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Brendan Rothwell New Single Smooth

Brendan Rothwell just released his new single, smooth, from the album, Time On My Hands.  We reviewed the entire project here.  The latest single is a slow jam with a funky groove. You can check out Smooth and all of the tracks on iTunes. Brendan Rothwell New Single Smooth

Candy Dulfer Together Album Review

Candy Dulfer's album Together was released on April 14th.  If you have not heard the entire album, it will be worth your while to take the 67 minutes to experience the feeling. In short, this album is a masterclass on funk.  Dulfer shows precisely how an artist can take the style of the current musical landscape, and incorporate it with their signature sound.  Starting with her first album, Saxuality in 1990, Dulfer has always pushed the envelope, and this is evident as you listen ...

Mattias Roos Movin’ Up Album Review

Swedish keyboardist Mattias Roos is set to release his full-length album, Movin' Up on June 12.  This is a ten track effort under the Skytown Records label.  Roos takes care of the writing, arranging and production for the album.  Special guests include Elan Trotman and U-Nam. Mattias Roos Movin' Up Album Review The set opens with the title track, and Movin' Up features the one of today's top jazz guitarists, U-Nam.  This is a great track to open the album.  It is an uptempo song, and ...

New Lyric Video For Love Is A Battlefield

Watch and listen to Grammy-nominayed Soul/Jazz Dive Maysa's  Riveting New Lyric Video For Love Is A Battlefield "The reason why I chose 'Love Is A Battlefield'  has a lot to do with the way  the world is today and all of the things we are going through as a people.   As humans, we are surrounded by people who are not choosing love first.  People are choosing money over love and compassion. To me,  'Love Is A Battlefield' is just that, a battle to allow love to  reign over ...

New Album From Jackiem Joyner Main Street Beat Due June 30

SHERMAN OAKS (8 May 2017): Delivering on his promise to “Evolve,” the title of Jackiem Joyner’s last soul-jazz album, the saxophonist became a father since his 2014 release, an elation-inducing experience that informs the music he wrote and produced for his new Artistry Music set, “Main Street Beat,” due June 30. The first single from the funky, dance inspiring, Motown-influenced session that will be shipped to radio this month is the exultant “Trinity,” named for Joyner’s first ...

Elan Trotman New Album Electro Sax

Plugged In: Saxophonist Elan Trotman adds EDM beats to his Caribbean-jazz fusion The “Electro Sax” album is released as the tropical “Island Gal’” prepares to charm radio. BOSTON (24 April 2017): Saxophonist Elan Trotman is unwavering in his committed to wave the flag high for Caribbean music, but after releasing six soul-jazz albums and more than ten chart-topping singles that made him a permanent fixture on radio playlists, the Barbados native is “shaking it up” by going ...

Brendan Rothwell New Album Time On My Hands

I have always said that the bass is the essential element in the band.  Why?  Well, it is the bottom of the groove.  I mean, you can have a track without any drums, and if you have a good bassline, the drums become an afterthought. It is always nice to have a new, talented musician on the scene.  Brendan Rothwell has released his debut album, Time On My Hands, and it has some grooves that you will want to sample. Hailing from Canada, Brendan Rothwell is an accomplished Canadian ...

Daniel Chia Album In The Moment

I have said on many occasions that, in some ways, today's Smooth Jazz can really be classified as the new R&B.   Many of the instrumental artists today blur those lines, and when all of the elements converge; Great songs, talented musicians, and a superior studio recording, you have an album that will resonate with the listener. In The Moment is the debut album by Saxophonist Daniel Chia, and he is a part of the new generation of Smooth Jazz artists.  If this initial offering is any ...

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 ...

Smooth Jazz In The Mix 12

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGbGPo4wrnw[/embedyt] Smooth Jazz In The Mix 12 - The Jazz Beat Mix Las Vegas - February 26, 2017 - Exotic DJ has released the latest edition of the Smooth Jazz Mix Series.  Smooth Jazz In The Mix 12 is packed with the hottest new smooth jazz releases, with a few throwbacks to round out the mix. The collection starts out with Arrival, from Paul Taylor.  Like the title states, you definitely have arrived for 45 minutes of listening pleasure. ...

Mitchell Coleman Jr. Album Release

The Jazz-Funk Fusion artist is out with some new music that will certainly make you move. Fans of slammin’ yet radio-ready, Jazz-Funk Fusion, will rejoice upon the discovery of bassist/composer Mitchell Coleman Jr.! Coleman, a disciple of the Stanley Clarke, Larry Graham, Louis Johnson and Marcus Miller schools of The Throwdown, is still in awe of the success of the 2015 release of his debut CD, Soul Searching. Soul Searching is described as a musical journey of self-exploration – which ...

Rick Braun 1st Single from Around The Horn

Trumpet Maestro Rick Braun Invites You To Take a Trip Around The Horn  & A Journey Into His Diverse Influences New CD Features Special Guests Peter White, Till Brönner, Lindsey Webster & John Stoddart & Draws Inspiration from Unexpected Sources including Africa, Brazil, Alicia Keyes, Coldplay, Charlie Puth & Selena Gomez "This album is a bit different for me in that it reflects some of what is going on in  R&B and pop music now. I really tried to ...

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 ...

Lindsey Webster Back To Your Heart

Lindsey Webster Back To Your Heart will release on November 4th.  The single of the same name is steadily climbing up the Smooth Jazz charts.  This week it is at number 5. Take a listen to the live version of the track: We have been digging her vibe for quite some time now.  I have a feeling this new album will resonate with the lovers of vocal jazz. Growing up in an artist community, the daughter of loving hippie parents, in Woodstock NY, the allure of music was never far from ...

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 ...

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 ...

Groovy People by Lynne Fiddmont

Groovy People by Lynne Fiddmont I received the link to this song in my inbox the other day, and I must say that I think it is a winner!! Groovy People is a track by Lynne Fiddmont, an artist that has been flying under the radar for a few years.  When I say "under the radar," I mean to the public at large.  The music industry people know exactly who she is.  Lynne has worked with Babyface, Kenny Logins, Michael Jackson and Patti Austin, just to name a few. This remake of the Gamble ...

Mike Murray Album Summer

Mike Murray New Album Summer Skillful song craftsman Mike Murray is an independent keyboardist, composer and producer from Montclair, New Jersey who artfully bridges the gap between urban Smooth Jazz and Chill-Out genres. Fans of Bob James/Fourplay, Paul Hardcastle, Alex Bugnon and Hiroshima will feel right at home with Mike's expanding repertoire and unique musical "style." Mike's influences include George Duke, Stanley Clarke, The Rippingtons, Mandrill, Earth Wind & Fire, Santana, ...

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of July 3

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of July 3 Adam Hawley stays at the top spot once again with 35th Street.  This is the fourth consecutive week for this smooth track. Steve Cole has a new one, titled Mirage, a nice uptempo track to get your day going.  3rd Force is back with Breakout from their smash album Global Force.