Blair Bryant does Stevie Wonder on new release

Blair Bryant is like the musical gift that keeps on giving. He is stirring up a bag of grooves with his version of Stevie Wonder's "That Girl". This rendition puts funky bass in your face with a sizzling rhythm that will make you fall in love with this single all over again. There is a nice and unexpected spectacular moment that happens near the bridge that is lush. It definitely peaks the single to groove levels unlocked. Indulge! The single was taken from Blair's new CD "R

Mo Louis debuts with the single "Turn it Up

A chance meeting between saxophonists Mo Louis and Euge Groove while purchasing an instrument not only produced a lasting friendship but also a collaboration on Mo's groovy hot single "Turn it Up". In a recent interview, Mo recalls meeting Euge when he went to purchase one of his saxophones. "I'll never forget standing in his studio and him putting on one of his own tracks for me to play along with. Talk about a humbling moment." Mo said that he expressed to Euge his desire t

Saxophonist Phil Walker delves into Phil Collins' songbook for new single

Saxophonist Phil Walker delivers a stellar take on the Phil Collins' classic "In The Air Tonight", currently in rotation on Jazz Moods Radio. Walker's sax notes sets the mood in a dreamy seductive melody that calls to mind rain slicked streets framed by neon lights. It's a mellow and romantic jam taken from Phil's upcoming CD of the same name. Walker who works as a financial planner by day has teamed up a few industry favorites including Richard Smith, Steve Oliver and former

Kim Scott is ready to Shine in 2022

Flutist Kim Scott has enjoyed a truly successful 2021 on the charts and her latest release "Shine!" has strong chart potential. Kim teams up with guitarist Blake Aaron on the new single, a breezy, mellow track with tight hush harmonies at the chorus. The single is taken from Kim's upcoming 10 track Shine! CD. The CD will feature some of the best in smooth jazz including Ragan Whiteside, Althea Rene, Blake Aaron and Jonathan Butler. The new album will be released on February 4

J White brings a bag full of grooves with Prime Time single

J White has released the new single "Prime Time", a jeep jazz single that is downright funky. The single is the follow up to his earlier in the year releases "Driven" and "Spirit Walk". The track was produced and written by Jacob Webb and Judah Sealy, both of who are referred to as the "A Team". "Prime Time" packs a gorgeous finger-snapping groove with happy-go-lucky sax notes and a moving bass line. Probably one of the more unique singles you will hear on radio, the track

Dan Siegel releases new music from his Faraway Place CD

Many compilations were created in the downtime of COVID 19; Dan Siegel's Faraway Place album is one of them. With this being his 22nd CD as a leader, the album boasts of 11 tasty originals that are mellow and cool in some instances with lots of strings and horns included. Dan described this compilation as a "different kind of album because of the pandemic". Dan said in a recent interview that the music was written in isolation and most of the tracks were recorded at the musi

Adam Hawley releases another top chart contender "Risin' Up"

Guitarist Adam Hawley continues to wow us with his talent as a musician and composer as evident on his latest single "Risin' Up." "Risin' Up" is a bouncy, well-calibrated single that carries a soulful jazzy rhythm that cools and satisfies. Adam debut on the scene literally hitting the ground running with albums Double Vision and Just the Beginning on the Kalimba Music label, gaining six number one hits. The release of his third album, Adam was able to secure three more number

Gary Honor has summer in the pocket with new single

Saxophonist Gary Honor's new single "Summer Cool" will give you more than one reason to hold on to the fun in the sun season. Produced by Skinny Hightower, "Summer Cool" is a summer dance scorcher, one that conjure images of roller-skating dream, summer love and where life is just one big chill. Gary first found his love for the sax at age 10. He graduated high school and was lucky enough to receive a scholarship to attend the Queensland Conservatorium of Music where he enrol

Doc Powell teams up with Bobby Lyle, Larry Kimpel on "Me Myself and Rio De Novo single

Guitarist Doc Powell is one of those musicians who has the "it" factor. With every song released, you are always sure to get melodies that stretches the imagination, emanating from a vibrant and fun musical location. His latest single "Me Myself and Rio De Novo" puts him in the company of guest musicians pianist Bobby Lyle and bassist Larry Kimpel. The single's cover art that features Doc laying in a hammock surrounded by trees, all chilled and relaxed with his guitar in han

Darryl Williams releases single "Goldilocks" featuring Jeff Lorber

Bassist Darryl Williams pairs with Jeff Lorber on his latest cut "Goldilocks". The single takes you to a smooth place, a joyous stroll if you will into this brilliant musical delight. There you will find a mellow bass that plays well with symphonic horns and keys that are sublime. Darryl is known to produce singles that do well on the Billboard jazz charts and it is quite easy to predict that this one will have its own success as well. Most will recall his single "Do You Reme

Castella releases new song featuring trumpeter Willie Bradley

And just like that, California vocalist Castella has become a household name and a darling in the jazz arena. One of the hard-working vocalists, Castella has been releasing a ton of hits ever since her debut and loving every moment of it. With the consecutive releases, there has always been consistency put don't be too quick to have her pigeonhole into one genre. Although marketed for jazz, Castella's music can fit nicely on the R&B and Neo-Soul charts and that is the beauty

Andreu Neu and Rob Zinn release single A to Z

Saxophonist Andrew Neu has partnered with trumpeter Rob Zinn on the new single aptly titled “A to Z” and it is a definite summer cooler. Produced by guitarist Adam Hawley, the single dazzles with fulfilling horns and a jazz funk rhythm. Andrew and Rob have long performed together as A to Z, however this is their first collaborative single. On their own, both have found success on the Billboard charts. Andrew has five albums under his belt and has been a regular to Japan whe

Peet Project brings early summer vibes with Down to the Lake

We’ve got a bag of new grooves waiting for you to discover...dive in!! Tune in to hear the latest single from Peet Project, they are bringing a spring to your step with “Down to the Lake”. The track was inspired by picturesque summers that band leader and violinist Peter “Peet” Ferencz” spent at Lake Velence, Hungary. “Down to the Lake” has a catchy buoyant groove that gets you all snap happy. Larger than live horns play nicely with contrasting violin and keys. Listening to t

Zach Bridges brings cleverly blends gospel and jazz on latest release.

The lush piano notes from Zach Bridges new single Yonder” is taking us to a cool and scenic beachfront where brunch is being served. Zach’s musical career started at the church as a organist, choir director and choir singer. With that being said, it comes as no surprise that songs on Zach’s album First Fruits have spiritual connotations. Hear Zach’s new single on Jazz Moods Radio!! #zachbridges #yonder #wereplaying #newmusic #jazzmoodsradio #jazzblog #jazz #relaxed #jazzpiano

Mindi Abair to release Best of Mindi Abair on CD April 2; new single "April" has a rustic feel

Twenty one years in the game and saxophonist Mindi Abair is showing no signs of letting up on delivering some of the best music around. As a follow up to her single “Forever”, Mindi’s new release is called “April”. “April” is a mild tempered, acoustic-laden bluesy track with a rustic feel. Mindi employed a few top notch musicians to appear on this single including Abe Laboriel Jr on drums, Sean Hurley on bass, Tim Pierce on guitar and Rodney Lee on keys. “April” will appear

Jarrod Lawson releases soul-stirring new single

Vocalist Jarrod Lawson continues to provide musical depth and lyrical dimension from his “Be the Change” compilation. Always one to structure his album tracks with thought-provoking lyrics, his new release “Universal Chord” takes a thread from the same tapestry. Definitive of most Lawson singles, “Universal Chord” transcends with a seductive melody awashed with harmonically-rich heavenly voices. And when you least expect it, the single hits an impressive crescendo soaring on