Mack Avenue Records Tag Archive

Kenny Garrett Interview

Kenny Garrett is a Grammy award-winning saxophonist originally from Detroit Michigan who started his career at the young age of 18 years old as a touring member of Duke Ellington...

Joey DeFrancesco | In The Key Of The Universe

As he’s made abundantly clear over the past 30 years, Joey DeFrancesco has plenty of soul. On his adventurous new album, In The Key Of The Universe, the master organist turns...

Organist Joey DeFrancesco Jams with the JLCO

It’s not every day you see a Hammond B-3 organ immersed in a jazz orchestra, but that’s exactly what’s happening at Jazz at Lincoln Center May 17-18 in Rose Theater as...

The Yellowjackets, An Interview with Russell Ferrante.

No one could deny that the Yellowjackets have been a creative force in the jazz world since their formation in 1981. Earlier this month the band released there latest album...

CD Review: Cyrille Aimée Live

The audience whoop and clap loudly as Michael Valeanu’s guitar riffs and Aimee hums her way into the first song, another whoop as they recognise the tune ‘It’s A Good...

Chucho Valdés signs with Mack Avenue Records + October Euro Tour Dates

Last week US jazz label Mack Avenue announced that Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés will join the label for his coming album “Jazz Batá 2”. During his long and...

Connie Han | Crime Zone

With her debut Mack Avenue Records album Crime Zone (available October 12), next generation Los Angeles pianist Connie Han has created an edgy blend of modern and traditional...

Upcoming release – Erroll Garner – NightConcert

There are certain musical artists who have transcended genre limitations, crossing over into other areas of audience appeal. But in very rare cases there are artists who cross...