Category Archives: Smooth

Gregg Karukas – Soul Secrets

Gregg-Karukas–Soul Secrets

Great news from Gregg Karukas: “I’m here in Nightowl Studios putting the finishing touches on my 1st new CD in 5 years called Soul Secrets and want to share the exciting news. I’ve always thought it would be cool to

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS – LOOKIN’ AHEAD

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The Jazz Crusaders second album for Pacific Jazz, Lookin Ahead features the core four members of the group (Joe Sample, Wayne Henderson, Wilton Felder and Stix Hooper), with bassist Jimmy Bond rounding out the sound. Lookin Ahead showcases what was

Matt Marshak — Lifestyle

Matt-Marshak—Lifestyle

Along with some smart tunes, it must be noted here that guitarist Matt Marshak is one of those upfront and open musicians who has no problem letting one inside his world and behind the scenes of his music-making. In addition

ITALIAN JAZZ-FUNK ENSEMBLE – CAMERA SOUL – REACHES #1 ON CHARTS WITH ALBUM ‘NOT FOR ORDINARY PEOPLE’

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Camera Soul is a powerful jazz-funk ensemble, produced by Mr. Marco Rossi of Azzurra Music (Verona) and released in the United States and Canada by Kathryn Ballard Shut of TIMKAT Entertainment (Denver, Colorado). Inspired by legendary horn line, soul, R&B,

Soulful Los Angeles by-way-of Louisiana Singer RORY PARTIN Releases new self-titled album

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Featuring an all-star Big Band made up of legendary performers who played with Tommy Dorsey, Bobby Darin, and Harry James as well as a guest appearance by Opry/Cajun music hero Jimmy C Newman, Rory Partin takes listeners on a journey

ALISON BALSOM – PARIS

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One of today’s most in-demand classical music personalities, English trumpeter and BBC Proms darling Alison Balsom shares her love of Paris on this new solo album. After becoming the first British woman to win Gramophone Magazine’s prestigious Artist of the

BOBBY BAZINI RELEASES U.S DEBUT ALBUM “WHERE I BELONG” / FOLLOWING RECENT PERFORMANCE AT FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE JAZZ DE MONTREAL

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Highly acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Bobby Bazini is set to release his debut U.S. album, “Where I Belong,” on August 12 through Capitol Music Group’s Strange Cargo/Manhattan label.  The album debuted at #1 on the Canadian Albums chart after its May

Herb Alpert – IN THE MOOD

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On the heels of his 2014 Grammy win for his 2013 album Steppin’ Out, legendary trumpeter Herb Alpert presents his latest album, In The Mood. A collection of original compositions and modern takes on classic standards, In The Mood continues

Italian Guitarist Peppino D’Agostino To Release Highly Anticipated New CD ‘Penumbra’

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Much to the excitement of guitar players worldwide, acoustic guitar virtuoso Peppino D’Agostino will be releasing his eagerly awaited new album ‘Penumbra’ on Mesa/Bluemoon on August 5, 2014. Along with original material, the new CD features work by Roland Dyens,

Audio Fidelity To Release Jazz Legend George Benson’s ‘Breezin’ On Multichannel 5.1-Surround Sound Hybrid SACD

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Jazz fans worldwide are buzzing with excitement over the release of ‘Breezin’ by legendary jazz singer and guitarist George Benson on Multichannel 5.1-Surround Sound Hybrid SACD from Marshall Blonstien’s Audio Fidelity. George Benson’s ‘Breezin’ is the best-selling jazz album of