Cellar Live Records - A Vancouver based jazz music record label.
Cellar Live Records - A Vancouver based jazz music record label.
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CORY WEEDS' CELLAR JAZZ CLUB CLOSES ITS DOORS

As you may have heard Cory Weeds' Cellar Jazz Club closed its doors on February 27th, 2014 after 13.5 highlight filled years. Much of Cellar Live's output was recorded at the basement club so as you can imagine we have fielded many questions regarding the future of the label. If the first 6 months of 2014 is any indication there will be no slow down of releases in the coming months. We have dozens of records set for release over the next several months. Please check back here often for news regarding our new releases. More...

PETE MILLS SWEET SHADOW NOW AVAILABLE

Remarkably subtle and unobtrusive, Sweet Shadow is an expansive look at one of the finest tenor players working out of Ohio with some of the finest talent out of the Big Apple. Pop sensibilities, free form explorations and hard bop oriented grooves push Sweet Shadow to the front of the pack for new releases for 2014. The accompanying 4tet of Matt Wilson on drums, guitarist Pete McCann, bassist Martin Wind and new pianist Erik Augis make this quintet a formidable harmonic force to be reckoned with.  More...

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CELLAR LIVE STARTS OFF 2014 WITH A BANG!

With the news of Cory Weeds' Cellar Jazz Club closing its doors in March there has been many questions about the future of the label! Well, fear not! Cellar Live will continue its tradition of spectacular chart topping releases including the Januayr release of Sheryl Bailey 3 - A Meeting Of Minds & Cory Weeds Quintet - Let's Go featuring Steve Davis followed up with February releases: Jeff Presslaff - Complete Re-birth Of The Cool and David Fathead Newman with The Tilden Webb Trio - Cellar Groove! More...

BUSY TIMES @ CELLAR LIVE

One would never know due to the lack of website updates that CELLAR LIVE has been extremely busy.  More...

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LATEST RELEASES

CELLAR LIVE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE RELEASE OF 2 NEW TITLES! More...

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2 NEW RELEASES

KEVIN DEAN - A MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN is a contemporary jazz record rooted in the classic bop/hard bop tradition. The album features the virtuosic piano talents of ANDRE WHITE, bassist ALEC WALKINGTON and drummer DAVE LAING. A MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN features tunes from the pen of the leader and is delightfully swinging affair from start to finish. More...

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AWARD WINNING TRUMPETER and COMPOSER RELEASES NEW RECORD!

For the last seventeen years, the Brad Turner Quartet has been at the forefront of the Vancouver Jazz scene, and has garnered national and international attention as an ensemble of keen interactive sense, formidable improvisational skills as well as having developed a strong and varied repertoire. More...

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JUNO AWARD NOMINATION

TENOR SAXOPHONIST KELLY JEFFERSON'S NEXT EXIT has been nominated for a 2011 JUNO AWARD! More...

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ONE FOR ALL INVADES VANCOUVER AVAILABLE NOW!

In September, 2010 The Cellar celebrated 10 Years of jazz! To commemorate the occasion NEW YORK SUPER GROUP ONE FOR ALL graced the stage for 4 nights. INVADES VANCOUVER is only a small sample of the amazing music that happened over that weekend. ERIC ALEXANDER tenor sax, JIM ROTONDI trumpet, STEVE DAVIS trombone, DAVID HAZELTINE piano, JOHN WEBBER bass and JOE FARNSWORTH are at the top of the game and are 6 of the finest musicians on the planet. INVADE VANCOUVER they did and CELLAR LIVE is so pleased to be able to offer you this CD! ENJOY!! More...

NIGHT CRAWLERS WITH BIG BAND SOUND: DOWN AT THE BOTTOM

Drummer Jesse Cahill and The Night Crawlers are at it again this time with the help of horn section!! DOWN IN THE BOTTOM features the quintet of CORY WEEDS alto sax, STEVE KALDESTAD tenor saxophone, CHRIS GESTRIN b3 orga, DAVE SIKULA guitar and leader/drummer JESSE CAHILL on 5 of the album 11 tracks. On the other tracks the quintet is augmented by 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, a bari sax and an acoustic bass creating sounds reminiscent of the 60's recordings of Jack McDuff and Jimmy Smith with big band! As a bonus, if you download the album you receive an extra track featuring the fine saxophone work of RED HOLLOWAY!!! More...

THE MANY DEEDS OF CORY WEEDS MP3'S AVAILABLE NOW!

THE MANY DEEDS OF CORY WEEDS featuring the dynamic duo of b3 organist JOEY DEFRANCESCO and drummer BYRON WOOKIE LANDHAM with trumpeter CHRIS DAVIS and tenor saxophonist CORY WEEDS is now available exclusively via download! CD copies will be available in JUNE and a limited edition vinyl copies will be available in early July!!! More...

TRUMPTER CHRIS DAVIS RELEASES BRAND NEW CD

Trumpeter Chris Davis releases his second CD on Cellar Live called Bail Bonita. The disc features a chordless quartet with guest saxophonist IAN HENDRICKSON-SMITH (Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings). Rounding out the band are bassist ADAM THOMAS and drummer JESSE CAHILL. Bail Bonita is a wonderful showcase for Davis' melodicism and beautifully clear trumpet sound. The CD also serves notice that Davis is compositionally sound as well. More...

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP WEEDS MAKES THE TOP 100

Jazz Week has announced the TOP 100 JAZZ CDS or 2009 and Everything's Coming Up Weeds Made the cut at number 32. The album peaked on the charts at NUMBER 6 and received 2457 spins on various stations across the U.S. and Canada. More...

STEVE KALDESTAD RELEASES BLOW UP!

CELLAR LIVE is proud to announce the release of TENOR SAXOPHONIST STEVE KALDESTAD's BLOW UP! The band was recorded live at The Cellar in Vancouver over three nights in May, 2009. The band was on fire. KEVIN DEAN trumpet, ANDRE WHITE piano, JODI PROZNICK bass and JESSE CAHILL drums tore up the Cellar stage! More...

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STEVE KALDESTAD RELEASES BLOW UP!

CELLAR LIVE is proud to announce the release of TENOR SAXOPHONIST STEVE KALDESTAD's BLOW UP! The band was recorded live at The Cellar in Vancouver over three nights in May, 2009. The band was on fire. KEVIN DEAN trumpet, ANDRE WHITE piano, JODI PROZNICK bass and JESSE CAHILL drums tore up the Cellar stage! More...

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ALTO SAXOPHONIST DEBUT ON CELLAR LIVE

Between his undergraduate and Masters degree, Will spent over 3 years touring the world and recording with the Harry Connick, Jr. Orchestra. Highlights with Harry include a sold-out Broadway run, The Grammys at Radio City Music Hall, and performances at venues such as London's Royal Albert Hall, Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, L.A.'s Pantages Theater, and The Olympia Theater in Paris. Recording credits include "Blue Light, Red Light," "When My Heart Finds Christmas," and "The New York Big Band Concert" (DVD). More...

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EVERYTHING'S COMING UP WEEDS REACHES THE TOP 10!

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP WEEDS CLIMBING THE CHARTS! More...

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EVERYTHING'S COMING UP WEEDS CLIMBING THE CHARTS!

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP WEEDS will move up one spot on next week's JazzWeek Charts to number 11! One step closer to that much coveted Top 10 spot. This makes ECUW the highest ranking album ever on Cellar Live. More...

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TECHNOLOGY MALFUNCTION

We at Cellar Live would like to apologize to everyone and anyone who has tried communicating with us using our emails on the website. We had some major issues that have now all been corrected. We take a lot of pride in offering quick and courteous customer service to all our our clients so again we apologize for any frustrations that this may have caused you. The problem has been fixed and we are back on track. Thanks for your understanding. More...

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50th RELEASE and EVERYTHING'S COMING UP WEEDS

CELLAR LIVE celebrates the release of its 50th release. PRESNTING THE ROSS TAGGART TRIO will be released in early January 2009 and the trio will perform at The Cellar Restaurant / Jazz Club on January 30th and 31st. Joined by bassist KEN LISTER and drummer CRAIG SCOTT, PRESENTING finds Taggart behind the piano. Although he has recorded many albums as a featured pianist he has never recorded his own group from behind the keys. More...

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GREAT REVIEWS and NEW RECORDINGS

The label has been busy with the release of MELODY DIACHUN EQ, CORY WEEDS - BIG WEEDS and JOEL HAYNES TRIO w/SEAMUS BLAKE - TRANSITIONS to rave reviews across the globe. Check out our discography page to see all the reviews! We have also just released MORGAN CHILDS - TIME. The CD is avaiable now but hasn't gone out to press yet.  More...

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WE FINALLY DID IT

Cellar Live has finally done it After 7 long years CELLAR LIVE has finally won LABEL OF THE YEAR at CANADA's NATIONAL JAZZ AWARDS! Ohter notable awards were: JODI PROZNICK QUARTET for ACOUSTIC GROUP OF THE YEAR and her album FOUNDATIONS won ALBUM OF THE YEAR. Proznick also took home BASSIST OF THE YEAR HONORS. More...

AWARD CENTRAL FOR CELLAR LIVE

Cellar Live has garnered lots of award nominations this year at THE NATIONAL JAZZ AWARDS and the JUNOS. More...

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PRE ORDER NOW - SHIPS DECEMBER 11th

FRASER MACPHERSON TRIO More...

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NEW RELEASE NEWS

After some trouble with the website we re back up! Cellar Live is proud to announce some brand new releases.  More...

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CHARELS MCPHERSON LIVE @ THE CELLAR

BACK IN STOCK More...

LOTS GOING ON AT CELLAR LIVE

Cellar Live has once again had a busy summer and is gearing up for what is going to be a productive fall. We re excited about our three latest releases: More...

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2 NEW RECORDS COMING

CELLAR LIVE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE TWO BRAND NEW RELEASES! More...

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2 NEW RECORDS COMING

New York pianist JEREMY MANASIA s debut release WITCHERY featuring Hans Glawishnig - bass and Danny Freedman - drums is a collection of fabulous Manasia orginals and hope rendeitions of some old classics. Manasia s resume is impressive including being a finalist in the THEOLONIUS MONK PIANO COMPETITION. He has played/recorded with Ryan Kisor, Peter Bernstein, Nneena Freelon, Marlena Shaw, Diane Schur, Jimmy Cob and Chris Potter. More...

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Welcome to the new www.CellarLive.com

We are very excited about our new website and all of the new features it has to offer you. Please take some time and look around. We are very excited to that we are completely sold out of a few of our early titles and have now made them available exclusively via download right from the site. Those titles include Ross Taggart Quartet - Thankfully, Charles McPherson - Live @ The Cellar, Sharon Minemoto Quintet - Side A and Oliver Gannon Quartet - Live @ The Cellar. As we continue to run low on other titles we will add them to the site for download. You can download the full album or you can download specific tracks from each. All of our CD are available via digital download through stores like iTunes etc.  More...

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