Mack Avenue Plans First Listen Fridays With Music From Midón, Greene, Whalum, Garner


Raul Midón (left), Jimmy Greene, Kirk Whalum and Erroll Garner are set to be featured on Mack Avenues’ First Listen Fridays.

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First Listen Fridays is a new series of weekly streaming videos from Mack Avenue, which aims to provide previews of upcoming albums, as well as discussions with and performances by musicians.

“In reaching out to our artists to offer support during unprecedented times, it was clear they are all of the same mindset: we must keep the music alive and adapt to a new climate,” Denny Stilwell, president of Mack Avenue Music Group, said in an email. “First Listen Fridays is a platform for them to connect and engage with their audiences in a new and exciting way.”

The second episode is set to stream 4 p.m. EST Friday and features Raul Midón, Jimmy Greene, Kirk Whalum and Erroll Garner. DB