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Gene Argel
Luminescent
(ORIGIN 82682)
George Colligan & Theoretical Planets
Risky Notion
(ORIGIN 82681)
Marc Seales
American Songs, Volume 3: Time & Place
(ORIGIN 82680)
Piet Verbist Zygomatik
Cattitude
(ORIGIN 82679)
Jim Norton Collective
Time Remembered: Compositions of Bill Evans
(ORIGIN 82678)
David Friesen Circle 3 Trio
Where the Light Falls
(ORIGIN 82677)
The Spin Quartet
In Circles
(ORIGIN 82676)
Brad Goode
Montezuma
(ORIGIN 82675)
Clarence Penn
Monk: The Lost Files
(ORIGIN 82674)
Ryan Shultz
Hair Dryers
(ORIGIN 82673)
Thomas Marriott
Urban Folklore
(ORIGIN 82672)
Jerry Heldman
Revelation(s)
(ORIGIN 82671)
Hal Galper
O's Time
(ORIGIN 82670)
Chris Walden Big Band
Full-On!
(ORIGIN 82669)
Dee Daniels
Intimate Conversations
(ORIGIN 82668)
Bobby Broom
My Shining Hour
(ORIGIN 82667)
Laurie Antonioli
Songs of Shadow, Songs of Light
(ORIGIN 82666)
Collier & Dean
Sleek Buick
(ORIGIN 82665)
Todd Bishop
Travelogue
(ORIGIN 82664)
Anthony Branker and Word Play
The Forward (Towards Equality) Suite
(ORIGIN 82663)

ORIGIN RECORDS NEWS

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.

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!

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 www.ameliaislandjazzfestival.com for more information.

The Endless Mysteries reviewed in the New York Times

New York Times' Nate Chinen called George Colligan's Origin Records debut, "One of the finer piano trio albums of 2013."

Our suggestion: Read the review and then buy the CD.

Dave Slonaker receives Grammy Nomination

Los Angeles composer and arranger Dave Slonaker's debut Big Band recording, Intrada, has been nominated for a 2014 Grammy Award in the Best Large Jazz Ensemble category.

Also nominated were a couple of other Origin family members on recent projects for other labels - Kim Richmond and Chris Walden. Congratulations to all of them, and don't miss the Grammy Awards telecast, Sunday, January 26th.

Thank you Downbeat Readers!

Origin Records is humbled to be honored by the readers of Downbeat Magazine in their annual Readers Poll. Origin was voted #8 in the Record Label category nearby iconic labels such as Blue Note, ECM, Verve and Concord.

Guitarist Bobby Broom's new CD, Upper West Side Story, was #31 in the Top 50 for Jazz Album of the Year and Origin artists Joe Locke, Jim McNeely, Anne Drummond and Sam Yahel also made appearances for their respective instruments.

Pick up a copy of the December 2013 issue of Downbeat on newsstands everywhere.

Origin Records Online Radio Episode 30

Episode #30 of Origin Records Online Radio is now online at YouTube.

The episode is an interview with trumpeter Chad McCullough and talks about his up-coming shows and recent recordings Imaginary Sketches and The Sky Cries.

To receive Origin Records Online Radio via iTunes, click here.

Lone Prairie now available on vinyl

Corey-Vinyl

Corey Christiansen's newest recording, Lone Prairie, is now available on vinyl in addition to CD and digital. KIOS radio has called it, "a richly satisfying experience where guitarist Corey Christiansen makes the strongest statement of his career this far."

Pick up your copy today direct from Origin Records (which is cheaper than Amazon.com).

ORIGIN ARTISTS MAKE DOWNBEAT CRITICS POLL

Bobby Broom, guitar
Deep Blue Organ Trio, rising star Jazz Group
Chris Foreman, rising star organ
Cuong Vu, rising star trumpet
Sam Yahel, organ / keyboard / rising star keyboard
Ira Sullivan, flute
Joe Locke, vibes
Giacomo Gates, vocals
Dana Hall, rising star drums

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