Composer/arranger Lisa Maxwell has released an album that serves as a tribute to the late trumpeter Lew Soloff. “Shiny!” features a who’s who of musicians that all had a connection with Soloff - including bassists Will Lee, Mark Egan, and David Finck.
The Stray Cats are back! The classic rockabilly band has just released a new album called “40” that celebrates forty years since the group’s inception - and their first record in 26 years.
Between his time with The Police and his solo catalog, Sting has had plenty of hits. His new album, “My Songs,” celebrates this fact with new versions of the bassist/vocalist’s most famous work.
Paul McCartney’s “Egypt Station” has just been expanded with a new release called the “Explorer’s Edition.” The original album, which was released in September 2018, was the first of his to debut at number 1 on the Billboard 200 since 1982’s “Tug of War.”
Bassist and composer Avery Sharpe has released a poignant new album documenting the story of African Americans called “400: An African American Musical Portrait.”
Four years after releasing a live album, Sammy Hagar & The Circle have released their debut album of original material. “Space Between” contains ten new songs created by the supergroup of Hagar and his longtime musical partner Michael Anthony.
Blues prodigy Christone “Kingfish” Ingram has released his debut album, entitled “Kingfish.” The 20-year old guitarist (who started playing bass at 6 years old) recorded the album with eight original songs and four covers. The entire album features session bassist Tommy MacDonald.
French bassist Shob has followed up 2017’s “Karma Obscur” with a new album called “Solide.” The diverse album is described as mostly influenced by Afro Beat with funk and fusion elements.
Amon Amarth has returned with their eleventh studio album, called “Berserker.” While the effort is not a full concept album like their last recording, “Jomsviking,” the lyrical content once again draws on Viking lore.
After winning the contest to perform on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert back in 2017, Tank & The Bangas have kept their momentum on a roll. They’ve just released a full-length album called “Green Balloon” that is sure to keep the ball rolling.