Creative Nation Music

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52 Hawthorn Street Suite 2
Somerville, MA 02144
ph. 617.271.4704


Boston Worcester Providence Portsmouth

Creative Nation Music (CNM) began as a concert series at Cambridge, Massachusetts' Zeitgeist Gallery in 2000, but quickly grew into a multi-faceted effort to cultivate and organize Boston's local jazz scene.

In 2003, Boston-based musicians Eric Hofbauer and Chris Allen partnered to form Creative Nation Music Productions, a collective organization that produced concerts at a variety of Boston-area venues and sold recordings by local musicians through its online storefront.

By early 2004, CNM Productions began producing CDs that would introduce Boston-based groups to the rest of the world. Led by Hofbauer, the label secured national distribution through City Hall Records and digital distribution through IODA and released four CDs its first year.

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  1. Remains of Echoes Eric Hofbauer and Dylan Jack
    Remains of Echoes
    November 14, 2019
  2. Book Of Water Eric Hofbauer
    Book Of Water
    June 30, 2019
  3. Book Of Water Eric Hofbauer's Five Agents
    Book Of Water
    June 03, 2019
  4. Cull the Heard Pocket Aces
    Cull the Heard
    September 04, 2018
  5. Diagrams Dylan Jack
    April 10, 2018
  6. American Grace Eric Hofbauer
    American Grace
    September 03, 2013
  7. ReContraDoble Pablo Ablanedo Octet(o)
    July 01, 2013
  8. ReContraDoble Pablo Ablanedo Octet(o)
    April 22, 2013
  9. American Grace Eric Hofbauer
    American Grace
    March 05, 2013
  10. Bebop Trio Alec Spiegelman - Lefteris Kordis - Thor Thorvaldsson
    Bebop Trio
    April 10, 2012

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