Jazz: From Bluesy Beginnings to Casino Classics

Walking into Bizzo Casino, the velvety tunes of jazz might greet your ears, a reminder of the genre's rich history and timeless charm. While the sounds of spinning reels and hopeful gamblers carry their own rhythm, jazz brings in an atmosphere that's both sophisticated and relaxed. But how did jazz journey from the streets of

Review – ‘The Drop’ By Jeff Lorber Fusion

It seems like Jeff Lorber has been around for quite awhile. Come to think of it, the first time we learned of Mr. Lorber was in 1986, through an RnB/Dance track. It was Facts Of Love, and that was also the time we first learned about a new singer on the scene, Karyn White. Good times.It

Gregory Porter Album ‘Christmas Wish’ Out November 3

Gregory Porter has announced his first Christmas album, to be released on November 3 via Blue Note/Decca Records. Christmas Wish pays tribute to the much-loved vocal stylist’s favorite time of year, and to great writers, singers, and interpreters such as Stevie Wonder, Ella Fitzgerald, Marvin Gaye, Dinah Washington, and Nat King Cole.The festive set also features three original songs by Porter, who is

Brian McKnight Album ‘McKnighttime Lullabies’ Out October 20

Brian McKnight is back with a whole new take on R&B with McKnighttime Lullabies. The experience of fatherhood at this point of Brian McKnight’s career and life inspired him to apply his immense talent as a songwriter, musician, and performer to lullabies and soothing music for kids, parents, and grandparents.  The collection of songs includes originals

Herb Alpert ‘Slow Down’ – LISTEN

"Slow Down" is the latest single from Herb Alpert's new album, Wish Upon A Star. The track was written and produced by Herb and his longtime collaborator, fellow Smooth Jazz artist and keyboardist Jeff Lorber. The upbeat, funky groove is grounded in Lorber's syncopated comping while Herb's trumpet melodies soar high above. Lorber interjects with soulful interludes on both