NEW RELEASE: Kristiana Roemer’s Debut HOUSE OF MIRRORS out 11/27 via Sunnyside Records

September 17, 2020New Release, Press Releases

Vocalist/Composer Kristiana Roemer Set to Release Debut Album, House of Mirrors Due out November 27, 2020 On Sunnyside Records Sunnyside Records is proud to announce the November 27th release of House of Mirrors, the new album by dynamic vocalist and composer Kristiana Roemer. Roemer’s recording debut finds the vocalist at an exciting time in her … Read More

REVIEW: Tomoko Omura “Branches Vol.1” – JazzTimes

September 17, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By J.D. Considine, JazzTimes In 2015, violinist Tomoko Omura released an album called Roots, which offered jazz takes on 10 Japanese folk and pop songs. It was a clever way of situating herself as a Japanese musician working in the North American jazz milieu, but there were also moments—the walking bass beneath the sing-song vocal … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Dustin Laurenzi’s A TIME AND A PLACE out October 6, 2020 via Woolgathering Records

September 16, 2020New Release, Press Releases

Acclaimed Tenor Saxophonist and Composer Dustin Laurenzi Presents A Time and a Place, his Evocative New Work With Ensemble Natural Language, Out October 6th On Woolgathering Records Release Show: Saturday, October 10 at Constellation, Chicago Celebrated tenor saxophonist Dustin Laurenzi presents his latest release, A Time and a Place, the impassioned follow-up to his 2016 … Read More

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

NEW RELEASE: Patrick Cornelius’ ‘Acadia: Way of the Cairns’ is out October 30, 2020 via Whirlwind Recordings

September 16, 2020New Release, Press Releases

Patrick Cornelius’ Acadia: Way of the Cairns to be released via Whirlwind Recordings on October 30, 2020 Over the course of eighteen years living in New York City, Patrick Cornelius has earned a substantial reputation as a saxophonist, composer, solo artist and educator, and created an impressive body of work comprised of nine albums as a … Read More