Paul Brown on the Dave Koz Radio Show

Paul Brown
This Week On the Dave Koz Radio Show

August 18th and 19th

Special Guests: Paul Brown

PAUL BROWN

PAUL BROWN

Truth B Told, Paul Brown on his new multi-faceted Woodward Avenue Records release is pushing the envelope where few contemporary jazz artists dare to go these days. A decade into his solo career – which began with the 2004 release of Up Front and includes his 2012 Woodward Avenue collection The Funky Joint - the two time Grammy Award winner masterfully sets a high bar for his genre by digging deeper into soul and blues, playing his 1963 Gibson Johnny Smith L-5 edgier and with more abandon - and bringing the freewheeling creative spirit of bands like The Crusaders and Steely Dan into an exciting modern context.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST

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Plus: Paul Hardcastle - Betcha

PAUL HARDCASTLE

PAUL HARDCASTLE

PAUL HARDCASTLE created the soundtrack to the mid 80’s. His iconic track 19 was an international mega hit (getting to number one in 13 countries) and with its hard-hitting lyrics and narrative about the Vietnam War, it captured the mood of a generation and created a sound for the era. During the second half of the 1980s, Paul concentrated his efforts on studio work. He produced records for Ian Du. ry and the Blockheads, Phil Lynot and worked on remixes for a number of artists, including Barry White, D-Train, Five Star, Sinitta, Luther Vandros, and Change amongst others.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST

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Plus: Kenny G - Oops

KENNY G

KENNY G

Kenny G has had one of the most eclectic and dominant careers the music business has ever seen. He’s maintained a high level of creative excellence through decades of unprecedented commercial success by never allowing himself to stay in one place too long. That reputation for musical curiosity stays well intact on his fourteenth studio album Brazilian Nights, set for release on January 27th, 2015 via Concord Records. “I’ve been in love with bossa nova my whole life,” says the saxophonist in the album’s liner notes. “I think the first song that ‘won me over’ was Cannonball Adderley’s version of “Quiet Nights”. And more recently I’ve been listening (non-stop!... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST

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