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Herb Alpert

Monday, 30 December 2013 by

Herb Alpert Herb Alpert is a platinum-selling musician, song writer, record executive, fine artist, and philanthropist. After early success composing “Wonderful World” for Sam Cooke, Alpert went on to co-found A&M Records in 1962, a label which grew from his garage in West Hollywood into the largest independent record label in history. His band, The

John Legend

Monday, 23 December 2013 by

John Legend John Legend has revealed several personas during his award-winning career. Singer/Songwriter. Musician. Producer. Philanthropist. Entrepreneur. To quote music industry pioneer Quincy Jones, the nine-time Grammy winner is simply “a genius.” Writing about Legend for Time’s 2009 tally of the 100 most influential people, Jones noted, “We’ve seen only the tip of the iceberg.

Christmas Special

Sunday, 15 December 2013 by

Christmas Special Happy Holidays! This weekend, “Santa Koz” and his elves unwrap a special edition of The Dave Koz Radio Show. Hear great holiday memories from your favorite artists. Plus, there’s two hours of seasonal favorites guaranteed to add some sparkle to your festivities. Don’t miss it!

Euge Groove

Sunday, 08 December 2013 by

Euge Groove Steven Eugene Grove (born November 27, 1962), better known as Euge Groove, is an American smooth jazz saxophonist with a strong Top-40 background. Born in Hagerstown, Maryland, he graduated from the University of Miami School of Music in 1984.[1] A rather late-bloomer in the genre, Grove did not record his first solo album

Spyro Gyra

Sunday, 01 December 2013 by

Spyro Gyra As Spyro Gyra contemplates upcoming milestones to its storied career, it’s tempting to fall back on the Grateful Dead lyric, “What a long strange trip it’s been” to describe it. During that time, they have performed over five thousand shows, released twenty-nine albums (not counting “Best Of…” compilations) selling over ten million albums

Gerald Albright

Sunday, 24 November 2013 by

November 30th and December 1st Gerald Albright teams up with GRAMMY®-winning guitarist Norman Brown for 24/7, their first album together. Featuring ten killer soul-jazz tracks, 24/7 includes updated versions of “Tomorrow,” a Brothers Johnson classic from 1976, and “Champagne Life,” from singer Ne-Yo’s album Libra Scale.

Marion Meadows

Sunday, 17 November 2013 by

November 23rd and November 24th Soprano saxophonist Marion Meadows plays what has to be called smooth jazz, but he stretches the template a bit by incorporating subtly nuanced Latin, Eastern, and African touches into his style. Whisper is Meadows’ first new studio album since 2009′s Secrets, and in many ways it works as a sort

Najee

Monday, 11 November 2013 by

November 16th and November 17th Najee is a master storyteller. Whether the debonair multi-instrumentalist is engaged in a verbal or musical conversation, his alluring charisma has a way of seducing you into his world. A quadruple threat who is equally adept on soprano, tenor and alto saxophones and flute, Najee’s technical agility, grace, compositional prowess,

Jessy J

Sunday, 03 November 2013 by

November 9th and November 10th Jessy’s had a gangbuster career already, scoring back-to-back hits, #1 Song of the Year and a #1 Billboard Album in 2011, five years after making her debut she’s back with her highly anticipated Self Produced album entitled Second Chances. Last year Jessy was able to achieve her dream of becoming

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