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Smooth Jazz New York Cruise Series 2017

If you will be in New York this summer, more specifically in July and August, you may want to check out the Smooth Jazz New York Cruise Series 2017.  These are weekly contemporary jazz concerts at sea.  These are Wednesday excursions, so this is the perfect mid-week distraction to get you through the rest of the week. Let's see the current lineup:   July 19th - Jonathan Butler & Gerald Albright 6:30pm and 9:30pm July 26th - BWB 6:30pm and 9:30pm August 2nd - Rachelle ...

Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival 2017

If you will be in Southern California this October, you may want to consider heading out to Catalina Island for the Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival 2017.  It is a quick 60 minute boat ride to the island.  You can also be a baller and take the 15 minute helicopter ride.  It is up to you.  Once you are there, you can enjoy all of the relaxing activities that the island has to offer.  They have several tours available, plenty of water activities, and of course, the spa. Fun fact: ...

Latest R&B News and Smooth Jazz Update May 28

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3rd Annual QC Summerfest

If you plan on visiting Charlotte this July, then you might consider heading out to the 3rd Annual QC Summerfest.  The Belk Theater will be the scene for this three day event. Let's check out the lineup: Day 1 - Friday, July 28th Boney James and Althea Rene Boney James has released 15 albums, with the first coming out in 1992.  So many hits, I just can't choose one.  He does have an impressive list of guest vocalists, though.  Angie Stone, Faith Evans, George Duke, Eric Benet, ...

Top Jazz Tracks Week of March 26

Top Jazz Tracks Week of March 26 Morning Call is still at the top of the Smooth Jazz chart this week.  We also have some great new music making its way into the top ten.  Rick Braun's remake of the hit We Don't Talk Anymore, Brian Culbertson's Hey Girl, Gerald Albright's Boom Boom, and Don't Say A Word by Walter Beasley are featured this week.  

Jazz Legacy Foundation 5th Annual Gala Weekend

The Jazz Legacy Foundation is all about preserving the idea of Jazz music.  They do this by sponsoring educational programs, creative arts, leadership development, workshops and community partnerships.  For example, they have a Celebrity Golf Tournament which supports Jazz and music education.  They also have an Instruments for Change program that provides musical instruments for young people who would not otherwise have the opportunity to obtain them. This is some good work.  Something ...

2 Minutes of Smooth Jazz & Smooth R&B December 31

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Top Smooth Jazz Albums 2016

The landscape of music has changed immensely over the last 1o-15 years.  I am not only talking about the music itself, but the way it is distributed to the listener.  Radio used to be the number one medium to consume music, especially new music.  There used to be countless radio stations as you rolled up and down the dial.  You would have your choice of the many, Pop, Rock, Country, and R&B stations that were out there.  The number of them would vary, based on your location, but you ...

Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz Festival

If you have never been to the Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz Festival, what is the hold up?  Here are a couple of reasons you need to attend: It is Las Vegas It is spring in Las Vegas Lineup of top Jazz artists Lineup of top R&B artists It is Las Vegas Seriously, though.  March and April are the best months to come out to the desert.  It is the sweet spot because it is not too cold (yes, it does get cold) and it is not too hot.  This is the perfect time to ...

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of November 20

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of November 20 Gerald Albright sits at the top spot once again this with Taking Control.  This is the first of many tracks from the album that I believe will end up in the top ten. Peter White enters the top ten with Do I Do, the Stevie Wonder composition.  Groovin', is out now, and it has a lot of great reviews, so be sure to check it out.  Peter White is currently on tour, and you can see his itinerary here.

2 Minutes of Smooth Jazz & Smooth R&B November 13

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Hot Jazz Tracks Week of November 6

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of November 6 Gerald Albright snags the top spot the week with Taking Control.  This is the first single off of the new album, G.  Other than some shuffling, there is virtually no change on the top 10.

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of October 23

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of October 23 Marc Antione grabs the top spot this week with the title track from the new album, Laguna Beach.  It was released a couple of weeks ago, and the initial response for the album has been really positive.  Guest artists include Philippe Saisse, Rick Braun, keyboardist Marco Basci, and percussionists Gumbi Ortiz and Richie Gajate Garcia.  Other than some shuffling, the top ten stays static, with Gerald Albright making some serious gains this week. ...

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of October 9

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of October 9 Say What's On Your Mind, Nick Colionne's latest release, sits at the top of the charts for the fourth consecutive week.  Gerald Albright's first single, Taking Control, enters at number ten this week.    

2 Minutes of Smooth Jazz & Smooth R&B October 2

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Gerald Albright G Album Review

This year in Smooth Jazz has been REALLY funky!  Releases by artists such as Richard Elliot, Vincent Ingala, and the Rippingtons have definitely turned up the funk content of the music that we have been hearing. Not to be outdone, Gerald Albright's new release, G, showcases Gerald's unmistakable style and smooth sax riffs.  September 30th is the release date, and you will want to reserve your copy now! Gerald Albright G Album Review It is better to lead off an album with an uptempo ...

2 Minutes of Smooth Jazz & Smooth R&B September 11

  2 Minutes of Smooth Jazz & Smooth R&B September 11