Category Archives: CD Reviews

Reviews of CDs that came across the SmoothViews desk that we think are worth a listen.

Will Donato – Universal Groove

Funky, fierce and energized – that’s the Universal Groove that Will Donato is laying down in his fifth solo release. It’s a set of songs that will move you from…

Spyro Gyra – The Rhinebeck Sessions

Over the years I have talked to a lot of people who left a concert wishing that that they could buy a CD that had the same level of energy…

Jeff Golub – Train Keeps A Rolling

When I was in high school I was the ultimate nerd girl – little bit on the heavy side, thick glasses, hair that frizzed at the slightest touch of humidity…

Jeff Lorber Fusion – Hacienda

  Hacienda means house, in the case of the title of this album, it refers to one of the London clubs where house music originated and the house/dance rhythms that…

Steve Cole – Pulse

There are many saxophone players in the world of smooth and contemporary jazz, and it can sometimes be difficult to sort them all out.  But there are some that stand…