Soul Jazz Records are releasing their new ‘Space Funk ‘ Afro Futurist Electro Funk in Space 1976-84’, an intergalactic journey into black space, fuelled by funk, powered by computers. ‘Space Funk’ is a lovingly compiled collection of superb, rare and … Continue reading R&B & Jazz News: Soul Jazz Records are releasing their new 'Space Funk ' Afro Futurist Electro Funk in Space 1976-84'
Buddy Guy epitomizes “good guy.” That’s one takeaway from Jim Farrell’s admiring, affectionate documentary of the 83-year-old Chicago bluesman. The film illustrates the inspiration that Guy received from such giants as Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf, and his own dedication … Continue reading Blues Music News: New Documentary ‘The Torch,’ About Blues Legend Made Its World Premiere,
This 10LP collection draws upon a wide range of sources, including many newly-discovered tracks unearthed for the first time from archives located all over the world, such as “Trompin” (jukebox-only release for Cinematone, 1939), “What’cha Know Joe” (undocumented radio performance, … Continue reading Jazz Music News: HITTIN’ THE RAMP: THE EARLY YEARS (1936-1943) is the first large-scale collection of the pivotal early recordings of Nat’s recording career.
SoulMusic Records is very proud to present “Sacred Kind Of Love: The Columbia Recordings,” a 5-disc deluxe box set of six stellar albums, spanning nine years (1987-1996) by legendary saxophonist Grover Washington, Jr., justifiably considered an influential pioneer in fusing … Continue reading Jazz Music News: Grover Washington Jr: Sacred Kind Of Love – The Columbia Recordings, 5CD
Just over a year ago, Impulse! had a phenomenal success with Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album, a startling assemblage of studio recordings made by the John Coltrane Quartet in 1963. That two-disc set posthumously gave Coltrane his first-ever debut on the Billboard … Continue reading Jazz Music News: New John Coltrane Album, ‘Blue World,’ Set For Release
Jazz singer Gregory Porter returns to his hosting duties after the success of “Gregory Porter’s Popular Voices” with his own podcast ‘The Hang’, airing on August 8. Over the course of 10 weeks, Gregory sits down with such distinguished names … Continue reading Jazz Music News: Gregory Porter Introduces New Podcast Series, “The Hang”
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool, a documentary on the life and music of the late jazz icon, will screen in New York and L.A. theaters this August. Directed by Stanley Nelson, who has also helmed docs on the Black Panthers … Continue reading Jazz Music News: See Herbie Hancock, Carlos Santana Praise Miles Davis in New Doc Trailer