|CD 81200 - Release date: 2023-12-22
|CHICKENHILL CULTURE CLUB
|CD 77127 - Release date: 2023-09-22
|The band Kennedy Administration presents its new album "Second Term". With powerful, funky basslines and rhythmic beats, a varied soundscape unfolds that sometimes plays with ringing trumpets and sometimes with melancholic keyboard sounds. Above it all, Kennedy's symphonic, crystal-clear voice rises ...
|CD 77132 - Release date: 2023-09-15
|New album by former Prince companion (The New Power Generation) and Soul Train Music Award winner Liv Warfield. On her third album "The Edge", the artist, together with Bobby Sparks (keys), Mark Lettieri (guitar) and Jay McK (bass), convinces with a diverse mixture of funk and rock with various infl ...
|CD 77131 - Release date: 2023-08-25
|Following The Light
|The Slovakian AMC Trio presents their new album "Following The Light" with Randy Brecker and creates a genre-crossing, original sound through their compositions beyond traditional jazz. Influenced by their roots, the album tells its own musical stories with soulful melodies and remains true to the t ...
|CD 77118 - Release date: 2023-07-07
|Enchantment Under The Sea
|The Berlin band Marriage Material releases its second album "Enchantment Under The Sea". Music like a kaleidoscope - an incomparably colourful and constantly changing mix of jazz, progressive rock, neo-classical and funk with influences from Zawinul, Pastorius, Zappa or Tribal Tech. Intelligent comp ...
|CD 77129 - Release date: 2023-06-16
|More Sauce, Please!
|New album from Ida Nielsen, known primarily as Prince bassist. On "More Sauce, Please!" the songwriter and bandleader, visibly influenced by her musical background, combines funky beats, slap-bass virtuosity, lively rap and pop earworms with her signature 4-string Sandberg California electric bass i ...
|CD 77068 - Release date: 2023-06-09
|Renowned drummer Tony Liotta releases his new album "Visions" together with singer Louis Virie Blanche and musician Enrico Santacatterina. "Visions" is a tribute to the soul and R&B sound of the 70s, characterized by Liotta's unique and unmistakable groove.
Italian drummer Tony Liotta i ...
|CD 77130 - Release date: 2023-05-26
|WDR BIG BAND
|Ariabesques - WDR Big Band Plays Bach
|With "Ariabesques," Bill Dobbins and the WDR Big Band have brought Johann Sebastian Bach's "Goldberg Variations" to life once again. Originally composed for the two-manual harpsichord, Dobbins has managed to create an impressive version for big band by swapping repetitive notes with short rests. By ...
|CD 77117 - Release date: 2023-04-28
|With his debut album "Opening", the highly gifted trumpeter Jakob Bänsch emerges as a promising talent in jazz. The album impresses with Bänsch's incredible technique, intonation and compositional variety and already reminds the US journalist Bill Milkowski of the debut of Wynton Marsalis. ...
|CD 77126 - Release date: 2023-04-14
|The American jazz pianist Richie Beirach presents his first live solo recording since 1981. The new release "Leaving" consists of the stunning recording of the concert at Château Fleur Cardinale, France and is a masterpiece of timeless jazz standards combined with Beirach's unique and rhythmic ...
|CD 77123 - Release date: 2023-03-24
|PHAROAH SANDERS QUINTET
|Live At Fabrik Hamburg 1980
|Another episode of the impressive "Live At Fabrik" series by Jazzline and NDR Kultur featuring multi-instrumentalist Pharoah Sanders, considered a pioneer of free jazz and best known for his collaboration with John Coltrane. The stirring recordings are immortalized here as a quartet with instrumenta ...
|CD 77125 - Release date: 2023-03-24
|BASIE ALL STARS
|Live At Fabrik Hamburg 1981
|First part of the Basie All Star recordings from the Hamburg Factory in 1981, presented by NDR Kultur and Jazzline. Vol. 1 deals with the instrumental part of the concert. The All Stars formed during Count Basie's lifetime and here, with a nine-piece line-up and history-making musicians, provide an ...
|CD 77119 - Release date: 2023-03-03
|One Thought Away
|Over the course of 34 years as a recording artist, going back to Usfret, his 1988 debut as a leader, Indian drummer and tabla master Trilok Gurtu has always gone into the studio with a working band and a specific plan. For his 21st recording as a leader, the gifted musical maverick decided to try so ...
|CD 77111 - Release date: 2022-11-25
|It is a pleasant experience to record an album. To turn one’s own compositions into music, to invite the right artists, to arrange and act as one pleases, in short: to be in charge of the musical direction and dramaturgy. In the best case, the result resembles an identity card, a musical ID.
|CD 77114 - Release date: 2022-11-18
|WDR BIG BAND
|Birth Of A Bird
|End of August of 2020 the international world of jazz was celebrating “100 Years Charlie Parker”. Even those who had not noticed it before now realized that a great musician was being commemorated. Despite the COVID 19 pandemic his work and life were honoured with several projects: these ...
|CD 77116 - Release date: 2022-11-18
|Jazz is an allegory of life. It is true for both that achieving independence is a long process. This is the story of IN-DEPENDENCE.
Stephanie Lottermoser’s new album is about the aspiration for independence in all aspects of life. Finding your own voice, to deal with setbacks, and to ...