Featured Releases

Featured Releases on Modern Jazz Today

Featured Releases

These are featured releases of some of the modern jazz artists that are out there making the jazz of TODAY! Please support jazz musicians by streaming, downloading, and going to live gigs.

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Resonate, Lettuce

Lettuce

Resonate, Lettuce Resonate, a continuation of Elevate, is Lettuce’s new 11-track album. Recorded at the same Colorado studio where Elevate was made with producer Russ …

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Standard Deviation, Wayne Alpern

Wayne Alpern

Standard Deviation, Wayne Alpern Hip, sophisticated, instrumental jazz arrangements by Wayne Alpern of contemporary rock, pop, and country songs originally performed by Michael Jackson, …

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GoGo Penguin, GoGo Penguin

GoGo Penguin

GoGo Penguin, GoGo Penguin British Jazz trio. Featuring pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka and drummer Rob Turner, GoGo Penguin are an exhilarating live …

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UNLAYERED, ENRIQUE HANEINE

Enrique Haneine

UNLAYERED, ENRIQUE HANEINE Released April 3, 2020 Enrique Haneine | Unlayered Thomas Heberer Trumpet Catherine Sikora Tenor & Soprano Saxophones Christof Knoche Bass Clarinet …

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Unraveled, Aubrey Johnson

Aubrey Johnson

Vocalist, Composer, Improviser and Sonic Adventurer Aubrey Johnson Announces the Release of her Debut Album, Unraveled due out March 20, 2020 On Outside In Music …

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Big Vicious

Avishai Cohen

Avishai Cohen trumpet, effects, synthesizer Uzi Ramirez guitar Yonatan Albalak guitar, bass Aviv Cohen drums Ziv Ravitz drums, live sampling “We’re all coming from jazz, but some of us left it …

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Crazy Time

Shuffle Demons

The Shuffle Demons are excited to release their 9th album, Crazy Time. The album includes 10 original Shuffle Demons songs, 7 instrumental and 3 …

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Bounce

Michael Wolff

Acclaimed jazz pianist Michael Wolff has confirmed a February 7th, 2020 release date for his joyful new album, ‘Bounce’. Exuberant, beautiful and able to …

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Yesun

Roberto Fonseca

Combining jazz sensibility and deep roots in the Afro-Cuban tradition, Yesun is the Havana-born artist’s ninth solo album. The record delves into the music …

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Tàradh

Simon Thacker’s Ritmata

THE DEBUT ALBUM BY SIMON THACKER’S RITMATA   Tàradh reveals the primal and multi-layered sound worlds of Simon Thacker’s Ritmata, the musical laboratory of …

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From This Place

Pat Metheny

The new record features ten compositions by Metheny, who is joined by long-time drummer, Antonio Sanchez, Malaysian/Australian bassist Linda May Han Oh, and British pianist …

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Worlds Collide

Michael Janisch

Worlds Collide by Michael Janisch released September 6, 2019 ABOUT THE ALBUM Following the breadth of 2015’s live and post-processed electro-acoustic release Paradigm Shift, …

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First Encounter

Christian Frentzen

First Encounter by Christian Frentzen Modern Jazz with a blend of pop influences. Released October 11, 2019 Personnel: Christian Frentzen – piano, keys, comp …

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Sublime

Alex Cuba

Alex has been promoting the music since February with a single out each month and enjoying every step of the process to share the …

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Fulfillment

Zac Zinger

Zac Zinger is an award-winning composer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist with years of experience in a wide variety of mediums. He has written for film, …

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Never Stop II

The Bad Plus

The Bad Plus came together at the end of the 20th century and has avoided easy categorization ever since, winning critical hosannas and a …

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The Seven Rays

Jerry Bergonzi

Tenor saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is an internationally recognized jazz performer, composer, author, and educator. Bergonzi has performed throughout the world at all the major jazz festivals …

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Begin Again

Norah Jones

On April 12, nine-time GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter Norah Jones is releasing Begin Again, a collection of singles that gathers seven eclectic songs that Jones has …

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With A Vengance

Broken Brass Ensemble

The songs on With a Vengeance are energetic, loud, in your face and the band is using all their effect pedals to maximize the …

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Dancer In Nowhere

Miho Hazama m_unit

Dancer In Nowhere by Miho Hazama m_unit Miho Hazama m_unit: Dancer In Nowhere Hailed by veteran jazz journalist Dan Ouellette as “a vital young …

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The Journey

Lionel Loueke

Lionel Loueke (vocal, guitar, percussion, soundscape) John Ellis (soprano saxophone tracks 2,5) Dramane Dembélé (flute tracks 5,6) Patrick Messina (clarinet track 9) Étienne Charles …