• 2 Minutes of Smooth Jazz & Smooth R&B July 31
  • Hot Jazz Tracks Week of July 31
  • Keiko Matsui Journey To The Heart
  • Incognito Concert Dates
  • The Rippingtons True Stories Review
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Hot Jazz Tracks Week of July 31

  Hot Jazz Tracks Week of July 31 Euge Groove has a new album and a new number 1 single this week.  Still Euge takes over the top spot.  The album also released this week, and with a tour in full effect, Euge is taking the spotlight in the World of Smooth Jazz! Aside from some shuffling, nothing new has cracked the top ten this week.  Kim Waters is lurking…

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Keiko Matsui Journey To The Heart

  Keiko Matsui Album Journey To The Heart Matsui Continues to Find Inspiration Reinventing Her Sound & Ensemble Embarking On New Chapter “My melodies are my living testimony.” – KEIKO MATSUI A world citizen, Keiko Matsui’s music speaks to the hearts and souls of fans around the world, transcending borders and building bridges among people who share a common appreciation of honest artistry and cultural exchange. “Music creates a oneness,”…

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Incognito Concert Dates

  Incognito Concert Show Dates Incognito may have started in the UK, but make no mistake, they are truly an International band.  Their Jazz-Funk style is enjoyed literally all over the world.  This is evident by their tour schedule. Incognito will be performing in the UK, then off to Spain, Hungary, and Italy.  That is just the schedule for the next few weeks!  In October they will make it to the United…

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The Rippingtons True Stories Review

The Rippingtons True Stories Album Review If you have ever listened to The Rippingtons, you know you will be treated to some ear candy.  Their sounds are like no other in any type of music.  There are ten songs in True Stories, and they all are great in their own way. Here are some of the highlights: The album starts out on a high note.  Wild Tales is the perfect song…

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Mindi Abair Tour

Mindi Abair Tour Whether it is solo work or collaborating with The Boneshakers, The Summer Horns, or teaming up with Peter White for Christmas music, Mindi Abair is an in-demand artist.  Her first album, Always and Never the Same was released in 1999, and she has been delivering the goods ever since.   She played on American Idol for two seasons, toured with the Backstreet Boys, Teena Marie, Aerosmith and Jonathan…

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Carol Duboc – Open The Curtains Review

Carol Duboc – Open The Curtains Review   Carol Duboc is back, and on August 19, you will be able to pick up her new release, Open The Curtains.  This will be her ninth release, and she has enlisted some great musicians for this project.  It also does not hurt that this is an all-female band! Patrice Rushen – Keys Queen Cobra – Drums Rhonda Smith – Bass Sheila E – Percussion…

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The Rippingtons On Tour

The Rippingtons On Tour

The Rippingtons On Tour The Rippingtons are doing it REALLY BIG right now.  First off, they just released a new album True Stories, and it is vintage Rippingtons if you know what I mean.  If you like their older stuff, you will definitely love this album.  We should be posting a review soon. They will also be out on the road for select dates and cities through October:   July…

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Gladys Knight In Concert

  Gladys Knight In Concert Do we really need to go over the achievements?  Seven time Grammy Award winner, success as a solo artist and with the Pips.  In 1995, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.  We can add the acting and the songwriting, but there are too many to name.  There is a reason…

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Euge Groove Concert Tickets

Euge Groove Concert Tickets      I wish I can take credit for the term “slunky,” a combination of slow and funky.  Chuckii Booker actually came up with the word to describe his music.  I think the term definitely fits for Euge Groove.  Most of the tracks have the slow to mid-tempo groove, but the funk still resonates. He came out of the Miami School of Music, then launched his…

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Hot Jazz Tracks Week of July 17

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of July 17 Marcus Anderson takes over the top spot this week with Cup of Joe, featuring Matt Marshak. The album is called AND Coffee, and as you can see from the image above, the concept is all about the beans.  Actually, I think I need some coffee right now!  All of the tracks on the album have a coffee-centric title, and some of the guest…

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Smooth Jazz In The Mix 11 Midtempo Grooves

Smooth Jazz In The Mix 11 Midtempo Grooves

Smooth Jazz In The Mix 11 Midtempo Grooves July 8th, 2016 – Las Vegas, NV – Exotic DJ has just released the next installment of the Smooth Jazz mix series.  Smooth Jazz In The Mix 11 Midtempo Grooves, rolls back the tempo just a bit to give you the perfect soundtrack as you cruise the bay.  It makes no difference if it is the San Francisco Bay, the Tampa Bay…

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Atlanta Smooth Music Festival

  Atlanta Smooth Music Festival Smooth Jazz Grooves is holding the 8th annual Atlanta Smooth Music Festival, happening Saturday, September 10th. The Venue – Mable House Amphitheater Starring: Warren Hill Steve Oliver Jazmin Ghent Greg Chambers Generation neXt Trio Chieli Minucci Doors open at 12:30pm Showtime is at 1:30pm Tickets are on sale now.  Find Seats There will be an early bird rate – limited seats and tables – Call (770) 819-7765 for more…

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Kirk Franklin Gospel Brunch

Kirk Franklin Gospel Brunch

  Kirk Franklin Gospel Brunch Kirk Franklin has teamed up with the House of Blues to offer a Gospel Brunch like no other.  You will enjoy the local Gospel artists perform for you, and  you will also be able to partake in an all-you-can-eat buffet, with carving stations….and of course they will have dessert!  This is Sunday Brunch taken to the next level! Where is this happening? House of Blues…

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Dave Koz and David Sanborn on Tour

Dave Koz and David Sanborn on Tour

  Dave Koz and David Sanborn on Tour If you like your Jazz with an R&B flair, you do not want to miss this duo!  We have dates available for Dave Koz and David Sanborn on Tour.  They will be on the road for the month of August, and they will hit cities in Texas, Colorado, California, New Jersey, and a few other select cities. David Sanborn is a six-time Grammy…

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Columbia Winter Jazz Festival 2016

Columbia Winter Jazz Festival 2016   The Columbia Winter Jazz Festival 2016 is happening in November this year, more specifically November 4th-6th.  The scene will be the Township Auditorium in Columbia, South Carolina and it will be a great weekend for smooth jazz. Day 1 – Friday, November 4th – Boney James and Pieces of a Dream Day 2 – Saturday, November 5th – Najee and Norman Brown Showtimes for both days are…

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