GRAMMY® ALBUM OF THE YEAR FOR 2001, O Brother, Where Art Thou? CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY WITH expanded two-CD DELUXE EDITION

O Brother, Where Art Thou? is one of the 10 top-selling soundtracks of all time (according to the RIAA), the No. 1-selling soundtrack and the 17th biggest album of the 21st Century, with more than nine million albums sold.  On August 16, UMe will celebrate this 10th Anniversary with an expanded two-CD set, O Brother, Where Art Thou? – Deluxe Edition, with legendary original producer T Bone Burnett personally involved in all aspects of this release.

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GRAMMY® NOMINATED R&B SINGER LEDISI’S NEW ALBUM PIECES OF ME OUT NOW

Ledisi’s new album, Pieces of Me, is the follow up to 2009’s Verve music album, Turn Me Loose, which garnered critical acclaim across the board from the New York Times to the Los Angeles Times, who deemed the album “the work of someone determined to make a deeper impact.”

MODERN JAZZ CLASSICS FROM DUKE ELLINGTON, COLEMAN HAWKINS, PHARAOH SANDERS, SONNY ROLLINS, ART BLAKEY, MCCOY TYNER, AHMAD JAMAL, MILT JACKSON, ALICE COLTRANE AND OTHERS REISSUED IN NEW TWO-FOR-ONE PACKAGES

More than a dozen of the greatest modern jazz artists in history are heard on packages bringing together two classic Impulse! albums, largely from the 1960s, from each of them.  Released July 26, 2011, these Impulse/Verve two-for-one reissues reveal both the genius and the joy of these extraordinary purveyors of the art of jazz.

*Release Dates…

AVAILABLE JUNE

June 7th

Dean Martin – Cool Then, Cool Now (2CD + Book)

Iron Maiden – From Fear To Eternity: The Best Of 1990-2010 (2CD)

Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On 40th Anniversary, Super Deluxe (2CD+LP)

June 14th

ABBA – Super Trouper, Deluxe Edition (2CD)

Ledisi – Pieces Of Me (CD)

Smokey Robinson – Smokin’: The Solo Albums Vol. 5 (CD)

Various Artists – Baby It’s You: Original Cast (CD)

Various Artists – NOW Country 4 (CD)

June 21st

Bill Cosby –  ICON (CD)

Billie Holiday – ICON (CD)

Bing Crosby – ICON (CD)

Buddy Guy – ICON (CD)

Cream – ICON (CD)

Insane Clown Posse – ICON (CD)
Steve Winwood – ICON (CD)
The Righteous Brothers – ICON (CD)

Thin Lizzy – ICON (CD)

Various Artists – Verve Records and Rockstar Games present LA Noire Remixed (CD)

June 28th

Buddy Guy with Junior Wells and Junior Mance – Buddy And The Juniors (CD)

Iron Maiden – From Fear To Eternity: The Best Of 1990-2010 (Trifold Vinyl)

Teena Marie – First Class Love: Rare Tee (2CD)

Teena Marie – Irons In The Fire, Expanded Edition (CD)

Teena Marie – Lady T, Expanded Edition (CD)

AVAILABLE JULY

July 5th

Various Artists – Passione: A Musical Adventure (CD)

July 6th

2Pac – 2Pacalpse Now (CD)
2Pac – Me Against The World (CD)

2Pac – R U Still Down? {Remember Me} (CD)
2Pac – Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z… (CD)
ThugLife Featuring 2Pac – ThugLife (CD)

July 19th

Cream – ICON (2CD)

John Lee Hooker – ICON (CD)

Limp Bizkit – ICON (CD)

The Moody Blues – ICON (CD/2CD)

The Velvet Underground – ICON (CD)

Various Artists – Malfunkshun: The Andrew Wood Story (DVD+2CD)

July 26th

Ahmad Jamal  – Poinciana Revisited / Freeflight (2-on-1 CD)

Albert Ayler – Love Cry / The Last Album (2-on-1 CD)

Alice Coltrane – Universal Consciousness / Lord Of Lords (2-on-1 CD)

Archie Shepp – For Losers / Kwanza (2-on-1 CD)

Art Blakey – Jazz Messengers!!!! / A Jazz Message (2-on-1 CD)

Coleman Hawkins – Today And Now / Desafinado (2-on-1 CD)

Curtis Fuller – Soul Trombone / Cabin In The Sky (2-on-1 CD)

Duke Ellington – Meets Colman Hawkins / And John Coltrane (2-on-1 CD)

Elvin Jones – Illumination! / Dear John (2-on-1 CD)

Gabor Szabo – The Sorcerer / More Sorcery (2-on-1 CD)

John Lee Hooker – ICON (CD)

McCoy Tyner Trio – Inception / Reaching Forth (2-on-1 CD)

Milt Jackson – Statements / Jazz ‘n’ Samba (2-on-1 CD)

Pharoah Sanders – Village Of The Pharoahs / Wisdom Through Music (2-on-1 CD)

Shirley Scott Trio – For Members Only / Great Scott!! (2-on-1 CD)

Sonny Rollins – Oh Impulse! / There Will Never Be Another You (2-on-1 CD)

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