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Patrick Lamb releases new single Dream Again

Saxophonist Patrick Lamb is giving mental pictorials of early morning coastal vibes with his latest single "Dream Again" Rhythmically, the single has a nice chilled groove with delicious chord progressions written by hitmaker Darren Rahn. With three top five Billboard hits under his belt, Patrick has toured and performed with musicians including Bobby Caldwell, Gino Vannelli, Jeff Lorber Fusion and Smokey Robinson to name a few. #patricklamb #jazzmoodsradio #newmusic #smoothj

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

Wakana joins Jonathan Fritzen on new single

Saxophonist Wakana locks musical arms with pianist Jonathan Fritzen on her new single "Fika Talk". Taken from her recently released CD A Sunny Day, "Fika Talk" is lively flavored groove peppered with delicious keys. Wakana became well known in the USA with her solo album Saxcess Story which produced by Greg Manning in 2018. Her single "Go For the Sound" in 2021 which featured Darren Rahn and Koh Saxman became an instant radio favorite. Wakana was born in Futtsu City, Chiba,

Walter Beasley remakes one of Grover Washington Jr's single

Saxophonist Walter Beasley returns with the single "Hydra", a Grover Washington Jr original. Walter oozes sax sweetness in this chilled laid-back groove truly owning this single which he said is his favorite from Grover. In a recent interview, Walter admitted that that the song was "difficult". He said "if you play too much, you destroy it, if you play too little, you destroy it. The sweet spot is somewhere in the middle". For years, Walter's fluid playing style has been like

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

Blair Bryant does Stevie Wonder on new release

Blair Bryant is like the musical gift that keeps on giving. He is stirring up a bag of grooves with his version of Stevie Wonder's "That Girl". This rendition puts funky bass in your face with a sizzling rhythm that will make you fall in love with this single all over again. There is a nice and unexpected spectacular moment that happens near the bridge that is lush. It definitely peaks the single to groove levels unlocked. Indulge! The single was taken from Blair's new CD "R

Mo Louis debuts with the single "Turn it Up

A chance meeting between saxophonists Mo Louis and Euge Groove while purchasing an instrument not only produced a lasting friendship but also a collaboration on Mo's groovy hot single "Turn it Up". In a recent interview, Mo recalls meeting Euge when he went to purchase one of his saxophones. "I'll never forget standing in his studio and him putting on one of his own tracks for me to play along with. Talk about a humbling moment." Mo said that he expressed to Euge his desire t

Axon Radio introduces us to Forklift Judy

Bringing the funk from Indianapolis along with some soulful Jazz in tow, supergroup Axon Radio has released "Forklift Judy", a catchy single with an interesting title. Expect to hear a slamming bass, in your face horns and a funk-charged finger snapping groove. "Forklift Judy" is the following up to the group's single "Prom Drama". Saxophonist Michael Lington lends his sax work to this single which was mixed by engineer Steve Sykes. #axonradio #smoothjazz #forkliftjudy #micha

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

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

LaShawn D. Gary releases tasty new single

"On The Yard" is the new single from pianist LaShawn D. Gary. It is a tasty upbeat single with a finger-snapping groove replete with a bubbling bass line that frame eloquent keys. A native of Detroit, Michigan, LaShawn is also an Emmy Award Winning Producer and Composer. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Instrumental Music Education from the Southern University A&M Collage and a Master's in Music Education from the University of Louisville. A well rounded musician, LaShawn

Kim Scott is ready to Shine in 2022

Flutist Kim Scott has enjoyed a truly successful 2021 on the charts and her latest release "Shine!" has strong chart potential. Kim teams up with guitarist Blake Aaron on the new single, a breezy, mellow track with tight hush harmonies at the chorus. The single is taken from Kim's upcoming 10 track Shine! CD. The CD will feature some of the best in smooth jazz including Ragan Whiteside, Althea Rene, Blake Aaron and Jonathan Butler. The new album will be released on February 4

Feet First is the new release from Rick Braun's upcoming CD

"Feet First" is the latest single from trumpeter Rick Braun. Written and produced by Braun, the track is vibrant with a lovely muted trumpet and a flirty dance groove made for chart success. Musicians on the new single include guitarist Tony Pulizzi, bassist Courtney Leonard, drummer Gorden Campbell and percussionist Lenny Castro. "Feet First" is taken from Rick's upcoming eponymous CD to be released on February 11th. #rickbraun #smoothjazz #feetfirst #newrelease #jazznews #j

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

Rei Narita teams with Nelson Rangell and Omar Hakim on new single

Pianist Rei Narita's new single "Run Through The Urban City" is bursting with exciting melodic flavors that moves like an exciting night on the town. The single features saxophonist Nelson Rangell and drummer Omar Hakim who add pure energy to the single coupled with Rei sprinting on the keys making this track an instant favorite. Rei is not only a pianist but also a composer from Japan. He has been playing the piano since he was 15 and have composed music for both tv and movi

Vocalist Anders Holst reimagines Cowboys and Angels

Vocalist Anders Holst's latest CD Endlessly features his own take on a few classic songs that we know and love. After delivering the successful "All I Do" an impressive version of a Stevie Wonder classic, Anders now pulls a page from George Michael's songbook with "Cowboys and Angels". Just as fascinating as the original, Anders delivers a jazzy and romantic piano led arrangement with lovely background vocals. Sy Smith also lends her soulful vocals to the single making for a

Pianist Jonathan Fritzen releases Hammers of Love

Swedish-American keyboardist Jonathan Fritzen is back with "Hammers of Love", a track that has a gorgeous smooth groove and with a chuck full of dynamite keys. The single is the follow up to to Fritzen's number 1 Billboard single "Keys to Paradise". "Hammers of Love is taken from Fritzen's upcoming CD "Piano Tales". #jonathanfritzen #newmusic #hammersoflove #wereplaying #jazzmoodsradio #jazzblog #newreleases #smoothjazznews #smoothjazz

Greg Manning returns with Be Strong single

Pianist Greg Manning pairs with saxophonist Jimmy Reid on his latest single "Be Strong". The single is a lovely upbeat track with funky keys, a joyful sax and vocals that encourage to "move on, be strong". Aside from releasing his own music, Greg is also a well sorted composer and producer who has created chart-topping hits for those in the industry. His own singles have also successfully made it to the Billboard Smooth Jazz Charts as he did in 2019 when "Top Down" made it on