Guitarist Roberto Tola brings big energy with reworking of Al Jarreau single

Back in 1986 Al Jarreau and French musician Philippe Saisse cleverly penned the bilingual peppy single "Says". This song appeared on Al's "We're in this Love Together" album and it has been refashioned by guitarist Roberto Tola. Hailing from Sardinia, Italy, Roberto's version of "Says" brings a uniqueness and grandeur with a ton of celebratory horns, chord progressions and a funky guitar building on the chorus and bridge of the original song. Elsewhere on the single, Roberto

Paul Brown has the "Secret Sauce"

If there is any one who has the secret sauce to success, it would be guitarist and producer Paul Brown. Paul has had over 60 number one jazz radio singles and has worked with some of the best in jazz. They include George Benson, Patti Austin, Boney James, Norman Brown and so much more. He latest single is actually titled "Secret Sauce and it packs a punch as another number one contender on the charts. Taken from his freshly released CD Promised Land, "Secret Sauce" lays on a

Norman Brown releases cool and laid back single

"Back At Ya" heralds the return of Norman Brown, this time around in a very smooth grooving, lush setting. Taken from his 13th solo album Let's Get Away, "Back At Ya" has a stunningly cool melody that makes you feel good with just a casual listen. Norman's new album will feature other singles that is also geared to sooth, relax and deliver nothing but good vibes. #normanbrown #backatya #smoothjazz #cooljazz #jazzmoodsradio #wereplaying #soothingjazz #jazzguitar #jazznews #jaz

Ryan La Valette returns with single Let it Flow

New Zealand musician brings the necessary heat to the airwaves with the downright funky swing in the danceable single "Let It Flow". Ryan's guitar hits all the right spots as it shifts and segues within a refreshing melody with feel-good synths in the pocket. The single is taken from his upcoming compilation, one which will feature Ryan playing on the guitar, bass and saxophone. For the compilation, Ryan has sort the best in the industry to pair his songwriting skills and tal

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

Will Sumner brings the chill element on Building Castles single

You can always count on guitarist Will Sumner to release singles that speak to your mind and soul armed with a dreamy melody. He does just that on his latest single "Building Castles" from the CD Ocean Street. "Building Castles" awash the soul with a groovy, guitar laden single that conjures morning sunrise spent by the beach with the one you love. It has this uplifting and very cooling tempered sound that is lush in every way. Will who was born in Los Angeles rose to fame w

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

Nils soars with single "Above the Clouds"

Guitarist Nils gears down finding a sweet and delightful spot with his new single “Above the Clouds”. As one of the gems from his “Caught in the Groove” compilation, this single has a warm and distinguished soul jazz feel with Johnny Britt lending his hushed “oohs and ahhs” plus his trumpet to the track, along with background vocalist from Clydene Jackson. Nils guitar play is majestic, plucking and gliding on the fret with great precision and passion. Guitarist, producer, com

Richard Smith returns after 5-year hiatus

“Very West Coast, Very LA”... that’s how guitarist Richard Smith describes his latest single “Let’s Roll”. Returning after a five year hiatus and a health scare, Richard has quite the groove on his hands, one that will definitely have some activity on the charts. “Let’s Roll” was written by Smith and produced and co-written by fellow guitarist Adam Hawley. Expect to hear saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa on this bouncy happy-go-lucky charm. The single came from a place of optimism. Th

Norman Brown releases Just Groovin'

From his latest Heart to Heart CD, guitarist Norman Brown shines with his new single “Just Groovin”. Produced by fellow guitarist and jazz musician Paul Brown, this single checked off all the points as a single that will be the perfect companion for taking those long cross country rides. Dive into this track where you will find a quasi-funk groove with delicious guitar licks inside. #normanbrown #justgroovin #newmusic #newjazz #jazzblog #jazzmoodsradio #paulbrown #jazzguitar

Guitarist Reza Khan to release Imaginary Road CD on March 26th.

PRESS RELEASE: In his career, Reza Khan has created his own musical world, performing music that is often easy-listening but never predictable. His guitar solos, while inspired at times by Pat Metheny, Lee Ritenour and Wes Montgomery, have their own musical personality. On Imaginary Road, his sixth album as a leader, Khan is joined by his longtime band (pianist Matt King, bassist Mark Egan, drummer Maurizio Zottarelli and, on two selections, rhythm and Brazilian guitarist Ser