NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINATION: Vanessa Rubin’s “The Dream Is You…” for Outstanding Jazz Album

January 10, 2020Press Releases, Special Announcement

Vanessa Rubin’s The Dream Is You: Vanessa Rubin Sings Tadd Dameron Nominated for 51st NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album On Thursday, January 9th, it was announced that iconic jazz singer Vanessa Rubin’s album The Dream Is You: Vanessa Rubin Sings Tadd Dameron is nominated for the 51st NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz … Read More

LLP @ WJF: Lakecia Benjamin, Brandee Younger, Eubanks Evans Experience and more!

January 6, 2020Press Reel, Special Announcement

Brandee Younger’s ‘Soul Awakening’ When: Sat. January 11th 2020, 7pm Where: Webster Hall, 125 E 11th Street, NYC Surfacing six years after its completion in 2013, Soul Awakening was recorded in 2012 under the direction of producer and bassist Dezron Douglas, and embodies the ambition, vigor and aesthetic ideals of The Brandee Younger Quartet, at and since its inception. A benchmark recording … Read More

Jazz News: Powerhouse Jazz Artist Manager Gail Boyd Elected President of NAPAMA 

December 18, 2019Press Releases, Special Announcement

Powerhouse Jazz Artist Manager Gail Boyd Elected President of NAPAMA  New York, New York — Gail Boyd, Founding President of Gail Boyd Artist Management, has been elected as President of North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents (NAPAMA). Boyd’s appointment is particularly momentous as she is the first African American woman to step into this … Read More

Catherine Russell’s ALONE TOGETHER Celebrates GRAMMY Nod and a Year of Accolades

December 17, 2019Best of 2019, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Catherine Russell’s Alone Together – A Year of Accolades – Currently GRAMMY ® Nominated For Best Jazz Vocal Album “Alone Together” Voted Best of The Year by Gene Seymour, Scott Yanow, Michael Bailey and Downbeat Magazine *Read about Catherine in the December Issue of JazzTimes here!* *Catherine Russell sings “Merry Christmas Baby”  with Jazz at Lincoln … Read More

Hot House Magazine and Jazzmobile Celebrate A Night With the Stars At the New York City Readers Jazz Awards at the Historic Birdland Jazz Club

December 5, 2019Press Reel, Special Announcement

After 80,000 Votes, Winners Announced for the 2019 NYC Readers Awards Pureum Jin Wins Best Jazz Artist of the Year, Best Alto Saxophonist and Female Rising Star Broadcast Icon Mark Ruffin and Producer, Director and Philanthropist Cobi Narita Honored Sunday, November 24th marked New York’s premier jazz event of the season, the 6th New York … Read More

4 GRAMMY Nominations for LLP Artists Catherine Russell, Brian Lynch and GRAMMY Promo Client Randy Brecker

November 20, 2019Press Releases, Special Announcement

World Renowned Vocalist Catherine Russell, Consummate Trumpeter Brian Lynch and Jazz Luminary Randy Brecker Earn Nominations in the 62nd GRAMMY® Awards Catherine Russell’s Alone Together nominated for Best Jazz Vocal Album Brian Lynch Big Band’s The Omni-American Book Club nominated for Best Large Ensemble Album and Best Instrumental Composition Randy Brecker’s solo on “Sozhino” from Rocks … Read More

Acclaimed Vocalist Vivian Sessoms Named a Finalist in the 2019 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition

October 22, 2019Press Releases, Special Announcement

Acclaimed Vocalist Vivian Sessoms Named a Finalist in the 2019 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition Internationally lauded vocal artist Vivian Sessoms is proud to announce her status as a finalist in the 2019 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. The Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, also known as the SASSY Awards in a … Read More

NEWS ALERT: Grace Kelly Wins John Lennon Songwriting Contest for “Feels Like Home”

August 1, 2019Press Releases, Special Announcement

NEW YORK (August 1, 2019)— “Feels Like Home,” a soulful country ballad written by Yamaha Artist and saxophonist Grace Kelly has been named “Song of the Year” in the annual John Lennon Songwriting Contest. The country vocal and instrumental track, featuring Kelly and Thirdstory’s Elliott Skinner, topped thousands of submissions made to the competition from … Read More

The Legacy Continues with Ralph Peterson and the Messenger Legacy with Newport, New Dates and New Lineup!

July 30, 2019Press Releases, Special Announcement

The Legacy Continues with Ralph Peterson and the Messenger Legacy Live at the Newport Jazz Festival August 3rd, Plus New Dates Announced!  “The players keep faith with the tradition rather than chancing any 21st century genre-bends, but it was a great tradition, celebrated with expert devotion here.” John Fordham, Jazzwise  “This double disc set proves … Read More