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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…

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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…

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George Benson Autobiography coming this Summer

George Benson has written an autobiography that will be released this summer and is currently available for pre-order on Amazon.com. “Benson: The Autobiography” tracks his 50 year career from his…

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David Sanborn and Marcus Miller reunite for new CD

David Sanborn is headed into the studio with Marcus Miller as they reunite after much too long a time, almost 15 years, to work on a new recording. Miller will…

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Nick Colionne – Influences

This has been a difficult time for guitarist, Nick Colionne.  As you already know, last November, Nick lost his long time manager and partner, Carol Ray.  Carol lived for Nick’s…

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Michael Lington’s Soul Appeal

Michael Lington has just released his highly anticipated eighth studio album, which takes on a totally new sound for the sax player.  Soul Appeal, a funky mix of jazz, soul,…

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Jacksonville Jazz Festival Announces Lineup

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival has announced an impressive roster of artists who will be playing during Memorial Day Weekend. Al Jarreau, Boney James, TIZER featuring Karen Briggs, Sax and the City with Paul…

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Check out Mindi Abair’s PledgeMusic page

Mindi Abair has partnered w/PledgeMusic to promote her new album, Wild Heart. The saxophonist/vocalist is offering dinner with her and her band, shout outs at concerts, signed CDs and much…

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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…

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Mindi Abair “Wild Heart” VIDEO

Check it out – saxophonist/vocalist Mindi Abair talks about her new project Wild Heart. Wild Heart includes guest performances by – and songwriting collaborations with – Gregg Allman, Joe Perry,…