Artist News

Bria Skonberg Releases Label Debut, BRIA

Okeh Records announces its first release from singer, trumpeter, and songwriter Bria Skonberg. With a unique fusion of modern-day pop sensibility, combined with sizzling musicianship, Skonberg makes a firm claim on fresh territory in the sophisticated pop…


Tenor Saxophonist Noah Preminger Explores the Delta Blues on Intense, Starkly Emotional New CD

Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground, out May 6, features the return of Preminger’s kindred quartet with Jason Palmer, Kim Cass, and Ian Froman“Mr. Preminger designs a different kind of sound for each note, an individual destiny and story.”—Ben Ratliff,…


Jonathan Rowden Concert Film Release

"What is WYR? A simple google search might show a description of mythical shapeshifting creature, or maybe a viral internet hashtag (would you rather) for choosing your favorite summer film. It is also an acronym for the last names of saxophonist Jonathan…


Matthew Hartnett CD Release

Matthew Hartnett’s Southern Comfort (Feb. 19, 2016) rides on his steady diet of “extremely second line, extremely church-influenced… a lot of R&B, for some reason, madly in love [with] Negro spirituals, the gospel music… funk, James Brown stuff.”…