Cover of the album Detour by Boney James

Detour

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Chart-topping jazz/R&B sax player Boney James released his new single “Bring It Back” today, featuring critically acclaimed composer, conductor, orchestrator, arranger, and trumpeter, Dontae Winslow. The track is available today via all streaming services and marks the first release from James’ forthcoming 18th studio album, Detour, out September 23rd on Concord Records. The new 10-song collection is a subtle stylistic …

BUTCHER BROWN PRESENTS TRIPLE TREY FEATURING TENNISHU AND R4ND4ZZO BIGB4ND

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Butcher Brown makes “solar music,” forward-thinking and expansive hybrids of jazz and hip-hop infused with elements of funk, soul, rock, and every other sound under the sun. Their southern-leaning, sometimes psychedelic fusion has made them jazz festival mainstays who could just as easily headline shows with the biggest names in rap and rock. In addition to touring with jazz giant …

Black Man

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Richmond-based five-piece collective Butcher Brown return to offer the first look at their new single “BLACK MAN” featuring fellow Richmond rapper and songwriter Michael Millions, by sharing the song’s accompanying visual. Directed by award-winning producer, cinematographer and director Shirod Greene, the raucous video for “BLACK MAN” finds the band back in school, rallying the rest of the class to join …

New Standards

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World-renowned and Grammy-Award winning saxophonist Kenny G, will release his first new album in six-years titled New Standards.  Out December 3rd through Concord Records (with 2-LP set for release on February 11, 2022) the 11-song collection of original compositions takes inspiration from the Jazz Ballads of the 50’s and 60’s.  Listen to the first track “Emeline” here.  New Standards is …

Remind Me

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Celebrated quintet Butcher Brown reimagines Patrice Rushen’s fan-favorite “Remind Me,” a special tribute to be released on September 30, the GRAMMY Award-winning artist and composer’s birthday. On this track, Butcher Brown collaborates with vocalist Alex Isley, daughter of guitarist Ernie Isley of the legendary Isley Brothers. Alex recently teamed up with Spotify to share her take on the Isley’s classic famously covered by Aaliyah, …

SONGWRIGHTS APOTHECARY LAB

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SONGWRIGHTS APOTHECARY LAB features 12 pieces of music, created and recorded over the past several months in her traveling laboratory, in collaboration with a host of musicians, researchers and practitioners.  Each song was designed to have an intended effect for the listener, from grounding yourself in a moment of chaos and de-escalating interpersonal aggression to addressing the feelings of grief …

SOURCE ⧺ WE MOVE

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SOURCE ⧺ WE MOVE finds Garcia reinventing her Mercury Prize-nominated album, SOURCE, through new collaborations with several artists and producers, including: Dengue Dengue Dengue, Georgia Anne Muldrow, DJ Harrison and Moses Boyd. The reworked tracks retain the inspiring musicianship and blend of jazz and other influences found on the original, whilst also moving in a more beat-driven, electronic direction. The …

Akoustic Band LIVE

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The jazz world was stunned and saddened by the unexpected passing of legendary pianist Chick Corea on February 9, 2021, from a rare form of cancer. In a posthumous statement released on his Facebook page, Corea bid farewell to his compatriots and fans in the same joyous spirit with which he always approached the keyboard: “I want to thank all …

Silver Lining Suite

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Watch Hiromi’s spectacular teaser video for Silver Lining Suite here: https://youtu.be/g-HjPRjk2zk As the pianist/composer says, “I think there are only two genres: the genre which moves my heart and the genre that doesn’t. So I don’t really mind where this album gets categorized… I’m just playing the music which moves my heart.” Hiromi found herself back in her native Japan …

Encore

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Butcher Brown, celebrated for their explosive live performances opening for such acts as Kamasi Washington, Galactic, Turkuaz and Lettuce, are excited to announce the release of their aptly titled new EP, ENCORE, on Concord Jazz. The five tracks featured on ENCORE were recorded during the same time as their critically-acclaimed major label debut, #KingButch. The band says, “ENCORE is full …