AVAILABLE NOW: Sound Underground’s “Power of Three”

Out Today: Sound Underground Returns to Shatter Limitations of Acoustic Instruments on Power of Three Original Music in Unique Trio Format: Trumpet, Alto Saxophone & Guitar Entering their sixth year, chamber trio Sound Underground returns with their third release Power of Three. While their sophomore effort Quiet Spaces dwelled reflectively in the intimacy of their unconventional instrumentation – trumpet, alto saxophone and…

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AVAILABLE NOW: Christian McBride | “Christian McBride’s New Jawn” | Brother Mister Productions

AVAILABLE NOW: Christian McBride’s New Jawn Releases Eponymous Debut Album on Bassist’s New Mack Avenue Music Group Imprint, Brother Mister Productions Band Features Trumpeter Josh Evans, Saxophonist Marcus Strickland, and Drummer Nasheet Waits Jawn [jän]: noun. A slang terminology from Philadelphia. All-purpose term for a person, place or thing. Sure, Christian McBride could have called…

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Mack Avenue Music Group Celebrates Magnificent Year with Rebranding and New Logo Leading into 20th Anniversary in 2019

Mack Avenue Music Group Celebrates Magnificent Year with Rebranding and New Logo Leading into 20th Anniversary in 2019 More Than 25 Projects Released in 2018 – CDs, EPs and Vinyl – Alongside Announcement of Brand New Imprint Under Christian McBride’s Direction, Brother Mister Productions Mack Avenue Music Group is celebrating a magnificent year which included…

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AVAILABLE NOW: Unreleased Historic Recordings: “Dexter Gordon Quartet Espace Cardin 1977” & “Woody Shaw Quartet Live in Bremen 1983”

Elemental Music Continues Landmark Series of Previously Unreleased Historic Recordings Dexter Gordon Quartet’s Espace Cardin 1977 and Woody Shaw Quartet’s Live in Bremen 1983 Both Available on CD and Vinyl, October 19 Elemental Music is pleased to announce the release of two recently discovered, previously unreleased live recordings: Dexter Gordon Quartet, Espace Cardin 1977 and…

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AVAILABLE NOW: Connie Han’s “CRIME ZONE” | Mack Avenue Records

AVAILABLE NOW: 22-Year-Old Pianist Connie Han Brings Jazz into Neo-Noir Territory On Mack Avenue Records Debut CRIME ZONE  “This 22-year-old pianist is the rare musician with fearsome technical chops, a breadth of historical knowledge and enough originality to write tunes that absorb your ear easily.” – The New York Times “She’s already a crazy-good player,…

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AVAILABLE NOW: “Ice on the Hudson” | Songs by Renee Rosnes & David Hajdu | SMK Jazz

Available Now via SMK Jazz Pianist/Composer Renee Rosnes and Author/Lyricist David Hajdu Release First Album of Songwriting Collaborations, Ice on the Hudson Album Release Performance Tonight at NYC’s Birdland Ice on the Hudson features vocalists René Marie, Janis Siegel, Darius de Haas and Karen Oberlin and an all-star ensemble interpreting diverse songs about the emotional complexities…

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AVAILABLE NOW: Brazilian Composer & Vocalist Manu Lafer’s “Gimme 5”

AVAILABLE NOW: Brazilian Singer-Songwriter Manu Lafer Celebrates Two Decades of Composing with the Rhythmic Brazilian Sounds of Gimme 5 Album Melds Afro-Carribean, Brazilian Bossa Nova & Baião, Jazz, Pop & Rock Fusion Influences With Gimme 5, prolific Brazilian singer-songwriter Manu Lafer offers listeners a joyful slap of the hand, an enthusiastic greeting to audiences around…

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Lisa Hilton | “OASIS” | Available December 7 via Ruby Slippers Productions

Lisa Hilton Forges Safe Haven During Tumultuous Times with New Release OASIS Album Available December 7 via Ruby Slippers Productions “Hilton’s melodies frequently blend the two-handed punch of Horace Silver with the moodiness of McCoy Tyner…” – Stereogum “Hilton’s music is picturesque and impressionistic…the pianist has excellent technique.” – Downbeat An enticing oasis pulsing with West…

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Alicia Olatuja Signs with Resilience Music Alliance

Resilience Music Alliance Announces Signing of Vocalist Alicia Olatuja New Album, Intuition: Songs From the Minds of Women, Coming in February 1, 2019 Resilience Music Alliance is proud to announce the addition of critically acclaimed and versatile vocalistAlicia Olatuja to the label’s growing eclectic roster. Praised by The New York Times as a “singer with a strong and luscious tone and…

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