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January 20 2017

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels have released the protest single “Masters of War,” a cover of Bob Dylan’s searing anthem that features a powerful vocal by Lucinda Williams. The track was recorded live with guitarist Bill Frisell, pedal steel guitarist Greg Leisz, bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer Eric Harland at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, California on November 28, 2016, and is available today to download or stream. Click HERE to listen.

January 13 2017

José James is reborn as a powerful voice in contemporary R&B on Love in a Time of Madness, his vibrant new album which will be released on February 24. The album pre-order launches today along with the release of the lead track “Always There,” which is available instantly to fans with pre-order. 

December 12 2016

Norah Jones will make TV appearances this week in support of her critically acclaimed new album Day Breaks, an affecting work of deep beauty for our turbulent times. Norah will perform her gorgeous cover of the Horace Silver song “Peace” tonight on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Tomorrow morning Norah will be performing “Carry On”—which Newsday called “a balm for the soul”—on LIVE with Kelly.

December 6 2016

Gregory Porter’s acclaimed album Take Me to the Alley has been GRAMMY-nominated for Best Jazz Vocal Album. Gregory previously won the award in 2014 for his million-selling breakout album Liquid Spirit.