Chris Standring – Silent Night

The love affair that popular music has long enjoyed with the festive season has never been stronger or more enduring than the romance contemporary jazz has with Christmas.  Over the years the discographies of many smooth jazz artists have been populated with at least one ‘holiday album’ and this has led to a wide range

Mindi Abair Christmas Tour 2022

What: Mindi Abair's "I Can't Wait For Christmas" Tour Who: Featuring Vincent Ingala, Lindsey Webster and Adam Hawley Click the image above to get tickets. The post Mindi Abair Christmas Tour 2022 appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.

Stokes & Machine f/ Algebra Blessett & Lin Rountree ‘All My Black’ – LISTEN

Writer/Producers Stokes & Machine have collectively worked with multiple Grammy Winners, Chart Toppers, and Film/TV directors as diverse as India Arie, Anthony David, Lalah Hathaway, Dr. Dre, Paula Cole, Arrested Development, Regina Belle, John Singleton, Ice Cube, Outkast/Andre 3000 and more. “All My Black,” features the #1 charting talents of Algebra Blessett and Lin Rountree. Produced by Eddie Stokes

Kim Waters – Joy Dance

Since 1989, and the release of his debut CD ‘Sweet & Saxy’, sax-man composer and producer Kim Waters has been a constant on the urban-jazz landscape.  With a reputation for being one of the most technically gifted players around, he has released twenty-four recordings as a leader and is all set to make that twenty-five

Nikki Yanofsky ‘West Coast Blues’ – LISTEN

Montreal-based jazz singer Nikki Yanofsky has released her distinctive version of “West Coast Blues” via MNRK Music Group,  serving as an ode to the original writer, Wes Montgomery, and the mark that he’s left on jazz musicians and listeners worldwide. Yanofksy has always loved artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder and