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…

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…

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…

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,…

Ray Parker Jr. receives star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that musician Ray Parker Jr. will be honored with the 2,519th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, March…

Ken Navarro’s new CD available online now

 Ruby Lane  is Navarro’s 21st album and as  always he is ahead of the curve when it comes to  promoting and marketing his work by creating a  connection with fans both musically…

New Mindi CD in April

Mindi Abair is finishing up work on her new CD, (appropriately entitled) Wild Heart, which will be released in April.  Can’t think of a better title for an album by…

No Pix, No Phones – The Joy of Being Present

I am a lucky girl. I was one of the first to experience the Pat Metheny Unity Band’s 2014 world tour. Jacksonville was the second date, the day after the…

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…

Chris Farr

Over the years, Smoothviews has featured many of the Philadelphia areas’ most talented musicians. There seems to be an abundance of talent in and around Philly. What are they doing…