• 01:14

    Saxophonists Marcus Anderson and BK Jackson

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    Marcus Anderson is multi-talented producer, song writer, composer, saxophonist, vocalist and flutist.  BK Jackson is a young, energetic, saxophone sensation from Tampa, Florida.  Both are members of Prince’s 11-piece horn section known as the New Power Generation (NPG) Orchestra. We will talk to them about their time touring with Prince and their upcoming albums. 


     

  • 01:38

    Up Close & Personal with "Marcus Anderson"

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    After his breakthrough in contemporary jazz circles as the 2009 winner of the Capital Jazz Fest Challenge and currently on tour with PRINCE. Marcus Anderson is still embracing every opportunity to perform and inspire fans – and most importantly, as the title of his third and latest CD attests, fully living in the NOW. The multi-talented producer, song writer, composer, saxophonist, vocalist and flutist’s original working title was “Transition,” a nod to the powerful ongoing development of his career and his move toward the top tier of contemporary jazz. Anderson realized that the career he had always dreamed of was indeed happening right NOW, and it’s exciting. With the release of NOW, , his third solo CD, Anderson’s goal is to capture the energy from his live shows and make this collection of music his most dynamic, joyful and creative recordings yet.

  • 02:01

    Marcus Anderson

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    December 6 - Jazz Saxophonist - Marcus Anderson
     
    After his breakthrough in contemporary jazz circles as the 2009 winner of the Capital Jazz Fest Challenge, Marcus Anderson is embracing every opportunity to perform and inspire fans.
     
    Widely recognized for his natural ability to entertain, early on he quickly became a first call sideman, and performed with groups such as Pieces of a Dream and Four 80 East. Marcus has also been invited to perform with or open for Peter White, Boney James, Mike Phillips, Kirk Whalum, Gerald Albright, George Duke, Everette Harp, Wynton Marsalis, Alex Bugnon, Nnenna Freelon, Bob Baldwin, Matt Marshak, Ledisi, Jennifer Holiday, Lalah Hathaway and many others.
     
    Join me as Marcus and I chew the fat, and jumpstart your holidays with his newly released Christmas CD, Marcus Anderson's TLC (Tender Loving Christmas.)

  • 01:29

    Smooth Conversation With Marcus Anderson

    in Music

    Join host Ron Jackson of The Smooth Jazz Ride (www.thesmoothjazzride.com) and co-host Lori Maxwell as they chat with the energetic saxman Marcus Anderson about his soaring career and new CD, Now. Ron will offer tracks from this very impressive project. Join us --  and bring your questions!

  • 01:12

    SAXOPHONIST MARCUS ANDERSON

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    Capital Jazz Fest Challenge winner, Marcus Anderson electrifies stages with an unmatchable energy and an intoxicating sound that stretches the definition of jazz. The multi-talented saxophonist, flautist and vocalist from Durham, NC., returns to talk about his third cd called "Now."

  • 01:33

    INTERVIEW WITH SAXOPHONIST MARCUS ANDERSON

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    Jazz up your Christmas season with Marcus Anderson's newest CD release Tender Loving Christmas! Blissful yet explosive, this CD is a must have for all family holiday dinners. It's the Winter Wonderland of smooth jazz. Classic holiday favorites are given a modern saxy tune. Anderson turns a Silent Night into an inspirational evening filled with music and TLC. Just know that this CD will put you in the Christmas mood Now, these arrangements are From the Heart, and it's going to be My Turn to have a Tender Loving Christmas! Featuring musicians James Lloyd, Julian Vaughn, Matt Marshak, Nicholas Cole and many more makes this is an all around instant classic. Get your blankets, hot cocoa and pull up next to the fireplace for more added holiday memories with the family. Enjoy the sounds of the season!  We welcome him back to talk about his first Christmas cd, Tender Loving Christmas.

  • 01:11

    A Cool Jazz Conversation with Marcus Anderson

    in Music

    the Capital Jazz Fest Challenge in 2009. Folks in that big room in Columbia, Maryland, that day were wowed. Hardened music people who suddenly got re-charged :)

    That's what Marcus does to you - gives you the new battery pack to jumpstart your heart. And has a LOT of energy left over - after giving it to YOU.

    Born to a large, musically inclined family in... South Carolina, Mom and Dad knew they had something special on their hands and nurtured Marcus early in life. He thrived in Church and he thrived in Jazz studies at North Carolina Central University - where he studied with Branford Marsalis and Gospel saxophonist, Donald Hayes.

    Marcus was part of the revered HBCU All Jazz Ensemble - as first tenor sax - for three years. By this time, he knew his calling.

    Three CDS under his belt, endless success stories at Jazz Festivals and venues across the country, and an upcoming gig at Blues Alley in DC (8/8), this young man continues to catch fire in the best of ways.

    YOU'VE heard the buzz yourself - you feel it - and you know why after you've seen Marcus. Composer/Sax/Flutist/Vocal?ist/Dancer - it's way more talent on that stage than we're used to seeing.

    Hear about the fabulous and still very young journey of Marcus Anderson - this Monday at 7 Eastern time on "Cool Jazz Conversations."

    Take a bite of the excitement now at www.marcusanderson.net !

  • 01:00

    SAXOPHONIST MARCUS ANDERSON

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    We catch up with Marcus on becoming the newest member of the Sax Pack (Jeff Kashiwa and Steve Cole) and touring with Shelia E.

  • 01:00

    SAXOPHONIST MARCUS ANDERSON

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    The 2009 Capital Jazz Fest Challenge winner, Marcus Anderson electrifies stages with an unmatchable energy and an intoxicating sound that stretches the definition of jazz. The multi-talented saxophonist, flautist and vocalist from Durham, NC recently released his second solo CD, From The Heart, a much anticipated follow up to My Turn – his stellar debut project. Marcus returns to Talking Smooth Jazz to talk about his latest project, From The Heart.

  • 01:40

    411 Ground and Pound Radio Show: UFC 183 Review

    in MMA

    Following the successful return of Anderson Silva the 411 expert panel is back to break down all the action from UFC 183 including Silva's win, the fighters who missed weight, and all the possible ramifications.

  • 00:30

    Healthcare Online Resources 2015

    in Internet

    This program will be featuring my white paper titled Healthcare Online Resources 2015. We will be highlighting the latest and greatest resources covering healthcare search engines and healthcare subject directories, guides and tracers !!! We will also discussing my latest freely available Awareness Watch Newsletter V13N1 January 2015 featuring Deep Web Research and Discovery Resources 2015 and my freely available January 2015 Zillman Column highlighting Peer To Peer (P2P), File Sharing, Grid and Matrix Search Engines. You may call in to ask your questions at (718)508-9839. The show is live and thirty minutes in length starting at 2:00pm EST on Saturday, January 31, 2015 and then archived for easy review and access. Listen, Call and Enjoy!!

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