SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Ralph Peterson’s Messenger Legacy Prepares for New Spring Release with Extensive International Tour

November 28, 2018Event Announcement, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Following the successful double release of I Remember Bu: Alive Vol. 4 from The Gen-Next Big Band and Inward Venture from Aggregate Prime, iconic drummer, bandleader and Berklee professor Ralph Peterson Jr. is now thrilled to continue his restless touring schedule with the Messenger Legacy ensemble. Due to release a new album in May 2019 … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Greenleaf Music To Release “Stomping Off From Greenwood”, New Music from Greg Ward and his Rogue Parade Ensemble [Out 01/11/19]

November 19, 2018New Release, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Greenleaf Music is proud to announce the January 11th release of Stomping Off From Greenwood, the fourth album from alto saxophonist and composer Greg Ward. Considered one of the most versatile saxophonists of his generation, the bandleader, composer and arranger is proud to launch his new group Rogue Parade with the release of this new … Read More

OUT TODAY: ESP-Disk’ Releases Gabriel Zucker’s “Weighting” + Tyshawn Sorey/Adam O’Farrill/Eric Trudel

November 16, 2018New Release, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Pianist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Zucker is quickly becoming one of the most prominent voices in the New York avant-garde/creative music scene. A Yale graduate and Rhodes scholar, Zucker’s maximalist compositions and intense, virtuosic playing have earned him recognition in jazz and new music circles alike. His prior release Evergreen (Canceled World) (2016), recorded with … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Outside In Music Announces Saxophonist Jordan Pettay’s Debut Album “First Fruit” – Out Feb. 15, 2019

November 13, 2018New Release, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Accomplished saxophonist and composer Jordan Pettay is proud to announce her arrival with the February 15 release of First Fruit, on award-winning trombonist and composer Nick Finzer’s record label Outside In Music. Co-produced by Christian Sands, who also lends his talents on piano and rhodes, First Fruit is presented by a stellar line-up which includes … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Bassist and Composer Dezron Douglas Announces New Album “Black Lion” – Out January 11th, 2019

November 12, 2018New Release, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Prolific bassist, composer and bandleader Dezron Douglas, who has stunned audiences with his virtuosity for nearly two decades, is proud to announce the January 11th release of Black Lion, featuring his eponymously named sextet. After releasing six albums as a leader, including his well received live recording Dezron Douglas: Live at Smalls (★★★★, Downbeat Magazine), … Read More

OUT TODAY! Guitarist/ Composer Gene Ess Releases New Album “Apotheosis”

November 6, 2018Features, Press Releases, Reviews

Esteemed Japanese-American guitarist and composer Gene Ess is proud to release Apotheosis, the fourth album from his quintet Fractal Attraction TODAY (Nov. 6th)!Featuring Thana Alexa on vocals, Sebastien Ammann on piano, Yasushi Nakamura on bass, and Clarence Penn on drums, Apotheosis speaks to the astonishing quality of the spirit and of the ability of human beings … Read More