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Stokley New Single Level

I must say that I have always been a Mint condition fan.  What's not to like?  Live instrumentation and a slow swing groove made for jams that you can run on repeat all day.  Then there is Stokley.  He can surely sing those slow jams.  I mean, between some of those modern classics:  What Kind Of Man Would I Be, U Send Me Swingin', Breakin' My Heart(Pretty Brown Eyes) and You Don't Have To Hurt No More, which for me, has the best ad libs I have ever heard. Stokley has also done work in ...

Brian Owens New Music Video “For You”

Brian Owens Releases Animated Video For Latest Single "For You" (Nashville, TN - March 22, 2017) - American soul singer Brian Owens has unveiled his new fully-animated music video for the single "For You," which was recorded with famed GRAMMY winning vocalist Michael McDonald.  It's the first video from his new album SOUL OF FERGUSON, which is available globally at all online music retailers. Directed and produced by 351 Studios, the video is set in an animated ...

Jeff Lorber Fusion New Album Prototype

Multi-Grammy Nominated Visionary Jeff Lorber  Journeys On A Thrilling Musical Excursion  with PROTOTYPE (March, 24, 2017)  Featuring Jeff Lorber Fusion and Special Guests Nathan East, Chuck Loeb, Larry Koonse, Paul Jackson, Jr., and Dave Mann Among Others Trailblazing pianist, composer, producer and bandleader Jeff Lorber is a consummate artist who continues to push himself to new plateaus. A groundbreaking Fender Rhodes pioneer along with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Joe ...

Artist Profile Kim Tibbs

Over the years, we have seen a long list of U.K. based female vocalists have success in the United States.  Most recently, Adele, Leona Lewis, Joss Stone, and the late Amy Winehouse are names that immediately come to mind. Especially with the soul singers, the music has a distinct sound.  They rely heavily on live instrumentation, where you will notice that organs and horns make up the backbone of the sound. You know how I feel about those horns. Originally from the US, Kim Tibbs ...

James Rouse & The Buttered Biscuits Give It A Chance

Updated:  March 19, 2017 It is no secret that I believe that the soul is lacking in most of the jams that are out in 2017.  Our friends at Purpose Music Group has some new material for your listening pleasure. James Rouse & The Buttered Biscuits have just dropped the new single, and it is called Give It A Chance. James is a veteran in the biz, as he has played the drums for a who's who in R&B.  They include:  Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams, Usher , The Isley Brothers, ...

Kirk Whalum #Lovecovers Pre Order

We have a release date for Kirk Whalum's new album, #Lovecovers.  On April 11th you will be able to pick up the latest release from one of the premier Smooth Jazz artists.  He has some great tracks, and some even greater artists playing on the album. You can preorder the album today, and when you do preorder, you will be able to download two tracks: Love On Top What Is This Kirk Whalum #Lovecovers Pre Order Here is the iTunes link Here is the Amazon link In the meantime, ...

Tim Bowman New Track City Lights

Tim Bowman is back with a new track.  It is called City Lights, and I must say that it is a hit!  It is written by Tim Bowman, and Darren Rahn is the producer.  The song title is right on point.  Listening to this song, you get the feeling you are driving into the City for a night of fun....and mischief! See for yourself.... We will keep you up to date on album release information.

Eddie Palmieri New Album

EDDIE PALMIERI ANNOUNCES FIRST NEW ALBUM SINCE 2006 *GRAMMY-WINNING MUSIC ICON CELEBRATES 80TH BIRTHDAY WITH RELEASE OF ‘SABIDURIA’ FEATURING DONALD HARRISON JR, MARCUS MILLER, ALFREDO DE LA FE, JOE LOCKE, JOHNNY RIVERO, RONNIE CUBER AND MORE* Two Thousand Sixteen - A challenging year on planet Earth. We’ve honored many of our musical heroes, and reconsidered the value of music in our lives. The battles for justice and peace that have dominated the last 50 years have ...

Brian Owens and The Deacons Of Soul New Album

In a time where the Grammy Awards showcases manufactured popular music that leaves you searching for it's soul, there are artists out there that have more than enough soul to share with others. Case in point:  Brian Owens and The Deacons Of Soul.  Their latest release (February 24th) is titled Soul Of Ferguson, and if you are a fan of the Motown and Staxx grooves, this album should be a staple in your playlist.  The debut single, For You, features Michael McDonald.....yes that ...

Selina Albright New Album Conversations

Therapeutic “Conversations”: Smooth soul singer Selina Albright comfortable and confident enough to “Eat Something”   Empowering radio single about self-love and acceptance previews her March 17 debut album release.   FRISCO (30 January 2017): While a song about the joy of packing on a few pounds and a widening booty may seem contrary to the messages bombarding the popular music and media landscapes, smooth soul singer Selina Albright’s “Eat Something” is ...

Clint Holmes New Album Rendezvous

Vocalist Clint Holmes has an intimate “Rendezvous” with a star-studded jazz collective Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jane Monheit, Ledisi, Joey DeFrancesco, Dave Koz, Patti Austin and The Count Basie Orchestra help bring the veteran crooner’s story to life on the album due February 24.   LAS VEGAS (26 January 2017): A song that singer-songwriter Clint Holmes wrote fondly recalling the Sunday afternoons he used to spend with his father at the historic Colored Musicians Club of ...

Chops N Soul Gimme The Grease

If you spend any time on this website, you know I love two things:  Old School and Jazz.  Now if you have a project that incorporates elements of both, then you have a winner. One more thing.  I really like horns.  I am talking big horns, when they are actually a part of the song.  No filler, but an important part of the groove. CHOPS N SOUL is bringing al of these together. This project is a collaboration between award-winning Canadian singer/producer/keyboard player "Soul" ...

Gordon Chambers New Album Surrender

Gordon Chambers is set to release his fourth Album, Surrender. Surrender is an inspirational odyssey of Chambers’ personal testimonies and heartfelt vocals. Supported by a notable cast of featured artists--such as three-time Grammy-winning recording artist Lalah Hathaway and two-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Eric Roberson--Surrender is a melodious offering of faith, optimism and perseverance set to the tempos of timeless R&B, pop and gospel. Chambers croons about dissen...

Phil Perry & Rick Braun New Albums February 24th

Cannot wait for these!  We will give you a review and more details as they are available.   Phil Perry - Breathless Al Jarreau declares "Phil Perry is the real thing." Perry's rich velvety tenor, unrivaled falsetto and smooth, soulful and compelling voice, have set him in a class by himself. His ability to convey the deepest meaning with a simple turn of a phrase, whisper or inflection in just the right place, has long made him the go-to-man for music insiders. Phil Perry's vocal ...

Jan Daley When Sunny Gets Blue

Jan Daley is out with a new EP entitled When Sunny Gets Blue.  This is a five track EP,and if you like contemporary vocal jazz, this is one you will want in your collection. The title track is produced by the late Jack Segal, who is one of the writers of the song.  Daley also recorded More Love, another song written by Segal.  This EP is the fifth release from Daley, and we love the contemporary vocal stylings. Daley is also a veteran of the stage as an actor, starring in the product...

A week to reminisce about for jazz fusion guitarist Tyler Reese

His “Reminiscence” album debuts at No. 5 on the Billboard chart and garnered two nominations at Thursday’s Hollywood Music in Media Awards. On Sunday, he’ll play the first of two hometown album release concerts.   NASHVILLE (15 November 2016): Guitarist Tyler Reese has been releasing jazz-rock records since he was 15, but the now 23-year-year-old finally reached Billboard’s Top 5, which is where his newly-released “Reminiscence” debuted on the contemporary jazz albums ...

Contemporary Violinist Daniel D

I was turned on to contemporary violinist Daniel D the other day.  So I clicked on the YouTube link....and...BAM!  I was immediately loving the sounds. Daniel D throws the violin as the lead over some current and classic sounds.  Check out this clip as he takes on some classics, such as The Spinners, Maze and Marvin Gaye: We want to allow for some equal time, so here is a compilation of some current pop songs to show Daniel's versatility: Daniel is popular on the touring ...

Marc Antoine Laguna Beach

Marc Antoine is back with a new release in four years.  It is called Laguna Beach, and coincidentally Marc has moved to the Golden State from their longtime home in Spain. His thirteenth album, Antoine produced “Laguna Beach,” wrote eight of the nine songs and called upon some of his accomplished friends to collaborate with him, something he couldn’t do easily when he lived abroad for twelve years. “When you live near LA, you can call anyone to come and work with you. Once I ...

2 Minutes of Smooth Jazz & Smooth R&B September 25

  [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uI7wOjdR56g[/embedyt] 2 Minutes of Smooth Jazz & Smooth R&B September 25

Lindsey Webster New Release

Lindsey Webster New Release Lindsey Webster just signed with Shanachie Entertainment, and she has a new release slated for November 4th.  Back To Your Heart is the first single off of the new album, and it is being added to the distribution outlets, including SiriusXM's Watercolors. The lyric video for Back To Your Heart is available now... Here is part of the press release: November 4, 2016, Shanachie Entertainment will have a Lindsey Webster new release, her anticipated label ...

Damien Escobar Violin

Damien Escobar Violin Remember in elementary school where you only had a couple of instruments available for your music class?  Well, where I came from, you had the violin and the flute and that was it.  I took violin for one school year, but I stopped, because it really was not cool.  I obviously did not have the creative foresight to carve my own path like Damien Escobar has. Escobar is a violinist, but not the kind that you will see in the symphony.  His style is unique, as he ...

Usher New Album Flawed and Remix Contest

  Usher New Album Flawed and Remix Contest Usher returns with a new album, Flawed, which is set to be released in July.  That, of course could change, but that is the latest information we have.  Rumored producers include:   Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge & Christopher Perry, Jermaine Dupri, Brian Alexander Morgan, Pharrell Williams, Diplo, Skrillex, and Max Martin. This will be the first release since the 2012 release, Looking 4 Myself, which featured Scream, Lemme See, and ...