Style Meets Substance – Marcus Anderson

On Style Meets Substance Marcus Anderson has done something that few artists have managed to pull off. He has created an album that is fresh and thrilling without completely jumping…

Jonathan Butler on Tavis Smiley Show

Tune in or set your DVR’s to the Tavis Smiley Show on Friday, July 18th to see Tavis’ interview with Jonathan Butler. Jonathan’s new album, Living My Dream, released on…

Rick Braun – Can You Feel It

After taking a two album break from the music that has defined the sound of Rick Braun and put him at the top of the trumpet game for so long,…

Summer Horns Tour 2014

It’s 11pm. I’m rolling on 5 hours of sleep and facing down another exhausting day at work but I just got hit by a blast of energy that is so…

Jackiem Joyner – Evolve

Saxophonist Jackiem Joyner recently released Evolve, his 5th CD. Joyner wrote and produced all 11 songs on his latest project. He calls this CD Evolve because it is a reflection…

Jacksonville Jazz Festival 2014

  What if I told you about a jazz festival that was committed to showcasing the entire spectrum of jazz music, gave you a chance to see big name stars…

Mindi Abair – Wild Heart

Somebody finally did it. In a world where musicians who have had a taste of airplay chart success seem to feel a gravitational pull toward the soundalike safety zone and…

Al Jarreau – Jacksonville Jazz Festival

May evenings in Florida have a soft feeling about them. It isn’t too hot by nightfall and there is often a slight breeze. It’s just a matter of time before…

Berks Jazz Festival 2014

After a long, hard and cold winter, I was ready for spring.  I was ready to hear some sweet sounds played by live, (and I mean live in every sense…

Steve Oliver “Best of – So Far” on June 3

It’s hard to believe that it has been 15 years since Steve Oliver released his debut solo album First View in 1999. Positive Energy followed and featured “High Noon,” the…