Tom Ollendorff Album ‘Open House’ Out Now

Open House is the new album from rising star guitarist Tom Ollendorff. Known for his distinctive sound which blends virtuosic guitar playing with sophisticated harmonic and melodic ideas, Ollendorff’s music elegantly mixes gracefully grooving themes, baroque-like unaccompanied etudes and headlong fast-bop swing. Retaining his longstanding musical partnership of Marc Michel on drums and Conor Chaplain on bass


Keiko Matsui – Euphoria

Always positioned very much at the high end of contemporary jazz, keyboard player Keiko Matsui is currently garnering critical acclaim with her latest CD ‘Euphoria’.  Not surprisingly given the status Matsui enjoys she is joined on the recording by a veritable who’s who of contemporary jazz talent and none more so than for ‘Luminescence’ where


Blake Aaron ‘Big Bounce’ – LISTEN

Written by: Blake Aaron & Adam HawleyProduced by: Adam HawleyBlake Aaron – lead guitarAdam Hawley – rhythm guitar, Rhodes, strings, bells, programmingDavid Mann – hornsDonald Hayes – saxophoneMel Brown – bassEric Valentine – drumsMixed by Adam HawleyMastered by Steve Hall The post Blake Aaron ‘Big Bounce’ – LISTEN appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth