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Friday, February 03, 2023
New Music Releases: James Brandon Lewis, Lakecia Benjamin, Jim Snidero with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Adam Blackstone
James Brandon Lewis - Eye Of I A much more stripped-down album than some of the other recent efforts from tenor saxophonist James Brandon Le...
Bob Marley - 12 limited-edition vinyl L.P.s, each numbered and pressed exclusively at the legendary Tuff Gong International headquarters
The Marley Family, Tuff Gong, and UMe commemorate Bob Marley's 78th birthday by honoring his life and musical heritage by announcing twe...
Thursday, February 02, 2023
Canada’s All-Star MAPLE BLUES BAND Releases “Hey Nola“ From ‘Let’s Go’ Album
For nearly a quarter century, The Maple Blues Band has been the cornerstone of the Toronto Blues Society’s annual Maple Blues Awards (MBA), ...
Myron McKinley | "Sound Alchemist"
Years in the making and after a pandemic delay and a hectic schedule serving as musical director for Earth, Wind & Fire, keyboardist Myr...
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Baby Charles' self-titled LP reissued for its 15th Anniversary
Together with Nicole Willis And The Soul Investigators’ “Keep Reachin' Up” album, 2008’s Baby Charles debut LP is the album that defined...
Sam Bardfeld Trio | "Refuge"
Violinist and composer Sam Bardfeld proudly announces the release of his new trio album, Refuge, the follow up to the critically-acclaimed T...
Monday, January 30, 2023
Tony Kadleck Big Band | "Sides"
Trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader/educator Tony Kadleck is one of the most sought-after trumpet players on the New York City sce...
Emilio Teubal | "Futuro"
NYC based, Argentine pianist/composer Emilio Teubal presents his new recording (his sixth as a leader), Futuro. The title track, and most of...
Deep funk kings The Mighty Mocambos release live album 'Scénarios' (funk / breaks)
The Mighty Mocambos and their many incarnations have released dozens of 45s and several albums on their own imprint Mocambo Records and othe...
Sunday, January 29, 2023
Soulful new self-titled album by Nathan Johnston & The Angels Of Libra
The Angels Of Libra are a 10-piece soul outfit from Hamburg with a high affinity to analog recording techniques, 60s soul revue concepts and...
New Music Releases: Malcom Strachan, Eufórquestra, Joel Sarakula, Harry Bartlett Trio
Malcolm Strachan - Point Of No Return Malcolm Strachan has been a pro trumpet player since he left the Leeds college of music in 1996. Durin...
The Deplar Effect by The New Mastersounds
For over two decades, The New Mastersounds have maintained more than just a reputation of longevity. Instead, they’ve cultivated a rare bala...
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Dom Salvador, Iconic Samba Jazz Musician, to Release New Album "Samborium"
This January, Dom Salvador will release “Samborium” a trio album that connects the legacy of his early works with an ever evolving side of h...
Michael Feinberg | "Blues Variant"
An intriguing element of Michael Feinberg’s superb Criss Cross debut is that the leader could easily have titled it “Bassist In The Backgrou...
Philip Lassiter | "Simmer Down”
11x GRAMMY award-winning arranger/trumpeter Philip Lassiter makes his Color Red debut with “Simmer Down,” featuring a vivacious 24-piece ens...
Friday, January 27, 2023
Jazz Singer Allison Adams Tucker Releases "1977," the First EP in Her "RETRO Trilogy"
In today’s streaming world, the process to broadcast the news about an artist’s forthcoming album involves a series of catchy preview single...
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