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After two decades of cranking out some of the hottest contemporary jazz on the scene, Eric Marienthal continues to excite the musical senses with tasteful, funky, and th…
Upbeat fusion and sharp, scintillating smooth jazz guitar mark this brainchild of Terry "Toonz" Reynolds, a multi-talented guitarist/composer who penned all of the invit…
It’s been said that smooth jazz trumpeters are not very plentiful today. Rick Braun, Chris Botti, and Greg Adams quickly come to mind as being among the major heavyweigh…
This talented contemporary jazz group features keyboardist-composer Mark Minchello and multi-instrumentalist Bob Magnuson. Minchello has been the musical director for R&…
Innovative? Atypical? Illuminating? Yes, to all of these terms when describing Steven Messenger’s Edge of the Wall. Messenger takes a bold step into the large, …
Dave Milne has an incredible story about how he practically willed himself back to good health from a debilitating illness to place himself back on the music scen…
Ledisi is electricity personified, period. This intense and vocally powerful "gift" to music brings forth this latest sixteen-track R&B project with the force of a Categ…
With Portrait, Melvin Smith combines an interesting and relaxing blend of straight-ahead jazz, Caribbean rhythms, and inspirational gospel with his mastery of the…
I have been a Rick Kelly/Soul Ballet fan for.... forever. Now, here is a guy who possesses my definition of unique. Jazzy, flavorful, melodic? Definitely. Yet, th…
Above the Clouds, the latest offering from keyboard whiz Brian Simpson, finds the artist in his element, comfortably situated behind the ivories, banging out ei…