Chris Standring on the Dave Koz Radio Show

Chris Standring – This Week On the Dave Koz Radio Show

July 22nd and 23rd

Special Guest: Chris Standring

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CHRIS STANDRING

Chris Standring’s got a little piece of advice for fans checking out his latest – and for sure his funkiest ever – collection on Ultimate Vibe Recordings: don’t talk, Dance! Continuing to find fresh, dynamic ways to break new ground in contemporary jazz 16 years after seducing us with his debut album Velvet, the versatile composer, guitarist and producer lets the groove – along with his loyal archtop Benedetto and Fender Stratocaster - do all the conversing on a set that bridges old school R&B/soul-jazz with a trippy, soundscape rich, ultra-contemporary electronica vibe.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST

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Plus: Mindi Abair - Ask Dave

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MINDI ABAIR

One of the most recognized and sought-after saxophonists, two-time GRAMMY nominee Mindi Abair has been electrifying audiences with her dynamic live performances and sax prowess since her debut album in 2000. No one since Junior Walker has brought saxophone and vocals in one package to the forefront of modern music, with a raucous tone and abandon. She has garnered ten #1 radio hits, six Top 5 solo records and two #1 spots on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz album chart.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST

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Plus: Richard Elliot - Road Story

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RICHARD ELLIOT

When tenor saxophonist Richard Elliot began preparing Summer Madness, his follow-up to 2014’s critically acclaimed Lip Service, he knew exactly what he wanted to do. First and foremost, it had to be funky. “When I was growing up in the ’70s and first learning to play the saxophone,” he says, “I was mostly attracted to instrumentally based R&B and to jazz that had R&B roots. This record definitely goes down that path, leaning more on the funk side. ” He also knew precisely who he wanted to accompany him on the new music. “I wanted to involve my band,” Elliot says.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST

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