Ethan Philion: Meditations on Mingus (Sunnyside)

Many view passion and fire as the defining traits in much of Charles Mingus’ work—and there’s no denying their regular presence in the late bassist … Read More "Ethan Philion: Meditations on Mingus (Sunnyside)" The post Ethan Philion: Meditations on Mingus (Sunnyside) appeared first on JazzTimes.

Mindi Abair ‘Midnight In San Francisco’ – WATCH

Song Written By Mindi Abair and Tyrone StevensMindi Abair alto saxophoneAbe Laboriel Jr. drumsSean Hurley bassRodney Lee keyboardsTim Pierce guitarRecorded and Mixed by Niko BolasProduced by Mindi Abair and Bud HarnerExecutive Producer Roy McClurg The post Mindi Abair ‘Midnight In San Francisco’ – WATCH appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.

Johnny Britt ‘After We Play’ – LISTEN

J-Jams Records is releasing the new single “After We Play” featuring Peter White from the forthcoming 5th studio album by trumpeter/singer Johnny Britt. Britt is thrilled to be joined by smooth jazz icon Peter White on guitar. “After We Play” was written, arranged and produced by Johnny Britt mixed by Nils, and mastered by Ron

Byron Miller ‘Say It Ain’t Good To Ya’ – LISTEN

Byron Miller's latest single is called Say it Ain’t Good to Ya. It is from the forthcoming fourth CD in his PsychoBass series: Motor City Love. “Say it Ain’t Good to Ya” is the perfect lead-in to PsychoBass 4: Motor City Love, an album that celebrates Byron Miller’s roots in and love for Detroit, Michigan

Saxophonist Sam Taylor Announces Album ‘Let Go’ For October 21

One bright morning last January, saxophonist Sam Taylor started his day by writing down his intentions. It was an important day, the day that he would lead a quintet featuring trumpeter Terell Stafford in the same historic recording studio where John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Freddie Hubbard and Stanley Turrentine recorded, to track his third album for Cellar Live. Locking in his focus, Taylor’s message to himself