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Simpatico is the first recording in a decade for saxophonist Vic Cionetti. "My personal distinction, and the singular motivation for me to record, is that I only record and…
Refreshing is perhaps the best description to apply to this CD. The title is true, but there is definitely an "intersection" of influences that do not operate at cross-purp…
Saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa mixes the energetic and serene in this CD. Each piece is rich in melody, emotion and texture. While the tracks are not lengthy, there is more than …
Multi-instrumentalist Tyler Rice has created a nice, genuinely entertaining collection of smooth jazz sounds on his CD release, TYLER RICE. His keyboard work is exceptional…
If you enjoy trio smooth jazz, WEST OF WESTCHESTER is a new CD which you will want to own, or give as a gift to a friend! There are 11 selections on this new release. Do…
Paul Taylor's collection of mood music is quite sensual. It's filled with romance and serenity as well as some upbeat tracks to round it out. You'll find that Taylor is …
At a time when the latest, hot new music in the contemporary/smooth jazz scene is being poured on us in heavy, powerful and deliberate ways, Ken Navarro has arrived like a …
Trying to establish self, Bob Baldwin is one that time has tested. Having worked with artists the likes of Roberta Flack, Grover Washington, Jr., Will Downing and Joe Sampl…
The legendary harmonica master Toots Thielemans is widely written and talked about. Therefore, I shall attempt to concentrate on the music. While I can’t come up with anyth…
A remarkably smooth jazz CD with plenty of surprises, featuring Bill Walker on piano, Pat Smith on guitar, Sumit Das on bass, and Russ St. John on Drums, a San Francisco gr…