Albums By Jazz Vocalist Mark Murphy And Pianist Monty Alexander Dropped On Vinyl And CD!
It's been a special summer for jazz lovers and record collectors and another treat arrived on Friday when MPS Records reissued jazz vocalist Mark Murphy's "Midnight Mood" and pianist Monty Alexander's "Montreux Alexander: The Monty Alexander Trio Live! at the Montreux Festival" on vinyl and CD. With ...
Blue Note Jazz Club Announces Fall Robert Glasper Residency, October 1-November 7
The New York City's Blue Note Jazz Club announces the return of multi-Grammy Award-winning artist Robert Glasper to the Blue Note stage for a stacked "Robtober" Fall residency. From October 1 to November 7, Glasper will perform a total of 66 shows across 33 nights, including Halloween weekend. The run ...
'American Hymn' Songbook Addresses Race, Cultural Barriers And Diversity, Out September 17, 2021
In 2020, Nashville recording artist, pianist and composer Kory Caudill partnered with The Episcopal Church in designing the Concert for the Human Family. The series includes a team of musicians, artists and creatives shaping a musical journey exploring the powerful intersection between art, social justice ...
Tony Bennett Announces Retirement And He Cancels Upcoming Tour Dates; Bennett Will Release His Second Duet Album With Lady Gaga "Love For Sale," On October 1, 2021
95-year-old Tony Bennett has officially announced his retirement after a 70-year career according to reports.
Danny Bennett, Bennett's son and manager for more than 40 years, canceled the iconic singer's remaining tour dates, stating that Bennett's two recent dates with Lady Gaga at New York's ...
Joshua Redman, Cecile Mclorin Salvant Contribute Tracks To Jazz Foundation Of America Benefit Compilation 'Relief'
Joshua Redman and Cécile McLorin Salvant are among the artists to contribute tracks to Relief, a compilation of previously unreleased music to benefit Jazz Foundation of America (JFA), due November 12, 2021.
Redman's track "Facts," from the sessions for his 2018 Grammy-nominated Nonesuch album Still ...
Harry Connick Jr. Opens Up On His Childhood, Faith And Writing A New Album During Lockdown In Guideposts Magazine Cover Story
In the August/September issue of Guideposts magazine, available today, Harry Connick Jr. opens up about growing up in New Orleans, choosing to be baptized in the Catholic church in his teens after his mother passed away from ovarian cancer and how he channeled grief over losing 14 people during the ...
Sam Amidon To Tour US In October 2021
Sam Amidon has announced a headline tour of the Northeastern United States for this October featuring songs from his 2020 self-titled album and more.
The two-week tour starts at Club Passim in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on October 4, followed by shows in Burlington, Providence, Brattleboro, Northampton, ...
R&B-Jazz Guitarist Gregory Goodloe Finds Hope "Somewhere Out There"
After releasing the single, "Cool Like That," R&B-jazz guitarist Gregory Goodloe attempted to stay calm early in the COVID-19 pandemic despite the uncertainty and concern for his mother's health. As we move closer to the other side of the pandemic, the man of faith ventured out earlier this year with ...
Diane Ofori Releases "Sail Away" On August 13, 2021
Born and raised in a working-class family in the heart of the East End of London, from the age of three Diane aspired to become a singer. She loved to watch classic musical films and from being a little girl, she would sing and perform for anyone that wanted to listen to her.
Growing up she tried ...
Multidisciplinary Artist Harley Cortez To Release "An Inventory Of Memory: Vol. II" On August 13, 2021
If we were only to focus on Harley Cortez's forthcoming second chapter in his four-album "An Inventory of Memory" recording series, it would be like having a phone conversation with someone with spotty cell service that allows you to hear every fourth word. The Los Angeles-based musician turned painter, ...