Category Archives: Smooth

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

NATALIE COLE 3 ALBUMS DIGITALLY REMASTERED: THANKFUL, I LOVE YOU SO, DON’T LOOK BACK

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Classic early work from Natalie Cole – packaged here in a sweet 2-CD set! First up is the album Thankful – the third record in a tremendous early creative and commerical winning streak for Natalie! Thankful has her sweet, soulful

PATRICK BRADLEY RELEASES “CAN YOU HEAR ME” FEATURES DAVE KOZ, RICK BRAUN & ERIC MARIENTHAL ON JAZZ FUSION SET PRODUCED BY JEFF LORBER

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To bolster his effort to be heard above the incessant din cluttering our world, keyboardist Patrick Bradley called upon a few high-profile friends on his third album, “Can You Hear Me,” produced by jazz fusion icon Jeff Lorber, which is

Barbra Streisand – Partners

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“Partners” is Barbra Streisand’s new album, featuring 12 inimitable new Streisand duets with the world’s greatest male vocalists. This is the legendary artist’s first duets album in more than a decade, and debuts new studio recordings of Streisand classics and

Joyce Moreno – Raiz

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The album’s a recent one, but the legendary Joyce also returns to her roots a bit – hence the title – working here with a bit of help from the great Roberto Menescal, who brought the singer into the studio

PHIL CASAGRANDE – Groovin’

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Get ready for a fresh, contemporary jazz spin on a pop classic from New York producer, composer and keyboardist, Phil Casagrande on the 1967 #1 hit by the Young Rascals, “Groovin’.” Phil captures the sweet memories of this carefree song

Ciro Hurtado – Ayahuasca Dreams

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Here’s a wonderfully exotic and stimulating Latin/World/New Age project from Peruvian guitarist Ciro Hurtado. Perhaps not readily recognizable in contemporary jazz circles, the music of this guitarist is captivating, often soothing, and always beautiful – whether up-tempo or taken down