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May 24 2016

Following an extensive UK tour opening for label mate Gregory Porter last month, singer-pianist Kandace Springs has announced that she will support Porter once again next month in her hometown of Nashville (June 4), and along his run of West Coast tour dates including shows in Portland (June 16), Seattle (June 17) and Oakland (June 18). Kandace will celebrate the June 24 release of her debut album Soul Eyes (Blue Note) with shows June 23 at Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles and June 28 at Joe’s Pub in New York City.

May 10 2016

Gregory Porter’s Take Me to the Alley was released on May 6 and is currently the #1 Jazz Album on Apple Music in dozens of countries across six continents including the U.S., U.K., Japan, Canada, Germany, France, Australia, Switzerland, Italy, Brazil, The Netherlands, Mexico, Belgium, Spain, South Africa, Austria, Norway, Denmark, New Zealand, Russia, Sweden, Ireland and Hong Kong. Apple Music is currently featuring exclusive live videos of Porter performing “Holding On” and “Take Me to the Alley” at the famed Capitol Studios, in addition to specially curated playlists by Gregory including Memories of MomGregory’s Essential Nate King ColePraise & Positivity, and Relaxing on the Road.

May 6 2016

An artist whose music is at once timeless yet utterly of its time, Gregory Porter solidifies his standing as his generation’s most soulful jazz singer-songwriter with today’s release of Take Me to the Alleythe much-anticipated follow-up to his million-selling Grammy-winning 2013 Blue Note debut Liquid SpiritTake Me To The Alley is available now at iTunes, Amazon, and the Gregory Porter Store.

April 29 2016

On June 24, singer, songwriter and pianist Kandace Springs will release her debut full-length album Soul Eyes on Blue Note Records. Produced by Grammy-winning producer Larry Klein (Lizz Wright, Melody Gardot, Joni Mitchell, Herbie Hancock), the album touches upon soul and pop while channeling her jazz influences as well as her Nashville upbringing. The album is available for pre-order now on CD or digital download.