Talking Smooth Jazz

Talking Smooth Jazz


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On June 8, 2008, Talking Smooth Jazz aired its first show on It was the first format on the site to interview regional, national and international smooth jazz artists and pioneered the way for similar shows. Since then we have done more than 250 interviews and have over 350,000 downloads. Join us on June 8, 2013, as we take a look back on the last five years with some of our most memorable interviews. Thank you to the artists and fans for supporting Talking Smooth Jazz.

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Talking Smooth Jazz is honored to welcome seven-time Grammy award-winning singer / veteran Al Jarreau. His innovative musical expressions have made him one of the most exciting and critically-acclaimed performers of our time with seven Grammy® Awards, scores of International Music Awards and popular accolades worldwide. He has released a new album called My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke. Follow Mr. Jarreau on Facebook and Twitter.
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Erich from the The Uptown Band returns to talk about their sophomore album Heart, Soul, Body, & Mind featuring Will Lee, bassist from The Late Show with David Letterman's CBS Orchestra, trumpet great and founding member of... more

Jason Carroll is a contemporary smooth jazz artist and producer known for his skillful multi-instrumentalism. Many people are misled by his compositions, believing that there is a live band playing when it is astonishingly only Jason by... more

Talking Smooth Jazz welcomes vioinist Chelsey Green. Having shared the stage with artists including Roberta Flack, MC Lyte, Denyce Graves, Ruben Studdard, J.Cole, Questlove and Black Thought of The Roots, emerging artist Chelsey... more

Talking Smooth Jazz welcomes Jarrod Lawson to discuss his debut self-title project, a soulful, intricate R&B and jazz-influenced compositions carrying spiritual, thought provoking lyrics. Follow Jarrod on Twitter and Instagram.

DAZZLING, INVENTIVE, AND SUPER MELODIC TRUMPETER! Offering up a fresh and exhilarating vibe with his full length debut Nothing Between Us, the trumpet sound on this smooth jazz album is playful and dancy, sometimes... more

The daughter of the founding keyboardist Kevin Toney of the legendary group The Blackbyrds, singer, songwriter, actress and dancer Dominique Toney is a multi-faceted performer. On August 12th, she releases her debut album, ?A... more

Smooth & sultry, cool, yet definitely funky. These words best describe the sound of saxophonist Tim Cunningham. Cunningham has headlined venues across the globe, from intimate nightclubs to Las Vegas Casinos. He continues to be... more

Guitarist/ Producer, David P. Stevens is quickly becoming a recognized name in contemporary jazz! With 3 albums to his credit, ?Timeless?, ?The Shedd?, and ?Epiphany?, David is blazing trails, and captivating audiences world wide! David... more

Once called the ?Crown Prince of Smooth Jazz? Rick Braun releases his 16th album, ?Can You Feel It? with some help from his friends, Brian Culbertson, Jeff Lorber, Euge Groove, Randy Jacobs and featuring American Idol contestant,... more