Friday, September 26, 2008
Monday, September 15, 2008
CHICAGO SESSIONS is now accepting subscriptions to Series 1! Please visit www.chicagosessions.com for more information.
CHICAGO SESSIONS is a jazz record label featuring the best Chicago jazz artists, from the established to the undiscovered. We produce 12 exclusive, high quality Compact Discs per year, which collectively form a Series, available only by subscription. Each CD in the Series features a different artist, and focuses on their original compositions. Subscribers will receive all 12 CDs in the Series to which they subscribe, with one CD being released each month. A subscription to Series 1 is $135.00 within the domestic United States, including tax and shipping.
SERIES 1 : OCTOBER 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
Volume 1 - Larry Gray • One - Two - Three! with John Moulder and Charles Heath - Ships October 2008.
Volume 2 - Marshall Vente Trio • Marshall Arts (with Scott Mason, Isi Perez, Jim Batson, Luiz Ewerling, Glenn Reitsma and Joe Sonnefeldt) - Ships November 2008.
Volume 3 - Steven Hashimoto's Mothra (Steven Hashimoto, Neal Alger, Kathy Kelly, Michael Levin, Dan Hesler and Heath Chappell) (scheduled) - Ships December 2008.
Volumes 4 - 12 - To Be Announced!
CHICAGO SESSIONS will endeavor to
• Encourage original music by the best Chicago jazz artists
• Introduce the best Chicago jazz to a larger audience, both locally and worldwide
• Provide the jazz enthusiast with unique, high quality recordings which would otherwise not be available, and to foster their connection with the Chicago jazz scene
• Promote the idea that music has value, and that artists should be able to make a living providing the world with the beauty of their art
• Take a positive stance against music piracy of all kinds, including illegal downloading (“file sharing”), and copying of CDs
• Offer artists a good recording opportunity, and a fair and straightforward contract in which they share in the success of the label
• Use, whenever possible, environmentally friendly materials in the CDs we create
• Make a lasting contribution to the collective of great music and quality recording, for the benefit of the listeners, the artists and for posterity.
Sign up and support local Chicago Jazz!