Category Archives: Smooth

Nils Landgren – Redhorn Collection

Nils-Landgren–Redhorn Collection

Nils Landgren is a name that has become synonymous with versatility, curiosity and vigour. Whether with his Funk Unit, his jazz ballad projects, big bands or his countless other contributions as sideman, soloist and bandleader – the likable Swede with

Kasia Lins – Take My Tears

KASIA-LINS–TAKE MY TEARS

The self-composed album recorded at Ocean Way Studios in Nashville with a host of seasoned musicians including jazz pianist and arranger Nick Manson, Zoro (drummer from Lenny Kravitz Band), Tower of Power members Larry Braggs (vocals), Jerry Cortez (guitar) and

Etic Darius – Retro Forward

ERIC-DARIUS–RETRO FORWARD

Eric Darius is one of the true rising stars of Smooth/Urban Jazz. Adored by his growing legion of fans, Eric tours constantly with such superstars as Maxwell, Joe, Mary J. Blige, Prince, and many others. Additionally Eric is a mainstay

Jonathan Sigel – Hard Water

jonathan-sigel-hard water

Sweet soulful trumpet from Jonathan Sigel – an artist who’s got a really great ear for the best fusion styles of the 70s – particularly work by some of the more R&B inflected trumpet players of the time! The grooves

Peter Furler – Christmas

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From the traditional orchestration of ‘O Come All Ye Faithful’ to the deconstructed ‘O Come O Come Emmanuel’, the arrangements reflect a solemn respect for these timeless Christmas classics. For example, Furler’s introspective vocal delivery on ‘We Three Kings’ coupled

Chelsey Green & The Green Project – The Green Room (2014)

Chelsey-Green&The-Green-Project–The Green Room (2014)

Violinist, viola player, and vocalist Chelsey Green bounces from funky dance tracks with R&B seasonings and bopping grooves to classically-twined silhouettes on her full-length debut album The Green Project. The collaboration of chamber strings and guitars are trellised in the

Renee Fleming – Christmas In New York

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American soprano Renee Fleming s first-ever holiday album celebrates the beloved and iconic Christmas season in New York City. From the holiday windows lining 5th Avenue to the red and green-lit spire of the Empire State Building, the essence of

Aretha Franklin – Sings The Great Diva Classics

aretha-franklin-the great diva classics

Aretha Franklin, the incomparable “Queen of Soul,” will release her highly anticipated brand new studio LP Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics on October 21st, featuring the . album s lead single, Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep (The Aretha

Maria Bethania- My Backyard

maria-bethania-my backyard

One of the most personal albums we’ve heard in years from Maria Bethania – a set that’s got a quietly intimate vibe, one that really lives up to the spirit of the title – a place where Bethania can be

Peter White – Smile

Peter-White–Smile

The renowned English guitar virtuoso Peter White couldn’t have come up with a better title for his upcoming release Smile. Another collection of smart, tight, and jazzy tracks from his infinite “vault” of gems, this one makes you do just