Pianist and composer Emmet Cohen has announced the upcoming release of his new album Uptown in Orbit.

For the past year and a half, Cohen has been touring the world in support of his early-2021 release Future Stride while continuing to host weekly livestream concerts from his home in Harlem, N.Y.

The connections he formed during the isolation of lockdowns inspired his new album. On Uptown in Orbit, Cohen’s second album with Mack Avenue, Cohen brings a traditional jazz sound to the forefront while giving it a modern twist.

Listen to the lead single Finger Buster, originally written and popularized by Willie “The Lion” Smith: