Glenn Holmes

Glenn Holmes

The historic 5th installment of the ‘Keepnews Collection’ features the following classic album re-issues produced by Jazz icon Orrin Keepnews: COLEMAN HAWKINS: "The Hawk Flies High" (1957) SONNY ROLLINS: "Freedom Suite" (1958) NAT ADDERLEY: "Work Song" (1960) WES MONTGOMERY: "Incredible Jazz Guitar" (1960) McCOY TYNER: "Fly With the Wind" (1976) Released June 3rd, Concord Music Group presents part five of its historic reissues series the ‘Keepnews Collection’, which spotlights classic albums by …
The new album from The Rippingtons, Modern Art is out today (3.10) on Peak Records (Concord Music Group). The Rippingtons’ 18th release features an explosive lineup lead by founder Russ Freeman with special guests including smooth Jazz trumpet icon Rick Braun, Dave Karasony, Bill Heller, as well as new bassist Rico Belled and special guest, returning saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa. Modern Art breaks new stylistic ground, incorporating exotic world music elements on the sensuously romantic, acoustic gu …
The new 2-CD set ‘The Very Best Of Prestige Records’, hits stores this week (3.24.09) on CD & digitally. The new 'must have' compilation celebrates the 60th anniversary of Prestige Records. The track list features; John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Eric Dolphy, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, and more. A great collection of 25 essential Prestige tracks, packed with classic photographs covering a 20-year span from 1949-1969, truly representing Prestige’s golden era. The 60th anniversary celebration …
In celebration of the digital release of 'The Ray Charles Cold Case Playlist' - songs from & inspired by the CBS television series, Raycharles.com, Concord Music Group & CBS are giving away seven classic Ray Charles recordings on CD including: 'Genius Loves Company', A Message From The People, Modern Sounds in Country & Western Music.

Enter at http://www.raycharles.com/coldcase to win a seven-CD Ray Charles prize pack!

The giveaway coincides with the new Ray Charles releases 'The Genius …

Grammy nominated and critically acclaimed jazz vocalist Kurt Elling will release Dedicated to You: Kurt Elling Sings the Music of Coltrane and Hartman on June 23rd, Kurt Elling's eighth album and second release for Concord Jazz. The live collection was recorded in January 2009 at the Allen Room in the Lincoln Center, New York as part of Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series. The new 12-track release features an all-star cast of musicians including saxophonist Ernie Watts, the Laurence Hobgoo
The new Chick Corea & John McLaughlin live release Five Peace Band Live is available on 2-CD today 4.28.09 via Concord Records. Five Peace Band Live, was recorded during Corea & McLaughlin’s European tour last fall. The double-disc CD was originally made available early at performance venues on tour during March as well as via the band’s website, and is now fully available. The entire album is available to stream at Chick Corea's official Myspace page. The album features Corea and McLaug
Wynton Marsalis has been confirmed to appear on the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ on Wed May 13th. The Pulitzer Prize & 9-time Grammy Award winner will perform the new song ‘School Boy’ from his new Blue Note album He & She - his 5th Blue Note release that features 22 tracks of his signature jazz, as well as spoken word and poetry tracks, all centered around the theme of the relationship between man and woman. The show will air 11.30pm ET/PT, Wed, May 13th. As the title to Wynton Mars
Peak label-mates and superstar guitarists Paul Brown and Marc Antoine are set to release Foreign Exchange a stylistically diverse collaboration album, available next week (4.7) on CD and digitally via Peak Records (Concord Music Group). Having performed together at ‘Paul Brown’s Guitar Night’ in 2008, two-time GRAMMY® Award winner Brown, who was in the early stages of producing a follow-up to his smash 2007 disc White Sand, invited Marc Antoine to play on one of his new songs. This initial sessi
Concord Music Group are set to launch a year-long 60th anniversary celebration of Prestige Records, with a full slate of assorted CD releases and other special bonuses, beginning next week (March 24th) with the release of 'The Very Best Of Prestige Records' 2-CD set. 'The Very Best Of Prestige Records' is a 2-CD set of classic tracks from the legendary label’s catalog featuring the iconic Jazz artists of the ‘50s and ‘60s; John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Eric Dolphy, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins,
With labels such as Fantasy, Specialty, Prestige and Stax, the scope of the Concord Music Group catalog is as deep and eclectic as your beloved public radio station left of the dial and as vast as the greatest neighborhood indie store. The quandary now is where to go to find a collection of Jerry Garcia's oeuvre with Merle Saunders or to find Soultrane on vinyl without having to take out a second mortgage. Well, record collecting has just turned a corner. Concord Music Group welcomes you to The
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