Legendary singer-songwriter Jonathan Butler traveled back to his home country of South Africa to craft his most exciting and deeply personal album to date. Featuring producer/bassist Marcus Miller, Ubuntu is a reintroduction of Butler’s life story, going back 60 years to his upbringing in apartheid-era Capetown, which shaped his world view, prompted years of advocacy and instilled the
What: Winter Park Jazz Festival When: July 15 & 16, 2023 Where: Rendezvous Event Center – Winter Park, CO Saturday, July 15: MAXWELL DAMIEN ESCOBAR JAZZ FUNK SOUL ft. Jeff Lorber, Everett Harp, Paul Jackson Jr. Sunday, July 16: DAVE KOZ SUMMER HORNS ft. Candy Dulfer, Eric Darius, Maysa LEELA JAMES NORMAN BROWN JAZZ IN
Even before R&B-jazz trumpeter-vocalist Johnny Britt dropped his seventh solo album, “After We Play,” on March 17, he scored his first No. 1 instrumental single as a solo artist with the title track, a duet with guitar star Peter White. And now he’s got a top 5 single on the R&B charts, a duet with urban crooner Will Downing
What: AZ Jazz Fest Fall 2023 Where: High Street, Phoenix AZ When: October 20-22, 2023 Click Here To Get Tickets The post AZ Jazz Fest Fall 2023 appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.
The 2nd album from Danish jazz singer Marie Mørck is out now, and the title has already been added to a handful of Spotify playlists, including Spotify editorial playlists “Cozy Jazz” and “Relaxing Vocal Jazz”. The two first singles from the album have been in A-rotation on national Danish radio P8 Jazz. Danish upcoming jazz
It’s a fragrant love affair and on the eve of Jazz Appreciation Month, R&B-jazz guitarist Gregory Goodloe composed a fervent song of love and appreciation that drops as a single on Monday from Hip Jazz Records. Goodloe wrote “In This Love” with producer Jeff Canady to covey his ardor and affection as well as his gratitude for the gift of
This is off the album, Things Eternal out May 19. It was co-produced by Christian McBride and Dan wilson, and will be available on CD and digital. The post Dan Wilson ‘Sticology’ – LISTEN appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.
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Not only was ‘The Little Things’ from Trippin n Rhythm recording artist Cindy Bradley a worthy to successor to her 2017 CD ‘Natural’ it was also her sixth studio project with the label. It delivered the sophisticated ‘Wind Chill Factor’ plus the wonderfully mellifluous ‘Stockholm Summer’ that both went on to become standout radio hits.