• Keiko Matsui Journey To The Heart Review
  • 2 Minutes of Smooth Jazz & Smooth R&B August 28
  • Toni Braxton Hits Tour
  • Hot Jazz Tracks Week of August 28
  • JOE Concert Dates

Keiko Matsui Journey To The Heart Review

Keiko Matsui Journey To The Heart Album Review Any artist that has recorded more than 20 albums has to be considered great, because quite simply, if people are not feeling your music, they will not support it.  Well, Keiko Matsui has released 27 recordings.  Her first album was released in 1987 – A Drop of Water.  Since then, Matsui has released solo albums, compilations, a duet release with Bob James, and…

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Toni Braxton Hits Tour

Toni Braxton In Concert If you are ready for some smooth R&B, then you better get ready for Toni Braxton.  She will be hitting the road Starting in October.  We have the show information here for you. We were introduced to Toni on the 1992 soundtrack for Boomerang.  She had two offerings on the album, Love Shoulda Brought You Home and Give U My Heart, a duet with Babyface.  Interestingly, Love Shoulda…

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Hot Jazz Tracks Week of August 28

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of August 28 Paul Jackson, Jr is at the top spot for the thirdweek in a row, with B.F.A.M. (Brothers From Another Mother).  This is off the Stories From Stomping’ Willie album. Chris Stranding is back at number eight with Soul Vibration, off of the Ten Album.  Kim Waters checks in at number ten with Bring It.  We knew both of these would be hits, as they are both in the…

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JOE Concert Dates

JOE In Concert I appreciate the one word name here.  JOE – we know who that is referring to, but when you are performing any type of search, it is impossible….Right? Anyway, I am off of my soap box.  The R&B singer, JOE, is performing at select locations throughout the country, and you can pick up tickets for this smoothed out show. Joe has been recording since 1992, and although…

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Morgan James Concert Dates

Morgan James Concert Dates   If you like a smooth night out with a great vocalist, be sure to attend a Morgan James concert.  It is ok if you have not experienced this talented vocalist, as she is just starting to get her due. She comes from the Broadway stage, and has transitioned into the recording industry with ease.  Her latest album is called Hunter, and she co-wrote eight of…

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Hot Jazz Tracks Week of August 21

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of August 21 Paul Jackson, Jr is at the top spot for the second week in a row, with B.F.A.M. (Brothers From Another Mother).  This is off the Stories From Stomping’ Willie album. BWB is back in the top ten with Triple Dare, and Nick Colionne is back with a new single, Say What’s On Your Mind.  

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Thornton Winery Champagne Jazz Series

The Thornton Winery has been bringing in some of the biggest names in Smooth Jazz, and this year will be no different.  The Thornton Winery Champagne Jazz Series starts on August 27th, and runs through October. The Thornton Winery is in Temecula, California roughly in-between Greater Los Angeles and San Diego.  Of course, it is a winery, and you can also take advantage of the golf, spa, and casino gambling in this…

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Alexander Zonjic’s 3rd Annual Shoreline Jazz Festival

  Alexander Zonjic’s 3rd Annual Shoreline Jazz Festival Alexander Zonjic’s 3rd Annual Shoreline Jazz Festival is happening August 26th-28th at Heritage Landing in Muskegon, MI.  In addition to the main concert, there are other events happening throughout the weekend! Let’s rundown the festivities:   Friday, August 26 Jazz In The Park – Hackley Park – Downtown Muskegon Alexander Zonjic & Friends  Eric Darius Free to the public!! Saturday, August 27th -…

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Hot Jazz Tracks Week of August 14

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of August 14 Paul Jackson, Jr is at the top spot this week with B.F.A.M. (Brothers From Another Mother).  This is off the Stories From Stomping’ Willie album.  This is a new release, so be sure to give it a listen. There are two new entries into the top ten this week.  Nicholas Cole gives us The Kickback at number eight, and Wild Tales by The…

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Earl Klughs 7th Annual Weekend of Jazz

Earl Klughs 7th Annual Weekend of Jazz at Kiawah Island! This will be the seventh year for Earl Klugh as he brings top national and local artists together for a weekend of great music.  The Weekend of Jazz at Kiawah Island will be happening November 10-12. Located in South Carolina, the Kiawah Island Golf Resort is a destination in itself, with 90 holes of Championship Golf, top hotel accommodations, including The Sanctuary…

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Mike Murray Album Summer

Mike Murray New Album Summer Skillful song craftsman Mike Murray is an independent keyboardist, composer and producer from Montclair, New Jersey who artfully bridges the gap between urban Smooth Jazz and Chill-Out genres. Fans of Bob James/Fourplay, Paul Hardcastle, Alex Bugnon and Hiroshima will feel right at home with Mike’s expanding repertoire and unique musical “style.” Mike’s influences include George Duke, Stanley Clarke, The Rippingtons, Mandrill, Earth Wind & Fire,…

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Will Downing Black Pearls Review

Will Downing Black Pearls Album Review If you want to talk about staying power in the music biz, look no further than Will Downing.  With 19 albums under his belt, Will has definitely stood the test of time. In the sport of boxing, they say styles make fights.  In the music business, styles make the artist.  Will Downing’s style is unmistakable.  We know this because as soon as you hear his…

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Hot Jazz Tracks Week of August 7

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of August 7 Steve Cole occupies the top spot in the Smooth Jazz Songs charts this week.  Mirage is a mid-tempo track that will get you up and going.  The single is off of the new album, Turn It Up. Vincent Ingala is back in the top 10 this week with In Deep.  

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Boyz II Men Live in Concert

Boyz II Men Live in Concert It has been a long time since Nathan, Wanya, Nathan and Shawn sang for Michael Bivins backstage of a New Editon concert in 1989.  Since then, they have recorded record-breaking singles, such as End of the Road, I’ll Make Love To You, and One Sweet Day.  You can catch Boyz II Men live in concert in a city near you. Fun fact:  The Best New…

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The Smith Center Las Vegas Shows

The Smith Center for The Performing Arts Las Vegas Shows   The Smith Center for The Performing Arts is one of the best places to see a show.  Since 2012, The Smith Center has hosted Concerts, Broadway Shows, Nevada Ballet Theatre and Cabaret Jazz.  It is located in Downtown Las Vegas, in the revitalized arts district. The Smith Center offers many types of shows, so we will focus on the Jazz…

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Long Beach Jazz Festival

Long Beach Jazz Festival   Southern California in August.  This is the perfect time to spend a weekend, especially when there is a Jazz Festival happening! The Long Beach Jazz Festival will take place at Rainbow Lagoon Park, August 12-14.  Three days Smooth Jazz and R&B. Let’s check out the lineup: Friday, August 12th Gates open at 5pm Show starts at 6:30pm Michael Franks Peter White / Paul Taylor / Euge Groove Elan Trotman / Althea René MAJOR. Saturday,…

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