music Outside in Music is thrilled to announce the May 7th, 2021 release of Soul Conversations, the fiery tour-de-force from jazz luminary Ulysses Owens Jr. Soul Conversations marks the renowned … Read More

SZCZECIN 2021: Europes First Hybrid Jazz Festival of the Year Runs February 25-March 4 in Partnership with Jazz in Europe

February 20, 2021Press Releases, Special Announcement

SZCZECIN 2021: Europes First Hybrid Jazz Festival of the Year Runs February 25-March 4 in Partnership with Jazz in Europe Szczecin Jazz will host Europe’s first hybrid jazz festival of the year running February 25 through March 4, 2021. This seven day event will include a nightly performance in Szczecin, Northwestern Poland’s largest city, featuring … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Paul Bedal’s ‘Cerulean Stars’ is out March 12, 2021 via BACE Records

February 19, 2021New Release, Press Releases

Pianist Paul Bedal’s Cerulean Stars is out on March 12, 2021 via BACE Records  On Cerulean Stars, classical leanings and jazz formalism intersect with the post-freedom aesthetic of Chicago’s storied avant-garde. Pianist Paul Bedal and company – alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella, bassist Matt Ulery and drummer Charles Rumback – have seamlessly blended their diverse experiences, … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Marques Carroll’s THE ANCESTOR’S CALL due out April 16, 2021 via JMarq Records

February 19, 2021New Release, Press Releases

Celebrated Chicago-Based Trumpeter Marques Carroll Announces the April 16, 2021 Release of His Impassioned Recording Debut, The Ancestors’ Call JMarq Records is proud to announce the April 16, 2021 release of The Ancestors’ Call, the new album from celebrated trumpeter Marques Carroll. Perhaps best known to audiences primarily as a member of the Chicago Soul … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Alyssa Allgood’s WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS due out on April 9, 2021 via Cellar Music Group

February 19, 2021New Release, Press Releases

Alyssa Allgood to Release Third Studio Album What Tomorrow Brings on April 9, 2021 via Cellar Music Group “…she is undeniably skillful at what she does. The expressive Chicagoan wears different hats, from scat singer to interpreter of familiar lyrics, to lyricist—and she shines in all of those areas.” – The New York City Jazz Record Cellar … Read More

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Cellar Music Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Albums, New Initiatives and Strategic Partnerships 

February 17, 2021Press Releases, Special Announcement

Cellar Music Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Album Releases, Exciting New Initiatives and Strategic Partnerships  The Vancouver, BC-based label joins forces with the SmallsLIVE Foundation and American Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt on new initiatives;  announces branded streaming playlists, a crowd-funding campaign and a plethora of new album releases.  Read about Cellar Music Group via CBC … Read More