“Full Court Press” is a smooth and sexy groove co-written by Ragan Whiteside with Dennis Johnson and Bob Baldwin, and features guitarist Phil Hamilton, percussionist Curtis McCain, and drummer Rich Harrison, also known as the artist RAH. It’s the 3rd single from her most recent full-length project, 2022’s Thrill Ride, which is Ragan’s sixth career
What: Jacksonville Jazz Festival When: May 25-28, 2023 Where: Jacksonville, FL Premium Experience Packages for the 2023 Jacksonville Jazz Festival will be available for purchase now. The Jacksonville Jazz Festival returns Memorial Day Weekend to Downtown Jacksonville May 25 – 28, 2023! The Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition presented by Keyboard Connection – The Piano Place
Chet Baker made a number of classics throughout his brief, cruel life, but his debut vocal album, Chet Baker Sings, might be his summit. Nobody … Read More “Amos Lee My Ideal: A Tribute to Chet Baker Sings (Dualtone)” The post Amos Lee My Ideal: A Tribute to Chet Baker Sings (Dualtone) appeared first on
JazzTimes is thrilled to announce the winners of its inaugural Top Track contest from 2022. Our panel of critics worked through many tracks and narrowed … Read More “JazzTimes Announces Top Track Winners” The post JazzTimes Announces Top Track Winners appeared first on JazzTimes.
If Avram Fefer is a new name to you, you are not alone. His new album is so good it should make us all embarrassed … Read More “Avram Fefer Quartet: Juba Lee (Clean Feed)” The post Avram Fefer Quartet: Juba Lee (Clean Feed) appeared first on JazzTimes.
What: Hampton Jazz Festival Where: Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA When: June 23-25, 2023 Save the date! More information will be available soon. The post Hampton Jazz Festival 2023 appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.
If ever there was a launchpad to immerse oneself in Canada’s creative jazz and vibrant scene, Toronto guitarist and composer Avi Granite is the ideal place … Read More “Avi Granite: In Good Hands (Pet Mantis)” The post Avi Granite: In Good Hands (Pet Mantis) appeared first on JazzTimes.
“PACE YOURSELF” was written by Raheem DeVaughn and produced by Cory Mo. “It was inspired by a love interest, whose connection was pleasurable, inviting, passionate and loving. A physical connection that runs immeasurably deep,” mentions Tanya Nolan. The LGBTQIA+ activist and openly gay woman of color, continues to give music lovers exactly what they came to get, “good
March 2-5 – Okeechobee, FL Jun e 16 – Wheatland, CA June 18 – San Diego, CA June 20 – Phoenix, AZ June 27 – Louisville, KY June 28 – Cincinnati, OH July 2 – Camdenton, MO The post Earth Wind & Fire on Tour 2023 appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.
West Virginia University Jazz Ensemble: Celebrating 40 Years of Jazz at WVU (Mon Hills) and WVU Jazz Ensemble 1: Sum of All the Parts (Spotify)
These two Mountaineer recordings are poles apart in concept and configurations— one septet and one big band—yet they combine to make a very fine showcase … Read More “West Virginia University Jazz Ensemble: Celebrating 40 Years of Jazz at WVU (Mon Hills) and WVU Jazz Ensemble 1: Sum of All the Parts (Spotify)” The post