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Al Foster | “Reflections” | Available August 26 via Smoke Sessions Records

Legendary Drummer Al Foster Reflects on a Lifetime of Encounters with Jazz Icons from Miles and Monk to Herbie and McCoy Reflections Features an All-Star Quintet with Chris Potter, Nicholas Payton, Kevin Hays and Vicente Archer   Available August 26 via Smoke Sessions Records Album Release Performances at Smoke Jazz Club, Plus Global Livestream: Thursday, September 1…

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Carnegie Hall NYO Jazz’s Debut Album “We’re Still Here”

Carnegie Hall Releases NYO Jazz’s Debut Album We’re Still Here Featuring Artistic Director and Bandleader/Trumpeter Sean Jones with Special Guest Melissa Aldana and Special Guest Appearance by Wycliffe Gordon Available Now Digitally and Limited CD Availability US Tour Dates This Summer Include: July 28 | Carnegie Hall | New York, NY July 30 | Tri-C…

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VINYL OUT TODAY: Joey Alexander’s “Origin”

Pianist, Bandleader and Composer Joey Alexander’s First Album Featuring All Original Music, Origin: OUT NOW ON VINYL Mack Avenue Records Debut Featuring Special Guests Gilad Hekselman and Chris Potter Available as Double LPSet Pressed on Sea Glass Colored Vinyl Performing July 7-10 at SFJAZZ in San Francisco, CA Before Departing for European Tour Critical Acclaim…

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Steve Tibbetts | “Hellbound Train” | ECM

Guitarist Steve Tibbetts Draws From 40 Years of His Recordings on ECM with His Double-Album Retrospective, Hellbound Train Available July 1 via ECM Records A few questions for Steve Tibbetts Hellbound Train is a double album anthology drawn from your work on ECM. What was the criteria for inclusion? How did you select the pieces?…

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Gard Nilssen Acoustic Unity | “Elastic Wave” | ECM

On Elastic Wave, Norwegian Powerhouse Trio Gard Nilssen Acoustic Unity Address Fiery Anthems and Poignant Ballads with Equal Panache and Conviction   Available July 15 via ECM Records Gard Nilssen is one of Europe’s most creative improvising drummers, with a fresh approach to rhythm and freedom. On ECM, he has appeared on acclaimed recordings with…

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Pasquale Grasso | “Be-Bop!” | Available Today via Sony Music Masterworks

Guitar Virtuoso Pasquale Grasso Pays Tribute to Bird and Diz on Be-Bop! Out Now New Album Includes “A Night in Tunisia,” “Shaw ‘Nuff,” “Ruby, My Dear,” “Quasimodo” and “I’m in a Mess,” Featuring Rising Star Samara Joy on Vocals U.S. & European Tour Dates Announced (June 17, 2022 – New York, NY) Following the extraordinary success of…

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Yellowjackets | “Parallel Motion” | Available August 26 via Mack Avenue Records

Yellowjackets Enter Fifth Decade Sounding as Fresh as Ever on Parallel Motion   Available August 26 on Mack Avenue Records Maintaining a distinct group identity for 40 years is an exceedingly rare achievement, but what sets Yellowjackets apart isn’t their longevity so much as the consistently inspired quality of their music. Born in the age of fusion, the band…

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Tony Williams’ Long Lost 1980 Trio Album, “Play or Die,” Rediscovered and Remastered for Release on July 22

Innovating Jazz Drummer Tony Williams’ Long Lost 1980 Trio Album, Play or Die, Rediscovered and Remastered for Release Featuring Keyboardist Tom Grant  and Bassist Patrick O’Hearn Available July 22 via M.I.G. Music GmbH M.I.G. Music GmbH, an independent multi-genre recording label based in Hanover, Germany is set to release on July 22 on all digital platforms and…

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AVAILABLE NOW: “Origin” – Joey Alexander’s Mack Avenue Records Debut Featuring All Original Music

AVAILABLE NOW via Mack Avenue Records   Pianist, Bandleader and Composer Joey Alexander Releases Origin, First Album Featuring All Original Music   Vinyl Coming June 24 Watch the Official Music Video for “Promise of Spring” Critical Acclaim for Origin   “…what we’re hearing right now, ‘Remembering,’ there’s just such a sense of pensiveness about it that feels…

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