ANNOUNCEMENT: Ralph Peterson Expands the Messenger Legacy with Onward & Upward – JazzDeLaPena

September 16, 2020Press Reel, Special Announcement

By Tomas Peña, JazzDeLaPena Master drummer Ralph Peterson continues to advance the continuum of his late mentor Art Blakey on Onward & Upward, his ambitious and expansive 25th release as a leader. On this historical release, due out September 18th, Peterson brings together 14 former Jazz Messengers and three Legacy Messengers to write a new page in the Jazz Messenger … Read More

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Drummer/Composer Henry Conerway III Returns to his Native Detroit for the City’s 41st Jazz Festival!

August 5, 2020Press Releases, Special Announcement

Acclaimed drummer/composer Henry Conerway III is thrilled to announce his return to the Detroit Jazz Festival, and his bandleader debut at the event. In this featured set, Conerway will be in the great company of fellow Detroit musicians, Ian Finkelstein on piano, and Noah Jackson on bass. Commencing on Friday, September 4th and running through … Read More


July 1, 2020Special Announcement

GRAMMY WINNER DOUG BEAVERS TO LAUNCH CIRCLE 9 Circle 9 is a hybrid, subscriber-supported independent record label and music production service Grammy® Winning Producer, Composer, Trombonist, and Arranger Doug Beavers is thrilled to present Circle 9. Based in New York City, Circle 9 is a hybrid, subscriber-supported independent record label and full music production service offering end-to-end … Read More

MEDIA ALERT: The Royal Bopsters to Release PARTY OF FOUR on Motéma this November!

June 29, 2020Press Releases, Special Announcement

THE ROYAL BOPSTERS TO RELEASE SOPHOMORE ALBUM ‘PARTY OF FOUR’ ON MOTÉMA, NOVEMBER 13 WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS  SHEILA JORDAN, BOB DOROUGH, CHRISTIAN McBRIDE  Motéma Music is pleased to announce the November 13th release of ‘Party of Four,’ sophomore release from the acclaimed Motéma artists,  The Royal Bopsters. Cited as “expert practitioners of vocalese” in … Read More