LATEST JAZZ ALBUM

  • New Music Monday: Erroll Garner, Norah Jones, Wynton Marsalis and More
    Need some Monday motivation? We've got you covered! From a brand new soulful stomp to a recently unearthed gem by a jazz legend, here are five new jazz songs that you can listen to right now. Start the week with a smile on your face.Donny McCaslin, "What About the Body"The ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-18
  • New Verve two-disc collection commemorates Leonard Bernstein centennial
    Photo: VerveVerve commemorates Leonard Bernstein’s centennial with the release of a new star-studded collection, Jazz Loves Bernstein, out on June 29. The two-CD/digital collection features jazz interpretations of some of the maestro’s greatest songs by such great artists as Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Oscar Peterson, Carmen McRae, and many more.“Next ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-16
  • JAZZIZ Festival Guide: 2018 Evergreen Jazz Festival, July 27-29
    Photo: Richard WaltzmanThe 17th Evergreen Jazz Festival will take place in Evergreen, Colorado, on July 27-29. Nationally known for its combination of top bands, intimate venues and appealing mountain setting, the Festival will offer 80 hours of live traditional jazz ranging from Dixieland to ragtime to blues, boogie-woogie and swing.This ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-15
  • Tower of Power Grabs First Billboard No. 1 Spot with New Album
    Tower of Power (Photo: Anna Webber)“What is hip?” goes the lyric from the famous Tower of Power song. How’s this for an answer: the band charting No. 1 on the Billboard music charts for the first time in their 50-year history. The 10-piece funk unit’s new album, Soul Side of ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-15
  • Watch the Video for Lao Tizer Band’s “16th Heaven,” Featuring Eric Marienthal
    Jazz fans are an inquisitive sort, hungry to peek behind the curtain for a glimpse into their favorite artist’s creative process. For followers of keyboardist Lao Tizer, a digital backstage pass has been granted: Tizer has released a series of videos documenting the making of his new album, Songs from ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-14
  • Watch the Video for Lao Tizer Band’s “16th Heaven”
    Jazz fans are an inquisitive sort, hungry to peek behind the curtain for a glimpse into their favorite artist’s creative process. For followers of keyboardist Lao Tizer, a digital backstage pass has been granted: Tizer has released a series of videos documenting the making of his new album, Songs from ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-14
  • Gerald Chavis, a Delaware Jazz Icon, Discusses Clifford Brown’s Hometown Fest
    Gerald Chavis (Photo: Courtesy the artist)The Delaware Valley is fertile ground for jazz musicians. The region, which traces the flow of the Delaware River through Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland, counts several icons among its native sons and daughters: John Coltrane, Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Benny Golson, Patti LaBelle ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-13
  • Rare Louis Armstrong recording released via Deutsche Grammophon
    Deutsche Grammophon (DG), the world’s oldest and most renowned classical music label, is celebrating its landmark 120th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, DG and Google Arts & Culture are creating digitized versions of rediscovered and previously unreleased tracks from rare surviving Galvano metal masters. These masters were recorded ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-13
  • New Music Monday: John Coltrane, R+R=NOW, Charles Lloyd, and more
    It's been a busy weekend in music, with a bevy of new artists announcing new summer album releases. In case you missed them, here are five new jazz tracks that can be streamed right now.R+R=NOW, “Needed You Still”R+R=NOW is the new jazz super-band featuring Robert Glasper on keys, Terrace Martin ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-11
  • Lost John Coltrane Album Discovered, Set for Release June 29
    Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album, an unreleased studio album by John Coltrane, will be released for the first time on June 29 via Impulse! Records, the saxophonist’s final label home. The recording features Coltrane's classic quartet of pianist McCoy Tyner, bassist Jimmy Garrison and drummer Elvin Jones.The album ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-08
  • JAZZIZ Festival Guide: 2018 DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, June 17-24
    Photo: Kris Connor/Getty ImagesThe DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival - the largest annual multi-day, outdoor, free jazz festival on the East Coast - will celebrate its landmark 30th edition in Wilmington, Delaware, on June 17-24, 2018.This year’s main stage concerts will be held in Rodney Square on June 20-23, with ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-08
  • JAZZIZ Exclusive: Madeleine Peyroux “On My Own” song premiere
    Singer-songwriter Madeleine Peyroux’s new song, “On My Own,” will be going to radio tomorrow, June 8. This is the first single from her upcoming album, Anthem, which will be released on August 31 via UMG.“The rhythm of everyday life propels us through constant change until a moment of epiphany, such ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-07
  • Nicole Mitchell’s ‘Electronic Excursion’ Begins at Burlington Jazz Fest
    Nicole Mitchell will perform in Iridescent, a new duo with electronicist Christina Wheeler on June 10 at the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival.Over the course of a prolific and storied career, the flutist and multi-disciplinary artist Nicole Mitchell has established a precedent for breaking ground and chasing milestones. As a bandleader, ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-07
  • LISTEN: Kamasi Washington – “Street Fighter Mas”
    Kamasi Washington has released a new song from his upcoming two-and-a-half-hour epic double album Heaven and Earth, which will be released on June 22 via Young Turks. The new song is titled “Street Fighter Mas” and is available to stream now including via the player below:“Street Fighter Mas” is inspired ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-06
  • Miguel Zenón Heads to Pittsburgh Jazz Fest with Music and a Message
    Miguel Zenón will perform at the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival on June 16. (Photo: Jimmy Katz)When Hurricane Maria rampaged through Puerto Rico on September 27, 2017, one of the first jazz musicians to rush to the country’s aid was saxophonist Miguel Zenón. On October 8 he organized a benefit concert ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz AlbumPublished on 2018-06-05