September 16th and 17th
Special Guest: Walter Beasley
Over the past three decades, saxophonist, Walter Beasley, has artfully and dynamically redefined the phrase musical Renaissance Man for the modern generation. Considered by fans and critics alike as the heir to Grover Washington, Jr. s Throne, Beasley is the acclaimed saxophonist, vocalist, educator, and entrepreneur of the decade. As the highest selling full-time Professor / Recording Artist in history, the Boston-based musician has long mastered an exhilarating high wire act of balancing a successful career as a contemporary jazz recording artist and performer with an equally thriving presence in the field of music education.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST
Plus: Smokey Robinson - Betcha
Plus: Paul Jackson Jr. Road Story
PAUL JACKSON JR.
In The Beginning Born and based in Los Angeles and a member of numerous local bands from his early teens, including a band composed of himself and his siblings, Paul Jackson, Jr. very quickly established his skill and sensitivity and was soon called upon to do many R&B and pop sessions, as well as jazz dates. Jackson began his own solo recording career in the late 80s. However, it was not until a decade later that his musical maturity, much imitated distinctive style, and significant musical and technical skills made him a favorite among live audiences and his becoming recognized by many as one of the most recorded guitarists in the world.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST