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Cameron Graves – A.K.A. The Planetary Prince – Brings Thrash-Jazz to the Universe with Seven Album Features Special Guest Kamasi Washington Alongside Guitarist Colin Cook, Bassist Max Gerl, and Drummer Mike Mitchell First Single, “Red,” Available Now; Album Coming February 19, 2021 via Artistry Music   “The house pianist for the party at the end of…

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Elina Duni and Rob Luft Explore Love and Exile with First Collaborative Album, Lost Ships Available TODAY, November 13, via ECM: Order Here Lost Ships is the first collaborative album from Elina Duni and Rob Luft. Their programme of songs of love and exile has been gathering momentum since 2017, when the Albanian-Swiss singer and the British guitarist…

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 French Composer/Trumpeter Yohan Giaume Presents Whisper of a Shadow Opus 1, a Sonic Celebration that Traces the Musical Lineage Between Europe, Africa and America Through the Eyes of Romantic Composer Louis Moreau Gottschalk Whisper of a Shadow is a Cross Cultural Project Featuring Evan Christopher, Herlin Riley, Nicholas Payton, Roland Guerin, Aaron Diehl, and More Available February 12,…

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Virtual Detroit Jazz Festival Presented by Rocket Mortgage Garners Nearly One Million Viewers Inaugural Event Attracts Global Audience with Viewers From 32 Countries Participated in the Festival  The Detroit Jazz Festival presented by Rocket Mortgage attracted a virtual global audience of nearly one million listeners/viewers during Labor Day weekend. Jazz enthusiasts —from across the country…

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GRAMMY® Award-winning Quartet Yellowjackets Presents Jackets XL Available Now Via Mack Avenue Records In Celebratory 25th Album, the Time-Honored Jazz Ensemble Joins Forces with the WDR Big Band to Create a Dynamic New Sound As a tight, longstanding jazz ensemble, Yellowjackets has explored a universe all its own of electro-acoustic soundscapes in its nearly four-decade history. Since the band’s…

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Bandoneonist Dino Saluzzi Reflects on Golden Age of Hometown of Buenos Aires on One of his Most Intimate Albums to Date: Albores Available THIS FRIDAY, November 6, via ECM: Pre-Order Here Recorded in Buenos Aires last year, Albores [Dawn] is among Dino Saluzzi’s most intimate albums, featuring the great Argentine bandoneonist alone with the instrument that has been his constant companion…

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TILL BRÖNNER AND BOB JAMES TEAM UP FOR COLLABORATION ALBUM ON VACATION AVAILABLE TODAY FROM SONY MASTERWORKS World-renowned German jazz musician Till Brönner and jazz legend and GRAMMY® Award winner Bob James release their very first collaboration album, On Vacation, via Sony Masterworks on October 30, 2020. In the Fall of 2019, Brönner invited James to meet him at the legendary “La Fabrique” studio in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence,…

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AVAILABLE TOMORROW via ECM: Keith Jarrett Documents Live Solo Performance at Béla Bartók National Concert Hall with Budapest Concert Available Digitally and as 2-CD or 2-LP Set: Pre-Order Here Budapest Concert is the second complete show to be issued from Keith Jarrett’s 2016 European tour, recorded two weeks earlier than the widely-acclaimed concert released as Munich 2016. The new double album documents…

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Introducing “Live from Van Gelder Studio,” A Groundbreaking Virtual Music Series Staged from Legendary Rudy Van Gelder Studio: The Room Where Jazz Happened Featuring Performance by Ron Carter, Joe Lovano, Isaiah J. Thompson and Kenny Washington on Saturday, November 14 Don’t Miss A Tribute to Iconic Saxophonist Hank Mobley’s 90th Birthday | Tickets Available Here Van Gelder Studio, the legendary…

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AVAILABLE NOW via Jazz Is Dead Jazz Is Dead’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge Partner with Azymuth for Azymuth JID004 with Brazilian Jazz, Futuristic Funk, and Beloved Samba The instrumental trio Azymuth modernized the sound and style of Brazilian jazz with their electronic instruments, angular arrangements and ingenious synthesis of jazz, funk, rock and samba. After the passing…

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