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Barenaked Ladies – Silverball

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27 years together, over 14 million albums sold and multiple Grammy nominations, Silverball, Barenaked Ladies fourteenth studio album, finds the long-standing partnership of Ed Robertson (guitar, vocals), Jim Creeggan (bass, vocals), Kevin Hearn (keyboard, guitar, vocals) and Tyler Stewart (drums, vocals) firing on all cylinders. SILVERBALL was produced by the band’s longtime friend Gavin Brown (The […]

Kurt Elling – Passion World

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Passion World, the fifth Concord album (and eleventh overall) from vocalist Kurt Elling, lives up to its title on both counts. Scheduled for release on June 9, 2015 on Concord Jazz, it is indeed his most “worldly” album to date, as Elling casts his net far and wide, from Brazil to Ireland, Germany to France, […]

Nadira Norjahan – Soul On Fire/Nobody’s Woman

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She goes by the sobriquet Nadira Norjahan, which is defined as a rare light of the world. Nadira is a singer, songwriter and poet presenting her brand of music to the world. Soul, jazz, blues and inspirational music are the main genres for this powered high-energy soprano vocalist. Songwriting and poetry is where Nadira brings […]

Acclaimed Vocalist Lizz Wright Signs with Concord Music Group

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Concord Music Group is pleased to announce the signing of acclaimed vocalist Lizz Wright. Wright is currently recording in Los Angeles on what will be her first album since 2010’s critically lauded Fellowship. The as-yet-untitled album is scheduled for release on September 8, 2015. Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as a “vocalist of substance more devoted to song […]