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Mats Eilertsen Releases “Hymn For Hope”

Mats Eilertsen Releases “Hymn For Hope”

Mats Eilertsen has returned with a new album called “Hymn for Hope”. The 13-track release spans a range of emotions with a “wide span of lyrical, thoughtful, melancholic, fierce, driving, swinging, playful music.”

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Christian McBride & Inside Straight Release “Live at the Village Vanguard”

Christian McBride & Inside Straight Release “Live at the Village Vanguard”

Christian McBride has released a second live album from the legendary Village Vanguard, this time with his Inside Straight quintet. It’s a special moment for the group, as the band was originally formed for a residency at the venue.

Sting Releases “The Bridge”

Sting Releases “The Bridge”

Sting has returned with his fifteenth solo album, called “The Bridge”. The star-studded release was fleshed out over the past year and lyrically connects deeper subjects.

Eivind Opsvik Releases Creative and Beautiful Solo Album, “Emotional Switches”

Eivind Opsvik Releases Creative and Beautiful Solo Album, “Emotional Switches”

Bassist and composer Eivind Opsvik has returned with a new album, “Emotional Switches”, which diverges from his “Overseas” series. The experimental record ranges from art-pop songs to ambient instrumentals.

Beledo Releases Sixth Album, “Seriously Deep”, with Tony Levin

Beledo Releases Sixth Album, “Seriously Deep”, with Tony Levin

Beledo is primarily a guitarist and keyboardist, but his latest album is certainly going to catch the attention of bassists. “Seriously Deep” is named after an Eberhard Weber composition, and Tony Levin is on the record.

Tim Lefebvre and Jason Lindner Team Up for “sedatø”

Tim Lefebvre and Jason Lindner Team Up for “sedatø”

Tim Lefebvre and Jason Lindner helped make musical history as part of the band for David Bowie’s final masterpiece, “Blackstar”. Their palpable chemistry led them to create a new project called “sedatø”.

YYNOT’s “Light and Shade” Now Shipping

YYNOT’s “Light and Shade” Now Shipping

Today we’ve got some exciting news to share. The present-day prog-rock heroes in YYNOT have announced their new album “Light and Shade” is now shipping. The record marks the band’s third original studio effort.

Ben Allison Releases 14th Album, “Moments Inside”

Ben Allison Releases 14th Album, “Moments Inside”

Artists have channeled the uncertainty of recent times into some astounding music. Although much has reflected chaos and confusion, Ben Allison’s output is more of a balm. He’s just released “Moments Inside”, his fourteenth record as a leader.

Mastodon Releases “Hushed and Grim”

Mastodon Releases “Hushed and Grim”

In September of 2018, Mastodon manager Nick John passed away from pancreatic cancer. The metal mainstays have now released their newest full-length release, “Hushed and Grim”, as part of their process dealing with the profound loss.

Dave Young Releases 16th Solo Album, “Mantra”

Dave Young Releases 16th Solo Album, “Mantra”

Jazz great Dave Young has released “Mantra”, his sixteenth album as a leader. The bassist featured his sextet plus three guests: Ewen Farncombe on organ, John Johnson on alto sax and flute, and Les Allt on flute.

Classic Eberhard Weber Concert Gets Album Release

Classic Eberhard Weber Concert Gets Album Release

A rare concert from Eberhard Weber has just come to light with the release of his new album, “Once Upon a Time – Live in Avignon”. Taken from a 1994 solo bass concert, the recording is a showcase of his innovative approach to the bass.

Naytronix Releases “Other Possibilities”

Naytronix Releases “Other Possibilities”

Tune-Yards bassist Nate Brenner has returned with a new album from his solo project Naytronix called “Other Possibilities”. The record, which marks his fourth, was finished over four years.