News
JazzTimes Features The Royal Bopsters’ Legendary Birdland Shows

JazzTimes Features The Royal Bopsters’ Legendary Birdland Shows

The Royal Bopsters’ five-night run at Birdland featured five vocal jazz legends—Jon Hendricks, Annie Ross, Sheila Jordan, Bob Dorough and Andy Bey—alongside the younger jazz quartet consisting of Amy London, Darmon Meader, Holli Ross and Dylan Pramuk. JazzTimes highlighted this historical vocal event with a robust photo gallery capturing the live performance.

“The event reunited the surviving two-thirds of the iconic vocal trio Lambert, Hendricks and Ross for the first time in years.” – JazzTimes

Click here for pictures!

 


Legendary jazz vocalist Mark Murphy passes away at 83

Legendary jazz vocalist Mark Murphy passes away at 83

An era ended October 23rd with the passing of Mark H.Murphy, one of the most influential jazz singers of the 20th Century.  Motema is proud to have released a collaboration with Mark –  The Royal Bopster’s Project – this past September. The album features four outstanding tracks sung by the legend.  Producer Amy London comments: “I am so honored to have known Mark, to be able to call him my dear friend, to have had the amazing opportunity to perform and record with him, and most of all, to laugh with him. There was and there will never be anybody else like him.”  Murphy’s arresting version of Red Clay on The Royal Bopsters Project has gained mighty praise at press and radio.

Click here to listen to the recording.


Associated Press Calls Karrin Allyson’s New Album “Masterful”

Associated Press Calls Karrin Allyson’s New Album “Masterful”

The Associated Press published a review of the new release, Many A New Day: Karrin Allyson Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein, syndicated here by ABC News. The review specifically highlights Allyson’s “dramatic story-telling skills,” and the “intimate atmosphere” she creates with the accompaniment of Kenny Barron and John Patitucci.

“a superb jazz singer…  [Allyson] once again delivers a masterful concept album.”- Associated Press

Click here for the full review!


JazzTimes Reviews Charenee Wade’s Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

JazzTimes Reviews Charenee Wade’s Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

JazzTimes featured Charenee Wade with a review of her latest release, Offering: The Music of  Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson. The article praises Wade’s voice as a great fit for the material, while highlighting producer Mark Ruffin’s strong connection with the music of Gil-Scott Heron.

“…her vocal style melding the suppleness of Dianne Reeves with the spirit of Abbey Lincoln.”- JazzTimes

Click here for the full article!



New album from legendary brazilian vocalist Leny Andrade and Roni Ben-Hur out now

New album from legendary brazilian vocalist Leny Andrade and Roni Ben-Hur out now

The new album ‘Alegria de Viver’ from legendary Brazilian vocalist Leny Andrade and guitarist Roni Ben-Hur is out now!

Alegria de Viver (translated as “the joy of living”) is a revelation, sure to please any fan of Brazilian music. The album comprises bossa novas by some of the greatest Brazilian composers – a high mark in the style of timeless, classic Brazilian music.

Find out more about the album here


Page 20 of 40« First...10...1819202122...3040...Last »