Artists Recording Collective (ARC) label titles are reviewed by the top national and international publications like Down Beat magazine, Jazz Times magazine, and Jazziz. And, at major digital portals like  This page presents recent reviews and archived 25 reviews posted at All About Jazz. Alchemy Sound Project: Further Explorations By KARL ACKERMANN Published: May 23, 2016 […]

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New Releases!

Alchemy Sound Project – Announcing the release of jazz composer-performer collective Alchemy Sound Project’s debut recording Further Explorations! – – – Album Notes  – Alchemy Sound Project‘s release Further Explorations presents innovative compositions and virtuoso performances by five jazz composer-performers, each a highly advanced improviser in their own right. The synergy of this collective, enhanced […]

Stephen Butler

Massa Returns to KC

Maestro Italian jazz pianist and friend, Dino Massa will be visiting us in Kansas City again this year during April 2016. Both, Massa and ARC co-founder, Christopher Burnett have written new music for this second reunion. The primary purpose of the visit this year is to rehearse the new music and go into the studio […]


ARC’s Jansen signs management deal

– Baritone Sax Artist, B.J. Jansen, newly signed with Onpoint Management, appears January 2016 at (JEN) Jazz Educators Network, (APAP) Association of Performing Arts Presenters and (NAMM) National Association of Music Merchants. – Important Appearance Dates Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 at 12:17pm JEN Conference – Louisville, KY Presentation of Modern Marketing and Branding Basics for […]

Alchemy Sound Project

Alchemy Sound Project

– Artists Recording Collective (ARC) is pleased to welcome the progressive ensemble, Alchemy Sound Project to our roster of stellar record producers. – About Alchemy Sound Project Alchemy Sound Project is a collective of composer/performers whose music is a synthesis of jazz and modern chamber music. While the group’s configuration and roots serve as a […]


Dr. Lee Shaw

On behalf of the cofounders of the Artists Recording Collective, it is with much sadness that ARC sends our deepest condolences upon receiving the news of the passing of the legendary jazz pianist, composer and educator – Dr. Lee Shaw. Lee’s legendary artistry and warm spirit will live on through her music and those whom […]


Ron Carlson Debut

Kind Folk is Guitarist Ron Carlson’s ARC Label Debut – Kansas City based guitarist Ron Carlson assembles an all star jazz lineup featuring Grammy winner Bob Bowman, Rob Scheps, Roger Rosenberg, Brian Steever and vocalists Angela Hagenbach, Shay Estes and Kathleen Holeman on an exquisite music program dedicated to the memory of Kenny Wheeler and […]


Festival Sponsorship

KANSAS CITY’S 18TH & VINE JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL – – – For the second year in a row, Artists Recording Collective (ARC) is proud to announce that our label has again teamed up with the American Jazz Museum as a media partner sponsor. In addition to a modest cash contribution, ARC has donated toward […]


New Label Member

ARC welcomes a new label member to our roster … the French label, « La Fabrica’Son » … – ABOUT … « La Fabrica’Son » Label! – The French association « La Fabrica’Son » decided to create a jazz label in 2014. – Only very good jazz music is allowed. – « La Fabrica’Son » […]