Norm Breest

Norm Breest

After a highly successful premier Native Language release back in 2000 of Another Door Opens, former Rippingtons saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa has come back even stronger…
Guitarist Craig Chaquico has again brought his mixture of smooth jazz in a great package called Shadow and Light. He teams up with keyboardist Ozzie Ahlers to provid…
In the past ten years, the number of major and intermediate record companies have dwindled due to consolidation. That means that many performers who did release material on…
It's hard to believe that the Dallas-based smooth jazz group Fingerprints hasn't been signed to a major label recording contract. Their fourth CD release DNA is an o…
On vibraphonist Bernard Sweetney's live release Live from Kupchicks, he goes to the masters of music to provide a strong selection of music. Sweetney uses standards …
Three musicians from various areas of jazz have come together to bring a new slant on world music. Percussionist Manolo Badrena of Weather Report, Stanley Turrentine's guit…
Lonie Walker is one of those performers that works better with a live audience. The Chicago-based singer owns The Underground Wonder Bar in the Gold Coast neighborhood and …
Producer of the extremely popular Urban Knights series of releases Frayne T. Lewis decided to spotlight three of the people who have been an intragral part of the Urban Kni…
This compilation CD is a good release for the person who has received a taste for smooth jazz from the radio and wants to get to know more artists that don't get a lot of a…
For his seventh release in ten years, saxophonist Warren Hill has brought an extremely personal release. Not only does Hill give his take on some classic love songs, he fea…