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New Melissa Aldana album “Back Home”

New Melissa Aldana album “Back Home”

0 / February 1, 2016 10:57 am

We are planning to release an all-new Melissa Aldana album on March 11, 2016. The album features her trio w. Pablo Menares on bass and Jochen Rueckert on drums, as well as 8 originals (by all band members) + 1 […]

Happy birthday Melissa Aldana!

Happy birthday Melissa Aldana!

0 / December 3, 2015 12:33 pm

Please join us (& Al Foster – photo taken at Apollo Theater event on Oct. 22) in wishing Melissa Aldana a HAPPY BIRTHDAY today. Melissa celebrated her birthday early yesterday with a last-minute quartet performance at the 55 bar in […]

Happy birthday Jaco!

Happy birthday Jaco!

0 / December 1, 2015 9:40 pm

We named our company after Jaco Pastorius’s amazing album “Word of Mouth” because, at the time, it seemed to us that this album contained just about everything we love about music all in one album. That is still true today. […]

Freshlyground on CNN

Freshlyground on CNN

0 / November 18, 2015 7:25 pm

On Nov. 13 South Africa’s Freshlyground were featured on CNN’s “African Voices” – the headline being “Meet Cape Town’s hit-making band”. You can watch the segment by clicking here. The segment has Zolani Mahola (lead-singer) and Kyla-Rose Smith (violinist) walk […]

Melissa Aldana fall dates 2015

Melissa Aldana fall dates 2015

0 / November 1, 2015 1:12 pm

Melissa has just finished a fabulous week of shows! These included a very special Jazz & Blues Foundation tribute to her original inspiration for playing tenorsax – Sonny Rollins – held at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem, NYC. Melissa even got to meet […]

Kurt Rosenwinkel Solo in Asia

Kurt Rosenwinkel Solo in Asia

0 / August 17, 2015 10:19 pm

It all started in Marlboro, NY on April 30, 2007 at The Falcon – and it is documented here: Kurt Rosenwinkel’s first show consisting of him performing an entire show Solo. Since then he has performed Solo at multiple festivals and […]

Freshlyground to tour US & Canada!

Freshlyground to tour US & Canada!

0 / June 12, 2015 2:07 pm

We are really excited to announce that South African worldpop super stars Freshlyground will be back in North America in about a weeks time to start a tour of the US and Canada. Here are the dates with ticket links: […]

Melissa Aldana at Minton’s & Exit 0 Jazz Festival

Melissa Aldana at Minton’s & Exit 0 Jazz Festival

0 / May 22, 2015 10:50 am

Tonight on May 22 (& 23) Melissa Aldana will return to the legendary Harlem club Minton’s, which was the focal point for the bebop pioneers Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and others back in the 40ties. And on May […]