All Aboard Blue Engine Records


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News | Jul, 16th 2015

Jazz at Lincoln Center is excited to announce the launch of Blue Engine Records.A new platform to make its vast archive of recorded concerts available to jazz audiences everywhere, the label will release new studio and live recordings as well as archival recordings from Jazz at Lincoln Center’s performance history. 

The first album in five years from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with nine-time Grammy Award-winner and Pulitzer Price winner Wynton Marsalis, Live in Cubawill be released on August 21, 2015. From small group to big band, from Havana to NYC, from bebop to bolero and beyond: Live in Cubahas something for everyone. 

LIVE IN CUBAcaptures Wynton Marsalis and the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s dazzling first—and only—performances in Cuba, where they explored the profound connections between American jazz and Afro-Cuban music, from bebop to bolero and beyond. The historic concert is now another first: it’s the debut, double-disc release from Blue Engine Records,a new label dedicated to preserving and promoting jazz.

Recorded in front of clamorous, sold-out crowds over three nights at Havana’s Mella Theatre in October 2010, Live in Cuba finds the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performing Ellington standards, Afro-Cuban numbers, and distinctly modern compositions from the band members. Live in Cuba is a document of two nations’ indelible cultural connections, of a journey into uncharted musical territory, and of some of the world’s most virtuosic musicians sharing a stage.

Track Listing

Disc 1:
 1. 2/3's Adventure
 2. Ba Ba Black Sheep
 3. Inaki's Decision
 4. Sunset and the Mockingbird
 5. Como Fue
 6. Dali
 7. Light Blue
 8. Braggin' in Brass

Disc 2:
 1. Limbo Jazz
 2. Doin' (Y)our Thing
 3. I Left My Baby
 4. Bearden (The Block)
 5. Symphony in Riffs
 6. Spring Yaoundé
 7. Things To Come
 8. The Sanctified Blues


Live in Cuba will be released August 21, 2015 on Blue Engine Records.You can pre-order the album on iTunesand Amazonand stream the album's single'2/3's Adventure' on Spotify. 

All Aboard.
  


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