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New Releases From Diane Schuur, Caribbean Jazz Project

Concord Picante will release Schuur Fire, a new album from singer Diane Schuur (pictured), on April 5. Schuur collaborates with Brazilian guitarist Oscar Castro-Neves, who acts as producer and arranger, on the album, as well as the Latin jazz ensemble Caribbean Jazz Project.

Shuur covers Duran Duran’s “Ordinary World” on Schuur Fire, as well as Frank Sinatra’s “More Than You Know,” Ray Charles’ “I Can’t Stop Loving You,” James Taylor’s “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight” and Stevie Wonder’s “As.”

Concord Picate will also release a new album from Caribbean Jazz Project, which is led vibraphonist Dave Samuels. Here and Now- Live in Concert, a two-disc live album recorded at Pittsburgh’s Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, will be released on February 1. The album includes 14 tracks, mostly all original compositions from Caribbean Jazz Project, including “Five For Elvin,” “Arthur’s Dance and “Caravan.”

Shuur and Caribbean Jazz Project will tour the United States together later this year.

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