Category: Release

Jazz Legends Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington And Stan Getz Celebrated With Five-Album Vinyl Box Sets

There are many who would agree that classic jazz from the 1950s and ’60s sounds best when played on the medium it was originally intended for – namely, the vinyl LP. With that in mind, UMe is proud to present three vinyl box sets via Verve Records focusing on key albums from three of jazz’s biggest and most influential …

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Two New Bing Crosby CD Releases From the Bing Crosby Archive And UMe

HLC Properties, Ltd., the Crosby family company, announces the release of two new entries in the Bing Crosby Archive CD series. New Tricks: 60th Anniversary Deluxe Edition and Among My Souvenirs: More Treasures from the Crosby Archive will be released on December 8, 2017, through UMe. Kathryn Crosby, Bing’s widow is the executive producer of …

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Fred Astaire’s Greatest Jazz Recording, “The Astaire Story,” Returns As Deluxe 2CD Set

In 1952, the famous dancer, singer and film star Fred Astaire teamed up with the brilliant pianist Oscar Peterson and an all-star jazz sextet to record jazz versions of many of the songs that he helped introduce and make famous in the 1930s and ’40s. The original program, The Astaire Story, was an innovative three …

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Frank Sinatra’s Merry Best Gathered For ‘Ultimate Christmas’

As the holidays draw nearer, Frank Sinatra Enterprises and Capitol/UMe are pleased to announce an essential new Frank Sinatra collection, designed to make the season bright. To be released October 6, Ultimate Christmas showcases 20 festive and warm holiday classics from Sinatra’s Capitol and Reprise catalogs. The new collection also honors the Sinatra Family’s holiday …

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Richard And Mika Stoltzman Team Up For “Duo Cantando” Available Via The Savoy Jazz Label

Grammy Award-winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman teams up with his wife, marimbist Mika Stoltzman, on an all new contemporary classical album titled “Duo Cantando” which will be released today via Savoy Jazz. Transcending the boundaries of classical and jazz, the renowned duo’s new album showcases compositions by Bill Douglas, Chick Corea, Toru Takemitsu, John Zorn and …

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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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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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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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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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The Brothers Nylon will release ‘Bitches Cold Brew’

The Brothers Nylon "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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