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Smooth Sailing in a Sea of Evolution Smooth Jazz Finds New Ways to Reach Its Audience By Nate Chinen

Kim Waters

Monday, 08 July 2013 by

July 13th and 14th With the release of his 1989 debut album, Sweet and Saxy, saxophonist-band leader-composer-arranger-producer KIM WATERS was instantly established among the premier Urban Jazz hit makers. Now, after over two decades as a music superstar with 16 Top Ten and 14 #1 singles, 4 #1 CDs and sales in excess of a million album units,

The Rippingtons

Monday, 01 July 2013 by

July 6th and 7th Fans that have followed Russ Freeman and The Rippingtons for any stretch of time over the past quarter century know the versatile award winning and Grammy nominated guitarist/composer, and producer has long had a penchant for naming songs and albums after exotic places (Aruba, Kenya, Morocco, Weekend in Monaco, Sahara, etc).

June 29th and 30th Join us for David Sanborn, Joe Sample and others in celebration of the Fourth of July in our Founding Fathers of Contemporary Jazz spot.

DAVE KOZ AND FRIENDS SUMMER HORNS DEBUTS AT NO. 1 ON BILLBOARD’S CURRENT CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUM CHART Lead Single “Got To Get You Into My Life” Shoots To #1 On Mediabase Smooth A/C Chart After Only Five Weeks At Radio Dave Koz And His Friends Gerald Albright, Richard Elliot and Mindi Abair Take Summer Horns

Walter Beasley

Monday, 17 June 2013 by

June 22nd and 23rd Beasley grew up in El Centro, California. By the age of 13 he was singing in Spanish in a band called Los Elegantes, and he played in various bands and performed at clubs throughout middle and high school. He graduated from Berklee in 1984 and a year later took a short-term

Tune in alert: Watch Dave Koz on Entertainment Tonight this weekend (Saturday, June 15) Check local listings for air time in your city! http://www.etonline.com/showfinder

Pick up the June issue of Smooth Jazz News and check out Jonathan Widran’s interview with Dave! www.smoothjazznews.com

BWB

Monday, 10 June 2013 by

June 15th and 16th Brown-Whalum-Braun, better known as BWB, is a jazz band that is named after its three members: guitarist Norman Brown, saxophonist Kirk Whalum, and trumpeter Rick Braun. Buy BWB’s MUSIC HERE

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