Motéma Music

8 West 127th Street
New York, NY 10027
ph. 212-860-6969
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Motéma Music Motema is dedicated to providing innovative promotion and comprehensive career support to recording and performing artists of power and distinction who have a fiercely original musical vision.

Founded in San Francisco by entrepreneur/performer Jana Herzen in collaboration with arts patrons and industry professionals, Motéma Music now makes its home in Harlem, New York City. The label specializes in jazz and other creative music that spans genres, cultures and generations. The company’s varied international roster of releases has received Grammy ® nominations in jazz, reggae and R&B. The label features a balance of established music icons such as NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston and Jamaican jazz legend Monty Alexander; innovative artists such as NAACP Image Award nominee Geri Allen, electro/acoustic pianist Marc Cary and maverick vocalist Rene Marie; while also giving chances each year to remarkable debut artists, such as Gregory Porter (whose debut Water came out on Motema in 2010 launching him to international fame), the innovative Jaimeo Brown whose extraordinary debut Transcendence in 2013 brought him to international acclaim and inspired a film of the same name, and the rapidly rising Pedrito Martinez Group whose eponymous 2013 debut has introduced them as an international sensation.

Daring Mind
Jihye Lee

Daring Mind

March 31, 2021
Daring Mind
Jihye Lee

Daring Mind

March 31, 2021
Daring Mind
Jihye Lee Orchestra

Daring Mind

March 10, 2021
Visions
Melissa Aldana

Visions

March 31, 2020
Visions
Melissa Aldana

Visions

July 18, 2019
Sonic Creed
Stefon Harris

Sonic Creed

March 14, 2019
The Seasons
Ben Wendel

The Seasons

February 11, 2019
The Seasons
Ben Wendel

The Seasons

December 05, 2018
The Seasons
Ben Wendel

The Seasons

December 02, 2018
Blow
Donny McCaslin

Blow

September 11, 2018

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Daring Mind

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2019
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Waiting Game

2019
Sonic Creed
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Sonic Creed

2018
Blow
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Blow

2018
The Seasons
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The Seasons

2018
Eclipse
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Eclipse

2018
Chroma
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Chroma

2017
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Tributary Tales

2017
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Joey.Monk.Live!

2017

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