Craft Recordings announces its exclusive line-up of titles for Record Store Day 2023, taking place on Saturday, April 22, at participating independent retailers. From long-out-of-print rarities and cult classics to psychedelic treats and beloved soundtracks, these seven LPs will thrill music fans of all ages.
Amos Lee has unveiled My Ideal (A Tribute To Chet Baker Sings) today, a 16-song collection that simultaneously pays tribute to Lee's musical hero, reflects on the Billboard chart-topper's deep jazz roots, shines a light on his Philadelphia music community, and toasts an exciting year of returning to the road and releasing new music.
Amos Lee celebrates his musical hero + rediscovers jazz roots on full-album tribute to 'Chet Baker Sings'
Amos Lee has spent much of 2022 bringing the catharsis of his new album Dreamland to larger audiences than ever before: from Red Rocks and The Ryman to Good Morning America and The Late Late Show - but as this banner year comes to a close, he's shining a light on a musical inspiration that's helped him endure his own difficult times. Lee will return on November 18 with My Ideal, a full-album tribute to the much-beloved jazz vocal classic Chet Baker Sings via Dualtone Records.
Opening in select theaters and on-demand February 11, 2022, Greenwich Entertainment presents Ronnie’s, a definitive and intimate documentary directed by Oliver Murray that chronicles the life and times of saxophonist Ronnie Scott and his world-famous London jazz club.
"Lofi Holiday Mixtape, Vol. 2" Out Today Feat. Lofi Makeovers Of Classic Christmas And Holiday Favorites By Chet Baker, Ella Fitzgerald, Ferrante & Teicher, Kay Starr, The Supremes And The Temptations
Classic Christmas songs and seasonal favorites by the legendary likes of Chet Baker, Ella Fitzgerald, Ferrante & Teicher, Kay Starr, The Supremes, and The Temptations have been radically transformed with Lofi makeovers for UMe’s Lofi Holiday Mixtape Vol. 2, out now digitally everywhere. Listen here: https://LoFiHoliday.lnk.to/MixtapeVol2
Craft Recordings is pleased to announce the release of Chet Baker’s The Legendary Riverside Albums on November 15th. The deluxe five-LP box set presents the artist’s output as a leader for the renowned jazz label, recorded and released between 1958 and 1959: (Chet Baker Sings) It Could Happen To You, Chet Baker In New York, Chet and Chet Baker Plays The Best Of Lerner And Loewe. The recordings, which feature such icons as Bill Evans, Johnny Griffin and Kenny Burrell, have been cut from their original analog master tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI.
It's the end of summer. Labor Day weekend – arguably one of the best times of the year to be a Chicago resident. The de facto end to summer is a time that Chicagoans tend to embrace, as a sort of reminder that we do have a bit of time before the tundra-like conditions of winder arrive mere months (or, gulp, weeks) from now. It makes perfect sense, then, to use this time to hold an eclectic music festival that hosts bands and artists ranging from funk to EDM and from rock to hip-hop.