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Charles Lloyd & The Marvels Cover Leonard Cohen: Charles Lloyd & The Marvels have released their cover of Leonard Cohen’s song “Anthem” as the new single from their forthcoming album, Tone Poem, which will be released on March 12 as the legendary saxophonist’s sixth Blue Note album since returning to the label in 2015. Preorder it here. This will also be his first album with The Marvels not to feature vocalists. “Anthem” is the second single to be revealed from Tone Poem, following a rollicking version of Ornette Coleman’s “Ramblin’.”
Verve Launches New Deep Dive Series: Verve has launched a new video series, Deep Dive, offering a digital doorway into signature Impulse! recordings. Its pilot episode explores the music, message and long-lasting importance of John Coltrane’s seminal 1965 album, A Love Supreme. The series is part of a year-long campaign celebrating Impulse! Records’ 60th anniversary, which includes a curated box set, reissues, playlists, brand partnerships, video content and more.