'Brazen Heart Live' releases today

It's release day for Brazen Heart Live at Jazz Standard, the complete set of music by the Dave Douglas Quintet.

Originally recorded in November 2015 and released digitally on Bandcamp only a week later, all of this music - 4 nights, 8 sets, 8 CDs, 48 tracks - is now available on CD for the first time!

Featuring Douglas' long-time band that includes saxophonist Jon Irabagon, pianist Matt Mitchell, bassist Linda May Han Oh, and drummer Rudy Royston, these recordings include repertoire from the band’s three studio recordings Be Still, Time Travel, and Brazen Heart.

Whether you prefer the complete box set (8 CDs) or the individual nights (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), we hope you add this music to your collection.

The Saturday recording is the only one currently offered digitally (on Spotify, iTunes, etc.) but the entire digital collection is available exclusively in our store.


Coming Soon!

© Anna Yatskevich

Thanks to all the folks who came to Friday's preview event at Zürcher Gallery, featuring Dave Douglas' new project.

The group, pictured above, went into the studio on Monday. Coming soon!


Nextbop premieres Greg Ward album trailer video

Nextbop is premiering the trailer video for Stomping Off From Greenwood, the upcoming album from saxophonist Greg Ward and his new ensemble, Rogue Parade. Check it out here.

Featuring some great musicians on the Chicago creative jazz scene, group includes guitarists Matt Gold and Dave Miller, bassist Matt Ulery and drummer Quin Kirchner.

Pre-order has begun. Grab it now now on Bandcamp,and iTunes and you’ll receive the lead track instantly ahead of the release on January 11.

And you can preview the album’s lead track, “Metropolis,” via streaming now.


Listen to second single from Saturday's 'Brazen Heart Live'

The second single from the Saturday 2 CD set from Brazen Heart Live at Jazz Standard by the Dave Douglas Quintet is available now!

Stream Be Still My Soul now on your preferred provider.

This album, along with the rest of this series, will be available on CD in stores starting December 7.

Featuring saxophonist Jon Irabagon, pianist Matt Mitchell, bassist Linda May Han Oh, and drummer Rudy Royston,this music was recorded as part of a four night run in November 2015 and released digitally on Bandcamp a few days later.

And now for the first time we’re releasing all of this music on CD, including a complete box set (8 CDs) and each individual night (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

Saturday's music is the only night you'll find on digital streaming services, but the entire collection is available exclusively available from us.

Check it out!


Greg Ward's ‘Stomping Off From Greenwood’ available now for pre-order

We're excited to launch the pre-order for Greg Ward's new album, Stomping Off From Greenwood.

The record highlights Greg's skills as a composer and arranger with a new band, Rogue Parade, featuring musicians who are a big part of Chicago’s vibrant creative music scene: guitarists Matt Gold and Dave Miller, bassist Matt Ulery and drummer Quin Kirchner.

The follow-up to Ward’s acclaimed 2016 release Touch My Beloved’s Thought, the album will be released on January 11.

The album’s lead track, "Metropolis," is streaming now.

Pre-order the album now on Bandcamp,and iTunes and you’ll receive the lead track instantly!

Enjoy the music!


Giving Tuesday: Natural Resources Defense Council

For Giving Tuesday, we're donating today's proceeds to the NRDC.

Our 2018 Subscribers Series UPLIFT highlights organizations that are working to better our society.

As we celebrate this day of giving back, we are shining a light on this month's organization, the Natural Resources Defense Council, which works "to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities." The track The Garden, is inspired by their great work.

In addition to our own donation, proceeds from today's sales at our Bandcamp store, including subscriptions, will be donated to the NRDC.

If you'd like to donate directly, you can do so here.

We hope you will get involved and support their important work.


ONE DAY SALE: 50% off Tier 3 subscription

Today only, support the musicians you love by joining us as a subscriber. Get Tier 3 access to our full catalog at half off: $87.50, instead of the normal price of $175.

Check out the great list of items subscriber perks below and sign up now to get this great deal!

Your Tier 3 subscription includes:

  • All the new music we release streaming instantly on your mobile device via the free Bandcamp app, and also available as a high-quality download.
  • Exclusive access to the Greenleaf Music fan community: commentary, videos, interviews, and more.
  • Stream and download our entire catalogue as well as an extensive collection of subscriber-only releases including our monthly Subscriber Series, live sets, alternate takes and unreleased material.
  • Seat reservations at Greenleaf events.
  • Meet-and-greets with artists after events.
  • 30% off all purchases at our online store.
  • Two Subscriber Series CDs: Metamorphosis (2017) & UPLIFT (2018)
  • Two additional CDs from among our latest releases.
  • Free tickets (2) to a Dave Douglas show of your choice .
  • 50% off Brazen Heart Live at Jazz Standard CD BOX SET.

Offer expires Monday, November 26th at 11.59 PM EST.

 


Thanksgiving Sale: 30% off our catalogue

We’re grateful to our listeners. And at Thanksgiving we’re offering something special: 30% off our entire catalogue all weekend long!

Buy any of the great items in our store - CDs, LPs, downloads, sheet music – and use the code ‘thanksgrooving’ at checkout to receive your discount.

This includes our newly released 8 CD box set Brazen Heart Live at Jazz Standard from the Dave Douglas Quintet, as well as recent releases by Rudy Royston, Sound Prints and more.

Raid the store!

Please note that this offer does not include subscriptions. Offer ends Sunday, November 25 at midnight.


Last day for our Pre-Black Friday sale

Our Pre-Black Friday Sale ends tonight at Midnight!

Here's the offer: we’ll send you a discount code for 50% off the Brazen Heart Live at Jazz Standard box set, the newly-released 8 CD box set featuring the Dave Douglas Quintet, when you join us as subscriber at any level.

Subscribers gain access to our entire catalogue (60+ releases!), as well as our exclusive subscriber materials including bonus tracks, live sets and much more. Everything is available for streaming and download using the Bandcamp app.

We hope you’ll subscribe and support what we do!


UPLIFT CDs are here!

We've got CDs featuring the music from our 2018 Subscribers Series, UPLIFT.

The album features Twelve Pieces for Positive Action composed by Dave Douglas and performed with some of the most interesting artists in modern creative music: saxophonist Joe Lovano, guitarists Mary Halvorson and Julian Lage, bassist Bill Laswell and drummer Ian Chang.

Join us as a subscriber at Level 2 or 3 to get a copy of this disc to add to your collection.

Current Level 2 & 3 subscribers you will receive a copy of this when their subscription renews.

Check out all the details below. We hope you enjoy the music!

Album Details:

Track Listing:
1) The Power Of The Vote
2) Lift All Boats
3) Every Town
4) Truly The Sun
5) Love Is A Battle
6) Trail of Dreams
7) A Tree Planted by the Rivers of Water
8) Sharing a Small Planet
9) Shine Like the Dawn
10) Fear No Love
11) The Garden
12) Truth Is Truth

Personnel:
Dave Douglas, trumpet
Joe Lovano, tenor saxophone, alto clarinet, alto flute, mezzo soprano sax
Mary Halvorson, guitar
Julian Lage, guitar
Bill Laswell, bass
Ian Chang, drums and electronics

Production Credits:
Recorded and mixed by Tyler McDiarmid at Orange Music Sound Studio in Orange, NJ on December 11, 2017.
Video and photography shot by Geoff Countryman
Artwork by Yoko Yamabe at Randesign
With assistance from Robyn Ardagh


Announcing a new Greg Ward release

We're excited to announce a new release by saxophonist Greg Ward!

The new album, Stomping Off From Greenwood, will be released worldwide on January 11.

Greg has put together a new band, Rogue Parade, featuring some of Chicago's finest creative musicians: guitarists Matt Gold and Dave Miller, bassist Matt Ulery and drummer Quin Kirchner.

The follow-up to Ward's acclaimed Touch My Beloved's Thought, this record will feature Greg's great compositions as well as a hip arrangement of a jazz standard.

Preorder will begin on November 30. Check out the full press release here and watch this space for singles, videos, tour dates and more!


Pre-Black Friday Sale on now

We're having a sale this week, offering our new Brazen Heart Live at 50% off with a Greenleaf subscription.

Join us as subscriber before November 23, and we'll send you a discount code for 50% off the Brazen Heart Live at Jazz Standard box set, the newly-released 8 CD box set featuring the blazing Dave Douglas Quintet.

When you sign up for a subscription, you gain access to our entire catalogue (60+ releases!), as well as our exclusive subscriber materials including bonus tracks, live sets and our unique set of series such as Serial Sessions, New Sanctuary, Metamorphosis, UPLIFT and more. Everything is available for streaming and download via the Bandcamp app. It's super cool.

And Brazen Heart Live is hot off the presses, so grab your box set - 4 nights, 8 CDs, 48 tracks - performed live at Jazz Standard in New York City. The Dave Douglas Quintet, featuring Jon Irabagon, Matt Mitchell, Linda May Han Oh, and Rudy Royston, was finishing up an extensive tour, so they're in top form and sounding great.

We hope you'll subscribe and support our community of artists! Offer ends at midnight on Thursday, November 22.