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Chris Big Dog Davis reworks a Smokey Robinson classic

Smokey Robinson's classic hit "Quiet Storm" which filled the airwaves 47 years ago, has been given a fresh and jazzy musical perspective by hit producer Chris Big Dog Davis on his version of the single. Chris brings Najee on flute and Lamone on vocals to accompany his lush keys on this single. The result is an exquisite musical delight with a warming romantic flair. #chrisbigdogdavis #najee #lamone #quietstorm #newmusic #newjazz #jazzpiano #smokeyrobinson #jazzmoodsradio

Eldon T Jones returns with a Darren Rahn produced single

Eldon T Jones is putting his tenor saxophone to work on the sun-kissed and joyful melody found on his new single "Captured by Love". The single was produced and mixed by Darren Rahn and it is the perfect feel-good song for the summer. Eldon's sound is stepped in jazz roots peppered with a dash of R&B and Soul Inspiration to make his music even more appealing. Indulge! #eldontjones #jazzmoodsradio #newjazz #darrenrahn #jazzsax #capturedbylove #jazznews

Jazz Holdouts releases new music

Following the release of their single "Hi Ya Bye Ya" featuring Nathan East, Jazz Holdouts is turning up the heat with their latest single "Workin'". The single is a bouncy and engaging contemporary track with a smoky hypnotic guitar. Members of the Jazz Holdouts have been playing music from an early age. Most of the members attended Berklee College of Music in Boston and have performed on recordings from Bob James, Chaka Khan and Dave Koh to name a few. #thejazzholdouts #new

Ragan Whiteside brings the heat with new single "Thrill Ride"

We are grooving into the new week with new music from flautist, vocalist and composer Ragan Whiteside. The single is called "Thrill Ride" a track that was written by Ragan alongside Dennis Johnson and Bob Baldwin. "Thrill Ride" is fresh and exciting with airy flute notes and a snap happy melody. Not to be missed is Ragan's edgy look on the cover of the single and we are totally here for it. Said Ragan "the energy of this song allowed me to live out my race car fantasy". She c

Philippe Saisse releases new single with Marc Antoine intended for vocals from Al Jarreau

Philippe Saisse has teamed up with Marc Antoine on the single Lost Words. In true Saisse fashion, there is a majestic melodic tapestry interwoven with waltz, jazz, and a spice from samba chords. The story behind this single is a very interesting one. It was actually written with Al Jarreau’s vocals in mind before the singer passed away. As the story goes, Al had loved the Brazilianeque vibe to the single and found it had an “Italian flair”. Al wanted the song to be called “Tr

J3 releases new single from upcoming CD

Teen jazz phenom Justin-Lee Schultz has teamed up with other teens Jamie-Leigh Schultz and Jaden Baker to form the trio J3. Together they bring their larger-than-life talents to the new single "Hela". "Hela" is soothing, mature and awash with many pleasant musical detours within this one single, you will be intrigued along the journey. The trio first played together back in 2020 and the NAMM convention in Anaheim, California. It is where their friendship began. The single is

Blake Aaron releases Dreamland single

Guitarist Blake Aaron returns with fresh music in the form of the new single "Dreamland". Blake pairs again with producer and guitarist Adam Hawley, their first collaboration was the number one billboard scorcher "Sunday Strut". "Dreamland" is a hot and blazing single with lots rhythmic punches that is vibrant for spring into summer. Musicians appearing on the single include Adam Hawley on rhythm guitar, Rhodes, string and organ, Mel Brown on bass, Eric Valentine on drums an

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

Ilya Serov releases a charming version of an old classic

With Valentine's Day around the corner, trumpeter Ilya Serov is right on time with his lovely twist on the classic "My Funny Valentine". Taking on a modern charm, the rhythm glides like a sweet caress with an edgy guitar and Ilya's brilliant muted trumpet. The single is so romantic and enchanting, it truly sets the mood for love. Ilya is a graduate of the St. Petersburg Conservatory of Music where he perfected his skills in playing the trumpet. He also went on to perform wit

Guitarist Art Ruprecht releases Saving Grace single

Art Ruprecht has released the new single "Saving Grace" which was taken from his third CD entitled A Love Sublime. The new release has a carefree and rhythmic quasi-pop feel that is easy to fall in love with. Art's career soared when his first album "At the End of the Day" was featured on The Weather Channel. His single "Cast Your Care" hit the number 22 spot on the Top 100 albums for 2019. #artruprecht #newmusic #newjazz #smoothjazz #newsmoothjazz #wereplaying #jazzmoodsradi

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