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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

Gato Blanco releases the spicy "Som E Luz"

On the heels of his single "Nos Voamos", Gato Blanco releases his latest single "Som E Luz". "Som e Luz" is a jubilant melodic affair, the perfect single for romantic summer nights. The track holds a sexy exotic vibe that is euphoric with hypnotic drums and not to missed is an intoxicating flute from Tom Saviano. Teka Penteriche adds magic with her vocals, lending more beauty to the proceedings. The single is taken from Gato's album "Retorno Da Musica". #gatoblanco #someluz

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

James PJ Spraggins releases Up From Here; track features Greg Manning and Eric Essix

Get whisked away into the powerful and rhythmic single "Up From Here" from drummer James PJ Spraggins. Spraggins employed the help of fellow musicians Greg Manning and Eric Essix to add even more flavor to this single and it is ooh so good. The track is upbeat and delicious in every way with luscious piano notes courtesy Greg Manning who also produced the single. Eric Essix takes the single to another level with an edgy and bold guitar with terrific fretwork which provides a

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

Patrick Bradley delivers new single from Exhale CD

Pianist Patrick Bradley takes us on the light and funky side of town with his new single "Completely Yours". The fresh and vibrant track soars with majestic keys replete with a killer sax. The single is taken from Patrick's fifth album aptly titled Exhale. Recorded last year in the time of quarantine, the CD produced the first single with the same name, which went to number one on the Billboard charts. The new album is titled Exhale for a reason, according to Patrick "I wante

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

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

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

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

Bill Heller joins Andy Snitzer on "Last Train" single

All Aboard! Keyboardist Bill Heller has just released the single "Last Train", one which magically pairs him with saxophonist Andy Snitzer. Most will remember Bill who has had a long affiliation with jazz supergroup The Rippingtons. He has also appeared on recordings from Jeff Kashiwa, Paula Atherton, Chaquico and others. Taken from his upcoming CD called Passages, "Last Train" is compelling from the start with spicy keyboard runs, a soaring sax and a melody punctuated with

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

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

Michael Silverman and Eric Marienthal brings hope with "In These Times"

Ahh Thursdays!! It means we are so much closer to the start of the weekend. We progress through this #tbt with Michael Silverman and Eric Marienthal on the very refined single “In These Times”. This is the first that the the two jazz stalwarts have come together on a single, one that also features James Lloyd (Pieces of a Dream), Yellowjackets’ Jimmy Haslip and Michael’s brother drummer Rob Silverman. Given his experience with performing classical, Jazz and New Age Music, Mic

There is optimism in the new music from saxophonist Elan Trotman

Saxophonist Elan Trotman returns with heightened optimism on the track “Brighter Days Ahead”. The follow up to his “Dear Marvin” compilation, his latest offer takes us back to his early-in career contemporary jazz style. On his latest single, the Bajan born US based artist has geared down to bring us this summery groove that carries a bit of seduction and intrigue right from the start. The tracks’ laidback intro seamlessly leads into a peppered mid-groove. The switch in groov

Saxophonist Jason Jackson debuts with "All The Way"

Introducing saxophonist Jason Jackson. Jason has teamed up with bassist Julian Vaughn on his debut single “All the Way”, a track that gives him a powerful start into the world of jazz. “All the Way” is indulgent with fulfilling sax notes in cool and laid back grooves. Growing up in Wilmington, NC, Jason’s love for music led him to studying the sax with Leroy Harper Jr, who was the saxophonist for James Brown. In high school, Jason’s first gig was working with the house band a

Saxophonist Richard Randolph releases impressive debut solo single

We’ve got your night grooves on on #jazzmoodsradio with new music from saxophonist Richard Randolph. Richard is in cruise control with his single “Changing Lanes” which boasts of a stylish smooth groove. A native of Youngstown, Ohio, Richard realized his love for the sax at the age of 12. Today he is the co-founder of the smooth jazz band NexLevel and plays sax for the UrbanJazzCoalition. “Changing Lanes” is Richard’s debut release, a single written by Richard and produced by

Jeff Kashiwa brings hope with Sunrise CD

It goes without saying that COVID-19 has done a number on the way we continue to live our lives. Realizing this, saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa has released Sunrise, a CD geared to bring a "new day" for the listener. According to Kashiwa's website, Sunrise is "the beginning of new opportunities to experience and enjoy life". The CD's first release is "The Night is Young", and it glows with an uptempo Motown-esque melody replete with indulgent horns and elegant keyboards . A defin