• April 11, 2019

    Boney James – Florida Theatre Jack...

    AIn’t no party like a Boney James party and a Boney James party gonna raise the roof… (the back row pre show chant) That’s what happ...
  • March 23, 2019

    Russ Freeman: Music, Life, and the ̶...

    March 22, 2019 Interviewed by Shannon West Open Road, the Rippingtons latest release, was three years in the making and it shows in the attention to s...
  • February 21, 2019

    Nelson Rangell – By Light

    Just. Absolutely. Stunning. This album is like a restoration of every element that made contemporary/smooth jazz so exciting before adventurous spirit...
  • October 25, 2018

    Embrace – Jeff Ryan

    A long time ago I was music director at a radio staiton that had a Sunday morning jazz brunch show. This was the most musically exciting time for the ...
  • April 18, 2017

    Cindy Bradley – Natural

    Fresh, fun, and ultra contemporary. Those are the words that best describe Natural and those are the elements that pull every song on the album and th...

Boney James – Florida Theatre Jacksonville FL

AIn’t no party like a Boney James party and a Boney James party gonna raise the roof… (the back row pre show chant) That’s what happened at the Florida Theatre…

Russ Freeman: Music, Life, and the “Open Road”

March 22, 2019 Interviewed by Shannon West Open Road, the Rippingtons latest release, was three years in the making and it shows in the attention to sonic detailing by band…

Nelson Rangell – By Light

Just. Absolutely. Stunning. This album is like a restoration of every element that made contemporary/smooth jazz so exciting before adventurous spirit and emotional engagement were replaced with passive relaxation. The…

Embrace – Jeff Ryan

A long time ago I was music director at a radio staiton that had a Sunday morning jazz brunch show. This was the most musically exciting time for the emerging…

Cindy Bradley – Natural

Fresh, fun, and ultra contemporary. Those are the words that best describe Natural and those are the elements that pull every song on the album and the project itself far…

Remembering Al Jarreau

Take a breath. Start with this. If it wasn’t for Al Jarreau you wouldn’t be reading this because I wouldn’t be writing it here.. It’s that simple. On a summer…

Jarreauniac! Concert memories from a wandering fan.

“I can’t imagine anything but music that could have brought about this alchemy. Maybe it’s because music is about as physical as it gets.: your essential rhythm is your heartbeat;…

New Music Playist – Fall 2018

Curated playlists are ever so trendy, it’s a chance for those of us who have access to share the music you may not have time in your busy life to keep…

JarreauLinks – Reviews, Interviews, and more

Indulge yourself in a Jarreauniac binge – here are links to all our coverage of Jarreau, his music, and even interviews some of the musicians who played with him Interviews…

Music News and Notes – March 2017

Check out the most exciting tracks from new releases on our monthly Spotify playlist!. Spyro Gyra is previewing tracks from their forthcoming album during their concerts and it’s going to…