Gary Nelson

Gary Nelson

Fans of underrated soprano sax man, Marion Meadows, always know what they’re getting whenever this Phoenix-based artist releases a project; inspired blowing, great tunes, and great guest stars contributing excellent performances.

Marion has just released his newest CD, and 3rd project for Heads Up, "In Deep." Along with a sensual mix of retro-soul and contemporary hip-hop flavor, Marion throws in a few twists such as his alto and tenor sax playing. As always though, he blends in stellar gues …

Long time fans of Dallas-based pianist/vocalist, Joe McBride, know it’s always a treat when he releases a new project, and his latest CD, "Keepin’ It Real," does not disappoint. Beginning and ending with versions of "Woke Up This Morning," the Sopranos theme, the CD fuses funk, soul, Latin and gospel into a rich stew of sounds that are sure to please. The project again showcases McBride’s Texas Rhythm Club band, which more than hold their own during the various sonic twists and turns the CD take …