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

Legendary saxophonist and composer John Coltrane would have been 90 today. To celebrate his legacy and incredible body of work, Verve/UMe is proud to announce today's release of the high-resolution audio remasters of nine more of his classic Impulse Records! albums, continuing the label's initiative to remaster every album Coltrane recorded in his lifetime for "The House That Trane Built" in a variety of high-fidelity formats. (PRNewsFoto/Verve/UMe)

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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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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Jose James will tour the US, starting March 16

JOSE JAMES

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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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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Typhanie Monique releases Call it Magic.

Typhanie Monique - 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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