Our Grammy Eligible Entries, For Your Consideration

Our Grammy Eligible Entries

This past year we celebrated our 20th anniversary with more new products than ever. In addition to these albums, we released vinyl, anniversary editions of CDs, and even a comic book. Please take a listen to these releases. We appreciate your Grammy consideration!

A Beautiful World – http://hyperurl.co/t67up3

Feel The Vibe – http://hyperurl.co/092ded

Hot Like Fire – http://hyperurl.co/6dct8l

Melody Reimagined: book 1 – http://hyperurl.co/5dnopn

Tricentennial Rag – http://hyperurl.co/ztvk9b

Kermit Ruffins’ New Tune! “Saints Friends”

CLICK ON THE DESCRIPTION BELOW TO GET TO THE VIDEO ON THE SAINTS INSTAGRAM IGTV ACCOUNT!

NBA Soundsystem Podcast feat. Mark Samuels

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NBA does Podcast featuring BSR Founder and President, Mark Samuels!
In the episode with New Orleans Pelicans‘ announcer Joel Meyers and NBA Soundsystem‘s Laurence Scott they talk: Kermit RuffinsDr. Michael WhiteBoneramaSaràyahLos Hombres CalientesIrvin MayfieldRebirth Brass BandJeremy Davenport, Jason Marsalis, Delfeayo MarsalisThe Ritz-Carlton, New OrleansLittle Gem SaloonLouisiana Music Factory New OrleansVisit New OrleansNew Orleans TricentennialFrenchmen StreetSnug HarborEllis MarsalisBranford MarsalisWynton Marsalis and more!

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It’s International Jazz Day today, and everyday.

It’s International Jazz Day and we have once in a tricentennial offers from our artists straight from where Jazz was born, New Orleans! Visit our online shop. We are New Orleans Music.

It’s Jazzfest!

Please print 100 or so of these and pass them out for us. That would be awesome! We’ve put all of those new products out since October. Click image to enlarge.

Music Store New Orleans

Making It With Chris G Podcast

From the Making It With Chris G podcast:

“For the past 20 Years, Basin Street Records has brought the sounds of New Orleans to the world. In this episode it’s founder and owner, Mark Samuels, shares his journey, stories, and lessons of running an independent record label. I hope you enjoy this episode as much as I did!”

Listen & Show Notes: http://bit.ly/2mS5Q94
iTunes: http://apple.co/2fzwTCK
Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2jjxIUV

Billboard Feature on Basin Street Records

On the 20th anniversary of our first recording, Billboard takes a look at our first 20 years. The inception, the hurdles, and the future.

#1 On Billboard Jazz Chart!!! The only Jazz Album on the Top Album Sales Chart!!!

The number one album on the Billboard Jazz Albums Chart (printing 11/4/17) is A Beautiful World by Kermit Ruffins and Irvin Mayfield!

In addition to #1 on the Jazz Albums chart and #1 on the Traditional Jazz albums chart, A Beautiful World is the only jazz album in the Top Album Sales chart (across all genres) at #44, and it’s #11 on the Independent Albums chart! It also just hit #1 on the Heatseekers Chart!

Own it yet? It’s available on CD, by download and on specially mastered heavy vinyl (with download code). Get it right now at https://www.BasinStreetRecords.com/shop

Lifetime Achievement Award to & an Interview with Mark Samuels

The Cutting Edge Music and Business Conference is honoring our president, Mark Samuels, with a lifetime achievement award during their 25th conference on August 24th, 2017 at the Little Gem Saloon at 7:30p.

During an interview with MezRay Tours while they were in town for Jazzfest, Mark actually traces the beginning of the label to Wynton Marsalis, Ben Franklin High School and the Cutting Edge Music and Business Conference.

Listen to that interview here >