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Phil Davis releases "Restless" single

Producer, Pianist and Composer, not to mention Professor Phil Davis has returned with new music, the perfect welcome back to the jazz music scene. The single "Restless" is melodically irresistible with its mid-funky soul-jazz element that makes it even more blissful and beautiful. Phil is outstanding on the keys, delivering lush notes and stunning improv, a perfect single to unwind after the day is spent. Phil has worked with everyone in the jazz and R&B world serving as a w

Paul Taylor releases "Straight to the Point"

Saxophonist Paul Taylor is one of the more consistent musicians to date. His cool and laid-back demeanor resonates in his music including the latest single "Straight to the Point". The single comes from Paul's new compilation And Now This which pairs him with his longtime musical collaborator of 25 years, Dino Esposito. Dino serves as the co-writer and producer of the album. Most will remember that both Paul and Dino not only played in the same band as students of University

Brian Culbertson releases single "Feel the Love" from upcoming The Trilogy Part 1 Red CD

Pianist Brian Culbertson has put together an album for the grown and sexy called The Triology. This is a compilation of sexy grooves that should come with a "Rated L" for Love warning. The first single "Feel the Love" is warm and seductive, a spine tingling single with effortless scale runs that flow into lush chord progressions. In true Culbertson style, there is an air of jazz and cool R&B undertones that makes this single pure magic. The Trilogy is made up of three compila

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

Saxophonist Carl Cox brings big grooves on new single that pays homage to his hometown

Saxophonist Carl Cox's latest single "Elevation" begins with an undulating bass line that sets the course for this robust sexy single that is good 'til the last drop. The single was inspired by the city landscape of Philadelphia, which happens to be Carl's hometown. The single's cover art bears a nice nighttime skyline of Philly. According to Carl "I would gaze at the city from top floor of the Liberty Bell Plaza and reflect on the amazing music that had been created in the c

Bob Baldwin releases the uplifting "B Positive"

Bob Baldwin is using the power of music to lift our spirits high with his new single "B Positive". The track with co-written by Ragan Whiteside and Dennis Johnson, one that has a happy-go-lucky joyful beat from the start. In true Bob style, the single has fluid tickling of the ivories, a good upswing groove, lovely scat improv and gorgeous chord progressions. It is no doubt that the COVID pandemic of 2020 affected many musicians and their live performances and still continues

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

Jody Mayfield releases "Strawberry Sunday"single with Walter Beasley

Atlanta based jazz musician Jody Mayfield joined saxophonist Walter Beasley on the new single "Strawberry Sunday". Taken from the CD Doing the Do the single is a tasty mid-groove with a mellow sax that plays well with joyous keys. Jody is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University from which he obtained his major in Music Performance. He also has a BA and Master's Degree in Musical Technology. Well rounded as a jazz musician, Jody has shared the stage with Dizzy Gillespie, Grove

Greg Chambers returns with the Adam Hawley produced "Let's Dance"

From his upcoming album No Looking Back, Bay area saxophonist Greg Chambers releases the tasty single "Let's Dance". The track was produced by Adam Hawley, who is quickly becoming one of the most sort after producers in the jazz industry. Aside from being one of the best jazz guitarists out there, Adam is known for producing hits and this single is no exception. "Let's Dance"has a mid-tempo jam that is mellow and sunny, steep in a contemporary sound. Listen for the cooling sa

Patrick Lamb takes us on the scenic route to "Malibu Drive"

Saxophonist Patrick Lamb joins with producer Adam Hawley to create the lively and pleasing sounds on the single "Malibu Drive". Lamb has had successful collaborations with quite a few musicians in his career. Last year he and guitarist Michael Thompson created the summer scorcher "Cocoa Butter" performing as the Thompson/Lamb Project. Lamb's signature style of music has always been upbeat with refreshing hooks that rub you the right way. Over the years he has performed with m

Gunter Asbeck releases the peachy "Make it Work Again"

German bassist and vocalist Gunter Asbeck has released the new single "Make it Work Again". Taken from his Evolve CD, the single features cameos from Dennis LeGree and Will Donato. Gunter's sweet and controlled vocals progress smoothly within a soulful single replete with lush background vocals and airy horns. This single could well be one from the Incognito songbook as it matches their sound without coming across as a carbon copy. Gunter spent several years working alongsid

Dreaming in Colour teams up with Nelson Rangell on a summer scorcher

Saxophonist Nelson Rangell adds his distinctive fiery tones to "Cruising the Boulevard", the latest single from Dreaming in Colour. Reminiscent of retro contemporary jazz "Cruising the Boulevard" is a beaut with rolling keys, sunny synths and a free-spirited melody. Dreaming in Colour hails from Springfield, Illinois. The band consists of Michael Scherer on keyboards, Tom Byrne on guitar and Jason Swagger on sax, Chris Noonan on drums and Kevin Ellis on bass. #dreamingincolou

Pianist Xavier Gordon releases the single Bridges, a teaser from his upcoming EP Excellence

Jazz pianist Xavier Gordon is rocking the grooves with his new single "Bridges". Taken from the upcoming EP called Excellence, "Bridges" is funk-driven with contagious piano runs and a tasty summer romp. Xavier is more than a pianist, he is known as a songwriter and producer who has been on the jazz music scene for more than a decade. Xavier began playing the piano when he was eight years old growing up in Conyers, Georgia. He grew up in a family filled with musicians and sin

Howard Siden is ready to hit up the summer charts with "Laguna Beach Smoothie".

Surf's up! Guitarist Howard Siden is giving off beachy vibes on the latest single "Laguna Beach Smoothie". The sound of the ebb and flow of the ocean on the track along with the mesmerizing guitar riffs are enough to make your mind drift to lazy summers at a sun soaked beach. Howard is the nephew of the late Barney Kessel who was well known in the jazz circles. He grew up in Detroit and moved to California in 2002 where he continues to perform on the SoCal jazz circuits. #how

Brian Simpson to release milestone CD on June 25th

A very debonair looking Brian Simpson appears on the cover of his 10th CD "All That Matters", a compilation that is schedule for a June 25th release. As the title implies, the music within Brian's new compilation was born out of the uncertainties of COVID-19. In a recent interview, Brian said "My family and loved ones became more important than ever and all that matters became more apparent after witnessing the tragic loss of others." The CD is set to be musically diverse an

Guitarist Craig Sharmat releases single about reemerging into a new positive future

Ever since the Covid 19 virus made its appearance last year, we have seen more and more jazz musicians use their artwork to inject some hope and optimism into heir listeners musically assuring them that all will be well with the world again. Guitarist and composer Craig Sharmat is pushing the same agenda with his new single "A Brighter Day". According to the press notes, "A Brighter Day" is a song about "reemerging into a new positive future". And so if Craig's CD cover art

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

Janice Lacy Project pairs with Saxophonist Eden Perez on "Catalina" single

We’re being whisked away to the beautiful and scenic coastline via “Catalina”, the latest single from The Lacy Project featuring Eden Perez on sax. The track was written and co-produced by Jeff Carruthers, the man who has 10 Billboard number one hits to his accolades. Eden brings a charming sax to the single, an enchanting frolic into a soulfully charged melody. The Lacy Project is pianist and composer Janice Lacy, Dan Needham on bass, Eden on sax and Benny Rietveld on bass.

Saxophonist Tarik Clark brings soulful elegance on new release

Missouri saxophonist Tarik Clark brings an air of style and elegance with a side of funky grooves on his latest single "Soul Surpluss". Taken from the CD of the same name, the single has a classic soul jazz feel with warming synths and passionate sax notes. Tarik was born and raised in Hannibal, Missouri and his love for the sax began at the early age of five years old while attending church. He was first trained on the clarinet and began lessons on the saxophone when he was

Sean U takes us to Key West on latest single

On the heels of his Billboard topping single “Magic Hour”, Sean U is bringing another chart topping contender in the form of his latest single “Key West”. Sean captures the vibrancy of this Floridian city with rolling keys in the intro that flow with easy throughout the track. The melody here is giving us beachy vacation vibes of warming sunsets on pristine beaches to heading downtown and catching a bit of the nightlife there. Indulge! #seanu# wereplaying #listen #newmusic #p