OUT TODAY: Greenleaf Music Presents Greg Ward & Rogue Parade’s “Stomping Off From Greenwood”

January 11, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Considered one of the most versatile saxophonists of his generation, bandleader, composer and arranger, Greg Ward is proud to launch his new group Rogue Parade with the release of Stomping Off From Greenwood. A quintet of heavyweight creative Chicago musicians, Rogue Parade features guitarists Matt Gold and Dave Miller, bassist Matt Ulery and drummer Quin … Read More

REVIVE Music Announces Blue After Dark’s New Host Melanie Charles + Resident DJ Casey Benjamin aka DJ Stutzmcgee

January 7, 2019Event Announcement, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Revive Music is thrilled to launch the next installment of their renowned jam session/jazz party Blue After Dark, with new host Melanie Charles. Alongside Charles, resident DJ and GRAMMY Award-Winning artist, Casey Benjamin aka DJ Stutzmcgee will spin rare funk & jazz/ future soul all night long. Frequented by popular musicians from all over the … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Vocalist Kristina Koller Announces New Live EP, “At The Poli Club” – Out January 18th, 2019

January 4, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Just one year after releasing her debut album Perception to wide-acclaim, progressive jazz vocalist Kristina Koller is proud to announce the release of At The Poli Club, her live recording debut. Featuring Koller on vocals, alongside Fima Chupakhin on piano, Ben Rubens on bass and Darrian Douglas on drums, At The Poli Club reinterprets and … Read More

Ralph Peterson at Winter Jazz Fest, Jazz Congress and Dizzy’s in January

December 21, 2018Event Announcement, Press Releases

Iconic drummer, bandleader and Berklee professor Ralph Peterson  is proud to celebrate Art Blakey’s centennial with four separate appearances across 2019’s Winter Jazz Fest,  Jazz Congress and Dizzy’s Club Coca-Colaat Jazz at Lincoln Center Sat. Jan. 5th, 6:30pm: Messenger Legacy @ (Le) Poisson Rouge (Winter Jazz Fest) Mon. Jan. 7th, 4:15pm: Ralph Peterson @ Jazz Congress Keynote Session: Art Blakey Centennial Celebration Thurs. Jan. 10th, 7:30pm and 9:30pm: Ralph … Read More

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Kathy Kosins Joins Line-up on Entertainment Cruise Productions: Blue Note at Sea

December 20, 2018Press Releases, Special Announcement

With Brett Williams (Keys), Chris Gaskell (Bass) & Gene Coye (Drums) Entertainment Cruise Productions is proud to announce the addition of ASCAP award-winning vocalist Kathy Kosins to their 2019 Blue Note at Sea line-up. Kosins, who has won the hearts of critics and fans around the globe with her eclectic musical palette that expands the … Read More

Emma Frank Announces European Tour in January

December 17, 2018Event Announcement, Press Releases

Emma Frank To Perform in Europe This Winter Dates From January 7th through January 13th In Zurich, Valencia, Vienna, Paris, Berlin, Ghent and Modena “Emma Frank, who reaches a sublime new plane of musicality on her excellent third album is an artist worthy of observation with serious ears,” – Ron Hart, Downbeat “Frank’s songs sit … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Smokin’ Sleddog Records Announces the Release of Ellen Rowe’s “Momentum – Portraits of Women In Motion”

December 11, 2018New Release, Press Releases

Accomplished educator, composer and pianist Ellen Rowe is proud to bring together an ensemble of nationally-lauded female jazz artists on her new project Momentum – Portraits of Women In Motion. Due to be released on January 28th, this eight-track collection of original material features Rowe on piano alongside saxophonists Tia Fuller, Virginia Mayhew and Lisa … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Outside In Music Announces the Release of Jake Leckie’s Debut Album, “The Abode” – Out January 25th, 2019

December 10, 2018New Release, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Outside In Music is proud to announce the January 25th release of The Abode, the debut album from the multi-faceted Jake Leckie. Having lent his talents to a myriad of recordings as both a musician and engineer, the bassist is now thrilled to establish himself as a bandleader, composer and arranger on The Abode. Joined … Read More

Spanish Harlem Orchestra Gains Grammy Nod for “Anniversary”

December 8, 2018Press Releases, Special Announcement

Spanish Harlem Orchestra Anniversary Nominated for Best Tropical Latin Album at the 61st Annual GRAMMY® Awards On Friday, December 7th, it was announced that 2x GRAMMY® Award winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra received a GRAMMY® nomination for Best Tropical Latin Album for Anniversary. Released in April on ArtistShare, their aptly titled sixth album celebrates the all-star salsa … Read More