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September 28, 2009

 

A Henry Threadgill-Air Set, On The Way From Mosaic

Another release in the offing from Mosaic features the late-1970s, 80s, and mid-90s recordings of saxophonist Henry Threadgill.

September 14, 2009

 

Bing Crosby

Mosaic To Release Bing Crosby Set

Mosaic Records will have a collection of mostly-unreleased Crosby recordings out in time for the holidays.

June 15, 2009

 

Artie Shaw box set

Mosaic Records Releases Artie Shaw Set This Autumn

Mosaic Records has a Shaw set in the works--plus updates on Ellington and Jamal.

April 1, 2009

 

Ellington

Jump For Joy! Ellington Big Band Mosaic Still In The Works

A friend writes to pass along the good news: Mosaic Records is still planning on doing a 1930s Duke Ellington Columbia big-band set.

February 24, 2009

 

Jazz News of Note

This program includes a 1953 interview with Miles Davis, recorded several years before the trumpeter damaged his voice.

December 4, 2008

 

Mosaic Announces John Handy Set

John HandyMosaic Records has announced a forthcoming 3-CD Select set of saxophonist John Handy’s mid-1960s Columbia recordings, including some previously unreleased material from a 1967 concert performance. Other soon-to-be-issued projects include Louis Armstrong’s 1930s and 40s Decca recordings (March 2009), and a three-CD set of pianist Denny Zeitlin’s mid-1960s Columbia albums (February 2009).

November 12, 2008

 

Mosaic Records Returns to the Vinyl Biz

Jazz lovers with a yen for vinyl, take note: Mosaic Records is getting back into the LP business. The limited-edition, jazz-specialty company stopped releasing vinyl versions of their sets years ago, but they’ve taken note of vinyl’s resurgence and decided to return to this particular corner of the marketplace, albeit on a somewhat different scale. In an e-mail sent out today, Mosaic chief Michael Cuscuna highlights the label’s new online vinyl site ( complete with blog) and cites the 2005 LP release of the Thelonious Monk-John Coltrane Carnegie Hall concert as a signal moment for Mosaic’s renewed direction.

October 27, 2008

 

Update on Ahmad Jamal Mosaic Box

Ahmad Jamal's AlhambraA few months ago Mosaic Records confirmed a forthcoming Ahmad Jamal box-set, covering the pianist’s trio recordings from the late 1950s and early 1960s, currently projected for a March or April 2009 release. Some more details have emerged now on the box’s contents (supposedly 9 CDs). It will contain the following Argo and Chess-label albums:

September 23, 2008

 

Anthony Braxton Mosaic: Outtakes From the Liner Notes

Braxton MosaicMosaic’s forthcoming Anthony Braxton set, The Complete Arista Recordings, is a long-awaited dream-come-true for fans of the jazz avant-garde, and it’s now available for pre-order at the Mosaic website. The set’s liner notes were written by musician and scholar Mike Heffley, who gave Mosaic a draft that was twice as long as what they were able to use.

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