|DÚBH (Available NOW at www.dubhmusic.com)
This is DÚBH
Original Rock music by Damien Bracken and Jason Camelio with an excellent band of musicians, including guitarist Marek Dykta, bassist/Chapman Stick Tom Griesgraber and drummer Dave Brooks. Also featuring vocalist Shea Rose, cellist Marta Roma and violinist Layth Al Rubaye. Visit www.dubhmusic.com/store to order!
Dweezil Zappa's long-awaited return to original composition with a new LP of his own, Via Zammata', and now he’s armed with untold amounts of experience and insight gained from mastering his father’s genius. The resulting record, named for the Sicilian street that the Zappas once emigrated from, is a fitting mixture of legacy and creation.
Soul For Sale
Dana Acker - Bassist, percussionist, keyboardist and composer/producer has pulled together a stable of stellar players, most of whom are musical associates from his days at Berklee in Boston. When not writing and recording, he gigs in and around Boston. Check him out at danaaccker.com, or on SoundCloud at https://soundcloud.com/dana-acker, Spotify, iTunes, and Pandora, and more.
A compelling four-movement symphony incorporating turntablism, jazz trumpet master Tiger Okoshi, Latin percussion virtuoso Eguie Castrillo, and Harlem rapper Raydar Ellis. Webber is Director of Music Technology Innovation at Berklee College of Music. An artful fusion of the symphony orchestra, hip-hop and EDM from the Emmy-winning composer Stephen Webber.
|Ariel + The Undertow
Big Spoon is Ariel Rubin's first professionally produced EP. Created in collaboration with Boston producer Mike Davidson, it features a trio of tracks each highlighting a different flavor of this versatile and enigmatic artist. Visit Ariel + The Undertow for more details about new releases.
|The Kim Trusty Band
I Will Be Waiting
Kim has spent the last three decades refining her remarkable musical skills and crafting her own brand of jazz, R&B and gospel with bluesy, smoky soul. Over the last twenty years, her reputation has moved well beyond the Ocean State as a consummate technician, lyricist and songstress. This new recording is a culmination Kim's musical and experiences. A deep reflection of her musical life.
|Danilo Perez Big Band
Panama Suite - Commemorating five years of the Panama Jazz Festival
Combining urban sounds and Panamanian folkloric elements in a big band setting, the 15-minute work is divided into three movements: Awakening/ El Despertar; The Quest/La Busqueda; and The Celebration/Quiero Amanecer. Ambitious, rousing, and fun, it summons images of the country’s spectacular geography, and pulls the listener into the center of an all-night, street party.
|Berklee College of Music
60th Anniversary Faculty Composers Series
The 60th Anniversary Faculty Composers Concert Series presented nine concerts that featured over sixty pieces of music written by fifty-seven Berklee faculty composers. More than 100 faculty members, students and area professional performed in the concerts - a truly astounding undertaking and accomplishment. Fifteen of the pieces were selected for this two-CD set to showcase the wide variety of musical styles and compositional attitudes that are found today at Berklee.
This is a new release of original compositions for Mike's jazz orchestra featuring a talented group of young musicians, including Jordan Perlson, Evan Gregor, Ian Rapien and many others.
|JR Records Vol. 1
Jazz Revelations Records is a student created and managed record label at Berklee College of Music. Run by some of Berklee top musicians and dedicated students, JR Records has released its first album. Rebirth is a compilation of Berklee College of Music's most talented and creative jazz musicians.
From the lyrical writing in "Someone To Watch Over Me" to the intricate lines and fresh ideas in "Happy Talk" (Phil Wilson) covered all grounds here, making for an album full of variety. We had some good times in rehearsal but it all clicked like magic once we got in the studio. Everything was recorded live and the interaction with these great cats made for a priceless experience." - Christine Fawson Order here.
|Fenway Brass Art Orchestra FBAO
Live at the Berklee Performance Center
This recording of the FBAO's live concert at the Berklee Performance Center showcases a powerhouse line up of musicians, including Dan Brantigan, Brendan and Ryan Carniaux, Takao Iwaki, Keiichi Hashimoto, and many others. The band premieres new works by Motohiro Sawano, Takako Yamada, Jason Camelio and Director Susumu Watanabe.
|Fenway Brass Art Orchestra FBAO
Live at The First and Second Church of Boston
Recorded live at the First and Second Church of Boston, this concert features the music of Kenny Wheeler as well as new music by trumpeter Motohiro Sawano and trombonist Kensuke Mukuno. In addition to vocalist Michal Cohen, this version of the band showcases soloists Erik Telford, Jason Camelio and Hisashi Saito.
|The Boston University Jazz Ensemble and Friends
Hip! Hop! Pop! Bop Through Doo-Wop!
Seven Steps To Heaven
Under the Direction of Michele "Miki" Caniato, the BU Big Band swings through a set of jazz standards including the title track, Harlem Air Shaft, All Of Me, Four, Matt Mattox and others. The BU Jazz Vocal group is featured on A Foggy Day and Come Fly With Me.