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Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival 2017

If you will be in Southern California this October, you may want to consider heading out to Catalina Island for the Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival 2017.  It is a quick 60 minute boat ride to the island.  You can also be a baller and take the 15 minute helicopter ride.  It is up to you.  Once you are there, you can enjoy all of the relaxing activities that the island has to offer.  They have several tours available, plenty of water activities, and of course, the spa. Fun fact: ...

Top Jazz Tracks Week of May 28

  Lindsey Webster takes the top spot this week with Where Do You Want To Go.  If you have not had a chance to listen to the album, you are missing out on some fine tracks.  Webster will be on the road for several dates this summer.  We will keep you posted on her whereabouts.  New to the top ten this week include Special EFX and their new offering, Lavish, and Norman Brown with It Keeps Coming Back.

Elan Trotman’s Fourth Annual Barbados Jazz Excursion 2017

An Excursion to paradise with a purpose Soul-jazz saxman Elan Trotman will host his fourth annual Barbados Jazz Excursion with a festival lineup featuring Will Downing, Norman Brown, Alison Hinds, Marion Meadows, Brian Simpson, Jeanette Harris and Julian Vaughn. BOSTON (11 May 2017): Bigger but simpler. That’s the mandate soul-jazz saxophonist Elan Trotman adopted for his flourishing music festival and benefit golf tournament in his native Barbados. Festivalgoers that flock to the ...

Top Jazz Tracks Week of May 14

  Top Jazz Tracks Week of May 14 Paul Brown jumps up eight spots to grab the top spot this week with Hush.  That is off the One Way Back album.  John Novello is in at nine with Shuffle The Deck, and Norman Brown's first single off the new album, Let It Go enters the charts at number ten.  

San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival 2017

When people are talking about San Diego, there are plenty of thoughts that come to mind.  You have the San Diego Zoo, Seaworld, the Gaslamp District, and Mission Bay. San Diego is also the gateway to Tijuana.  I could go on and on, but I am sure you get my drift.  Oh, and the weather. With an average high of 67 degrees and sunshine just about every day, it is a destination that you will need to experience at least once in your life. How about we sweeten the pot for you? The San Diego ...

Latest R&B News and Smooth Jazz Update April 16

  Latest R&B News and Smooth Jazz Update April 16

Norman Brown Let It Go Album Review

I just want to go back to the year 1994 for a minute.  My musical tastes had broadened, and I was looking for different sounds and styles to quench my musical thirst.  There were two artists in particular that did this for me.  One, was the Brand New Heavies.  They had a UK Funk thing going on, and I had to grab everything that they did up to that point. The other was Norman Brown.  I heard his version of That's The Way Love Goes on the radio, and I just loved the flow of the song. ...

Hampton Jazz Festival 2017 Tickets

There are several choices to make if you are looking at vacation plans.  This is especially true if you are planning that vacation around entertainment.  You may want to consider late June in Hampton, Virginia.  This is when the Hampton Jazz Festival 2017 will take place. The event will be happening June 23rd-25th, at the Hampton Coliseum.  This festival began in 1968, and has been offering up some of the biggest names in Smooth Jazz and R&B ever since. This year will be no ...

Mallorca Smooth Jazz Festival 2017

Here is an idea for your vacation.  Picture this.  Travel to the Mediterranean area.  Stay at a five star hotel.  You are right next to the beach.  There's a spa and also indoor & outdoor pools. Food, drinks, and yes, music.  So what are you doing April 26-May 1?   The event is billed as Europe's Greatest Soul, Funk and Jazz Party.  Hey, I am not one to argue, because the lineup is really tight. Norman Brown Acoustic Alchemy Warren Hill ...

Orlando Jazz Festival Tickets

When you or I think about Orlando, we usually think of Seaworld, Universal Studios Orlando, Legoland, and of course Walt Disney World.  The common denominator here....Family outings!  Well, This March, we have something for the grown folks. The Orlando Jazz Festival will be taking place March 10-11 at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.  In March, the weather will be warming up, and many of the outdoor events will start to take place.  This ...

BWB Show Dates

BWB Show Dates BWB is a supergroup with three of the top smooth jazz artists on the scene.  You have Rick Braun on Trumpet, Kirk Whalum on Saxophone, and Norman Brown on Guitar.  They currently have three albums under their belt, and they are doing spot performances throughout the year.  We will keep you updated on their whereabouts with the latest concert information. BWB Show Dates October 15 - Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival October 23 - Capital Jazz SuperCruise  

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of September 11

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of September 11 Triple Dare, the newest single from Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum, and Norman Brown, otherwise known as BWB is at the top spot this week.  Individually, these artists are at the top of the game, but collectively, they take it to a new level. Breakout by 3rd Force is holding steady at number 2, and Vincent Ingala is back with In Deep, a nice mid-tempo track entering at number 10

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 at 7pm. Day 3 - Sunday November 6th - A special Brunch ...