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Jazz, Latin, and classical converge into a globally inspired concerto for jazz quintet and chamber orchestra. ( Deutsche Grammophon)

In May 2011, Palatino (Michel Benita, Glenn Ferris, Paolo Fresu, Aldo Romano), one of the greatest band of French jazz of the 90s   was on stage for one and unique concert at Grenoble. The concert was so successful that the group decided to make an album "Palatino - Back in Town" (released November 7, 2011 at ECM / Universal Music France )


UK saxophonist Andy Sheppard’s second ECM album introduces his freely lyrical new trio with Michel Benita and Sebastian Rochford.


W. Mikkola — M. Innanen — M. Dunkel — G. Kontrafouris — K. Suonsaari -


Drum legend Jack DeJohnette will release a new album, Sound Travels (a co-release between Golden Beams and eOne), on January 17, 2012.


The number of jazz musicians having adopted the organ are rather few in number, compared to other instruments used in jazz:: Fats Waller, Jimmy Smith, Bill Doggett, "Wild" Bill Davis, Lou Bennet, Jimmy McGriff, and naturally Rhoda Scott.


13 duet performances featuring Sting, Chick Corea, Dr. Billy Taylor, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Regina Carter, Angelique Kidjo, Roy Hargrove, Hank Jones, Ron Blake. George Duke, Russell Malone, Gina Gershon and Eddie Palmieri - Produced by Christian McBride - Recorded at Avatar Studios and MSR Studios, New York City.


Brad Mehldau’s "Art of the Trio" Box Set released on December 2011 Includes Original Records   & Unreleased Material


2011 release from the British vocal trio who specialize in 1940s-style close harmony vocal music. This album is dedicated to the music that made Hollywood sparkle Includes 'Moon River', 'I Got Rhythm', 'Get Happy' and more.