THE INSIDE STORY: Michael Arnowitt and SWEET SPONTANEOUS

Praised for his creativity, passion, and imagination in performance and composition, Michael Arnowitt is a classical and jazz pianist of international renown. His piano compositions have been described as a "tour de force of brilliant pianism." In addition to compositions, Michael has performed both classical and jazz pieces around the world, including each of Beethoven's... Continue Reading →

July 2018: New Releases from Navona and Ansonica Records

From a stroll along the Cuban coast to an outer space invasion, July’s new releases cover a galactic range of subjects and styles. We’re proud to include debut albums, 40th anniversary releases, and yes, hipster zombies. Dive in and discover new music from Michael Arnowitt, JITRO Czech Girls Choir, Nicholas Vines, Clipper Erickson, Alicia Terzian, Ingrid Stölzel, Cappella... Continue Reading →

International Jazz Day 2018

When you listen to jazz, you're participating in a cross-cultural dialogue that extends across the globe and through decades of interaction, conflict, and connection. Don’t listen to jazz? Good news. International Jazz Day is April 30th — the perfect time to start. On April 30th, communities around the world will gather to celebrate the monumental... Continue Reading →

Henry Wolking and The Inside Story: POWELL CANYONS

Longtime PARMA friend and artist Henry Wolking, a renowned Nevada-based Floridian composer, author, and teacher,  is back again with a full-album of jazz works release POWELL CANYONS on Big Round Records. Today, Wolkings is our next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of our artists. Read... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: PLAYING FAVORITES

Trombonist and educator Deb Scott released her debut album PLAYING FAVORITES in February of this year on Navona Records. Accompanied by pianist Ron Petti, Scott performs a variety of her favorite pieces that appeal to her background in jazz and to her considerable technical skill while featuring the works of PARMA artist Stephen Lias, as... Continue Reading →

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