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

Catherine Russell Joins Roster + Announces LP Release of “Alone Together” & Tour Dates

July 9, 2019New Release, Press Releases, Special Announcement

GRAMMY® Nominated Powerhouse Vocalist Catherine Russell Celebrates Vinyl Release of Alone Together on July 26th via Dot Time Records  Extensive Tour Announced Throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe World renowned vocalist Catherine Russell has seen a meteoric rise since the release of her seventh album as a leader, Alone Together, on March 1st via … Read More

Grace Kelly’s “Feels Like Home” Wins 2018 John Lennon Award

June 6, 2019Press Releases, Special Announcement

Original vocal composition in the Country genre is now a finalist for Song of the Year and the $20,000 Grand Prize in the prestigious international songwriting competition Acclaimed saxophone-singer-composer-bandleader Grace Kelly is celebrating her 27th birthday this year with a major nod from the John Lennon Songwriting Contest (JLSC), the preeminent international competition open to … Read More

David Weiss Announces Spring Tour Throughout the West Coast and Canada this Month!

April 4, 2019Press Releases, Special Announcement

Acclaimed Trumpeter, Composer and Arranger David Weiss Embarks Upon Spring Tour with Sextet, Featuring Marcus Strickland and Myron Walden Shows in: Los Angeles, Ft. Bragg, Half Moon Bay, Napa, Windsor,  Denver, Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary “The sextet skirts the outer reaches of straight-ahead jazz, innovating while drawing from tradition. The recording benefits from the familiarity … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Ralph Peterson’s Messenger Legacy Announces New Album LEGACY, out 5/20

March 22, 2019New Release, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Ralph Peterson’s Messenger Legacy Celebrates Art Blakey’s Centennial with New Release Legacy: Alive Volume 6 at the Side Door, due out May 20 on Onyx Productions Featuring the Messenger Legacy Band: Ralph Peterson, Bobby Watson, Bill Pierce, Brian Lynch, Geoffrey Keezer and Essiet Essiet Official Release Show at the Kennedy Center, May 31st When it … Read More

Spanish Harlem Orchestra Wins Third Grammy at the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards!

February 11, 2019Special Announcement

Spanish Harlem Orchestra Wins Third Grammy at the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards! Anniversary is the Winner of Best Tropical Latin Album! Led by renowned pianist, composer, arranger and musical director, Oscar Hernández, 5X GRAMMY® nominated Spanish Harlem Orchestra is truly honored and grateful to announce their third GRAMMY® win! The 13-piece ensemble graciously accepted the … Read More