New PARMA Artist: Carlos Simon

We are so thrilled to be welcoming composer and arranger Carlos Simon to the PARMA family! 2018 will see the release of Carlos' album MY ANCESTOR'S GIFT on Ravello Records. "Out of the turmoil and anguish of slavery, unfair laws and systematic oppression, African Americans have birthed the most incredible art forms. I, and many others, have benefited from... Continue Reading →

August New Music Features Our 500th Release!

Our next round of releases is, as always, a little different than anything that has come before. Today we're releasing Croatian pianist and composer Matej Meštrović's debut album on Navona Records, which is an exciting all-piano take on Vivaldi's Four Seasons.  We've also got composer Bill Whitley's debut album featuring sumptuous chamber music and our... Continue Reading →

July 2017 New Music is Here

You don't have to wait any longer, our new music and artists in July are finally here. Pick your liking and order now... ARGOT  | Véronique Mathieu Véronique Mathieu’s ARGOT is a spectacular demonstration of her abilities as a violinist with a unique array of violin-centric works strengths of twentieth-century modernist composers. iTunes | Amazon... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: EXASPERATING PERPETUATION

Delivering a diverse cross-section of dynamically rhythmic and tonally expressive chamber works, composer John K. Leupold II presents his debut release on Ravello Records, EXASPERATING PERPETUATION. Described by the Washington Post as “an imaginative exploration of instrumental timbres,” Leupold’s music seeks to enhance the tonal possibilities of the instruments through the use of tension, personification,... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: DEMOCRACY

Composed in the wake of 9/11, Barry Seroff's DEMOCRACY is a multifaceted, genre-spanning examination of the spiritual and philosophical roots of American thought. Calling on texts from Quaker preachers, American poets, Japanese haiku, and Nietzsche, Seroff forms a flowing narrative charting our cultural development from the innocence and purity of infancy through the growing awareness of adolescence... Continue Reading →

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