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Cuba and the Cameraman

The documentary "Cuba and the Cameraman" is premiering at the Venice Film Festival this week and will then be on Netflix. It’s using "Tuna Se Quemó" and "Guaguancó Pa' Las Tumbadoras" from Chesky Records artist The Conga Kings.

Chesky Records Presents: Macy Gray

Chesky Records is proud to announce that iconic vocalist, Macy Gray, will be releasing a new album on Chesky Records this fall. The new album, currently untitled, will show a new side to the singer, pairing her with an impressive jazz ensemble that includes Russell Malone, Ari Hoenig, Daryl Johns, and Wallace Roney. She'll revisit some of her classic songs in addition to providing some new material and her interpretations of others' classic songs. Gray released her debut album, On How Life Is, in 1999 to great success.

Phil Woods

Here is a very thoughtful article about one of Chesky Records Artists "Phil Woods" who recently passed away. The three CD's he recorded with Chesky Records are JD047 - Real Life,  JD146 - Astor & Elis and SACD268 - Here's To My Lady. This amazing Jazz Musician will be missed.


Bob Beldon

We at Manhattan and Chesky Records are deeply saddened by the recent loss of an industry icon, incredible musician, and beautiful person...Bob Belden.
He passed away this May at the age of 58. Bob has been featured on several Chesky Recordings including a new one coming out in June. He will be dearly missed.