October 8 2014
Blue Note Records is the new U.S. home of Jamie Cullum, the best-selling jazz artist in U.K. history. The label will release Interlude, Cullum’s seventh studio album, in the United States on January 27, 2015. The album marks a shift to straight-ahead jazz and a return to interpretation from an artist who has made a habit of bending genres, writing original material and bringing new sounds and new listeners to the music. Jamie talks about the making of Interlude in the album trailer, which gives fans a look behind the scenes and a first listen to many of its songs. The album pre-order launched today on iTunes along with the first single, “Good Morning Heartache,” which features Laura Mvula.
October 7 2014
This Fall saxophonist Joe Lovano and trumpeter Dave Douglas will launch a 22-date tour across the United States and Europe with their co-led quintet Sound Prints featuring pianist Lawrence Fields, bassist Linda Oh and drummer Joey Baron. Sound Prints will be previewing their forthcoming Blue Note debut which will be released in early 2015. Listen to a track from the album, which was recorded live at the 2013 Monterey Jazz Festival.
September 30 2014
Kandace Springs’ self-titled debut EP was released today by Blue Note Records together with SRP Music Group. The EP is available through all digital retailers and streaming services, find it now via www.kandacesprings.com. Springs will make her national television debut on “Late Show with David Letterman” this Friday, October 3, performing “Love Got In The Way,” the EP’s first single. The video for “Love Got In The Way” can be viewed HERE.
September 30 2014
Nostalgia, the seventh solo album from legendary singer-songwriter Annie Lennox, is out today on vinyl. It is available on Amazon and at nostalgia.annielennox.com, The album features Lennox’s fresh and hauntingly beautiful takes on iconic American compositions by such artists as Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Billie Holiday and Screamin’ Jay Hawkins. The digital, CD and deluxe CD/DVD editions of Nostalgia, will be out October 21.