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

Chris Godber releases West Coast Soul

Saxophonist Chris Godber returns with new music on the single "West Coast Soul". "West Coast Soul" is rhythmically cool with a light and laid back sax that flourishes within an addicting and soulful groove. Chris found success on the release of his earlier work with the CDs Starting Over in 2015 and Momentum in 2018. The singles "Rain" and "Chill" intrigued listeners and solidify Chris' mainstay the Smooth Jazz World. Smooth Jazz aside, Chris also crosses over to Gospel Jazz

Former Tonight Show band member Knick Smith releases dazzling new single.

As the former band member of "The Tonight Show" and also serving as the musical director for Stanley Clarke for 10 years, keyboardist has released the single "Feeling Smooth". Taken from his CD "Romance", the track is reminiscent of 70's Quincy Jones style with grandeur film score type jazz with compelling horns and keys. The groovy melody shifts and segues from a lush string arrangement to straight-ahead jazz in a seamless fashion with dizzying chord progressions. "Feeling S

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

Tyra Levone takes on a Rose Royce classic

Washington, DC-based songwriter/vocalist Tyra Levone adds her own unique touch to Rose Royce’s “Wishing on a Star”, a track currently in rotation on Jazz Moods Radio. Tyra brings her years of R&B vocals stylings to this single, which is peppered with romantic jazzy flavorings. “Wishing on a Star” features Marion Meadows on sax adding to the sultry mix; a shimmering arrangement flourished with mesmerizing strings and Tyra’s larger-than-life stirring vocals. #tyralevone #rosero

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

Tracye Eileen releases new music from her upcoming EP

“Sweeter with Time” is the new single from vocalist Tracye Eileen, a track that is in rotation on Jazz Moods Radio. We met Tracye last year when she won our hearts with the sweet sway on “Somehow Someway” and again on the equally beautiful “Now That We’re Here”. Extracted from her upcoming EP “It’s Time”, “Sweeter with Time” has the makings of a nice backyard cool down with family and friends. It’s easy-going by nature with tempered vocals, indulgent keys and a hypnotic groov