Is This A Dream: André Previn’s HMV and Teldec Albums Collected on Massive Box Set “The Warner Edition”

By Joe Marchese | April 19, 2021 | 1 Comment

André Previn (1929-2019) was a true renaissance man, making his mark in the worlds of jazz, classical, film, and stage.  A composer, pianist, and conductor, the German-born Previn won four Academy Awards as well as ten competitive Grammys; he led orchestras including the Houston Symphony Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the […]

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The Weekend Stream: April 17, 2021

By The Second Disc | April 17, 2021 | 1 Comment

While The Second Disc prides itself on connecting people to reissues and box sets they can keep on their shelves, it’s no secret that listening audiences are also digital – catalogue music lovers, too – and our passion is connecting people to music from the past that they might adore. So we’re introducing a new […]

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Back ‘In the Running’: Next Howard Jones Reissue Coming from Cherry Red in April

By The Second Disc | April 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Cherry Red’s ongoing Howard Jones reissue campaign hits its next marker on April 30, with an expanded CD/DVD and vinyl reissue planned for In the Running, Jones’ fifth album and final release for a major label. In the Running continued the artistic and commercial trends that had been a part of Jones’ career since 1989’s Cross That Line […]

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What a Little Moonlight Can Do: BMG Launches Montreux Jazz Live Series with Nina Simone, Etta James

By Joe Marchese | April 16, 2021 | 2 Comments

Since 1967, the annual Montreux Jazz Festival has brought fans to Switzerland to enjoy world-class music from top-tier artists.  Over the years, the festival’s purview has expanded beyond pure jazz; Bob Dylan, David Bowie, and Elton John have all played there as well as Miles Davis, Bill Evans, and Herb Alpert.  Numerous concert albums have […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of April 16

By The Second Disc | April 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Mary Wilson, Mary Wilson: Expanded Edition (Motown/UMe) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K.) Just days before her sudden passing, Mary Wilson promised that her 1979 Motown solo debut would finally see reissue.  Universal Music and Wilson’s estate have made good on that promise with this new digital release. Mary Wilson: Expanded […]

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