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…

Acoustic Alchemy at The Birchmere

Every Fall, we in the Washington, DC area can count on several things:  cooler weather, colorful trees, and seeing the lads from the U.K. (and a couple from Maryland), aka…

Dave Koz and Friends Christmas

Dave Koz and Friends Smooth Jazz Christmas I went to my first Dave Koz and Friends Christmas show in 1998 in Atlanta.  Since then, I’ve missed, maybe, two or three…

Congratulations to the GRAMMY AWARD Nominees for Best Pop Instrumental Album

Steppin’ Out – Herb Alpert (Label: Shout! Factory) The Beat – Boney James (Label: Concord Records) Handpicked – Earl Klugh (Label: Heads Up International) Summer Horns – Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair & Richard Elliot (Label: Concord…

A very special letter regarding Jeff Golub

Jeff Golub is experiencing some health challenges and taking time off from touring. This is a time to hold him and his family in your prayers and show your love…

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…