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Fourplay Celebrates The Collaborative Spirit
Fourplay Celebrates The Collaborative Spirit

Esprit De Four explores the place where four unique perspectives become a single creative force Featuring “Put Our Hearts Together,” Bob James’ tribute to the victims of the devastating tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011 When it come …

Esperanza Spalding Releases Radio Music Society, A Kaleidoscopic Collection Celebrating The Power Of Song
Esperanza Spalding Releases Radio Music Society, A Kaleidoscopic Collection Celebrating The Power Of Song

Companion Release to the Bassist/Composer/Vocalist’s Chart-Topping Chamber Music Society is Accompanied by 11 Short Films It has not taken Esperanza Spalding long to emerge as one of the brightest lights in the musical world. Listeners fam …

Mike Stern Covers All Corners Of The Musical Spectrum On New CD
Mike Stern Covers All Corners Of The Musical Spectrum On New CD

All Over the Place features guest appearances by Randy Brecker, Richard Bona Kenny Garrett, Esperanza Spalding, Victor Wooten and many others Since his days with Blood Sweat & Tears in the mid-1970s, followed by stints with Billy Cobham …

Guitarist Peter White Teams Up With David Sanborn And Kirk Whalum On New Heads Up Release
Guitarist Peter White Teams Up With David Sanborn And Kirk Whalum On New Heads Up Release

Peter White’s 13th album Here We Go is an eclectic mix of different genres After nearly four decades of writing, recording and touring – either as a sideman or a solo artist – Peter White still seeks out the road not yet traveled. Whether …

The Jeff Lorber Fusion Revisit A Revolutionary Sound They Helped Pioneer
The Jeff Lorber Fusion Revisit A Revolutionary Sound They Helped Pioneer

Galaxy features Jimmy Haslip, Eric Marienthal, Paul Jackson, Jr., Vinnie Colaiuta, Lenny Castro, Dave Weckl, Larry Koonse and Randy Brecker January 31, 2012, Heads Up release spotlights 11 originals including four tracks from the Jeff Lorb …

Acoustic Alchemy Brings Its Trademark Innovation And Optimism To Heads Up Debut
Acoustic Alchemy Brings Its Trademark Innovation And Optimism To Heads Up Debut

Roseland marks the guitar group’s maiden voyage on new label The story of Acoustic Alchemy has always been about innovation and adaptability. In the nearly 25 years since their first recording, the UK-based group has crafted a sound that m …

Esperanza Spalding Receives Grammy Nomination For “Best New Artist”
Esperanza Spalding Receives Grammy Nomination For “Best New Artist”

Spalding‘s Chamber Music Society included in NPR‘s 50 Favorite Albums of 2010 2nd Dec 2010 — New York, NY - Bassist, singer and composer Esperanza Spalding was nominated for “Best New Artist” along with Justin Bieber, Drake, Florence & the …

Stanley Clarke Band Nominated For Two Grammy® Awards
Stanley Clarke Band Nominated For Two Grammy® Awards

Legendary bass player and film composer Stanley Clarke‘s latest record receives two nominations for Grammys, music‘s highest honor. Clarke Gets Nods For Best Pop Instrumental Performance And Best Contemporary Jazz Album For The Stanley Cla …

Fourplay Reaches Higher On New Heads Up Recording
Fourplay Reaches Higher On New Heads Up Recording

Let’s Touch The Sky welcomes Guitarist Chuck Loeb to the fold Guest Vocalists include Anita Baker and Ruben Studdard 1st Sep 2010 — Sometimes you have to shake things up, push a little farther, reach a little higher – even when you’re a c …

George Duke Revisits The Sounds Of The Golden Age Of Funk And Soul On Déjà Vu
George Duke Revisits The Sounds Of The Golden Age Of Funk And Soul On Déjà Vu

Features guest performances by trumpeter Nicholas Payton, flutist Hubert Laws and saxophonist Bob Sheppard “George Duke is that all-around musician that we point to today as a pillar of the art form. His career has seen him do it all, and …

Bassist, Vocalist And Composer Esperanza Spalding Presents Chamber Music Society, A Brilliant Marriage Of String And Jazz Trio With Voice
Bassist, Vocalist And Composer Esperanza Spalding Presents Chamber Music Society, A Brilliant Marriage Of String And Jazz Trio With Voice

Release Weaves Elements Of Jazz, Folk And World Music With Classical Chamber Music Traditions 28th May 2010 — Centuries ago, long before the advent of radio or recording technology, chamber music was the music for the masses – the music in …

Stanley Clarke Strikes Up The Band On New Release
Stanley Clarke Strikes Up The Band On New Release

Bassist assembles high-caliber players on The Stanley Clarke Band, with keyboardist Ruslan Sirota, drummer Ronald Bruner, Jr., and featuring pianist Hiromi Uehara 20th May 2010 — Renowned bassist Stanley Clarke’s new recording, The Stanley …