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Craft Recordings Honors Bill Evans With First-Ever Career-Spanning Collection Photo Craft Recordings Honors Bill Evans With First-Ever Career-Spanning Collection
by TV News Desk - April 12, 2021

This recently unearthed concert recording will also be issued as a standalone album, titled On a Friday Evening, which will be available on 2-LP, CD and digital formats, including hi-res 192/24 and 96/24. ...
Chet Baker's Iconic Riverside Catalogue Gets Reissue Photo Chet Baker's Iconic Riverside Catalogue Gets Reissue
by TV News Desk - January 07, 2021

Craft Recordings is pleased to reissue four classic, remastered titles from legendary jazz artist Chet Baker....
Classic Salsa Album 'Barretto Power' by Ray Barretto Set for Reissue Photo Classic Salsa Album 'Barretto Power' by Ray Barretto Set for Reissue
by TV News Desk - September 08, 2020

Craft Latino, the Latin division of Craft Recordings, is proud to present a 50th anniversary vinyl reissue of Barretto Power, out October 23rd....
GRAMMY Museum Announces Face The Music Photo GRAMMY Museum Announces Face The Music
by TV News Desk - August 22, 2019

 Music and photography share a common nexus for experiencing feeling and are linked in contextualizing human emotion. During a five-year project led by photographer Richard Ehrlich, these two art forms came together in a unique and moving way and aimed to redefine the profound and transcendent influ...
John Coltrane Listening Party Announced in NYC Photo John Coltrane Listening Party Announced in NYC
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2019

John Coltrane's breakout year, when his mature saxophone sound first grabbed ears and his own recordings began to sell consistently, was 1958. The upcoming box set Coltrane '58: The Prestige Recordings (out March 29 (5-CD & digital formats) and April 26 (8-LP format) on Craft Recordings), chronicles...
Craft Recordings To Release COLTRANE '58: THE PRESTIGE RECORDINGS Box Set 3/29 Photo Craft Recordings To Release COLTRANE '58: THE PRESTIGE RECORDINGS Box Set 3/29
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2019

Though it's been 52 years since his tragic passing, John Coltrane's importance and influence have never been greater. Though active for a relatively short period—from 1957 to '67—he was an intrepid spirit who developed at a feverish pace. Coltrane's breakout year, when his mature sound first grabbed...
Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles Share TRADE IT ALL Live At Jammcard's JammJam Photo Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles Share TRADE IT ALL Live At Jammcard's JammJam
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2018

Today, Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles share their intimate, pulsating live rendition of 'Trade It All' from their exclusive JammJam performance, presented by Jammcard. The live session was recorded at Sayers Club in Hollywood, surrounded by Jammcard's premier network of musicians, industry professio...
Sheila Jordan To Receive The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation's 2018 Satchmo Aw Photo Sheila Jordan To Receive The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation's 2018 Satchmo Award
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2018

The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation proudly presents the 8th SATCHMO Award to: jazz vocalist and songwriter Ms. Sheila Jordan. LAEF is returning to the historic Alhambra Ball Room in Harlem, where swing dancers, big bands and jazz vocalists once reigned supreme – Friday October 12th 8:00 – 10...
Jazz Dispensary to Release 'Soul Diesel Vol. 2' Exclusively for Record Store Day Photo Jazz Dispensary to Release 'Soul Diesel Vol. 2' Exclusively for Record Store Day
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2018

Jazz Dispensary is set to release their next limited-edition title, Soul Diesel Vol. 2, exclusively for Record Store Day's main event on April 21st....
VIDEO: Chris Dave and The Drumhedz Release Video for DAT FEELIN (Ft. SiR) Photo VIDEO: Chris Dave and The Drumhedz Release Video for DAT FEELIN (Ft. SiR)
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2018

Chris Dave and The Drumhedz just released their video for 'Dat Feelin' (ft. SiR).' The video premiered at Afropunk, who said 'Dat Feelin' is a frenetic throwback to big bands and jazz lounges, translated for the modern era into an ambient expression of bliss and feel goods.' The track is from The Dr...
WOW GOSPEL 2018 Debuts At #1 On Billboards Top Gospel Albums Chart for 19th Year Photo WOW GOSPEL 2018 Debuts At #1 On Billboards Top Gospel Albums Chart for 19th Year
by TV News Desk - February 06, 2018

The beloved annual series, WOW GOSPEL, is back again, continuing a long-running tradition of topping the charts. The newly-released compilation, WOW GOSPEL 2018, debuts at #1 this week on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums Chart. The release serves as the 20th anniversary of the brand, and its current ch...
CeCe Winans, Tamela Mann & More Set for WOW Gospel 2018 Photo CeCe Winans, Tamela Mann & More Set for WOW Gospel 2018
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2018

The chart-topping annual series WOW Gospel returns, with the new WOW GOSPEL 2018 album available now! Featuring 30 tracks including hits from Grammy-winning and nominated stars such as CeCe Winans, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Tamela Mann, Marvin Sapp, Travis Greene, Le'Andria Johnson, Charlie Wilson, and m...
Chris Dave and The Drumhedz Premiere 'Black Hole ft Anderson .Paak' Photo Chris Dave and The Drumhedz Premiere 'Black Hole ft Anderson .Paak'
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2018

Chris Dave and The Drumhedz just premiered 'Black Hole (feat. Anderson .Paak)' at Complex, who called it a 'funky cut... that will have you doing your best two-step on the dance floor.' The track is from The Drumhedz' debut self-titled album (out January 26th via Blue Note Records)....
Chris Dave and The Drumhedz Release 'Job Well Done (ft. SiR & Anna Wise)' Photo Chris Dave and The Drumhedz Release 'Job Well Done (ft. SiR & Anna Wise)'
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2018

Today, Chris Dave and The Drumhedz release 'Job Well Done,' taken from The Drumhedz' debut self-titled album (out January 26th via Blue Note Records). The track features Top Dawg Entertainment's SiR and frequent Kendrick Lamar collaborator Anna Wise....
Chris Dave and The Drumhedz Premiere 'Dat Feelin (ft. SiR)' at Billboard Photo Chris Dave and The Drumhedz Premiere 'Dat Feelin (ft. SiR)' at Billboard
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2017

Today, Chris Dave and The Drumhedz release 'Dat Feelin' (ft. SiR).' The track premiered at Billboard, who said 'on the infectious, head-bobber Dave and the Drumhedz lay down an indelible groove rhythm strengthened by blaring horns, funk-flavored drum ticks, and jazzy piano lines reminiscent of D.C'...
Chris Dave and the Drumhedz Releases Blue Note Debut 1/26 Photo Chris Dave and the Drumhedz Releases Blue Note Debut 1/26
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2017

Today, Chris Dave and the Drumhedz announce the release of their debut self-titled album, out January 26th via Blue Note Records. Led by drummer, composer, and bandleader Chris Dave, the album features Anderson .Paak, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Bilal, SiR, Anna Wise, and dozens more....