Latest News - "For Your Consideration – Madera Latino"

Posted on October 20th, 2016

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 For Your Consideration – Brian Lynch’s “Madera Latino” 

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Watch the Madera Latino EPK here: https://youtu.be/jxPfVCA0puw
 
 
The Hollistic MusicWorks label is happy to announce that trumpeter Brian Lynch’s  “Madera Latino – A Latin Jazz Perspective On The Music Of Woody Shaw” project, a 2 CD set, has been placed on the Official Ballot for the 59th Grammy© Awards!
We would like to ask any of you who are voting NARAS members for your consideration in selecting Madera Latino in first round voting for nomination in these categories:
Best Latin Jazz Album
Best Improvised Jazz Solo
The Grammy first round ballots have been sent to all voting members and must be received by the Academy by Friday, November 4.
If you know someone else who is casting their vote in this year’s Grammys, please forward this email and ask for their consideration on Madera Latino’s behalf.
Even if you’re not a voting member, we’d still appreciate it if you spread the word to everyone you know about this project, via social media, email, or simple word of mouth!  Hollistic MusicWorks and Brian are very proud of what we’ve accomplished with this project.
You can listen to Madera Latino here:
And the EPK for Madera Latino, explaining the concept of this recording, is here:
It’s been exactly 10 years since Brian Lynch’s  CD “Simpatico” in collaboration with Eddie Palmieri won the Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album, and we think Madera Latino has what it takes to grab another one, with your help.
Thanks for your consideration!
Brian Lynch and Hollistic MusicWorks
PS – Oh, by the way – we achieved our Kickstarter goal for Madera Latino! Hooray!
“I am very proud of what Brian has done with this project, and particularly of the depth of sincerity and the meticulousness with which he has treated the re-interpretation of Woody Shaw’s original works within the Afro-Latino idiom. My respect and gratitude go out to the musicians on this recording for keeping the spirit of this music – and of one of its last great innovators – alive and strong in the 21st century.”
Woody Louis Armstrong Shaw, III.
Hollistic MusicWorks is the record label and creative conduit of Brian Lynch – Grammy© Award winning trumpeter, composer, arranger, bandleader, and educator. In addition to hosting Lynch’s own recording projects, HMW provides a home for other artists deserving of respect and recognition, ranging from veteran artists such as legendary drummer Killer Ray Appleton and the brilliant pianist/composer Rob Schneiderman, to emerging new artists personally mentored by Lynch.

Latest Blog - "Watch This Space For Renovations"

Posted on October 20th, 2016

Hi All,

Those of you who have visited this site lately (actually, for more than a little while) may have been justly disappointed by the lack of updates and new content. Believe me, I’m disappointed, too! It’s been daunting to try to keep up with updating this site at the same time as dealing with Facebook and all the other social media that seems to be of paramount importance now.

I’m hoping to address this problem very soon with a complete makeover and resent of brianlynchjazz.com. This will follow the relaunch of my label site, hollisticmusicworks.com which should happen within the next month.

So please be patient – I hope to have a new brianlynchjazz.com launched by the end of the year.

Thanks, y’all!

Brian