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John Pizzarelli to Release BETTER DAYS AHEAD Photo John Pizzarelli to Release BETTER DAYS AHEAD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 19, 2021

GHOSTLIGHT DELUXE, an imprint of Ghostlight Records, has announced that the new album from famed guitarist and recent Grammy Award winner John Pizzarelli, Better Days Ahead, will be available Friday, April 16 in digital and streaming platforms....
Edition Records and Jazz Legend Dave Holland to Partner in New Label Deal Photo Edition Records and Jazz Legend Dave Holland to Partner in New Label Deal
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 03, 2021

In May 2021, Dave Holland will release a new Double LP, CD and Digital album with Kevin Eubanks and Obed Calvaire marking the start of the new deal and his continuing relationship with Edition following the release of Good Hope in 2019 with Zakir Hussain and Chris Potter....
Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Announce Third Sound Prints LP 'Other Worlds' Photo Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Announce Third Sound Prints LP 'Other Worlds'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 09, 2021

Saxophonist Joe Lovano and trumpeter Dave Douglas debuted their extraordinary Sound Prints quintet on Blue Note Records in 2013, the year of Wayne Shorter’s 80th birthday....
Ramsey Lewis Announces SATURDAY SALON - SOUND OF CHRISTMAS Photo Ramsey Lewis Announces SATURDAY SALON - SOUND OF CHRISTMAS
by Stephi Wild - November 20, 2020

GRAMMY Award-winning pianist and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis presents an exclusive concert experience Saturday November 28 at 1PM CT - Sound Of Christmas. For this performance Ramsey revisits his classic Holiday record Sound Of Christmas. ...
Latin-Infused Jazz Duo ARIELLA Announce Simultaneous 4-City Virtual Tour Photo Latin-Infused Jazz Duo ARIELLA Announce Simultaneous 4-City Virtual Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 30, 2020

With a fervor for blues, jazz and vintage soul, enigmatic duo, ARIELLA, passionately transcend boundaries, transporting listeners to the heart of what makes music timeless. It's a fluid daydream, seeping....
New Live Jazz From Brazil With Love From Pianist Ricardo Bacelar Photo New Live Jazz From Brazil With Love From Pianist Ricardo Bacelar
by Sarah Jae Leiber - August 24, 2020

The sounds of Brazil are alive and well despite the menacing coronavirus causing havoc throughout the South American country and the world....
Christian McBride Readies Second Open Studio Jazz Instructional Course Photo Christian McBride Readies Second Open Studio Jazz Instructional Course
by Stephi Wild - August 21, 2020

On August 28th, six-time Grammy winner Christian McBride will present Your Sound is Your Signature, his second instructional course for Open Studio....
Aubrey Johnson's Debut UNRAVELED Out This March Photo Aubrey Johnson's Debut UNRAVELED Out This March
by Alexa Criscitiello - February 03, 2020

More than a decade into a creatively charged career, Aubrey Johnson is proud to announce the March 20th release of her debut album, Unraveled. Due out on Outside in Music, Unraveled marks this consummate jazz vocalist's arrival as a composer, arranger, and bandleader with a captivating vision of her...
Ben Williams Shares 'We Shall Overcome' for MLK Day Photo Ben Williams Shares 'We Shall Overcome' for MLK Day
by Kaitlin Milligan - January 20, 2020

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, acclaimed Grammy-winning bassist, composer and bandleader Ben Williams today shared his powerful rendition of the civil rights classic 'We Shall Overcome” via Billboard. With Frank Ocean-esque R&B production and a world class band, the track is a unifying call...
Tom Ashbrook Releases New Single 'Sines' Photo Tom Ashbrook Releases New Single 'Sines'
by Kaitlin Milligan - October 25, 2019

Tom Ashbrook releases his new single 'Sines' on 25 October via The Other Songs, which premiered via Clash Magazine. This is the title track lifted from his upcoming Sines EP, to be released on 22 November, mastered by Mike Cave (Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, The Charlatans) and mixed by Mike Halls (Cle...
Ambient-electronic Producer Tom Ashbrook Releases Debut Single 'Too Soon' Photo Ambient-electronic Producer Tom Ashbrook Releases Debut Single 'Too Soon'
by Kaitlin Milligan - September 30, 2019

Ambient-electronic producer Tom Ashbrook releases his debut single 'Too Soon' on 27 September via The Other Songs. The track is lifted from his upcoming Sines EP, and was mastered by Mike Cave (Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, The Charlatans) and mixed by Mike Halls (Clean Cut Kid). Ashbrook has toured ex...
Blue Note Announces 80th Anniversary Tour Featuring Kandace Springs, James Francies & Photo Blue Note Announces 80th Anniversary Tour Featuring Kandace Springs, James Francies & James Carter
by Kaitlin Milligan - August 15, 2019

This November, a triple-bill of current Blue Note artists—Kandace Springs, James Francies, and the James Carter Organ Trio—will embark on a U.S. tour of performing arts centers and theaters around the country in celebration of the 80th Anniversary of Blue Note Records. Each artist will perform a set...
LIVE FROM HERE WITH CHRIS THILE Confirms Guest Lineup For Performances in St. Louis, Photo LIVE FROM HERE WITH CHRIS THILE Confirms Guest Lineup For Performances in St. Louis, Vienna, Louisville and Lenox
by Tori Hartshorn - May 16, 2019

The guest lineups for the upcoming episodes of Live from Here with Chris Thile in St. Louis, MO on May 25, Vienna, VA on June 1, Louisville, KY on June 8 and Lenox, MAon June 15 are set, featuring Ben Folds, Bruce Hornsby, Guster, Anaïs Mitchell, Adia Victoria, Lucius, I'm With Her and Ian Edwards....
ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival Announces 2019 Artist Lineup Photo ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival Announces 2019 Artist Lineup
by Kaitlin Milligan - April 30, 2019

On September 5, 6, and 7, 2019, a diverse and exciting curation of the world's most remarkable guitarists will gather for the eighth installment of ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival, presented by Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Situated in a vib...
Jazz Guitarist Reza Khan Finds HOME While Traveling Abroad Photo Jazz Guitarist Reza Khan Finds HOME While Traveling Abroad
by Tori Hartshorn - February 20, 2019

Severely dehydrated from the oppressive heat during his travels from Mali to Uganda, Reza Khan was hospitalized after collapsing in a United Nations office. To avoid the lengthy hospitalization prescribed by doctors, he convinced them that he would recover faster if he was ensconced in a hotel room ...
Nonesuch and New Amsterdam Records Announce Partnership Photo Nonesuch and New Amsterdam Records Announce Partnership
by Kaitlin Milligan - January 29, 2019

Nonesuch and New Amsterdam Records have joined forces to release approximately three albums per year over an initial three-year period. This partnership is the result of conversations between the two New York-based labels about their long-term shared values to support the work of several generations...
Trumpeter Cuong Vu Rekindles Chemistry With Bill Frisell on Second RareNoise Release, Photo Trumpeter Cuong Vu Rekindles Chemistry With Bill Frisell on Second RareNoise Release, 9/28
by Sarah Jae Leiber - September 18, 2018

As a follow-up to 2017's acclaimed Ballet: The Music of Michael Gibbs, Seattle-based trumpeter Cuong Vu joins forces once again with guitar great Bill Frisell, bassist Luke Bergman and drummer Ted Poor on the boundary-pushing quartet outing for RareNoiseRecords, Change in the Air. With all the membe...
Bryn Roberts & Lage Lund's HIDE THE MOON AND STARS On 10/26 Photo Bryn Roberts & Lage Lund's HIDE THE MOON AND STARS On 10/26
by Tori Hartshorn - September 13, 2018

Hide the Moon and the Stars, the sublime new duo recording from pianist Bryn Roberts and guitarist Lage Lund, isn't the kind of jazz album that needs to be read about before it can be understood and enjoyed. It didn't premiere as part of a postmodern opera or multimedia performance; there isn't an o...
Jesse Harris Premieres New Video For WHERE A ROSE FALLS Photo Jesse Harris Premieres New Video For WHERE A ROSE FALLS
by Tori Hartshorn - September 06, 2018

Jesse Harris' latest video for “Where A Rose Falls”, taken from his latest album, Aquarelle (Secret Sun Records/ September 7th) and directed bydAVID sTRANGE premiered earlier today via BlackBook who say, ““Where A Rose Falls” is a genuine stunner, a wistful, melancholic ballad.”...
Cuong Vu's Change in the Air feat. Bill Frisell Out in Late September on RareNoise Photo Cuong Vu's Change in the Air feat. Bill Frisell Out in Late September on RareNoise
by Tori Hartshorn - August 30, 2018

RareNoiseRecords was founded in 2008 by two Italians, entrepreneur Giacomo Bruzzo and music producer Eraldo Bernocchi. Located in London, the label's mission is to detect and amplify contemporary trends in progressive music, by highlighting their relation to the history of the art-form, while choosi...
Jesse Harris Announces New Album AQUARELLE to be Released September 7 Photo Jesse Harris Announces New Album AQUARELLE to be Released September 7
by Macon Prickett - July 24, 2018

Renowned singer-songwriter Jesse Harris has announced release plans for his latest album, Aquarelle, to be released on Secret Sun Records on September 7th. From the album, recorded in Lisbon, Portugal last year, comes the first song, “Out Of Time”, accompanied by a video shot by director dAVID sTRAN...
Pat Metheny Elected into Royal Swedish Academy of Music Photo Pat Metheny Elected into Royal Swedish Academy of Music
by Macon Prickett - June 28, 2018

Pat Metheny has been elected into the prestigious Royal Swedish Academy of Music. ...
The San Diego Symphony Announces 2018-2019 Jazz At The Jacobs and City Lights Series Photo The San Diego Symphony Announces 2018-2019 Jazz At The Jacobs and City Lights Series
by Macon Prickett - June 25, 2018

The San Diego Symphony has announced its complete lineup for its Jazz @ The Jacobs and City Lights series for the 2018-19 season. Back for its fourth year, the successful Jazz @ The Jacobs returns with Gilbert Castellanos continuing in his role as series curator. From October through April, the five...
Brandon Bonine Announces Launch of Much Anticipated Debut Album WARRANTED WORRIES Photo Brandon Bonine Announces Launch of Much Anticipated Debut Album WARRANTED WORRIES
by Macon Prickett - May 17, 2018

Singer-songwriter Brandon Bonine announced the release of his upcoming debut album WARRANTED WORRIES for Friday, April 27, 2018. The pop-rock artist's highly anticipated debut album is now available for pre-order on iTunes & Amazon beginning today....
Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz Presents A Salute To Russell Malone Photo Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz Presents A Salute To Russell Malone
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 02, 2018

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz closes its 46thseason with a tribute to lauded jazz guitarist Russell Malone. A mainstay on the Manhattan music scene since the 1980s, as well as a regular at international festivals and concert halls, Russell has attracted critical and fan recognition for his w...