Omaha, is the the U.S. debut from Australian duo behind Falls—Simon Rudston-Brown and Melinda Kirwin—is out now on Verve. “Our songs are at times…Read More
Today, Verve is one of the world’s leading jazz labels. The GRP imprint mainly releases smooth jazz nowadays along with UMG catalog items not including ABC Records or PolyGram titles.
The Verve imprint itself manages much of the jazz catalog that once belonged to PolyGram (not including recordings by Herb Alpert for his A&M Records label which Alpert acquired in a legal settlement with Universal Music and are licensed to Shout! Factory), while the Impulse! Records imprint manages the portion of Universal’s catalog that was acquired from ABC Records, which itself includes the jazz catalog of the Famous Music Group, once owned by Paramount Pictures/Gulf+Western, but was sold to ABC in 1974. Meanwhile, GRP manages the rest of MCA/Universal’s jazz catalog, including releases once issued on the Decca and Chess labels.
It was confirmed on December 15, 2011 that David Foster will become Chairman of Verve Music Group
Although UMG acquired EMI’s recorded music operations in 2012, that company’s jazz recordings will be managed by Capitol Music Group through Blue Note Records for the time being.
Kan Wakan was formed by composer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Gueorgui I. Linev. He added Kristianne Bautista and Peter Potyondy, and the sound evolved. The new album Moving On is well produced; a skillful crafting of orchestral,Read More
Endtroducing… proved to be a damningly accurate name for the debut full-length in DJ Shadow’s career, which has since been defined by infinite comparisons to that early success.Read More