Category: News

May 31, 2024  /  News

Twin Cities Trio Paints Expansive Soundscapes on Debut Album Boundaries Boundaries is the debut offering from the trio of trumpeter Jake Baldwin, guitarist Zacc Harris and drummer Pete Hennig. The album features eight spontaneously improvised pieces th …

May 3, 2024  /  News

IRIS was born out of the mutual desire of five young Chicago musicians to blend historic subgenres of jazz such as hard bop and post bop. Their self-titled debut comes out on Shifting Paradigm Records on May 3, 2024. Initially the brainchild of saxopho …

April 5, 2024  /  News

CHICAGO DRUMMER-COMPOSER KABIR DALAWARI ISSUES HIS INSPIRED SOPHOMORE RELEASE LAST CALL Produced by Matt Ulery Featuring Dalawari, drums and compositions, with: Kyle Brooks (alto saxophone), Chris Madsen (tenor saxophone), Joshua Achiron (guitar), Nich …

March 15, 2024  /  News

Saxophonist Sharel Cassity and drummer Colleen Clark to release their self-titled debut album with their new co-led collective, Alliance, out March 15, 2024. The album features Cassity and Clark alongside three generational talents in this all-female e …

March 8, 2024  /  News

Pianist Chris Rottmayer pays homage to Mulgrew Miller on Being, an album that explores Miller’s time with the Woody Shaw Quintet and features jazz master Rufus Reid. Being is pianist Chris Rottmayer’s fourth album as leader and contains all original co …

February 23, 2024  /  News

Twin Cities vocal icon Tina Schlieske ventures into new musical horizons with The Good Life her first jazz standards recording, out now. Tina Schlieske, a revered figure in the Minneapolis music scene, is gearing up for the release of her inaugural jaz …

February 16, 2024  /  News

From New York City to Turkey, Saxophonist & Composer Peter DiCarlo Releases his Sophomore Album, The Other Side, fusing Turkish stylings with contemporary jazz. The Other Side is the new album from alto saxophonist Peter DiCarlo, out February 16, 2 …

January 19, 2024  /  News

Bassist and composer Marcel Bonfim explores the bittersweet duality of the immigration experience on his debut as leader, FAREWELL / DESPEDIDA, out January 19, 2024 Farewell / Despedida marks bassist and composer Marcel Bonfim’s debut album as leader. …

December 1, 2023  /  News

NYC drummer Tima Volozh delivers a stunning and mature debut with Jubilee, paying homage to his mentors and influences while firmly staking his place in the scene.  Jubilee is Brooklyn-based, Russian born drummer Tima Volozh’s debut album which encapsu …

November 10, 2023  /  News

JC Sanford enlists jazz luminaries Michael Cain and Anthony Cox for a powerful trio record, New Past, out November 10, 2023. A joyous summit of jazz masters, New Past — the latest and perhaps greatest small-group recording by adventurous trombonist and …