Jazz Funk Soul is back for 2022 with a new album, called Forecast. The lineup consists of saxophonist Everette Harp, keyboardist Jeff Lorber and guitarist Paul Jackson Jr. If you want to know the definition of a group of musicians being “tight”, just take a listen to any of the tracks on this album. “We
If some of the songs on Brazilian pianist/composer/arranger/bandleader Antonio Adolfo’s latest album Octet and Originals sound familiar, well … they should. “Pretty World” has been an international hit, … Read More “Eight Is Enough for Antonio Adolfo on Octet and Originals” The post Eight Is Enough for Antonio Adolfo on Octet and Originals appeared first on JazzTimes.
Play or Die is a macabre title for this reissue by Tony Williams (1945-1997), the incredible drummer who rose to fame as a teenager with … Read More “Tony Williams: Play or Die (M.I.G.)” The post Tony Williams: Play or Die (M.I.G.) appeared first on JazzTimes.
Nick Colionne Step To This Courtesy of Trippin N’ Rhythm Records – 2022 The post Nick Colionne ‘Step To This’ – LISTEN appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.
Al DeGregoris – Road Trip Composers: Al DeGregoris and Jeff Lorber Special Guests: Jeff Lorber Gary Novak David Mann The post Al DeGregoris ‘Road Trip’ – LISTEN appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.
Veteran acclaimed guitarist, songwriter, producer, artist manager, and entrepreneur Marlon McClain has released his latest full length project, Funky Fridays Vol. II. The set includes three collaborations featuring New York based MC and lyricist BD3. The three collaborations Aint No Stoppin, Get Down, and I Want Your Love have garnered over 600,000 streams and have
“New Heights”, is the new EP from Steve Oliver. The EP features a radio edit, the extended album version, and a solo guitar version to be included on the solo guitar album, due out later this year. Current Billboard hit maker Michael Broening co-produced the track and plays keyboards along with Larry Antonino from Pablo Cruise on bass and
Kings Elliot is back with the new single, called Butterfly Pen. On her second EP, Bored of the Circus (out September 16), the London-based singer-songwriter continues refining her craft, pairing lyrics that acutely describe mental illness with music that updates the idea of “the perfect pop song” for the 21st century — although it does so
Vocalist Sachal Vasandani and pianist Romain Collin introduced their neighborly musical partnership on 2021’s Midnight Shelter, a quiet and often ravishing collection of songs that emerged … Read More “Sachal Vasandani/Romain Collin: Still Life (Edition)” The post Sachal Vasandani/Romain Collin: Still Life (Edition) appeared first on JazzTimes.
In spring 1963, when Coleman Hawkins was 58 and making some of the most astonishing music of his career, he gave a short but revealing … Read More “Chronology: Coleman Hawkins Reaches New Heights in the Late ’50s and Early ’60s” The post Chronology: Coleman Hawkins Reaches New Heights in the Late ’50s and Early