BRAZILIAN LEGEND SERGIO MENDES SHARES NEW TRACK, CELEBRATES SIX MAGICAL DECADES OF MUSIC WITH HIS ADVENTUROUS NEW ALBUM IN THE KEY OF JOY

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One common thread weaves throughout the staggeringly diverse tapestry of music that producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist Sergio Mendes has created over his remarkable six-decade career: the spirit of joy. From his pioneering contributions to the foundations of bossa nova alongside the likes of Antonio Carlos Jobim, through the era-defining Latin-pop sound of his iconic group Brasil ’66; his scintillating …

CONCORD RECORDS CELEBRATES GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS

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The Recording Academy announced its nominees for the 62nd GRAMMY® Awards this morning and among them were seven nominations for six artists from the Concord Records and Concord Jazz rosters. Winners will be announced at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 26th, 2020. A full list of nominations can be found below. Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Look …

BEST COAST SHARES “FOR THE FIRST TIME”

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Best Coast — comprised of Bethany Cosentino (vocals, guitar) and Bobb Bruno (guitar) — have returned with an incredible new song, entitled “For The First Time.”  The track is the first taste of the forthcoming Best Coast album, which will be entitled Always Tomorrow, and is due for release in 2020. STREAM “FOR THE FIRST TIME” HERE While the band is completing work on the album, they are also …

LEGENDARY GRAMMY-AWARD WINNER KEB’ MO’ ANNOUNCES FIRST HOLIDAY ALBUM, MOONLIGHT, MISTLETOE & YOU

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Set for Release Oct. 18 on Concord Records For Immediate Release – Following the release of Keb’ Mo’s deeply thought-provoking album, Oklahoma, that brought worldly issues to the forefront, the seasoned musician returns to lift spirits with a heartfelt feel-good holiday album, Moonlight, Mistletoe & You, slated for release on October 18, 2019 via Concord Records. After 25 years performing …

CONCORD RECORDS RELEASES DELUXE EDITION OF RAY CHARLES’ GROUNDBREAKING MODERN SOUNDS IN COUNTRY AND WESTERN MUSIC, VOLS. 1 & 2 ON 180G AUDIOPHILE VINYL FEATURING REMASTERED AUDIO

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Watch the lyric video for “You Are My Sunshine” here. For Immediate Release – Ray Charles’s Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, Volumes 1 & 2 are major landmarks in American culture. Released during the heart of the Civil Rights Movement, the album broke racial barriers and proved that signature performances work in all genres, taking country standards and …

KRISTIN CHENOWETH DELIVERS ONE FOR THE GIRLS

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Emmy and Tony Award-winning singer-actress releases new album on September 27 featuring guest appearances by Ariana Grande, Dolly Parton, Jennifer Hudson and Reba McEntire  Entertainment Tonight premieres new track “I Will Always Love You” For Immediate Release – Kristin Chenoweth has emerged as one of today’s most versatile and charismatic performers. An accomplished actress, commanding singer and uniquely charismatic personality, …

THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS’ IN THE MORSE CODE OF BRAKE LIGHTS OUT SEPTEMBER 27 VIA COLLECTED WORKS/CONCORD RECORDS

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“FALLING DOWN THE STAIRS OF YOUR SMILE” PREMIERES TODAY ON TOUR THIS FALL For Immediate Release – Critically acclaimed group The New Pornographers’ forthcoming new album, In The Morse Code Of Brake Lights, is due September 27 via the band’s own Collected Work Records imprint in partnership with Concord Records. Album art and track list are below, and watch/share a visualizer …

ESPERANZA SPALDING UNVEILS LATEST VIDEO FOR “MOVE MANY”

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Today, Esperanza Spalding has released her latest music video for the song-spell “Move Many.” The track is from this year’s 12 Little Spells on Concord Records – an album that explores the healing power of art and how music and the body interact, with each song-spell inspired by a different part of the body. “Move Many” is dedicated to the …

Acclaimed musician Anthony Lamarca aka The Building announces extraordinary new album out October 11 via Concord Records

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For Immediate Release – June 26, 2019 – The Building has announced the release of a remarkable and intimate new album. PETRA arrives October 11, 2019 via Concord Records. PETRA is preceded by today’s release of the album’s stark first single, “Purifier,” available for streaming and download HERE; the track is joined by a powerfully direct and blunt companion video, …