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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

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

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

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

Marc Antoine releases new single from CD that celebrates his 25th wedding anniversary

Parisian born guitarist Marc Antoine used his 25th wedding anniversary as inspiration for his latest compilation “Something For Her”. To help make this music affair even more special, Marc has called on a few musical friends to assist with the project. Brian Simpson, Philippe Saisse, Marion Meadows, David Benoit plus more, all make cameos on the CD which is scheduled for a May 21st release. The CD’s first release is the enchanting “Groovy Sunday”. Marc’s fret dance is decaden

Saxophonist Carl Cox brings peace with single "This Moment"

We commence this week of new music with the latest from saxophonist Carl Cox. The single is called “This Moment” a song that Carl created to bring peace and tranquility to the listener. Indeed, “This Moment” is pleasing to the ear. With every listen you are sure to find something else to love a bit more about this track. “This Moment” puts us in the mind of Spyro Gyra and Yellowjackets in terms of cadence. A charming and alluring acoustic guitar licks meet percussive sounds i

Randal Clark's debut CD features a guest appearance from Jeff Lorber and Michael Thompson

Saxophonist Randal Clark returns with the single "Discovery", one that features guitarist Michael Thompson. The track was co-written with Jeff Lorber and produced by Jimmy Haslip. Lorber and Haslip also appear on the single. "Discovery" has a nostalgic feel to it melodically. Listen and feel the energy that comes from Randal's full-bodied sax notes and Michael's gritty guitar runs. This single is included on Randal's debut CD "Imaginary World" which was released earlier this

Vann Burchfield releases new album; Stay Strong is the first single

Saxophonist Vann Burchfield continues to stay fresh and true to the jazz game and this time he is delivering a smooth track currently in rotation on Jazz Moods Radio. Vann's new compilation is entitled Keep Pressing On and it no doubt is reflective of the positivity we all need in this COVID-19 climate. With that said, the first single "Stay Strong" is also on a positive note. The groove on "Stay Strong" is funky with a charged bass line, nostalgic 90's hooks and a lively, we

San Gabriel Seven brings cool grooves with latest single

From their album “Time to Stay”, San Gabriel Seven brings us their latest single “When the Lights Go Down”, featuring vocals from Andrea Miller. Produced by Chris Gordon, “When the Lights Go Down” is a catchy song that gets its shine from full-throated energizing horns that frame Andrea’s cheerful and pleasing vocals. Andrea is one of the most sought-after vocalists in the South California area. The album offers cool beats and wicked ballads that are hits in waiting. #sangab

Tom Braxton pairs with jazz legend on new single

We are drenching our spirits in the buoyant new groove from saxophonist Tom Braxton. On his new single “Hope for Tomorrow”, Bob James makes a guest appearance. In true Tom Braxton fashion, this single soars with luscious bouncy grooves, killer sax notes and charming solo key runs. This is definitely a spirit lifting track that will still be a groove well into the summer months!! Indulge! #tombraxton #hopefortomorrow #wereplaying #jazzmoodsradio #radiopromo #jazzreview #jazzne