Glenn Holmes

Glenn Holmes

Kurt Elling's new album 'Nightmoves' goes from # 37 - # 1 at Jazzweek. The Jazz vocalist's new album and Concord Records debut, has shot up the weekly Jazz album chart landing itself at #1 since being released just 3 weeks ago (4.3.07). Kurt Elling has attained elite status in the jazz world before reaching the age of 40. Riding to international prominence on the strength of his critically acclaimed performances as well as a string of stellar recordings for the Blue Note label, the perennial pol
Concord Jazz debut from Jazz vocalist extraordinaire Kurt Elling titled "Nightmoves", is available in stores & online now. On "Nightmoves", the classic Jazz vocalist brings his signature baritone voice to a wide range of tunes associated with greats such as Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Dexter Gordon and Keith Jarrett. After a string of stellar releases for the Blue Note label and seven Grammy nominations to his credit, Kurt Elling has attained elite status in the Jazz world by becoming the
29.01.2011

Joey Defrancesco

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Joey Defrancesco - Live At Yoshi's is now available. Released this week (3.6.07) on Concord Records, 'Live at Yoshi's' delivers an outstanding live collection of jazz standards. "Live at Yoshi's" is Joey DeFrancesco's eighth release for Concord and features renditions of standards "Cherokee," "Ceora," "I’m in the Mood for Love" and more. Last year the hammond B-3 master set up shop for a four-night engagement at Yoshi’s, the San Francisco Bay Area’s premiere jazz club in Oakland CA and has manag
The Concord Jazz debut from 26 year old alto sax prodigy and rising jazz star Benny Reid, titled "Findings" is now available! A collection of six stirring suite-like compositions that unfold like richly appointed short stories, "Findings" is a fully realized work of remarkable depth and maturity that takes listeners on a musical journey traversing a whole range of emotions within each individual piece. "The major inspiration for this record is my sister, who passed away when I was 13," says the
29.01.2011

Paul Brown & Friends

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The new Peak Records debut from smooth jazz grammy award winning artist Paul Brown entitled "White Sand" is now in stores everywhere. "White Sand" features a line up of stellar guest artists including Al Jarreau, Boney James, David Benoit drummer Bobby Caldwell and more. The album features seven powerful originals and three unique reworkings of recognizable classics. White Sand is a celebration of the great soul sounds from different eras (60’s soul jazz through 70’s old school and modern hip-ho
The upcoming Concord Jazz debut from 26 year old alto sax prodigy and rising jazz star Benny Reid, titled "Findings" is set for release this coming Tuesday (Feb 27th). A free download from the CD is available now right here: http://www.ontargetmediagroup.com/bennyreid/BennyReid-DancingWithMyFather.mp3 "Findings" is a fully realized work of remarkable depth and maturity that takes listeners on a musical journey traversing a whole range of emotions within each individual piece. "The major inspirat
A very special historical music documentary to be aired on PBS in March 2007 chronicling the first music video format known as "The Soundies". Presented by four-time Grammy nominee Michael Feinstein, The Soundies: A Musical History is a must-see for jazz music and history enthusiasts everywhere, as PBS brilliantly captures never before seen footage of the greats that started it all (Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Nat King Cole, etc). More than 1,800 Soundies have been made; many of the best perfor
Prestige inaugurated its Rudy Van Gelder Remasters Series in March 2006 with ten seminal titles, then continued in June, July and September with five more discs each month. The fifth edition features the following classic jazz releases re-mastered by original engineer Rudy Van Gelder with original and new liner notes: - John Coltrane with the Red Garland Trio: Traneing In - Jackie McLean: 4, 5 and 6 - Miles Davis Quintet: Cookin’ - Pat Martino: El Hombre - Sonny Rollins: Plus Four All set for re
The new album from multi Grammy winning Jazz icons George Benson & Al Jarreau titled "Givin it Up" is in stores now, released this week (10.24.06) on Concord Records. "Givin It Up" unites George Benson & Al Jarreau for the first time and features guest appearances from Paul Mcartney, Jill Scott, Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, Chris Botti and more. George Benson & Al Jarreau - "Givin it Up" OUT NOW! www.georgebenson.com www.aljarreau.com
The new Boney James album "Shine" (released last week 9.26.06 on Concord Records) has debuted at #1 on the Contemporary Jazz chart, #6 on the R&B/Hip Hop album chart and #44 on the Billboard top 200, scanning 19,200 copies in its first week. Boney James - "Shine" is available in stores and online now.
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