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Woodward Avenue Records
Â Press Release
Â (Gainesville, Florida â May 27, 2011) "Friday Night," the brand new project by Swedish/ American composer and piano player, Jonathan Fritzen, specifically written and recorded for Woodward Avenue Records is set to be released June 15, 2011. A new-aged tune with a great melody and a definitive old-school piano jam, Fritzen brings it all.The result is a truly groovin' and foot tappin' track in every respect. Under the hood of "Friday Night" are some of the best musicians anywhere, just having fun togther and laying down a great groove for Fritzen's blazing piano. Mixed to perfection by Darren Rahn......it's "Friday Night"....turn it up and enjoy!
Jonathan Fritzen â Grand Piano and Keyboards
Nate Najar - Guitars
Xxavier Chisholm â Bass
Andreas Ekstedt â Percussion
Marcus Thomas â Drums
Â Composed and Produced by Jonathan Fritzen
Executive Producer â Mark C. Nordman
Mixed by Darren Rahn
For additional information, please contact:
Mark C. Nordman
President and CEO
Woodward Avenue Records
15974 NW 48th Place
Alachua, Fl 32615
NuGroove 2.0 / SMC proudly presents the United States and Canadian release of Eumir Deodato's “The Crossing” with special guest appearances by contemporary jazz legend Al Jarreau on "Double Face" and "I Want You More."
A seamless mixture of familiar favorites and jazz-inspired originals, Herzig celebrates the romantic expanse of modern instrumental music. Gentle in spirit but generous in craftsmanship, âCome with Meâ bridges the gap between entertainment and inspiration.
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(Cincinnati, OH/Robert Sutton) A vibraphone is to Rusty Burge (http://www.rustyburge.com) as quill pens were to the Romantic poets. In other words, it is an extension of his soul, the bridge in which feelings and ideas cross from the imagination to the listener. On his latest album, Illumination, Burge continues his exploration of a vibraphoneâs various moods and tones. However, Burgeâs compositional skills are focused on melodies and not instrumental wizardry. The result is a
Don't be fooled by the baby boy good looks. With lyrics like "I was born in a tavern on the banks of the Mississippi" and a horn section that hammers the groove, Jeremiah Johnson is the new face of Mississippi River blues.Walk into a gin joint in St. Louis and you'll likely hear the familiar "blues" sound that made the area famous. It's lyrics about the struggles of daily living with the hallmark blues style guitar that rips at your soul and soothes the spirit.Johnson takes that rich