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October 28, 2010 (FAYETTEVILLE, NC) Jazz composer Marc Hoffman and his new, all-original CD Curioso have captured the attention DJ Dionne Maldonado, the radio host for the show "Cool Ambiance," on NPR station WFSS (91.9 FM) at Fayetteville State University. Maldonado, also known as "The Jazz Lady," is spinning tracks from the CD during her show, which airs Saturdays from 7 p.m. until 12 a.m. "I loved this CD," Maldonado said. "Every track! I’m overjoyed to include Curioso and to front sell Ma

Virillion Music recording artist Marc Hoffman has announced the release of Curioso, an all-original jazz cd that features Hoffman on keyboard and vocals, Tim Gordon (Mr. Groove) on sax, Grammy nominee John Sharp on guitar, Terry Peoples and Nathan Scott on bass, and Gray Fallin (The Brubakers), Mike Lanier and Ryan Scott on drums and percussion.

Curioso follows the release of a single track from the cd several weeks ago entitled "Hefti," Hoffman’s tribute to his former composition professor,