A baritone from the

Eckstine / Hartman / Prysock school...

A New York-based jazz baritone/activist.

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E. J.'s CDs & downloads are available at CD Baby, Amazon and iTunes.

(pro tip: Of the various outlets for getting E. J.'s CDs, CD Baby offers the best-sounding downloads: both MP3 320 & FLAC files are available for the same price as those flat-sounding MP3s you hear everywhere else! Hear the music the way it was meant to be heard...)

announcing! New music...

The new CD from E. J. Decker

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Bluer Than Velvet: The prysock Project

“Exceptional. One of the year’s best!” —All About Jazz

“Thicker and sweeter than sorghum molasses, and just as tasty.” —Jazz Weekly

A fitting tribute” —Jersey Jazz


Exciting new music from deep-voiced singer / arranger / producer E. J. Decker in fine tribute to one of his core influences — the legendary baritone Arthur Prysock — Now completed and available to add to your music collection. Reviews are coming in and are beyond expectations. Radio play worldwide is ongoing. Be sure to return often to the Reviews tab above over the next few weeks, as we'll be posting additional reactions as we know of them.

Now available exclusively at CDBaby.com. iTunes and Amazon will be added in the coming weeks.

Deep thanks & appreciation to all of you who supported our indiegogo Crowdfunding for "Bluer Than Velvet" & helped gain its full Promotional Campaign! It literally would not have happened without you.

Since you're shopping... grab one of E. J.'s other fine albums while you're at CD Baby!

A Job of Work (Tales of the Great Recession)


While The City Sleeps...


"A wild set of quiet fire"

"I just love your sound"

"Well thought out and beautifully arranged"

"A warm, passionate punch"



"A strong voice touched by that of Billy Eckstine"

"The whole band smokes"

"Beautiful and swinging..."

"His presentation is lush"

Top photo: Janis Wilkins