Nickel Creek will release a new album on Nonesuch Records on April 1 entitled, A Dotted Line. Look for a stunning version of our very own Sam Phillips‘ “Where is Love Now”. The album coincides with the grammy-award winning group’s 25th anniversary and a tour of over two dozen states. Click here to pre-order exclusive CD, Vinyl, and t-shirt bundles.
Women of Jazz – From jazz’s genisis into the 21st Century is available now from Starbucks. Featuring Fiona Apple‘s version Cy Coleman & Joseph McCarthy’s classic tune, “Why Try To Change Me Now”. Also features tracks by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Alice Coltrane, and Nina Simone. You can order your copy HERE. From the liner notes: “Fiona Apple might seem an unlikely choice for this compilation, but the singer-songwriter and pianist has leaned in a jazz direction with each progressive album. On Cy Coleman’s “Why Try To Change Me Now”, she shows that she belongs among these legends…” It comes from the 2009 tribute album to the legendary Broadway composer, The Best is Yet to Come, The Songs of Cy Coleman“. Produced by Dave Palmer.
Stellar award-winning team presents Cy Coleman & Neil Simon’s hit musical, Little Me – Feb 5 thru 9 at New York City Center Encores!. Starring: Christian Borle (Smash, Legally Blonde, Spamalot) and Rachel York (City of Angles, Ragtime, Anything Goes). Featuring the hit songs: “I’ve Got Your Number”, “On the Other Side of the Tracks”, and “Real Live Girl”. Tix and info HERE.
Rosanne Cash‘s beautiful new album, The River & the Thread, on Blue Note Records is available today! HERE.. This is her first album in more than four years and it richly evokes the Southern landscape – physical, musical, emotional – and examines the indelible impressioins it has made on our own collective culture. It’s sweeping in its breadth, capturing a unique, multi-generational cast of characters – from a Civil War soldier off to fight in Virginia to a New Deal-era farmer in Arkansas to a contemporary Mobile, AL couple. Cash wrote the album’s 11 original songs with her longtime collaborator and husband, John Leventhal who also served as producer, arranger, and guitarist. The album also includes the talents of Cory Chisel, John Paul White, Kris Kristofferson, John Prine, Derek Trucks, Rodney Crowell, and Amy Helm.