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'Jazz Loves Bernstein' Commemorates Beloved Composer/Conductor Leonard Bernstein's Centennial With Star-Studded Two-Disc Collection Featuring Classic Jazz Interpretations Of The Maestro's Greatest Songs
'Jazz Loves Bernstein' Commemorates Beloved Composer/Conductor Leonard Bernstein's Centennial With Star-Studded Two-Disc Collection Featuring Classic Jazz Interpretations Of The Maestro's Greatest Songs

Los Angeles, California -In a dazzling musical career that spanned more than forty years, Leonard Bernstein distinguished himself as a conductor, pianist and educator, as well as a passionate musical communicator. But it was his work as a composer that made the …

Classic Jazz At The Philharmonic Titles Featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young And Oscar Peterson Revived With New Vinyl Reissues
Classic Jazz At The Philharmonic Titles Featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young And Oscar Peterson Revived With New Vinyl Reissues

Los Angeles, California -In the annals of jazz history, few events have been more influential than the Jazz at the Philharmonic concert series, and the album series of the same name. From 1944 to 1957, pioneering impresario, Verve Records founder, Norman Granz o …

Rock And Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe's Decca & Verve Records Catalog To Be Released Digitally & Made Available For Streaming For The First Time
Rock And Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe's Decca & Verve Records Catalog To Be Released Digitally & Made Available For Streaming For The First Time

Los Angeles, California -As The Godmother of Rock & Roll Sister Rosetta Tharpe's highly-anticipated induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Early Influences wing approaches, Verve/UMe is bringing the trailblazer's vaunted catalog into the digital a …

Herbie Hancock's Spellbinding "River: The Joni Letters" Expanded Edition Releasing December 15 In Celebration Of 10th Anniversary
Herbie Hancock's Spellbinding "River: The Joni Letters" Expanded Edition Releasing December 15 In Celebration Of 10th Anniversary

Los Angeles, California -When Herbie Hancock's genre-defying River: The Joni Letters, won the 2007 Grammy® Award for "Album of the Year," beating out Kanye West, Amy Winehouse, Foo Fighters and Vince Gill, it was a victory for musical exploration, inspired music …

Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial Year Commemorated With A Global Ella 100 Celebration
Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial Year Commemorated With A Global Ella 100 Celebration

Los Angeles, California -The Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, Verve Label Group and UMe are pleased to announce some of the major initiatives confirmed as part of this year's Ella 100 centennial celebration honoring one of the most beloved and influential …

Concord Music Group Showcases The Work Of Jazz Icon Dave Brubeck In Two-Disc Set
Concord Music Group Showcases The Work Of Jazz Icon Dave Brubeck In Two-Disc Set

Red Hot + New Orleans Announces Trombone Shorty as Musical Director October 20, 2010, LOS ANGELES, Calif. — In the midst of his second European tour in the last six months Trombone Shorty (Troy Andrews) was joined by his mentor and former …

Verve Music Group Takes Digital Sound Quality to the Next Level
Verve Music Group Takes Digital Sound Quality to the Next Level

NEW YORK, April 22, 2010 -- Verve Music Group, the world’s leading jazz label and a division of Universal Music Group, today announced a new agreement with HDtracks whereby it will provide consumers with access to many of the world’s chart- …

New Orleans ‘Supafunkrock’ Phenom Trombone Shorty Bursts onto National Scene with ‘Backatown’ (April 20/Verve Forecast)
New Orleans ‘Supafunkrock’ Phenom Trombone Shorty Bursts onto National Scene with ‘Backatown’ (April 20/Verve Forecast)

Produced by Galactic’s Ben Ellman, Featuring Guest Appearances by Lenny Kravitz, Allen Toussaint and Mark Broussard, Album Caps Deluge of Honors, TV and Festival Appearances + More for Trombone Shorty February 25, 2010 — In 2010 alone, 24- …