Ella Fitzgerald

The First Lady Of Song Honored With Several Album Releases and Exhibits Exploring Her Extraordinary Legacy and Remarkable Career LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, Verve Label Group and UMe are pleased to announce some of the major initiatives confirmed as part of this year’s Ella 100 centennial celebration honoring…

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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7, 2016  With the holiday season in full swing, UMe has several new Christmas collections sure to get you in the spirit and to soundtrack all your yuletide festivities. With classics on vinyl, new CD and digital compilations and an official Spotify playlist, there’s truly something for everyone in every format preferred…

Read More UMe Ushers In Holiday Season With Christmas Compilations Galore And An Official Christmas Playlist

#1 Jazz and Holiday Album Reissued As Double LP LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Diana Krall’s beloved holiday album, Christmas Songs, is now available back on vinyl as of today, Friday, October 14 via Verve/UMe. Originally released to wide spread critical acclaim in 2005, the album featuring the GRAMMY® Award-winning pianist/singer backed by the…

Read More Diana Krall’s Classic Holiday Album “Christmas Songs,” Featuring The Clayton/Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Released Back On Vinyl Today via Verve Records/UMe

Available June 24 as Part of Verve’s 60th Anniversary Celebration LOS ANGELES, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Verve/UMe is proud to announce, as part of Verve’s 60th anniversary celebration, new vinyl reissues on June 24 for two long unavailable live performance classics by a pair of jazz legends – the peerless Ella Fitzgerald’s Mack The…

Read More Verve/UMe to Reissue Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Mack the Knife: Ella In Berlin’ and Jimmy Smith’s ‘Root Down: Jimmy Smith Live!’ on 180-gram Vinyl LPs

Available July 15 as Part of Verve’s 60th Anniversary Celebration LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — As part of Verve Records‘ ongoing 60th anniversary celebration, Verve/UMe is proud to announce the July 15 release of eight essential Diana Krall albums in 180-gram, 2-LP vinyl reissues. The renowned pianist and vocalist has called Verve home for…

Read More Verve/UMe to Reissue Eight Essential Diana Krall Albums In 180-gram Double-LP Vinyl Editions

Label will celebrate landmark anniversary with releases throughout the year LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — One of the most prestigious labels in the history of jazz, Verve Records will celebrate its 60th anniversary throughout 2016 with a trove of historic reissues and stunning new collections from its legendary archives. The release schedule constitutes a…

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LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Amy Winehouse’s career, though meteoric, was unfortunately cut short by tragedy, but the multi-GRAMMY® Award winner’s musical legacy can now be appreciated anew with Island Records/Universal Music Enterprises’ remastered and vinyl debut of her first album, Frank on 180-gram, 2-LP black vinyl with a printed gatefold sleeve that includes lyrics. The Frank album was previously only available on vinyl in the…

Read More Amy Winehouse’s First Album “Frank” Remastered And Available On Vinyl On February 12

American Music Legend Awarded 2015 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from Library of Congress NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the forthcoming release of Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin on Friday, February 26, 2016. Willie Nelson’s new album of pop standards, penned by America’s legendary songwriting duo George and Ira Gershwin,…

Read More Legacy Recordings Set to Release Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin on Friday, February 26, 2016

Rare Remixes from Back To Black tracks also available now LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Amy Winehouse’s career, though meteoric, was unfortunately cut short by tragedy, but the multi-GRAMMY® Award winner’s musical legacy can now be appreciated anew with Island Records/Universal Music Enterprises‘ digital re-mastering of her first two albums. The sultry jazz-and-soul-tinged 2003…

Read More Amy Winehouse’s First Two Albums, “Frank” And GRAMMY®-Winning “Back To Black,” Get Digitally Remastered By UMe

The Music of Jimmy McHugh Stands the Test of Time: Classic Songs. Modern Sounds. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga’s chart topping duet, I Can‘t Give You Anything But Love, Baby, demonstrates the timelessness of the Great American Songbook. “No other country has ever given the rest of…

Read More Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Go #1 with Hit Man Jimmy McHugh’s I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, Baby

13-CD box set to contain ALL 10 original Global/Mercury album releases, plus: previously unreleased “lost” album of Broadway show tunes; and 2-CD compilation of non-album singles and unreleased songs NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Johnny Mathis‘ near 60-year tenure as a core artist at Columbia Records was only interrupted once, when he founded his…

Read More Johnny Mathis Set To Release THE COMPLETE GLOBAL ALBUMS COLLECTION On November 17