Cécile McLorin Salvant announces new album “Dreams and Daggers”

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“You get a singer like this once in a generation or two.” – Wynton Marsalis  “Salvant has a supple, well-trained voice with spot-on pitch. (No vibrato-teases; no meandering warbles passing as melisma.) Her low notes go from husky to full-bodied; her high notes float purely and cleanly. When she scats, …
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Donna Scott – “Carnival” – Available June 23

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Thinking of Carnival conjures colorful, festive images of masked revelers, frenetic rhythms, and dancing in the streets. But as the prelude to the season of Lent, it’s also a time for spiritual reflection and renewal. On her second album, Carnival, vocalist Donna E. Scott explores all the facets of the holiday, from …
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Uri Caine – “Space Kiss” – Available June 23

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When worlds collide the results can be cataclysmic, but Uri Caine makes the stars align in thrilling and harmonious fashion on his latest merger of jazz and classical music, Space Kiss. The album brings the eclectic, ever-(re)inventive pianist and composer together with Poland’s Lutosławski Quartet on a wide-ranging set that …
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Aubrey Logan – “Impossible” – Available September 1

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Singer-songwriter, performer, and trombonist Aubrey Logan is no stranger to global fame, regularly amassing close to 2.5 million video hits whenever she delivers one of her unique swing-tinged, trombone-enriched, pop covers for the almighty viral sensation Postmodern Jukebox. Now the girl who was “too jazzy” for Simon Cowell on American …
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Available Now: Ariel Pocock – “Living In Twilight” – Justin Time Records

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In photography it’s known as “Magic Hour,” that time just after sunrise or just before sunset when everything glows with a golden intensity and reality becomes imbued with the Technicolor majesty of a dream. That liminal space, with its warm, inviting sheen and intoxicating air of mystery, is where singer/pianist …
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