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Motéma MusicMotéma Music

8 West 127th Street
New York, NY 10027
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New York City 45 Newark 40

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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.

Infinite Connections

Jihye Lee Orchestra
published: July 22, 2024 | views: 891

A Lovesome Thing

Geri Allen, Kurt Rosenwinkel
published: June 26, 2024 | views: 303

A Lovesome Thing

Geri Allen & Kurt Rosenwinkel
published: December 11, 2023 | views: 1,344

A Lovesome Thing

Geri Allen & Kurt Rosenwinkel
published: December 02, 2023 | views: 2,713

A Lovesome Thing

Geri Allen and Kurt Rosenwinkel
published: November 24, 2023 | views: 6,152

Rising Sun

Shuteen Erdenebaatar
published: November 19, 2023 | views: 3,130

Rising Sun

Shuteen Erdenebaatar Quartet
published: November 01, 2023 | views: 3,765

Rising Sun

Shuteen Erdenebaatar Quartet
published: October 30, 2023 | views: 3,868

New Love

Charnett Moffett
published: September 02, 2021 | views: 4,950

Daring Mind

Jihye Lee
published: March 31, 2021 | views: 3,552

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La Madrina

From the album Visions
Melissa Aldana
March 13, 2021 | Listens: 2,695

Revived Mind

From the album Daring Mind
Jihye Lee
March 6, 2021 | Listens: 2,682


From the album The Seasons
Ben Wendel
October 29, 2018 | Listens: 3,590

Dat Dere

From the album Sonic Creed
Stefon Harris
October 15, 2018 | Listens: 4,338


From the album When Words Fail
David Weiss
June 22, 2014 | Listens: 5,639

Nellie Bly

From the album Endangered Species
David Weiss
January 8, 2014 | Listens: 6,685

Army Of The Faithful featuring Gregory Porter

From the album Be My Monster Love
David Murray
August 20, 2013 | Listens: 19,812

Power of God

From the album Transcendence
Jaimeo Brown
August 19, 2013 | Listens: 15,163

For Moseka

From the album For the Love of Abbey
Marc Cary
August 15, 2013 | Listens: 9,480


From the album Heart of the Piano
Geoffrey Keezer
August 14, 2013 | Listens: 7,793

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