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In a word, wow! Newcomer Douye brings such a freshness, so much silky smoothness to our world of smooth jazz that she produced a beaming smile to my lips the moment I he…
Saxophonist Curtis Haywood explodes onto the smooth jazz scene as a solo act with both the amazing talent and arsenal of material that can easily expect to be placed in …
Here’s one of the cleanest, controlled and soulfully smooth albums you’ve heard in a while from an artist with whom I’ve just become acquainted, and happily so. Duane Ca…
Kloud 9 has a real handle on smooth. Their hooks are contagious, the lead vocals are, as usual, rich and crisp, and the backing vocals are super-tight with strong…
Althea Rene instantly became one of my favorite artists when I first heard her In the Moment album, a rich, happy, rhythmic, and sexy offering a couple of years…
There are voices in jazz that are so distinctively seductive and powerful that "incomparable" does no real service in describing these gems. The ever-popular and magneti…
NuGroove Records has unleashed the new album Heat from smooth jazz designer Michael Lington. Lington’s saxophone playing is smoking with soft wafting fumes that e…
Kim Pensyl's love of music began early in Columbus, Ohio during the 60s and 70s, when he studied composition, arranging, engineering and performing at the Ohio State Univer…
As one of the up and coming stars of the 21st century, trumpeter Lin Roundtree has honed his skills with some of the most prominent artists in the smooth jazz arena. Dur…
Guitarist Jim Adkins is an artist who has an uncanny ability to continuously hit the smooth jazz mark on a consistent basis. As an award winning musician and songwriter, he…