Self-determinedly genre-jumbling drummer/percussionist Alex Acuña has released his first album as a leader in a decade, Gifts (Le Coq), and the 77-year-old Los Angelino states that its … Read More “Overdue Ovation: Alex Acuña” The post Overdue Ovation: Alex Acuña appeared first on JazzTimes.
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While Babyface and Ella Mai’s romantic single “Keeps On Fallin’” is a thoroughly modern R&B track, the opulent official video takes its inspiration from Regency-era courtship rituals. It stars Emmy and GRAMMY® winning actress/comedienne Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip, Night School, Nobody’s Fool) as the very lively queen mother and Kendrick Sampson (Miss Juneteenth, “Insecure,” “The Vampire Diaries”) as the handsome prince who is courting Ella Mai. Babyface, who plays a
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Give the people an invigorating beat, some swanky sax uplift, and watch the pain melt away. That’s the funky stuff Prince’s former top-choice sax player Candy Dulfer and her band specialize in. The groovin’ Dutch singer-songwriter and saxophonist’s latest album, the aptly titled We Never Stop, is a party platter of stanky jams, silken R&B, jazz, and pop-funk.
“Cruisin’ In The Wind” Composed by Kevin Crockett & Jeff Canady Produced by Jeff Canady Recording Engineer: Carlos Gunn Mixing Engineer: Derrick Holmes Mastering Engineer: Steve Hall The post Kevin Crockett “Cruisin’ In The Wind” – LISTEN appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.
Ragawerk is the new project and album by two of Frankfurt’s most exciting musicians – guitarist Max Clouth and drummer Martin Standke. The duo have created a distinctive blend of Indian inspiredloops and ragas with subtle electronics, modern jazz and a pinch of Krautrock. Indian and Western elements merge into a unique fusion that organically cultivates
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On YOU HIT THE SPOT, Chicago singer TRACYE EILEEN returns to her straight-ahead jazz roots on an album of standards performed with a contemporary edge. This is Eileen’s fourth release and third full-length album. Always exploring new ways to express herself, each of her previous recordings covered different genres and stylistic approaches. Eileen launched her professional career with the
Shanachie Entertainment · 01 – Hill St. Soul – A Feeling So Beautiful “Music for me is a form of therapy and escapism,” explains Hilary Mwelwa the voice that is Hil St. Soul (pronounced Hill Street Soul). “When I’m creating music my ultimate goal is to create something that people will connect with and be