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Jessica Williams
With Love
(ORIGIN 82660)
Dominic J. Marshall
Spirit Speech
(ORIGIN 82659)
Marc Seales
American Songs, Volume 2: Blues...and Jazz
(ORIGIN 82658)
Scenes
...but not heard
(ORIGIN 82657)
Brian Gephart
Standing On Two Feet
(ORIGIN 82656)
John Stowell and Dave Liebman
Blue Rose
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George Colligan
The Endless Mysteries
(ORIGIN 82654)
Jon Hamar
Idyl Wild
(ORIGIN 82653)
Aaron Germain
Chance
(ORIGIN 82652)
Dave Slonaker Big Band
Intrada
(ORIGIN 82651)
Tim Horner
The Head of the Circle
(ORIGIN 82650)
Ted Brancato
The Next Step
(ORIGIN 82649)
Chicago Jazz Orchestra with Cyrille Aimée
Burstin' Out!
(ORIGIN 82648)
Anne Drummond
Revolving
(ORIGIN 82647)
Clark Sommers
Ba(SH)
(ORIGIN 82646)
Scott Neumann Neu3 Trio
Blessed
(ORIGIN 82645)
Les DeMerle
Feelin' Good
(ORIGIN 82644)
Alan Jones & Francois Theberge
Another View
(ORIGIN 82643)
WDCB Loves Chicago Jazz
WDCB Loves Chicago Jazz, Vol. 1
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Diego Barber & Hugo Cipres
411
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ORIGIN RECORDS NEWS

Ballard Jazz Festival: April 16-19

Origin Records is proud to present the 12th annual Ballard Jazz Festival featuring four days of music in Seattle's historic Ballard neighborhood.

Headlining this year is legendary saxophonist Sonny Fortune and Spanish pianist Chano Dominguez. The ever-popular Ballard Jazz Walk features many Origin artists including Clark Sommers, Dana Hall, Geof Bradfield, Thomas Marriott, George Colligan, Gail Pettis and more.

The Guitar Summit, Brotherhood of the Drum and Swedish Pancake Jazz Brunch round out the list of events.

For more information, and to buy tickets, visit http://ballardjazzfestival.com

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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Upcoming Events:

Apr 30, 2014: George Colligan Trio
The Jazz Standard, New York
116 E 27th St
New York, NY 10016 {map it}
(212) 576-2232
George Colligan - piano, Larry Grenadier - bass, Jack DeJohnette - drums


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May 08, 2014: Laurie Antonioli
The Sound Room, Oakland
2147 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612 {map it}
510-496-4180
The California Jazz Conservatory Vocal Performance Class, Matt Clark - Piano, John Wiitala - Bass, Bryan Bowman - Drums
California Jazz Conservatory vocal students take the stage for this end-of-semester performance series. Come hear music performed by Laurie Antonioli’s vocal performance students. 8 Singers, world class band and cool repertoire from Monk, Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter - original lyrics and arrangements. Only $5!!

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May 18, 2014: Laurie Antonioli
California Jazz Conservatory, Berkeley
2087 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704 {map it}
510-845-5373
Dave Mac Nab - Guitar, John Shifflett - Bass, Jason Lewis - Drums, Sheldon Brown - Bass Clarinet, Soprano, Tenor
his afternoon concert is a celebration of Laurie’s unique repertoire and original music. The afternoon will feature a variety of material from her soon to be released Joni Mitchell project, “Songs of Shadow, Songs of Light” as well as material from past recordings, some new gems and some hidden gems. Featuring Sheldon Brown on saxophone and clarinet, Dave MacNab on guitar, John Shifflett on bass and Jason Lewis on drums.

“It is not hyperbole to say that Laurie Antonioli is emerging as the most important vocalist, let alone jazz vocalist, this decade. Let us hope for much more music from this brilliant constellation in the west.”
— Michael Baily, All About Jazz


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June 20, 2014: Joel Miller
The Rochester Club - Groove Nights Series, Rochester
120 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604-2579 {map it}
(585) 232-7670
Joel Miller saxophones, Gary Versace piano, Fraser Hollins bass, Greg Ritchie drums


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June 21, 2014: Joel Miller
The Cube Lounge, Winnipeg
Winnipeg, MA {map it}

Joel Miller saxophones, Gary Versace piano , Fraser Hollins bass, Greg Ritchie drums


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