Feature Releases

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Featured New Jazz Releases

JEFF OSTER – “Reach”

FEATURE RELEASE New Album by Inventive Trumpeter and Flugelhornist Jeff Oster "Reach" October 5th, 2018 Release Date With a dynamic new age/jazz/prog rock hybrid vibe often whimsically described as “Miles Davis meets Pink Floyd,” Jeff Oster has, since his 2005 award winning full length debut Released, shapeshifted the boundaries and redefined the sonic possibilities [...]

FRECKLE LEGEND – The Long Walk Home

FEATURE RELEASE Drummer RJ Rabin and his group Freckle Legend to release their new recording "The Long Walk Home" this fall "The Long Walk Home” runs the gamut from avant-garde jazz to hard-core rock, with driving guitar riffs and soulful vocals Funky NYC-based band Freckle Legend's freshman recording, The Long Walk Home, delivers a [...]

JAY LAWRENCE -Sonic Paragon

NEW RELEASE Veteran Drummer Jay Lawrence's New release "Sonic Paragon" August 1st Release Date on Jazz Hang Records "Sonic Paragon" is a fantastic collaboration of the talented and amazing drummer, Jay Lawrence, with many of the greatest jazz players on the scene today–John Patitucci, bass; Renee Rosnes, piano; Harry Allen, tenor saxophone; Terell Stafford, trumpet; [...]

BOB JAMES – Espresso

Legendary Pianist Bob James Returns to Trio Format After Decade-Long Studio Recording Hiatus as a Leader for Espresso Album Features “Submarine” – Follow up to “Nautilus,” the Track That Earned James’ Unlikely Godfather of Hip-Hop Status International Touring to Follow Album Release Long after establishing himself as one of America’s most accomplished composers, arrangers and instrumentalists, multiple-GRAMMY® Award-winner Bob [...]

KALEN HENRY – Not Forgotten

KALEN HENRY - Not Forgotten A Love Story Inspired by the Music of Nat King Cole Brilliant - 19-year-old Kalen Henry releases her debut project “Not Forgotten”, an exploration of one of her favorite artists: the one and only Nat King Cole. Although his music primarily comes from the American Songbook and is typically performed by jazz [...]

EMPATHY PROJECT – Influences

Empathy Project - Influences - Empathy is the ability to experience another person, another creature, a forest, a lake, nature and all the world inside yourself. This process is a drastically different and a far deeper and more errorless form of communication than the one we are all used to nowadays. Our mission is to [...]

NOAH PREMINGER – Genuinity

NOAH PREMINGER - Genuinity - Saxophonist Noah Preminger celebrates the release of Genuinity. On Genuinity, his tenth release as a leader and his debut on Criss Cross Records, Preminger and longtime collaborators Palmer and Cass are joined for the first time by Weiss. Nine Preminger originals evoke varying moods and ambience with strong melodies and [...]

MELBREEZE – Animazonia

MELBREEZE - Animazonia - Blue Canoe Records releases "Animazonia" from Turkish-born world musician Melbreeze. The ninth release from this creative world musician started as a Brazilian jazz effort but culminated into a compilation of authentic Brazilian music fused with world, jazz and dance flavors. Melbreeze's passion for world music and stubbornly authentic recreation of Brazilian [...]

ORRIN EVANS – Presence

ORRIN EVANS and the Captain Black Big Band Returns with Raucous Live Recording, Presence Long-running Ensemble, Led by The Bad Plus' New Pianist, Creates Family Vibe Onstage in Philadelphia For Third Album Available September 21 via Smoke Sessions The influence of the late playwright and educator Donald Evans has always loomed large over the Captain Black Big Band. [...]

YUKO MABUCHI TRIO

Yuko Mabuchi Trio (Vinyl) Executive producers Craig and Diane Martin attended Yarlung’s annual meeting in 2017, where Yuko, Del and Bobby played to celebrate the release of the trio’s first CD underwritten and executive produced by Randy Bellous.  The Martins knew they wanted to support Yuko further.  And with help from David B. Levinson, the Martins underwrote [...]