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Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science Boldly Confront A Spectrum Of Social Justice Issues On Collaborative Double Album Waiting Game
Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science Boldly Confront A Spectrum Of Social Justice Issues On Collaborative Double Album Waiting Game

New York, New York -Terri Lyne Carrington has announced an ambitious double album, Waiting Game, out November 8 on Motema Music and recorded with her new band Social Science. The multi-GRAMMY® award-winning drummer, producer and educator boldly confronts a …

‘Saxophonist to the Stars’ Lakecia Benjamin Steps Into the Spotlight With Debut Album, Retox
‘Saxophonist to the Stars’ Lakecia Benjamin Steps Into the Spotlight With Debut Album, Retox

New York, New York -Charismatic and dynamic saxophonist/bandleader Lakecia Benjamin, who has played with Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, The Roots and Macy Gray, will take center stage in her own right with the June 12 release of her unconventional soul/funk al …

Celebrated Pianist-Composer Geri Allen To Release Her Radical Jazz and Tap Dance Quartet Project, Geri Allen & Timeline - Live [June 8, 2010 Motéma Music]
Celebrated Pianist-Composer Geri Allen To Release Her Radical Jazz and Tap Dance Quartet Project, Geri Allen & Timeline - Live [June 8, 2010 Motéma Music]

Featuring veteran bassist Kenny Davis, versatile young drummer Kassa Overall, and tap percussionist Maurice Chestnut “...”Live”, a new album with Timeline, her trio, and the dancer Maurice Chestnut, puts forward some of her best work in ye …

Motema Music Travels Along The Silk Road With Tomoko Sugawara
Motema Music Travels Along The Silk Road With Tomoko Sugawara

Ancient Harp Brought Back to Life On New CD, Which Will Be Released on March 9th FEBRUARY 16, 2010 — She plays an ancient harp invented nearly 4000 years ago in Mesopotamia. Variously named “angular harp,” “chang,” “kunghou,” and “kugo,” …

Roni Ben-Hur’s Fortuna Featuring Ronnie Mathews, Rufus Reid, Lewis Nash & Steve Kroon [October 6, 2009 Motéma Music]
Roni Ben-Hur’s Fortuna Featuring Ronnie Mathews, Rufus Reid, Lewis Nash & Steve Kroon [October 6, 2009 Motéma Music]

“a guitarist with a veiled tone and hornlike attack like vintage Kenny Burrell.” – Francis Davis, The Village Voice 2009-09-15 — On October 6, 2009, Motéma Music proudly releases Fortuna, the much-anticipated new recording from guitarist, …

Motema Music To Release The Art Of Improvisation, By Virtuosic Bassist-Composer Charnett Moffett
Motema Music To Release The Art Of Improvisation, By Virtuosic Bassist-Composer Charnett Moffett

2009-03-15 — On May 12, the innovative, multi-directional bassist and prolific composer Charnett Moffett will release The Art Of Improvisation, his 10th solo outing, and his debut as a leader on Motéma Music imprint, also home to jazz leade …

The Renaissance of a Jazz Legend: The Rufus Reid Quintet
The Renaissance of a Jazz Legend: The Rufus Reid Quintet

Rufus Reid’s new CD/DVD set, “Live at the Kennedy Center,” from Motéma Music signals an astonishing career renaissance for this extraordinary artist. 2007-04-27 — Long regarded as one of the world’s most acclaimed bassists, educators and …