Releases & Promotions
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Gary Negbauer "You've Got To Be Carefully Taught" Coming Feb 2nd
Pianist/Vocalist/Composer Gary Negbaur plays jazz, blues and American roots music, combining innovative versions of standards with unforgettable, soulful originals.
Len Mizzoni - American Songbook, Smooth and Adult Contemporary single "Sleep Away" Feb 2nd
CD Includes new single SLEEP AWAY. Canadian singer-songwriter, producer, arranger and versatile musician who plays piano, guitar and saxophone. A veteran of many studio sessions. He also has worked with Skip Prokop of the iconic anadian band Lighthouse. Len was a former member of the Juno Award winning band Frozen Ghost with which he toured North America extensively. As a songwriter Len has the ability to write in many genres and styles of music. His catalog of original songs includes everything from country, pop, rock, R&B, funk and smooth jazz.
Chris Crain "They Say" the single
Chris Crain “They Say”
Featuring Alesia Miller the Single and Youtube Video
Chris‘ is a pianist with extroirdinary R&B and Jazz technique but his true gift is his voice that touches everyone that hears it. Mix in his composing talent you are left the complete Chris Crain. Chris has an extensive resume crossing genres and consists of 6 albums, 2 WAMI’s for Contemporary Jazz Artist of the Year and plethora of performances that has taken him all across the country.
Paulette McWilliams - A Woman's Story
You have already heard her voice. For a significant part of her career, its sound graced the recordings of Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, David Bowie, Luther Vandross and Celine Dion, among others. A Woman’s Story, her most recent recording, brings her voice to the foreground – showcasing her brilliance as an interpreter of beautifully meaningful songs. Her incredible musicianship is enveloped by the arrangements and production of two-time Grammy winner, Kamau Kenyatta. Drummer Terreon Gully (Dianne Reeves, Stefon Harris and David Sanborn), harmonica player Grégoire Maret (Herbie Hancock and Pat Metheny) and Grammy winning trumpeter Curtis Taylor (Gregory Porter and Billy Childs) also help to create an elegant musical environment for Paulette’s one-of-a-kind artistry. “A Woman’s Story” reimagines the music of Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway and Luther Vandross – all musical partners from Paulette McWilliams’ storied career. Among the other composers she interprets are Janis Ian and Phoebe Snow. Her exquisite and personal reading of their melodies and lyrics is not to be missed…
duotrio - In the Bright and Deep
a modular chamber music ensemble founded in NYC by trumpet player and composer Daniel Nissenbaum. Daniel is a professional trumpet player, composer and film scorer. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Berklee College of Music, where he graduated in 2007 with a Degree in Brass Performance. He earned his MA from University Of The Arts in 2015. As a trumpet player and recording artist, Daniel has recorded with and/or performed with Donald Byrd, Marcus Miller, Bobby Rydell, Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, MISIA, Darlene Love, The Drifters, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Mary Wilson (The Supremes) The Marvellettes, The Toys, and The Disco Biscuits. As a media composer, Daniel has worked for WaitWhat (Media Productions), The Smithsonian Channel, Chicken and Egg Productions, Nickelodeon and other independent companies. He has an ongoing position as assistant to composer Giancarlo Vulcano (30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Briarpatch). Currently, he co-composes the music for the Webby award-winning business podcast, “Masters of Scale”.
Chris Poland "Resistance" Ropeadope Records
Chris Poland is an American jazz fusion guitarist and creator/cofounder of the the Heavy Jazz/Rock/Fusion power trio OHM. Poland was a early member Megadeth and recently was inducted into the Heavy Metal Hall Of Fame.
Dylan Hayes Electric Band
Dylan Hayes Electric Band "Songs For Rooms And People". His album draws influences from jazz, R&B, neo-soul and funk. Dylan’s piano playing has brought him to share the stage with top tier musicians in both San Francisco and Seattle such as Jay Thomas, Johnaye Kendrick, David Marriott, Mark Taylor, Rex Gregory, grammy award winning bassist Evan Flory-Barnes and former member of Art Blakey’s jazz messengers, Chris Amberger.
#Bloomerangs - Instru Dash Mental Records
Instru Dash Mental Records presents "Moments and Fragments" , the sophomore LP from music collective #Bloomerangs. The playlist features original music from its members, and includes International Songwriting Competition Jazz category semi-finalist tunes "In Some Shape or Form" and "S Mitchell St".
Nanette Frank "Nostalgia"
Chicago based vocalist, songwriter, vocal arranger, and producer with a long successful international career. Chicago’s WGN radio called Nanette Frank “One of Chicago's jazz greats”.
Joyce Grant "Surrounded By Blue"
Longtime San Francisco Bay area honored vocalist Joyce Grant produced by keyboardist/arranger/producer Doug McKeehan.
Chanda Rule + Sweet Emma Band - "Hold On"
Work songs, chants, gospel, blues and NU-grooves. A brand new program with a deep Southern Rock and Blues feeling. A new development and reworking of the soul music of the southern states and always open drum grooves. PAO Records
Elena Gilliam and Michael Le Van "Then Another Turns"
A truly incredible vocalist and a remarkable pianist teamed up to create this extraordinary recording of beloved jazz standards, with a hauntingly beautiful Michael Le Van/Bill Montemer original composition that will keep you listening over and over.
Shade of Blue Record Label
Danny Lerman "Ice Cat"
Danny Lerman is a riveting saxophonist and composer. Danny has studied with Junior Walker's legendary teacher, Charlie Atkins and at the music school of the University of North Texas and the Berklee School of Music as well as with Peter Ballin. Danny's CD’s, Danny’s Island/Chartmaker Jazz and Meow Baby/Lightyear/EMI earned stunning reviews, opening the door to international airplay, festivals and concerts in Finland, Venezuela, South Africa, Indonesia, The Netherlands, Turkey, Hong Kong, Mexico, Israel, and the USA. Lerman has recorded and performed with Howard Hewett, Danny Boy, Bobby Lyle, Norman Connors, and Jimmy Mngwandi. Danny has performed with Peabo Bryson, Kevin Mahogany and Onder Focan, and recorded with Randy Brecker , Dave Valentin, and Hubert Laws. Lerman has opened for Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, Sergio Mendez, Richard Elliot, David Benoit, Eric Marienthal, the Ghetto Boys and Joe Lovano among others.
Erich Cawalla - Single Release - OOO Baby Baby
The first single from the upcoming full GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK album is OFFICIALLY RELEASED! Check out this updated version of Smokey Robinson's legendary hit, OOO BABY BABY with Erich on lead vocals and saxophone. This CD includes a 17-piece Big Band with Orchestra.
Tish Oney - The Best Part (late Aug)
Internationally award winning vocalist Tish Oney's fifth CD feat. legendary musician John Chiodini (guitar), Chuck Berghofer (bass) and Ray Brinker (drums). The Best Part, is a compilation of original songs by contemporary jazz composers and three never-before-heard songs with lyrics by jazz diva Peggy Lee.
Raymond De Felitta Trio - Pre-War Charm (late Aug)
Acadamy Award nominated film director/jazz pianist & composer Raymond De Felitta"s latest CD. A collection of memorable jazz standards from the 1930s played in a swinging and melodic style by a straight ahead jazz trio, reminiscent of the best of the Oscar Peterson/George Shearing/Bud Powell trios of the past
Paul Zauner's Blue Brass w David Murray - Roots n 'Wings
PAO Austrian Paul Zauner - InnTone Fest, PAO Label, Producer, Tromb/Arr feat Grammy-winner David Murray one of the most important & versatile sax., comp. & leaders of modern jazz.
NYC/Italian jazz pianist puts on a 60's vibe exploring tunes in the vein of Herb Alpert's 60s huge success with a combination of originals and covers. The music is infectious but also serious Jazz from Alberto.
Paul Silbergleit - January
Milwaukee-based jazz guitarist, composer, educator, and author. Straight-ahead in style, he bears the influence of figures such as Grant Green, Wes Montgomery, Jim Hall, Pat Metheny, Pat Martino, and Kenny Burrell.
Paul has performed with a wide array of jazz luminaries such as Melvin Rhyne, Phil Woods, Tierney Sutton, Jon Faddis, Richie Cole, Brian Lynch, David Hazeltine, and Jack McDuff, to name just a few. A member of area jazz supergroup We Six, he has also worked with notable institutions like the Milwaukee Repertory Theater and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Both his critically acclaimed 1996 debut CD, Silberglicity, and his more recent release, My New Attitude, have climbed into the jazz airwaves and charts.
The Vivino Sisters, Donna, Natalia & Antonia - June
DNA on Vivtone - features the daughters of world renowned saxophonist Jerry Vivino - Donna, Natalia & Antonia. The CD features a mix of Broadway and beyond.
MaryJo Mundy - June
The Fourteenth Confession - Songs of Laura Nyro. Long a favorite in the world of cabaret and jazz, Mundy’s passion for Nyro’s work led to a series of intimate concerts that has culminated with this live recording.
Moutin Factory Quintet - Mystic River
Laborie Jazz France - Twins bassist Francois Moutin and drummer Louis Moutin - one of the most creative new bands of the decade” DB
Chicago raised, NYC journey woman, Vienna home touring the world. PAO Records artist vocalist Chanda Rule. Click for more!
George The Bomb
George Freeman w Billy Branch - special promotion for Southport Sound Label. 92 yeard old, Charlie Parker alum & still getting standing ovations
Judy Night Quintet - Live At 210
Artistic Dir of Chicago based venue 210 Live
Michelle Coltrane "Awakening"
The only daughter of John and Alice Coltrane. A vocalist of extreme talent and integrity.
Disturbing The Peace
Between Yesterday and Tomorrow - The Songs Of Alan & Marilyn Bergman
Ernest McCarty Jr & Theresa Davis
I Remember Love
Western Michigan Univ Jazz Orchestra
Jerry is alum of Conan O'Brian show, Bruce Springsteen, Will Lee
Paul Kreibich - Thank You Elvin
In 1972 Elvin played and recorded at the world famous Lighthouse in Hermosa Beach, CA. Dave Liebman and Steve Grossman played Saxes and Gene Perla played bass along with Elvin on drums. It became an iconic recording in Jazz.
I attended the "Elvin Live at the Lighthouse" every night for 2 weeks and was greatly influenced and by the experience. I decided to do a recording with a similar band to express the inspiration.
We did the recording on Aug. 13, 2017, also live at the Lighthouse, with Doug Webb (ts), Jeff Elwood (ts, ss), Glen Cashman (ts), Chris Colangelo (b), and myself, Paul Kreibich (d).
My Heart Belongs To Satchmo - Roberta Donnay & The Prohibition Mob Band
Following two releases on Motema her new release is on Blujazz!
View Of The CIty
Two Quintets Doug MacDonald’s Quintet & Roger Neuman’s Quintet
Live recording at Vitellos Upstairs with
the LA all stars
great tunes two quintets playing straight ahead mainstream jazz
Bill Hart - Live At The Red Clay Theatre
Atlanta fusion guitarist Bill Hart's first Blujazz releasee
Ron Di Salvio Bart Platteau
Hanrahans - Hip Devotions
Vin Vemezoa - Fifth and Adams
Drummer Cecillia's new release La Terza Via - the third side of the coing
Nick Biello Vagabond Soul
Nick Biello NYC Saxophonist BJ promotions only
David Bertrand "Palmyra and Other Places"
NYC/Trinadad Floutist and Composer David Bertrand
Michael Morreale - Miles Song
Trumpeter Michael Morreale - Miles Song. Blujazz Promotions only.
Galen Weston "The Space Between"
Toronto guitarist Galen Weston follow up to critically acclaimed CD Plugged in produced by 14 time Grammy winner Steve Rodby
The Winsome Now - Pianist Jon Gold
Re-release of Jon Gold's Brazil Confidential with additional track - Nov 15th 2017
George Freeman "90 Going On Amazing"
You can count on two hands the number of musicians alive today who recorded with Charlie Parker. Brother of Von Freeman, uncle of Chico Freeman