End of Summer Catalogue Sale!

We’re have an end of summer sale! We’re offering a 20% discount on our entire catalogue until Labor Day!

Click here to shop at our Bandcamp store and use the code “back2school” at checkout to receive your discount.

Pick up the latest releases by Ryan Keberle, Riverside, Rudy Royston, Greg Ward, and Dave Douglas, as well as great catalogue items from Linda May Han Oh, Matt Ulery, Donny McCaslin and more!

Offer ends Monday, September 4 at midnight.

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Reviews for the new Riverside album, ‘The New National Anthem’

Posted by: mark on July 5, 2017 @ 11:05 pm
Filed under: Artists, Chet Doxas, Dave Douglas

Accolades for the second Riverside recording The New National Anthem are coming in! Check out what writers have to say below.

“Harmony usually isn’t the major point in a band with just two horns, a bass and a drum kit. (Note: no piano, no guitar.) But scarcity is opportunity. On “Never Mind,” a serenading new waltz on Dave Douglas and Riverside’s new disc, “The New National Anthem,” it’s all about the satisfying amity between Mr. Douglas’s trumpet and Chet Doxas’s tenor saxophone. And there’s a not-so-secret ingredient: those bubbling, two-note globules coming from the five-string electric bass of Steve Swallow, who wrote the tune.”
– Giovanni Russonello, New York Times, premiering ‘Never Mind’ video

“The group illustrates its agility while delighting us with whimsy…”
–  Jim Macnie, Village Voice and Lament for a Straight Line

“Douglas’ trumpet sound is slightly pinched and occasionally warped by mutes, which allows him to converse with Doxas’ clarinet in a relaxed and easygoing manner. Swallow’s bass is a deep throb, and Jim Doxas scampers across his kit and back, rarely cutting loose but always keeping just enough tension in the rhythm that you think he might go off any second, so you better pay attention.”
– Phil Freeman, Stereogum, The Month in Jazz – June 2017

“Riverside is blessed by the maturity of [the] trumpeter/composer, the presence of master musician Steve Swallow, and the influences that the Doxas brothers bring to the music, not to forget lessons learned from listening to the music of Carla Bley.”
– Richard Kamins, Step Tempest

“Compositions here do exactly what they should in jazz, creating zones of reference and specific materials, assembling interesting ideas that invite elaboration. … they inspire individual and collective performances of a very high order.”
– Stuart Broomer, New York City Jazz Record, July 2017

“The ever-discerning Bley herself is a fan of The New National Anthem, and with the joy on display that went into making this record, it’s not hard to figure why. In his thoughtful musical dissertations and fresh takes on some of the most complex and misunderstood jazz geniuses throughout the idiom’s history, Dave Douglas keeps elevating his own craft and himself becomes a shining example for others to follow.”
– S. Victor Aaron, Something Else

You can purchase the new album on Bandcamp and iTunes.

And look for European tour dates in the fall for Riverside with Carla Bley to be announced soon!

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Riverside plays two shows with jazz great Carla Bley!

Posted by: mark on June 23, 2017 @ 4:01 pm
Filed under: Artists, Chet Doxas, Dave Douglas

To celebrates the release of their second record The New National Anthem, Riverside is playing two concerts in Québec with special guest Carla Bley.

Don’t miss you chance to see Dave Douglas, Chet Doxas, Steve Swallow and Jim Doxas perform with this celebrated pianist and composer.

The group will play Québec City and Montréal in July. And look for European dates in the fall to be announced.

See you out there!

Details:

July 5 Québec City, QC | Grand Théâtre de Québec | Details *
July 6 Montréal, QC | Festival International de Jazz de Montréal | Details *

The new Riverside album is available for purchase on Bandcamp and iTunes.

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Riverside CD release shows in New York!

Posted by: mark on @ 3:07 pm
Filed under: Artists, Chet Doxas, Dave Douglas

Riverside celebrates the release of their second record The New National Anthem with two album release shows at the Stone at the New School on June 30 and July 1.

Dave Douglas, Chet Doxas, Steve Swallow and Jim Doxas will perform perform music from the new album celebrating the pianist Carla Bley.

There are no advance ticket sales, all admissions are cash-only at the door. Admission is free for New School students, limited to whatever seats are available after paying guests are seated.

CDs will be available for sale! See you there!

Details:

Friday, June 30, 8:30pm Event Details
Saturday, July 1, 8:30pm Event Details

Address:

The New School
Glass Box Performance Space
55 West 13th Street, New York, NY

Pick up the new album online at Bandcamp and iTunes.

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The New National Anthem

Posted by: russell on June 16, 2017 @ 10:14 am
Filed under: CD/FLAC/MP3, Chet Doxas, Dave Douglas, store

“This album is even better than something I might come up with myself.”

Carla Bley

Riverside, the quartet co-led by Grammy-nominated American trumpeter Dave Douglas and Canadian saxophonist Chet Doxas, returns with their second album featuring bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Jim Doxas. The record honors the musical impact of pianist and composer Carla Bley, including three of her compositions and new works from Douglas, Swallow and Doxas.

Following their debut release in 2014, this group presents a new album featuring spirited free playing, formidable ensemble interaction and new well-crafted compositions. The tracks transmit a palpable excitement and purpose towards this clear statement.

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New Ryan Keberle and Riverside albums released!

Posted by: mark on @ 9:14 am
Filed under: Artists, Chet Doxas, Dave Douglas, Ryan Keberle

We’re releasing two great records today!

Find the Common, Shine a Light by Ryan Keberle is a protest album featuring Ryan’s longstanding group Catharsis.

Riverside’s sophomore album The New National Anthem is a tribute to the great Carla Bley.

Click the links above for more information, purchasing options, videos and tour dates!

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Riverside’s ‘The New National Anthem’ available now!

Posted by: mark on @ 8:55 am
Filed under: Artists, Chet Doxas, Dave Douglas

Co-led by saxophonist Chet Doxas and trumpeter Dave Douglas, Riverside releases their second record The New National Anthem celebrating the pianist and composer Carla Bley

Check out the video for the track Old Country.

The group, which includes master bassist Steve Swallow and noted drummer Jim Doxas, will play select shows in Canada and the US this summer.

Carla Bley will join the group as a special guest for shows in Quebec City and Montreal in July. Check out all the tour dates here and look for European dates with Bley in the fall.

The album can be purchased on Bandcamp and iTunes.

Join us as a subscriber to get access to exclusive content, including a special video of the track The New America.

Enjoy the music!

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Exclusive Video: The New America by Riverside

Posted by: russell on June 15, 2017 @ 5:25 pm
Filed under: Chet Doxas, Dave Douglas
This content is for members only.

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Riverside Summer Tour Dates

Posted by: mark on May 19, 2017 @ 11:05 am
Filed under: Artists, Chet Doxas, Dave Douglas

Riverside heads out on the road this summer in support of their new album, The New National Anthem.

The quartet, co-led by Chet Doxas and Dave Douglas and featuring Steve Swallow and Jim Doxas, will play shows in the US and Canada, including two concerts with special guest pianist Carla Bley.

See you out there!

Details:

June 30 New York, NY | The Stone at the New School | Details
July 1 New York, NY | The Stone at the New School | Details
July 5 Québec City, QC | Grand Théâtre de Québec | Details *
July 6 Montréal, QC | Festival International de Jazz de Montréal | Details *

* Featuring pianist and composer Carla Bley

The new album is available for purchase on Bandcamp and iTunes.

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Riverside New Release: The New National Anthem

Posted by: mark on @ 11:03 am
Filed under: Artists, Chet Doxas, Dave Douglas

The new Riverside album, The New National Anthem, will be released on July 16!

Co-led by saxophonist Chet Doxas and trumpeter Dave Douglas, the quartet features bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Jim Doxas.

The group releases their sophomore album inspired by the pianist and composer Carla Bley. The album features three compositions by Bley, as well as songs by Douglas, Swallow and Doxas.

The album is now available for pre-order on Bandcamp. And the group will tour this summer in the US and Canada. Check out the tour dates here.

Thanks for your support!

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