Bay Area Pianist, James Armstrong joins ARC

We are pleased to welcome the brilliant progressive jazz pianist, arranger and composer, James Armstrong to our roster! His latest recording was released via OTR Studios and is titled Dreams (listen here). We look forward to working with James on upcoming releases. ABOUT James Armstrong has explored concurrent paths in improvisation and modern classical music […]

Midwest Record reviews Echoes of Europe

The very first review of “Echoes of Europe” (ARC-2680) by Dino Massa Kansas City Quintet is published online at Midwest Record on October 31, 2016. Read it HERE.

October 2016 Japan Release: “Echoes of Europe” (ARC-2680)

Distribution in Japan “Echoes of Europe” (ARC-2680) has now been released in Japan at DiskUnion Stores. This is ahead of the January 2, 2017 USA and worldwide release date at Amazon, where pre-order sales are available. Purchase at DiskUnion Purchase at DiskUnion online – HERE! Comments and Quotes “I really like your album and I […]

Saxophonist Michael Todd: Rain On Us

*Preview the new soon to be released single on the ARC label at Saxophonist Michael Todd is releasing several singles from his forthcoming full album. Stay tuned and be blessed. Rain On Us (ARC-2727) by Michael Todd   # # #      

Dan Arcamone: New Recordings and Sheet Music

Evolve (2016) ARC-2703 Dan Arcamone (guitar) Sean Nowell (tenor saxophone & effects) Henry Lugo (bass) Kenny Grohowski (drums) – – – In Colors (2016) ARC-2697 Originally released in 2012. Remastered and re-released in 2016 Dan Arcamone (guitar) Mark Small (tenor saxophone) Jen Allen (electric piano) Rich Zurkowski (bass) Thierry Arpino (drums) *Sound samples and downloads of […]

Africa and USA Collaboration

ARC’s Jeff “Siege” Siegel has produced a brilliant new recording titled “King of Xhosa” (ARC-2710), which is due for release in January 2017. On “King of Xhosa”, Siegel, backed by his regular working quartet, has collaborated with African jazz master, Fezile “Feya” Faku. A drummer/composer and educator who lives in the Woodstock, New York area, […]

Neon Jazz Interview: Dino Massa

Published on Sep 16, 2016 Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Italian Jazz Pianist and composer Dino Massa from Naples, Italy .. He took some time from his home in Italy to speak with Neon Jazz in Kansas City to discuss a collaborative album, a new CD venture called […]

Alchemy Sound Project 4 Stars in Down Beat

We are pleased to spotlight this Down Beat review of ARC’s Alchemy Sound Project’s debut release. Congratulations! Well deserved! DOWN BEAT REVIEW Also visit – Down Beat online. 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 […]

Stevens wins Best Composer

ARC’s Michael Jefry Stevens has been voted “Best Composer” in the annual Readers Poll of Asheville, North Carolina’s popular “Mountain Xpress“. ABOUT MICHAEL JEFRY STEVENS Pianist, Composer and “Steinway Artist,” Michael Jefry Stevens has released over 80 cds and composed over 340 works for both large and small ensembles. An active band-leader for over 40 years, […]

Jeff Siegel’s Campaign

About The Project & Campaign… A Note From Jeff “Siege” Siegel… My Go Fund Me campaign to help in the release of two cd projects of mine, “London Live” from 2010 (with Erica Lindsay, Francesca Tanksley & Uli Langthaler) as well as my new studio recording “King of Xhosa” featuring Feya Faku, Erica Lindsay, Francesca […]