Oran Etkin Releases New Album, 'Open Arms'
Oran Etkin's new album, Open Arms, is out now! Recorded as Etkin toured in Brazil, Zimbabwe, US, Canada, Czech Republic and Turkey, the album features on-location collaborations with musicians in each country as well as well as innovative use of sampling and electronics to improvisationally deconstruct these field recordings in an interconnected web spun by Etkin’s live band. This fresh combination of deeply traditional sounds with forward looking improvisations and electronics tells a spellbinding story of an opening and connected world, rooted in its cultures yet intent on forging a new path forward. Listen to the album on all streaming platforms.
Natalie Cressman & Ian Faquini Release New Holiday EP!
Natalie Cressman & Ian Faquini have released a new holiday EP, An Old Fashioned Christmas! Featuring re-imagined versions of 4 classic Christmas tunes, the EP is sprinkled with musical easter eggs throughout their arrangements. The EP is available now on all streaming platforms here.
House of Waters Earn Their First GRAMMY Nomination!
GroundUP Music is proud to congratulate House of Waters on their GRAMMY nomination for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album!
Brock, Lanzetti, Ogawa Release Debut Album, 'Drawing Songs'
Drawing Songs, the debut album from Brock, Lanzetti, Ogawa is out now! It contains six original compositions of which each member contributed two. The music moves through a variety of styles and influences, from folk to modern jazz, ambient to groove, and experimental to pop, while emphasizing compositions that feature improvisation. The end result is an eclectic musical statement colored by each band member’s personal approach yet unified by an uncanny simpatico forged during their many years together on the road with Snarky Puppy.
Listen to the full album and watch the new music video!
The last four years have brought dramatic changes for Snarky Puppy.
Chris Morrissey is a songwriter, a bassist, a singer, a music director, a leo, an uncle, a lover of most cats and some dogs, a New Yorker, a Minnesotan, a yoga practicer, a runner, a wino, a restaurant frequent...
GRAMMY® Award-winning pianist and composer Taylor Eigsti started playing the piano when he was four years old. Growing up in Menlo Park, CA, Eigsti was quickly labeled a prodigy, and has since released 8 album...
House Of Waters
“In today's world, there are no musical boundaries,” says Max ZT of ‘House of Waters,’ a trio that makes those words come alive as they incorporate elements of West-African, jazz, psychedelic, indie roc...