June 23rd and 24th
Summer Horns II from A to Z Premiere
In a career that spans more than three decades, saxophonist Dave Koz has racked up an astoundingly impressive array of honors and achievements: nine GRAMMY® nominations, nine No. 1 albums on Billboards Current Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, numerous world tours, playing for multiple presidents, a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and more. A platinum-selling artist, Koz is also known as a humanitarian, entrepreneur, radio host, instrumental music advocate and restaurateur. Now, Dave Koz has released one of the most exciting recordings of his long career.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST
Gerald Albright is currently putting the finishing touches on the forthcoming CD project, 30. This pivotal number represents 30 years since the release of his debut CD, Just Between Us. This self-produced anniversary project is a reflection of some of Albrights favorite music that he has written over the past three decades! All of the songs are action-packed with new and unique arrangements, spear-headed by Albright, Chris Big Dog Davis, and James JRob Roberson. This CD will prove to be one of Gerald Albrights finest efforts to date. It will be released later in 2018.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST
I just want to continue to explore the boundaries of what I am capable of as a musician, declares acclaimed chart-topping trumpeter, composer and producer Rick Braun. Known for his impeccable technical chops, melodic wizardry and keen compositional prowess, the consummate Los Angeles based musician has been thrilling audiences for decades. Braun has made a mark staying true to his own musical voice and eclectic influences that have allowed him to collaborate across genre with some of the biggest names in music including Rod Stewart, Tom Petty, Sade, Natalie Cole and REO Speedwagon.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST
When tenor saxophonist Richard Elliot began preparing Summer Madness, his follow-up to 2014s 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
The media refer to #1 selling artist, Aubrey Logan as "The Queen of Sass. " And its easy to see why. Her concerts are a mix of excellent musicality, jaw-dropping vocals, expert trombone-playing, a breathtaking array of originals and original takes on cover songs and, well fun! Her heart wrenching musical stories has audiences in tears just before her comedic relief has them in stitches.
Aubrey Logan loves music, loves performing and loves her fans. And it shows. "My relationship with the audience is the most fun I can legally have! " she says. Very few artists can concentrate so fully on the music and yet be so connected to the people who have come to hear her. And that connection is magic.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST