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Remembering Orrin Keepnews, GRAMMY-Winning Jazz Producer (1923–2015)

in Jazz


Concord Music Group mourns the loss of legendary jazz producer and record executive Orrin Keepnews, who passed away yesterday morning. Keepnews, who died one day short of his 92 nd birthday, was a creative force behind some of the greatest jazz recordings ever produced including such seminal albums as Bill Evans’ Waltz for Debby and Sunday at the Village Vanguard , Thelonious Monk’s Brilliant Corners, Monk’s Music and Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane , Chet Baker’s Chet Baker in New York , Sonny Rollins’ Freedom Suite , Wes Montgomery’s Boss Guitar , and Clark Terry’s In Orbit . Born in ...  MORE

Shelby Lynne Set to Release 'I Can't Imagine' on May 5th

19 Feb 15 CONCORD MUSIC GROUP on Pop & Rock

Shelby Lynne will release her 13th full-length album, and first for Rounder Records, entitled I Can’t Imagine , on May 5th, 2015. Perhaps the most beautifully crafted and intensely affecting set of songs since her landmark I Am Shelby Lynne in 2000, I Can’t Imagine is powered by Lynne’s lustrous ...  MORE

Concord Music Group Scores 5 Wins at 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards

09 Feb 15 CONCORD MUSIC GROUP on Pop & Rock

Concord Music Group, one of the world's leading independent music companies, celebrated a night of achievement at the 57thAnnual GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles winning 5 awards out of the group's 14 nominations overall. The recognition reflects the company's enduring commitment to artistic excellence across an array of musical genres. ...  MORE