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.

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.

R&B Music News: Los Angeles Soul Volume 2: Kent-Modern’s Black Tracks 1963-1971

Here are 24 more tracks from the deep reserves of Kent/Modern ’60s and early ’70s soul. The selection is a thorough cross-section of the company’s favored stylings – blues, funk, straight soul, jazz-tinged ballads and deep wailers along with a … Continue reading R&B Music News: Los Angeles Soul Volume 2: Kent-Modern’s Black Tracks 1963-1971

R&B Music News: LIONEL RICHIE’S HELLO FROM LAS VEGAS SET FOR AUGUST 23 RELEASE

Lionel Richie takes fans on a spectacular musical journey with his new album, Hello From Las Vegas, set for release on August 23 on Capitol Records.  Recorded at Zappos Theater at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, Hello From Las Vegas features Richieperforming material from … Continue reading R&B Music News: LIONEL RICHIE’S HELLO FROM LAS VEGAS SET FOR AUGUST 23 RELEASE