NEW RELEASE: Kirk MacDonald, Lorne Lofsky and Derrick Gardner debut The Canadian Jazz Collective with ‘Septology – The Black Forest Session’ due out March 31, 2023

February 17, 2023New Release, Press Releases

Canadian Jazz Icons Kirk MacDonald, Lorne Lofsky and Derrick Gardner Form The Canadian Jazz Collective and Announce Debut Album ‘Septology – The Black Forest Session’, out March 31, 2023  HGBS Blue Records is proud to announce the March 31, 2023 release of Septology – The Black Forest Session by the newly assembled all-star ensemble, the … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Dot Time Records Announces the March 3, 2023 Release of Luis Russell At The Swing Cats Ball, A Compendium Of Newly-Discovered Recordings Of The Great Jazz Architect

February 16, 2023New Release, Press Releases

Dot Time Records Announces the March 3, 2023 Release of Luis Russell At The Swing Cats Ball, A Compendium Of Newly-Discovered Recordings Of The Great Jazz Architect  Featuring Performances of Luis Russell From 1938 – 1940 Alongside Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra, the Luis Russell Orchestra, Henry Red Allen, J.C Higgenbotham and more! Dot Time … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Elemental Music To Release Limited Three-LP Bill Evans Set, ‘Treasures: Solo, Trio and Orchestra Recordings from Denmark (1965-1969)’ As Record Store Day Exclusive on April 22/CD + Digital on April 28

February 16, 2023New Release, Press Releases

Elemental Music To Release Limited Three-LP Set Treasures: Solo, Trio and Orchestra Recordings from Denmark (1965-1969), Featuring Previously Unreleased Bill Evans Recordings from Denmark, As Record Store Day Exclusive on April 22 Dazzling Package, Due on CD and Digitally on April 28, Collects 1965-69 Trio, Solo, and Orchestral Performances Captured Live and In the Studio, … Read More

NEW RELEASE: GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY Award-Winning Cuban Vocalist Aymée Nuviola To Release New Latin Jazz Album Havana Nocturne, due out February 24, 2023

February 14, 2023New Release, Press Releases

GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY Award-Winning Cuban Vocalist Aymée Nuviola To Release New Latin Jazz Album Havana Nocturne  Worldwide Entertainment is thrilled to announce the February 24th, 2023 release of Havana Nocturne, a new album by renowned musical artist and multi-GRAMMY Award winner Aymée Nuviola. A master song interpreter with universal appeal, Aymée Nuviola is one … Read More

JAZZ NEWS: Virtuosic Polymath Somi Kakoma Wins Prestigious Doris Duke Artist Award

February 14, 2023Press Releases, Special Announcement

Photo of Somi by Tatenda Chidora Virtuosic Polymath Somi Kakoma Wins Prestigious Doris Duke Artist Award After a landmark year of creative output and performances, including her Carnegie Hall debut, album release, and off-Broadway production at the New York Theatre Workshop, Somi Kakoma has received a $550,000 prize from the Doris Duke Foundation to support … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Acclaimed saxophonist Ben Wendel to release his dazzling improvisational masterpiece, ‘All One’ on April 21, 2023 (Edition Records)

February 13, 2023New Release, Press Releases

Acclaimed saxophonist Ben Wendel to release his dazzling improvisational masterpiece, ‘All One’ on April 21, 2023 via Edition Records Edition Records is proud to announce the April 21, 2023 release of All One, the latest masterwork from saxophonist Ben Wendel. The boundless Wendel airs his instrumental variety on All One, heard here on tenor and … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Drum Giant Vince Ector Presents ‘Vince Ector Organatomy Trio + – Live at the Side Door’ due out March 17, 2023

February 9, 2023New Release, Press Releases

Drum Giant Vince Ector Announces the March 17, 2023 Release of Vince Ector Organatomy Trio + – Live at the Side Door, An Electrifying Recording of the Group’s January 2020 Performance at the Iconic Connecticut Jazz Club Esteemed jazz drummer and composer Vince Ector is thrilled to announce the March 17, 2023 release of Vince … Read More

GRAMMY NEWS: Geoffrey Keezer Wins at the 65th GRAMMY® Awards for Best Instrumental Composition “Refuge”

February 8, 2023GRAMMY Awards, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Pianist Geoffrey Keezer Celebrates First-Time GRAMMY® Win For Best Instrumental Composition, “Refuge” at the 65th GRAMMY® Awards The dynamic composition off Keezer’s latest album, Playdate, took home the Best Instrumental Composition GRAMMY® at the 65th GRAMMY® Awards on Sunday, February 5 in Los Angeles. This marks Keezer’s fourth career nomination and first win. “On all … Read More