KENDRICK SCOTT ORACLE A WALL BECOMES A BRIDGE
Drummer and composer KENDRICK SCOTT returns with a 12-track song cycle titled, A Wall Becomes A Bridge. Produced by DERRICK HODGE, A Wall is a musical and metaphorical journey exploring many themes: innocence (“Archangel”), acceptance
(“Windows”), and insecurity (“Voices”). Scott is joined by his ORACLE band: pianist TAYLOR EIGSTI,
bassist JOE SANDERS, guitarist MIKE MORENO,
and saxophonist/flutist JOHN ELLIS.
A GRAMMY-WINNING musical & visual experience,
Emanon is NOW AVAILABLE DIGITALLY or as a box set. The triple-album features THE WAYNE SHORTER QUARTET & 34-piece ORPHEUS CHAMBER
ORCHESTRA and was named #1 JAZZ ALBUM OF 2018 by NY Times, NPR Critics Poll, and Billboard. Rolling Stone hailed, “Shorter’s ideas have always been bigger than jazz; what Emanon shows is that they’ve also been bigger than music itself.”
NORAH JONES BEGIN AGAIN
On April 12, nine-time GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter NORAH JONES will release
Begin Again, a collection of singles that gathers seven eclectic songs that Jones has recorded over the past year with collaborators including JEFF TWEEDY
and THOMAS BARTLETT.
JOEL ROSS KINGMAKER
An impressive debut album from an incredible young artist who has been omnipresent on acclaimed recent albums by MAKAYA MCCRAVEN (Universal Beings), WALTER SMITH III (In Common),
MARQUIS HILL (Modern Flows, Vol. 2), and JAMES FRANCIES (Flight). Now Joel carries the
Blue Note vibraphone legacy into the future on an album that finds him exploring the formative stuff that made him the man he is,
first and foremost, family.
RON CARTER AND DANNY SIMMONS THE BROWN BEATNIK TOMES – LIVE AT BRIC HOUSE
A unique and powerful collaboration between the artist and poet DANNY SIMMONS and legendary jazz bassist RON CARTER. This live recording from BRIC House in Brooklyn captured Simmons r eading poetry from his collection of prose The Brown Beatnik Tomes with projections of his own striking Abstract Expressionist paintings providing the stage backdrop while Carter performed solo accompaniment along with instrumental interludes fr om his fleet trio.
TONE POET SERIES ALL-ANALOG AUDIOPHILE VINYL
For our 80th anniversary we’ve reissued Etcetera, a quartet session from 1965 that’s been considered one of Shorter’s finest studio albums.
This album is part of the TONE POET SERIES: all-analog audiophile vinyl reissues supervised by JOE HARLEY and mastered from the original analog tape by KEVIN GRAY. The records are manufactured at Record Technology Inc. (RTI) on 180g vinyl in Deluxe Gatefold Packaging.
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