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NEWS: RECORDING

Keyboardist Dan Siegel Returns With A Lush Collection Of Astute Jazz Etched In Melodically Rich “Indigo”

Keyboardist Dan Siegel Returns With A Lush Collection Of Astute Jazz Etched In Melodically Rich “Indigo”

Irvine, CA: Having recorded a catalogue of Top 10 albums in a vivid spectrum of jazz hues with topflight musicians for 35 years, Dan Siegel only emerges when he has something engaging to say with his poetic piano and crafty keyboards. Back with his first new statement in five years, Siegel’s DSM record label will release ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Earth, Wind & Fire Releasing New Studio Album "Now, Then & Forever" on September 10

Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the release of Now, Then & Forever by the legendary group Earth, Wind & Fire. This marks the group’s first new studio album in eight years. Now, Then & Forever, will be available everywhere on Tuesday, September 10. Earth, Wind & Fire’s first album of new studio material since 2005, Now, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Bassist/vocalist Anthony Caceres Inspired By Earth, Wind & Fire

Q: When did it start for you, the decision to become a vocalist? A: I decided to pursue singing seriously back in 2006 while I was on tour with the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Up to that point I was primarily a sideman performing on electric bass and upright bass with many different groups. Q: Was jazz always your ...

George Duke: The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection

Read "George Duke: The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

The George Duke Band

The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection

Epic/Legacy

2012

The George Duke Band: The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection compiles the six albums that keyboardist, bandleader, composer, arranger and producer George Duke released on Epic Records between 1977 and 1979, accompanied by extensive and reflective notes on each album ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Philip Bailey: Soul on Jazz

Read "Soul on Jazz" reviewed by AAJ Staff

The voice is unmistakable, as are many of the songs, but it is Earth Wind & Fire’s falsettoed front man’s treatments of standards and contemporary classics that make this album an intriguing and rewarding listen. From a smoothed-out yet still funky take on “Compared to What" to a gospely version of “Nature Boy" and a saxy ...

Philip Bailey: Soul on Jazz

Read "Soul on Jazz" reviewed by Dave Nathan

Former Earth, Wind and Fire multi octave head liner, Philip Bailey, continues to put the ingredients of both smooth jazz and soul into a shaker, giving it a vigorous churn, then pouring out his own special mix of R&B, soul and gospel with a dash of jazz. As on previous albums, he has recruited top smooth ...

Philip Bailey: Dreams

Read "Dreams" reviewed by Paula Edelstein

Philip Bailey’s most recent endeavor, DREAMS finds him returning to his first love...jazz. Released in June 1999 on Heads Up International, Philip Bailey, most notably the four-octave vocalist and co-founder of the legendary supergroup, Earth, Wind & Fire, jams with a veritable Who’s Who of contemporary jazz. Gerald Albright, Randy Brecker, Luis Conte, George Duke, Everette ...