(OA2 22112)
Gordon Lee with the Mel Brown Septet
Tuesday Night
(OA2 22111)
Paul Tynan & Aaron Lington
Bicoastal Collective: Chapter Four
(OA2 22110)
Mark Buselli
Untold Stories
(OA2 22109)
Nelda Swiggett
Blue-Eyed Painted Lady
(OA2 22108)
Chris Parker
Full Circle
(OA2 22107)
Jim Olsen
We See Stars
(OA2 22106)
Craig Yaremko
(OA2 22105)
George Cotsirilos
(OA2 22104)
Florian Hoefner
Falling Up
(OA2 22103)
Lynn Baker
(OA2 22102)
Chris Amemiya & Jazz Coalescence
In the Rain Shadow
(OA2 22101)
Steve Owen
Stand Up Eight
(OA2 22100)
Stan Bock & The New Tradition
Feelin' It
(OA2 22099)


Gail Pettis in More Magazine

Gail Pettis is featured in October's MORE Magazine. Gail is profiled under the heading "Freeing Your Inner Artist" in the issue that's available on every newsstand in the country, now!

Bobby Broom Lights Up The Charts

Since its release a month ago, My Shining Hour went straight up the airplay charts and it's now been in the Top 6 for 4 weeks - presently at #3!

This week also marks the end of Bobby's 3-month tour opening for Steely Dan, where the trio performed for tens of thousands of people at over 50 concerts.

Keep your eyes peeled for other great developments this year from the very deserving guitarist.

11th Annual Les DeMerle Amelia Island Jazz Festival

Idylic Amelia Island on Florida's east coast and one of the world's premier drummers - Les DeMerle, again team-up to present 4 days of hard-swinging jazz, October 16-19.

Headliners Randy Brecker & Tony Monaco join vocalist Bonnie Eisele, El Nino and the Latin Jazz Knights, dozens of student musicians, Dr. Bill Prince and the U.S. Navy Band Southeast to create a musically rich and diverse festival. Visit for more information.

Paul Tynan wins ECMA for jazz recording of the year

Paul Tynan has won the East Coast Music Award (ECMA) for jazz recording of the year for Bicoastal Collective: Chapter Three, from the ensemble he co-leads with Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Aaron Lington.

The awards were handed out in Charlottetown, PEI on April 6.

"Needless to say I am extremely excited about winning the 2014 ECMA jazz recording of the year award," says Tynan, who also played a showcase at the ECMAs.

Origin Records Online Radio

Episode #30 of Origin Records Online Radio is no online at YouTube.

The episode is an interview with trumpeter Chad McCullough and talks about his up-coming shows and recent recordings Cascades and Lake Superior.

Composer Daniel Jamieson to conduct the Metropole Orkest featuring Joe Lovano

On May 19th 2013, the Metropole Orkest will be presenting a concert in Amsterdam celebrating the 50th anniversary of "Ballads." The performance will feature renowned tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano. The orchestra will be conducted by OA2 Records artist Daniel Jamieson, and they will be premiering his reimagined arrangements of these classic standards. In addition to the "Ballads" program, they will be performing arrangements by Jim McNeely, Joe Lovano, Kenny Werner and Billy Strayhorn.

Check out, Sudden Appearance, Daniel's debut release on OA2 Records.


shanghai-jazzOrigin artists Dave Glenn, Richard Sussman, Dan Gailey & Gary Hobbs joined the great Eric Marienthal and several others to present concerts and workshops at the First China Jazz Education Festival in Shanghai. Organized by Dr. Gene Aitken with support from Jamey Aebersold, the festival brought together 25,000+ students from conservatories around the country, and over 100 educators attended special training seminars on how to develop jazz programs at their schools.

Downbeat 5-Star review for Liam Sillery's Phenomenology

New York trumpeter Liam Sillery received a 5-star review for his fourth and most recent release from OA2 Records. Phenomenology made a strong showing on the radio charts earlier this year, and is available now from our website. Don't miss this exciting record Downbeat's Chris Robinson states, "Is so natural, that only one word can be used to describe it: perfect."

Read the full review - here.


Upcoming Events:

Oct 22, 2014: Rich Pellegrin Quintet
Whitmore Recital Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia
Whitmore Recital Hall, Fine Ar
Columbia, MO 65211 {map it}
Neil Welch - tenor saxophone, Rich Pellegrin - piano, Evan Flory-Barnes - bass, Chris Icasiano - drums
Lecture/Recital with Neil Welch, Bad Luck, and the Rich Pellegrin Quintet. Free admission.

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Oct 23, 2014: Rich Pellegrin Quintet
The Bridge, Columbia
1020 E Walnut St.
Columbia, MO 65201 {map it}
(573) 442-9645
Neil Welch - tenor saxophone, Allen Beeson - trumpet, Rich Pellegrin - piano, Evan Flory-Barnes - bass, Chris Icasiano - drums
Double CD release show!

8:00 pm - Rich Pellegrin Quintet - \"Episodes IV-VI\" CD Release

9:00 pm - Bad Luck - \"Three\" CD Release

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Oct 24, 2014: Laurie Antonioli
The California Jazz Conservatory, Berkeley
2087 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA {map it}
Laurie with the \"American Dreams Band\", Matt Clark, piano, Dave MacNab, guitar, John Shifflett, bass, Jason Lewis, drums

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Oct 24, 2014: Rich Pellegrin Quintet
Whitmore Recital Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia
Whitmore Recital Hall, Fine Ar
Columbia, MO 65211 {map it}
Neil Welch - tenor saxophone, Rich Pellegrin - piano, Evan Flory-Barnes - bass, Chris Icasiano - drums
The Rich Pellegrin Quintet performs compositions by Rich Pellegrin and Paul Steinbeck with the Mizzou New Music Ensemble. Free admission.

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Nov 04, 2014: Hal Galper Trio
Cornish College, Poncho Theater, Seattle
710 East Roy St.
Seattle, WA 98102 {map it}
HAL GALPER - piano, JEFF JOHNSON - bass, JOHN BISHOP - drums

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