Dave Douglas ENGAGE plays happylucky no. 1 April 19-20

Dave Douglas brings his ENGAGE project to Brooklyn in April!

The group will appear April 19 and 20 at happylucky no.1 in Brooklyn as part of the Stone Series put together by John Zorn.

The band will feature Anna Webber (alto and bass flutes, tenor sax), Tomeka Reid (cello), Nick Dunston (bass),  Kate Gentile (drums), and special guest Miles Okazaki on guitar.

Details and ticket links are below. See you there!

Details:
April 19 Brooklyn, NY | happyluck no. 1 | 8pm | Details
April 20 Brooklyn, NY | happyluck no. 1 | 8pm | Details

Preview the ENGAGE series on Bandcamp and SoundCloud. And join us as a subscriber to gain access to the entire ENGAGE series and much more.


Preview first single from Douglas/Caine/Cyrille album 'Devotion'

Preview "Rose and Thorn", from the new album from Dave Douglas, Uri Caine, and Andrew Cryille

Devotion, which will be released on May 17, features nine new Douglas original compositions devoted to a number of today’s greatest composers. The closing title track featurings a meld of Sacred Harp compositions arranged by Douglas.

Check out an excerpt from this track, inspired by the great pianist, composer, arranger, and bandleader Mary Lou Williams.

Pre-order the album now on Bandcamp and iTunes and receive this track instantly.


Dave Douglas 'Showing Up' will be available Saturday at Record Store Day

This Saturday is Record Store Day, the international celebration of independent music stores. And we've got a Featured Release!

You can grab a special edition 7" from Dave Douglas, Showing Up, which features tracks from our recent subscribers series, ENGAGE and UPLIFT.

There are only 400 copies of the 33 RPM disc available for Record Store Day, so contact your local store and make sure they plan to have it in stock! Check the full list of participating stores here.

Full details on the Record Store Day site here. And support your local indie record store!

Preview tracks from UPLIFT and ENGAGE below:


Announcing US shows in May for Greg Ward and Rogue Parade

Saxophonist Greg Ward is taking his Rogue Parade band on the road, with shows in the US Northeast in May.

These shows will celebrate the release of Stomping Off From Greenwood, the highly acclaimed album that came out in January, and will feature Greg's steller band that includes guitarists Matt Gold and Dave Miller, bassist Matt Ulery and drummer Quin Kirchner. Here are the details:

Greg Ward US Northeast Tour Dates

May 22 Chicago, IL | Empty Bottle
May 23 New York, NY | Nublu
May 24 Cleveland, OH | Bop Stop

You can preview the music on the album on Bandcamp below and grab sheet music for this album here.


Pre-Order for Douglas/Caine/Cyrille's 'Devotion' Begins Today

Photo by by Anna Yatskevich

We’re excited to launch the pre-order for the new Douglas | Caine | Cyrille album, Devotion.

Featuring Dave Douglas, Uri Caine, and Andrew Cryille, the album features new Douglas original compositions devoted to a number of today’s greatest composers.

The sequel to the 2014 Douglas-Caine album Present Joys that centered on renditions of Sacred Harp tunes, Devotion adds the beautiful percussive voice of Andrew Cyrille. A master drummer who has collaborated with a broad range of artists including Cecil Taylor, Babatunde Olatunji, Irène Schweizer, Anthony Brazxton, Oliver Lake, and Reggie Workman, Cyrille will be honored as the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Honoree by the Vision Festival in June.

The album’s first single, “Rose and Thorn,” is streaming now on Spotify.

Pre-order the album now on Bandcamp and iTunes you’ll receive the first single instantly! The album releases worldwide on May 17.

Enjoy the music!


Preview 'Devotion' Now

We've got a preview of our upcoming release, Devotion!

Featuring Dave Douglas, Uri Caine, and Andrew Cryille, the album features new Douglas original compositions devoted to a number of today’s greatest composers.

Check out this excerpt featuring the track "D'Andrea," inspired by the Italian composer Franco D'Andrea.

The album will be released on May 17. Pre-orders begin on Friday, April 5.


Announcing a new release: 'Devotion'

Announcing a new release! Devotion, featuring Dave Douglas, Uri Caine, and Andrew Cryille, will be released on May 17!

Trumpeter Douglas and pianist Caine continue their long-time musical association with a new album featuring master drummer Andrew Cyrille.

The sequel to the 2014 Douglas-Caine album Present Joys that centered on renditions of Sacred Harp tunes and which the New York Times called, “an album of duologue that manages to be at once intimate, soulful and irrepressibly buoyant," Devotion features new original compositions by Douglas in devotion to many of today’s greatest composers including Carla Bley, Dizzy Gillespie, Mary Lou Williams, and Franco D’Andrea.

Pre-orders will begin on April 5. Check this space for regular updates!


Preview Third Engage Track on Bandcamp

We've posted an excerpt of the third track from our ENGAGE Subscriber Series. "How Are The Children?" features trumpeter Dave Adewumi.

ENGAGE, which is being released monthly to subscribers, features Dave Douglas, Anna Webber (alto and bass flutes, tenor sax), Tomeka Reid (cello), Jeff Parker (guitar), Nick Dunston (bass), and Kate Gentile (drums). Click here for details. Listen here:

If you like this, we hope you'll join us as a subscriber to gain access to thisseries, as well as our complete catalog (70+ releases!) and more exclusive content.


UPLIFT video from Sons'D'Hiver Festival in February

Last month, Dave Douglas played a show in France at the Sons D'Hiver Festival with his UPLIFT project featuring saxophonist Jon Irabagon, guitarists Mary Halvorson and Rafiq Bhatia,  bassist Bill Laswell, and drummer Ian Chang.

Check out two tracks 'The Garden' and 'Truly the Sun' here.

UPLIFT was our 2018 Subscriber Series recording by Dave Douglas, featuring saxophonist Joe Lovano, guitarists Mary Halvorson and Julian Lage, bassist Bill Laswell, and drummer Ian Chang.

Join us as a subscriber to hear the entire set of 12 pieces in the series. You can also get a copy of CD of this music by subscribing at Level 2 or 3.


Preview New Engage Track on Soundcloud

Hear an excerpt from "How Are The Children?" featuring trumpeter Dave Adewumi. This is the third track from our ENGAGE Subscribers Series.

ENGAGE, which is being released monthly to subscribers, features Dave Douglas, Anna Webber (alto and bass flutes, tenor sax), Tomeka Reid (cello), Jeff Parker (guitar), Nick Dunston (bass), and Kate Gentile (drums). Click here for details. Listen here:

If you like the music, we hope you'll join us as a subscriber to gain access to entire series, along with our entire catalogue and more exclusive content.


Your favorite titles are back in print!

We've got some classic titles from our catalog back in print!

Albums by Kneebody, Dave Douglas, Donny McCaslin are available once again, and they're all on sale!

Save 20% on physical AND digital versions at our store until March 29 at midnight. No discount code required.

Check out the full list of releases below and grab yours today!

Back in Print:

Kneebody - Kneebody - CD $12 (regularly $15)
Dave Douglas & Keystone - Moonshine - CD $12 (regularly $15)
Donny McCaslin Trio - Recommended Tools - CD $12 (regularly $15)
Dave Douglas & Brass Ecstacy - Spirit Moves - CD $12 (regularly $15)
Dave Douglas Big Band - A Single Sky - CD $12 (regularly $15)
Dave Douglas Quintet - Be Still - LP $20 (regularly $25)

Preview all of these releases on Bandcamp:






Sheet music for Rudy Royston's 'Flatbed Buggy' available now

We've just launched sheet music for Rudy Royston's latest release Flatbed Buggy.

Available for purchase are a complete set of ten scores, a set of ten scores and parts, and individual scores and parts for ten songs.

If you haven't heard the album, you can preview it Bandcamp here:

Check out our complete sheet music collection. Once you make a purchase, you will receive an email from us with your digital purchase in your inbox.