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January 6, 2020

Pat Petrillo's NYC Big Rhythm Band's The Abbey Road sessions is out and available. 

Renowned drummer Pat Petrillo and his NYC Big Rhythm Band recorded their debut release in Studio Two last November, and the record is now available on Palmetto Records (NYC). This band recorded their big band renditions of eight Beatles’ songs and two originals. Engineered by John Barrett and assisted by Chris Parker

Get the album HERE!

May 23, 2019

On June 7th, Fred Hersch will release Begin Again, a career-spanning album with WDR BigBand, arranged & conducted by Vince Mendoza.
 

Begin Again, Hersch’s new Palmetto release featuring the Cologne-based WDR Big Band, arranged and conducted by six-time Grammy winner Vince Mendoza, serves as both an expertly curated overview of the pianist’s oeuvre and a singular new entry in his expansive discography. The album features nine o...

June 8, 2018

The legendary, Tony Award-winning, and multi-talented Betty Buckley has released her new live album Hope, an eclectic array of classic standards, jazz, rock, pop and Americana. Buckley said the album is a response to the worldwide divides among people since 2016.

"Our mission is to heal hearts," Buckley said, "I hope this musical journey will allow listeners to experience, feel, dream and, hopefully, inspire you to claim y...

May 23, 2018

Nellie McKay recently chatted with NPR's Scott Simon about her music and the new release Sister Orchid.

"Nellie McKay sings melancholy standards about love on her new album: Sister Orchid. NPR's

Scott Simon speaks with McKay about her music that she performs alone..."

Listen or read the full transcript HERE.

Sister Orchid is available for purchase HERE.

May 22, 2018

Nellie McKay's highly anticipated new album, Sister Orchid, is now available. 

Conjuring the image of a lonely all night truck stop along highway 1 on the California coast, all but lost in the fog that comes creeping along the shoreline.. this album speaks of the night, the outsider, the plaintive wail of those lost at sea. Sister Orchid was conceived in solitude, executed in darkness. It comes from a place of quiet, a world of...

May 17, 2018

Palmetto Records artist Betty Buckley appears in Entertainment Weekly to discuss her role in the new season of AMC's Preacher. Read about it HERE.

April 25, 2018

The critically-acclaimed Fred Hersch Trio's Live in Europe is available. Get it HERE

Check out this trailer for the release.

March 22, 2018

Fred Hersch will be headlining Michigan Tech University's Jazz Fest, which runs March 22-24. The Festival celebrates more than 50 years of Jazz at Michigan Tech University. The Festival kicks off with a screening of the documentary film The Ballad of Fred Hersch, which recounts Hersch's role as an iconic jazz pianist. The Festival closes with a live performance of the Fred Hersch Trio. Tickets to the closing performance can be...

March 15, 2018

On May 11, 2018, Fred Hersch Trio will release Live in Europe. Live in Europe (April 27, 2018, Palmetto Records) crowns what was a momentous year for pianist Fred Hersch. Capturing his trio–with longtime associates, bassist John Hébert and drummer Eric McPherson–in peak form, the new album signals a high level mark for an ensemble that has been garnering critical and popular praise for nearly a decade. Consisting of six Hersch...

November 28, 2017

Congratulations to Fred Hersch on his two 2017 Grammy Nominations. Fred's performance on "Whisper Not" received a nomination for Best Improvised Jazz Solo. The album "Open Book" received a nomination for Best Instrumental Jazz Album. The Palmetto family couldn't be prouder to work with Fred. 

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