May 18

Frank Sinatra ‘Baby Blue Eyes… May The First Voice You Hear Be Mine’

Frank Sinatra always saluted his audience with a toast: “May You Live To Be A Hundred And The Last Voice You Hear Be Mine.”  Envisioned as a child’s first musical library to be shared with the generations before, Tina Sinatra has curated a special compilation of Sinatra recordings for children and parents alike. On May …

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May 17

Jazz Vocalist Kris Russell Releases New Single, ‘Down in Brazil,’

Jazz Vocalist Kris Russell will release her newest single titled ‘Down in Brazil,’ a contemporary bossa nova with music and lyrics written by Jazz singer and award winning artist and composer Michael Franks, with a new arrangement by Kris Russell and the Mystery Jazz Ensemble. It will be featured on smoothjazz.com, Global Radio and other …

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May 16

Sting: The Complete Studio Collection to be released June 9th

A&M / Interscope Records / Deutsche Grammophon are honored to announce the release of The Complete Studio Collection on June 9th. Encompassing the entirety of Sting’s illustrious solo studio album catalogue on 180 gram heavyweight vinyl – from his 1985 debut album The Dream Of The Blue Turtles through to the latest 57th & 9th …

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Mar 25

‘Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary’ to have its Alabama Premiere

The City of Birmingham will be the site of an advance Alabama screening of the critically acclaimed Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, on Saturday, March 25, at 7:00pm. The film will be screened at what was formerly the 2nd Presbyterian Church on the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus. The building is now known …

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Mar 14

Trombone Shorty makes Blue Note debut

Trombone Shorty will release his Blue Note debut Parking Lot Symphony on April 28 ahead of his appearance at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, where he has inherited the festival’s prestigious closing set in the legacy of great New Orleans artists like the Neville Brothers and Professor Longhair. The album pre-order launched …

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Mar 13

Jose James will tour the US, starting March 16

Jose James is reborn as a powerful voice in contemporary R&B on Love in a Time of Madness, his vibrant new album which is released on February 24. Watch the video for the first single “Always There” of the album down here. Moviegoers next month will find James featured in an on-screen performing role in …

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Mar 12

The Brothers Nylon will release ‘Bitches Cold Brew’

The Brothers Nylon is a collaboration between brothers Michael and Nick Rufolo from New York and famed London-based musician Shawn Lee. Living legend Shawn takes care of guitars, keys, percussion and vocals while young prodigies the Rufolo brothers are in charge of the rhythm section, playing respectively bass and drums. Nick plays also keys, strings, …

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Mar 11

Typhanie Monique releases Call it Magic.

“Call It Magic” is the fourth album by Typhanie Monique. This long-awaited album, her most ambitious to date, features her current working quartet of pianist Ben Lewis, Bassist Joshua Ramos, drummers Dana Hall and Greg Artry. Special guests include; clarinetists Ken Peplowski and Victor Goines, Hammond B-3 organist Tony Monaco, and tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm. …

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Mar 10

New video and single by Myles Sanko

10With the release of his third full-length “Just Being Me” in the Fall of 2016 soul star Myles Sanko has really and truly arrived. The Ghana-born British soul singer and songwriter played sell out shows across Europe and gained extensive airplay on all major radio stations from Germany to France, Spain to the UK, Italy …

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Mar 09

Robert Glasper Experiment’s ‘Black Radio’ turns 5

Five years ago Robert Glasper Experiment released ‘Black Radio’, a ground-breaking GRAMMY-winning album that laid out a new paradigm for creative music, reaching beyond entrenched genre boundaries to create a singular vision that drew from all reaches of contemporary black music. The album featured special guests Erykah Badu, Lala Hathaway, Lupe Fiasco, Bilal Ledisi, KING, …

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