Category Archives: Smooth

Dennis Angel – On Track

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Dennis Angel made a fateful choice after high school – study music at Julliard or pursue a law degree. He eventually became a well-respected entertainment attorney, but jazz found its way back in 2009, when he recorded “The Wall Street

Mariea Antoinette – No Strings Attached

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Who knew the magical sound of the harp could find a home on the funk side of the Jazz world? San Diego native Marie Antoinette’s repertoire includes Classical, Jazz and R&B, which she has showcased at Walt Disney Hall and

The Ault Sisters – Timeless

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Imagine the Andrews Sisters with a much greater jazz sensibility and you have the three Ault Sisters. With its mix of old and new tunes and captivating vocal and musical arrangements, their new record is indeed “Timeless”. Genre: Jazz: Smooth Jazz

Diana Barash – A Miracle of Love

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On her sensual and soulful debut album A MIRACLE OF LOVE, well traveled Eastern European native Diana Barash caresses her spirited blend of moods, romance and inspiration with exotic percussion, soundscape textures and ethereal atmospheres. Drawing from world music as

Brazilian Music Icon Sergio Mendes Releases Eclectic OKeh Records Debut – Magic

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In a career that spans more than half a century, Sergio Mendes is an old hand at creating a unique sonic blend that electrifies a mass global audience. His knack for delivering hit after hit has made him the most

BRIAN CULBERTSON 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR LIVE CD

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Contemporary jazz luminary Brian Culbertson continues to commemorate his 20th anniversary as a recording artist in a prolific way with two vastly different projects: his first live album, which will be recorded during a four-night stand (September 11-14) at Yoshi’s

THE BEST OF MADELEINE PEYROUX, FEATURING NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED TRACK “KEEP ME IN YOUR HEART” TO STREET OCTOBER 14

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Rounder Records has announced the release of Keep Me in Your Heart for a While: The Best of Madeleine Peyroux, the debut anthology of the critically acclaimed, singer-songwriter’s nearly 20-year career. The album includes favorites not only from Peyroux’s releases

ACCLAIMED SONGSTRESS MICHELLE CARR TEAMS WITH REVERED GUITARIST MARK WHITFIELD FOR NEW CD‏ – MUTUAL MODULATIONS

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The two had known each other for 15 years and were performing together at Manhattan’s famed Blue Note Jazz Club when the vision for a collaborative album struck. They’d recorded before, with Whitfield playing guitar on Carr’s debut album, Change,

BOSSACUCANOVA – OUR KIND OF BOSSA

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Brazil has long conjured blissful imagery. Ever since Gilberto and Getz released ‘The Girl From Ipanema’ in 1964, bossa nova’s elegant smoothness has been thought to be indicative of the world’s fifth largest nation. While financial disaster nearly destroyed the

U-Nam – C’est Le Funk

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French guitarist/producer U-Nam is again standing tall and looming large on the smooth jazz scene with another creative gem called C’est Le Funk. In addition to dazzling us with his graceful and funky instrumental work (and one funky delivery with