Shanachie Entertainment

Michael Franks has been a leading contemporary Jazz vocalist since the days of his 1975 collaboration with the Crusaders, The Art of Tea.  He's released his first record in eight years, The Music In My Head(Shanachie).  The record features 10 original songs produced by Gil Goldstein, who has produced recent records for Jill Scott, Esperanza Spalding and Chris Botti.

NEW MUSIC: Personal Touch By Vincent Ingala

May 22, 2018

Saxaphonist and multi-instrumentalist, Vincent Ingala is out with his fifth record.   Personal Touch (Shanachie) features Ingala playing, performing and producing across all tracks on the record.  He's still in his twenties and is a rising star in Contemporary Jazz, with a string of top 10 Billboard hit songs.

You can hear cuts from Personal Touch at various times on Jazz 91.9 WCLK in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. 

New Music: Poetry In Motion By Najee

Aug 22, 2017

Great news for Contemporary Jazz lovers as Najee has a new record out on Shanachie Entertainment, Poetry In Motion. This release includes guests:  Will Downing, Maysa, Incognito, Eric Roberson and Phil Perry, among others.  You can hear cuts from Poetry In Motion at various times on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.   

New Music: Let It Go By Norman Brown

Jun 9, 2017

Norman Brown's debut release on Shananchie (and his first solo release in five years) is called Let It Go.  The new release includes includes Jazz and R&B flavors, with plenty of the guitar virtuosity that Brown's long-time fans and Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners know so well.

He joins with Chante Moore for "Holding You," and re-imagines the Five Stair Steps classic "Oooh Child" for a new era.  Brown is also joined by:   BWB Bandmates, Rick Braun and Kirk Whalum; Sounds of Blackness; Marion Meadows;  and, S.O.U.L & TrayCar.  

Norman  is a friend of Jazz 91.9 WCLK.  You can hear cuts from Let It Go on WCLK at various times, including during Serenade to the City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

New Music: Prototype By Jeff Lorber Fusion

Mar 16, 2017

Legendary Jazz Fusion Keyboardist, Jeff Lorber has his 20th album out on Shanachie Entertainment, Prototype. The record includes original songs and a lineup including Jimmy Haslip and Andy Snitzer; and, Lorber's Fourplay bandmates Nathan East and Chuck Loeb.  You can hear cuts from Prototype on Jazz 91.9 WCLK at various times in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

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