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Matt Wilson – Hug


Matt Wilson Hug! Need a little musical snuggle time? The irrepressible drummer/composer Matt Wilson brings us a virtual Hug with the release of his album of the same name on August 28, 2020 via Palmetto Records.   A new Matt Wilson album isn't so much a snapshot capturing the drummer at a particular moment in time. Rather, his recordings are more like a [...]

Gino Santana – Hallal Jah


Gino Santana Hallal Jah  Gino Santana is a Brazilian bass player born in Rio de Janeiro, the musician has collaborations with several artists, among them are recording on EP Studio Session Vol. 1 by singer Santoz who is co-producer of Hallal Jah. Gino Santana is the creator of the CIA project. DOS MÚSICOS, collective that promotes [...]

LISA HILTON – More Than Another Day


Lisa Hilton | More Than Another Day  Ruby Slipper Productions Offers a Creative and Expansive New Album Teeming With Original Compositions Featuring Rudy Royston and Luques Curtis. More Than Anther Day is the latest jazz release from composer/pianist/producer, Lisa Kristine Hilton.  Hilton and her longstanding band mates: Rudy Royston on drums, and Luques Curtis on bass, as well as the imposing JD Allen on tenor sax, [...]

Børge Olsen – “Music in the Dark”


Børge Olsen “Music in the Dark” “Music in the Dark” presents brand new recordings of Børge Olsen’s songs from today and back in time. None of the songs has ever been released before. His music is a mix of jazz rock, prog and metal. The title track “Music in the Dark” Børge composed in 1982 [...]



JOHN FINBURY Quatro  John Finbury's new album "QUATRO" premieres new music with broad Latin American and Spanish influences, mixed and matched in an unorthodox fashion.Alternating vocal and instrumental tracks, the album was produced by Latin Grammy winner Emilio D. Miler, and features Magos Herrera on vocals, Chano Domínguez on piano, John Patitucci on bass, and [...]



Pete Ellman Big Band  For Pete's Ache The Pete Ellman Big Band was formed in 2009 after Pete retired from the 566th Air Force Band. Since then, the band has played regularly in and around Chicago. They regularly invite student jazz ensembles to join them and will provide members of the band as guest clinicians, giving these [...]



Ragan Whiteside Five Up Top For the second consecutive year, soul-jazz flutist Ragan Whiteside is Billboard’s top female smooth jazz songs artist of the year. In the male-dominated genre in which only three females made it into the year-end top 10, Whiteside, powered by singles from her aptly titled new EP, “Five Up Top,” came in at No. [...]

MATTHEW ALEC – The Soul Electric


Matthew Alec and The Soul Electric    "Give What You Take" Matthew Alec and The Soul Electric, shared their debut single "Give What You Take" following a premiere .  In addition to sharing the first single, the group has announced the release of their debut album Cleveland Time, out February 19, 2021 on Cleveland Time Records. On the [...]

CHICO PINHEIRO – Nominated for Best Latin Jazz Recording


CHICO PINHEIRO  Nominated for Best Latin Jazz Recording One of the leading figures in Brazilian Music today, Grammy nominated guitarist Chico Pinheiro is not only an exceptional instrumentalist with a wonderful sound and superb improviser of great fluidity, but also a unique composer of originality and maturity, qualities that stand out on all his recordings. [...]



MARIA SCHNEIDER Data Lords  ICONIC COMPOSER MARIA SCHNEIDER GARNERS TWO GRAMMY NOMINATIONS "Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album" Data Lords (Maria Schneider Orchestra) "Best Instrumental Composition" for "Sputnik" from Data Lords Renowned Minnesota-born, New York-based boundary-defying composer and orchestra leader Maria Schneider has earned two 2021 Grammy nominations for her revelatory double album Data Lords featuring the Maria Schneider Orchestra. Nominations are in [...]

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