Press Release Archive

Below are links to recent e-mails and press releases we've sent out. Click here for more information about our current artist roster.


Guitarist Bobby Broom Joins Faculty at Northern Illinois U. School of Music; Plans Live Recording with His Group The Organi-Sation (5/17/19)

Forthcoming CD to feature his trio, with organist Ben Paterson & drummer Kobie Watkins, in club & concert performances. Read more.

“Transitions,” New CD from the Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Set for June 7 Release by MSO Records. (4/26/19)

Four-part suite exploring Negro League baseball is the centerpiece of the new CD; Mads Tolling, Tiffany Austin are special guests. Read more

Keyboardist-Composer Marcos Silva’s 1st Recording in 30 Years, “Brasil From Head to Toe,” Due May 3. (4/4/19)

Silva’s long-awaited 3rd album, from his Goose Egg Productions imprint, features a quartet with Gary Meek + special guests. Read more

Vocalist Laurie Antonioli’s 7th Album, “The Constant Passage of Time,” Set for April 12 Release by Origin Records. (3/13/19)

CD features Antonioli's longtime American Dreams Band with Sheldon Brown, Dave MacNab, Matt Clark, Dan Feiszli, Jason Lewis. Read more

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Returns from 3-Year Recording Hiatus with “Songs: The Music of Allen Toussaint” on Storyville Records. (3/1/19)

18-piece orchestra celebrates New Orleans legend Toussaint on its first recording under Artistic Director Adonis Rose. Read more  

Claudia Villela’s Brilliant Vocal Talent Showcased on “Encantada Live,” Due April 12. (2/27/19)

Villela's 6th album in a 40-year career alternates between septet, quartet, and intimate duet performances with various partners. Read more  

Carolyn Fitzhugh Demonstrates Vocal & Compositional Chops on "Living in Peace," Due March 15 from IYOUWE Records. (2/12/19)

Second abum by Chicago-based vocalist was produced by Mark Ruffin & arranged by Amina Figarova. Read more

Pianist-Composer Yelena Eckemoff Presents a Journey Through the Human Life Span on “Colors,” Due Feb. 22. (1/18/19)

An imaginative duet recording with the brilliant French drummer Manu Katché. Read more 

“The Poetry of Jazz Volume Two,” Collaboration Between Saxophonist/Composer Benjamin Boone & Poet Philip Levine, to Be Released by Origin Records Jan. 18. (12/13/18)

Much-lauded first volume, from Origin Records, received raves from both literary and music press. Read more  

Pianist/Composer Brittany Anjou Debuts with “Enamigo Reciprokataj” on Origin Records, Due Feb. 15. (11/29/18)

Sweeping, original vision imbues epic five-part suite, five other originals. Read more  

Alto Saxophonist Richie Cole Pays Tribute to a Lifelong Hero on “Cannonball,” Out Oct. 26. (10/2/18)

With the Pittsburgh Alto Madness Orchestra, featuring trombonist Reggie Watkins. Read more

“Unreleased Art Pepper Vol. 10: Toronto” Due November 2 from Widow’s Taste Records. (9/26/18)

3-CD set recorded June 16, 1977 at Toronto’s Bourbon Street during Pepper’s first tour as a leader. Read more

Guitarist Bobby Broom Introduces His New Group The Organi-Sation with Their Debut Recording “Soul Fingers,” Due Oct 12. (9/19/18)

Set for Oct. 12 release by MRI Entertainment, CD was produced by legendary drummer Steve Jordan; featuring Ben Paterson, Kobie Watkins. Read more  

“That’s Right!,” CD Debut of Trumpeter Brad Goode’s Quintet Featuring Tenor Titan Ernie Watts, Due Oct. 19 from Origin Records. (9/17/18)

With longtime collaborators Adrean Farrugia (piano) & Kelly Sill (bass) + newest member Adam Nussbaum (drums). Read more  

Pianist Anne Sajdera Celebrates Creative Renewal & Cross-Cultural Inspiration with “New Year,” Due Nov. 2 on Bijuri Records. (9/12/18)

Follow-up to her 2012 CD “Azul” is a collaborative project with Czech musicians Jan Feco & Miroslav Hloucal. Read more