Monthly Archives: December 2011

Agusti Fernandez – El Laberint de la Memoria (2011)

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Jazz pianist Agustí Fernández was commissioned by Mbari Música’s label chief João Santos to create a solo recording with a starting point of Spanish regional themes, mostly fragments of nostalgia in minor keys and slow rhythms.

Big Funk on First Night

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Led by internationally renowned musicians, saxophonist/composer Don Braden and drummer Karl Latham, of Sparta, Big Funk will perform a CD release concert Saturday as part of First Night Morris.

Terence Blanchard Completes Score for Lucasfilm’s “Red Tails” Set For Release January 20th

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GRAMMY-WINNING COMPOSER TERENCE BLANCHARD COMPLETES SCORE FOR LUCASFILM’S RED TAILS, SET FOR RELEASE JANUARY 20 BY TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX.

Smooth Jazz – Top Twenty Tracks Of 2011

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‘That Look On Your Face’ by Boney James from the CD ‘Contact’, ‘The Groove’s Alright’ by Kim Waters from his album ‘This Heart Of Mine’,‘Ready Or Not’ by Paul Hardcastle from his ‘valentines’ album ‘Desire’,

Aretha Franklin New Retrospective due 1/31/12

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Aretha Franklin will be releasing a new collection of her work entitled Knew You Were Waiting: The Best of Aretha Franklin 1980-1998 on January 31, 2012.

David Yamasaki – ‘Hawaii 5/4′

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Jazz guitarist David Yamasaki does a beautiful job revisiting the hits of other artists with this collection of personal favorites.

Denise King & Olivier Hutman Trio – No Tricks (2011)

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Denise King a shy girl from Philadelphia, PA, was sweeping her front stoop and sweetly singing “Summertime” when a guitarist/writer from Philadelphia International Records walked by and heard her singing.

Monika Borzym – Girl Talk (2011)

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21-year-old Polish singer Monika Borzym and her debut album Girl Talk, and it becomes possible to believe that there will always be artists who want to explore the creative possibilities of a piece of music, jazz standard or some more

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE!!!!

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Amazing Smooth and Jazz radio wish a happy holidays to everyone, all around the world!!!

New Name On Amazing Smooth and Jazz Radio – Joyce Spencer

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Joyce Spencer started playing clarinet in middle school, but grew very fond of the tenor saxophone in the 12th grade. Later, she added the alto sax and flute in college where she majored in instrumental music education.After an approximate 20-year