Dave McMurray | “Music is Life” | Available May 18 via Blue Note Records

Saxophonist Dave McMurray Makes Blue Note Records Debut with Detroit-centric Album, Music Is Life – Available May 18 Album Serves as Pseudo-Reunion Between McMurray & Blue Note President Don Was, Former Bandmates in Was (Not Was) Saxophonist Combines Experiences Playing with B.B. King, The Rolling Stones, Herbie Hancock, Bootsy Collins, on Funk-Jazz-Soul Album Feat. “Seven…

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Tia Fuller | “Diamond Cut” | Available May 25 via Mack Avenue Records

An Empowered Tia Fuller Returns After Six Year Recording Hiatus: Saxophonist Withstood Extreme Pressures, Came Out Radiating Pure Light Diamond Cut, Available May 25 via Mack Avenue Records; Pre-Orders Available This Friday, April 20 Produced by Terri Lyne Carrington, Album Features: Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, James Genus, Adam Rogers, Bill Stewart, and Sam Yahel Saxophonist,…

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Lineup Announcement for 39th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival Presented by Quicken Loans

Diverse, Powerful Lineup Announced for 39th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival Presented by Quicken Loans Artist-in-Residence Chick Corea to Perform with Akoustic Band, Elektric Band, and Detroit Jazz Festival Symphony Orchestra 2018 Festival to Debut Inaugural “Resident Ensemble” with Terri Lyne Carrington and Esperanza Spalding in Three Special Performances In keeping with its tradition of assembling a…

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Buster Williams | “Audacity” | Available June 15 via Smoke Sessions Records

Iconic Bassist Buster Williams Marks New Chapter in His Career After Decade Long Studio Hiatus with Audacity Available June 15 on LP, CD, and Digital Formats Album Features Steve Wilson, George Colligan, and Lenny White Audacity. It’s a word that seems ideally suited to the bold and intrepid bassist Buster Williams. Whether supplying eminently tasteful but strong-as-steel backing for singers like Nancy…

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Javier Santiago | “Phoenix” | Available June 29 on Ropeadope Records

Javier Santiago Muses on Bi-Coastal Life, Shedding Inhibitions, and Rising From the Ashes on All Original New Album, Phoenix Available June 29 via Ropeadope Records Album Features Dayna Stephens, Ben Flocks, Nir Felder, Zach Brown, and Corey Fonville with Special Guests Nicholas Payton, John Raymond, and J. Hoard “All throughout my life, I feel like I have…

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Resilience Music Alliance Launches The Resilience Conversations feat. Award-winning Journalist & Vocalist Rondi Charleston

Resilience Music Alliance Launches The Resilience Conversations feat. Award-Winning Journalist & Vocalist Rondi Charleston   Interview with Deepak Chopra Available Now   Watch Episode One feat. Deepak Chopra  on Facebook or YouTube Resilience Music Alliance is thrilled to present a new interview series, The Resilience Conversations, featuring journalist and musician Rondi Charleston as their host. Charleston will facilitate conversations about resilience with…

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AVAILABLE NOW: The Lao Tizer Band’s “Songs From The Swinghouse” on Yse Records

Available Now on Yse Records: The Lao Tizer Band’s CD & DVD combo-digipak: Songs From The Swinghouse   Purchase Now on Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify | Google Play With more than five years since their last release, TheLao Tizer Band has taken the time to grow in every aspect. An updated larger band is exploring some new methods on their upcoming CD/DVD combo, Songs…

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