Coming Together Quintet feat. Terell Stafford and Steve Wilson
Terell Stafford and Steve Wilson join forces in "Coming Together", a heartfelt memorial record to saxophonist Brendan Romaneck. Both emotive and searching, the project was named one of the Top 10 Innovative Releases of 2009 by the Chicago Tribune.
The Mark Lomax Trio The Mark Lomax Trio performs with all of the cohesiveness of a band sharing its long history and like-mindedness. Always a step-ahead musically and in thematic message, Mark's trio has performed with and supported jazz luminaries including Wynton Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Benny Maupin, Gary Bartz, Greg Handy, and more. Read more...
The American Music Project
The barrier-breaking brainchild of Motor City urban rapper/poet Dejuan “D Priest” Everett and alto saxophonist/composer Dane Bays, the American Music Project (A.M.P.) brings an uplifting and inspiring message through its fusion of jazz, hip hop, poetry, R&B, gospel, funk and Motown.
Oleg Kireyev/Keith Javors Quartet Oceans apart, Russian saxophonist Oleg Kireyev and American pianist Keith Javors team up to produce a striking collaboration recording. The quartet, with Boris Kozlov (Mingus Band) on bass and E.J. Strickland (Ravi Coltrane) on drums, is swinging and constantly creative.
Coming Together Quartet feat. Chris Potter
Modern jazz icon Chris Potter is featured playing the music of Brendan Romaneck in this riviting tribute featuring original compositions and standards such as "Killing Me Softly With His Song" and "Nancy." Jazzwise Magazine: "Potter has seldom sounded so passionate."
D-PRIEST's Words as Weapons Master rapper/wordsmith D-Priest brings countless years in the forefront of Detroit's rap community to his solo debut, a relentless and uncompromising recording of extraordinary depth and flow. This is artistic hip-hip with a message. Read more...