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Available Now on JazzElm Music: Australian Pianist/Vocalist Matt Baker Calls New York City Home on Latest Album Almost Blue

Available Now on JazzElm Music: Australian Pianist/Vocalist Matt Baker Calls New York City Home on Latest Album Almost Blue Album Release Performance in NYC –6:00pm on Thursday, June 30 at Birdland    “…a wise curator and charming singer free of extraneous flourishes.” – DownBeat (Editor’s Pick) Pianist Matt Baker‘s new …
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Drummer Will Calhoun Pays Tribute to a Profound Influence on Celebrating Elvin Jones – Available August 19 on Motéma Music Album Features Christian McBride, Antoine Roney, Keyon Harrold, and Special Guests Jan Hammer and Doudou N’Diaye Rose

Drummer Will Calhoun Pays Tribute to a Profound Influence on Celebrating Elvin Jones – Available August 19 on Motéma Music Album Features Christian McBride, Antoine Roney, Keyon Harrold, and Special Guests Jan Hammer and Doudou N’Diaye Rose Stream Tracks from Celebrating Elvin Jones Although he’s best known as the hard-driving, groove-oriented …
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Hard-Bop Jazz Masters The Cookers Make Smoke Sessions Records Debut with “The Call of the Wild and Peaceful Heart” – Available September 9

Hard-Bop Jazz Masters The Cookers Make Smoke Sessions Records Debut with The Call of the Wild and Peaceful Heart – Available September 9 Album Release Performances September 13 – 17 at Birdland “…a group of heavyweight jazz masters – the kind who helped to make the classic records that defined …
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Available Now on Mack Avenue Records: Dominick Farinacci Creates Unique Musical Universe Steeped in Global Human Interaction on Short Stories

Available Now on Mack Avenue Records: Dominick Farinacci Creates Unique Musical Universe Steeped in Global Human Interaction on Short Stories –  Album Features All-Star Band Including: Christian McBride, Steve Gadd, Larry Golding, Jacob Collier, Jamey Haddad and Gil Goldstein –  Produced by Tommy LiPuma “A trumpeter of abundant poise…” – The New York …
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Available Now on Mack Avenue Records: Vibraphonist Warren Wolf Leads All-Star Band on Upcoming Release “Convergence”

Available Now on Mack Avenue Records: Vibraphonist Warren Wolf Leads All-Star Band on Upcoming Release Convergence Album Produced by Label-Mate Christian McBride and Features Jeff “Tain” Watts, Brad Mehldau, and John Scofield  “…a rising star on vibes who plays with the luminous resonance and dramatic passion of the late mallet master, Milt …
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Available Now on Marsalis Music via OKeh Records: The Branford Marsalis Quartet With Special Guest Kurt Elling Soar on “Upward Spiral”

Available Now on Marsalis Music via OKeh Records: The Branford Marsalis Quartet With Special Guest Kurt Elling Soar on Upward Spiral First Time Recording Between Marsalis Quartet and Elling It is no secret that the Branford Marsalis Quartet can be as freewheeling off the bandstand as in performance. Saxophonist Marsalis, …
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Verve/UMe to Reissue Ella Fitzgerald’s Mack the Knife: Ella In Berlin and Jimmy Smith’s Root Down: Jimmy Smith Live! on 180-gram Vinyl LPs

  Verve/UMe to Reissue Ella Fitzgerald’s Mack the Knife: Ella In Berlin and Jimmy Smith’s Root Down: Jimmy Smith Live! on 180-gram Vinyl LPs Available June 24 as Part of Verve’s 60th Anniversary Celebration Verve/UMe is proud to announce, as part of Verve’s 60th anniversary celebration, new vinyl reissues on June 24 …
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Available Now via Smoke Sessions Records: One For All Extends Legacy with Compositions From All Six Members on “The Third Decade”

Available Now via Smoke Sessions Records:  One For All Extends Legacy with Compositions From All Six Members on The Third Decade “…fulfilling a need for slamming, unpretentious jazz which is in little danger of disappearing.” – The New Yorker Stream Tracks From The Third Decade At a time when jazz bandleaders from …
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Available Now on Same Island Music: Saxophonist Dan Pratt Celebrates Espousing Happiness and Forward-Thinking Mentality on Hymn for the Happy Man

Available Now on Same Island Music: Saxophonist Dan Pratt Celebrates  Espousing Happiness and Forward-Thinking  Mentality on Hymn for the Happy Man  Album Features Christian McBride,  Gregory Hutchinson and Mike Eckroth Following two critically acclaimed organ group outings, New York saxophonist-composer Dan Pratt heads in a different direction on Hymn for the Happy Man, …
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Verve/UMe to Reissue Eight Essential Diana Krall Albums In 180-gram Double-LP Vinyl Editions. Available July 15 as Part of Verve’s 60th Anniversary Celebration

  Verve/UMe to Reissue Eight Essential Diana Krall Albums In 180-gram Double-LP Vinyl Editions Available July 15 as Part of Verve’s 60th Anniversary Celebration As part of Verve Records‘ ongoing 60th anniversary celebration, Verve/UMe is proud to announce the July 15 release of eight essential Diana Krall albums in 180-gram, …
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