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Talking Smooth Jazz

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Since 2008, we have interviewed some of the best contemporary jazz artists in the business. Al Jarreau, Joe Sample, Brian Culbertson, Stanley Clarke, Gerald Albright and Boney James to name a few. We’ve introduced you to up and coming artists like keyboardist/producer extraordinaire Nicholas Cole, saxophonists BK Jackson, Adrian Burse, Vincent Ingala, and Elizabeth Mis, guitarist Sheldon Ferguson, Sweden’s keyboardist Jonathan Fritzen and more. International artists, keyboardist Wayne Brown (UK), saxophonist Otoe (Japan), saxophonist Candy Dulfer (Amsterdam, the Netherlands), guitarist Fabio Mignola (Switzerland) and Helen Rogers (UK). To date we have conducted over 500 interviews with 1.2M listens. It has been a great 6 years and we could not have done it without the artists and listeners support - Thank You!

On-Demand Episodes

JWhite opens up a true original Jazz story with his anticipated EP, "Grit & Glamour!" JWhite paints a vivid picture on the canvas, illustrating the perfect soundtrack for urban life. "Grit & Glamour" is the new soundtrack for urban story... more

Four-time SESAC Award-winning and Grammy nominee Pianist/Arranger Bob Baldwin continues his flow of music, and follows up with his tributes to Michael Jackson and Songwriter extraordinaire Thom Bell with his MelloWonder/Songs In... more

Kevin Howard's new cd, Travels, takes you on a journey with 10 of his original compositions blending contemporary jazz, smooth jazz fusion, funk and Latin rhythms. Follow Kevin on Facebook.

Billboard chart-topping vocalist and songwriter Helen Rogers of Jazzmasters fame returns with her solo debut, the potent Smooth Jazz Meets Reggae (Skinny Bwoy Records). The 10-song set (plus two CD-only bonus tracks), features original... more

Saxophonist Clifford Clark has released his debut project, Ocean Air, composed and arranged by saxophonist Martin Blockson. Follow Clifford on Facebook.

The long-awaited third release of multi-instrumentalist, Vincent Ingala, gives you more of his funky, soulful smooth jazz. From the driving upbeat title track, ?Coast to Coast,? to the smooth, sensual, ?Love On Hold,? Ingala will take you on... more

For Jesse Cook, music has been a journey. Sonically and literally. His new release, One World, begins another chapter in the multi-tasking artist, composer and producer's quest. His destination: The digital realm. To create the disc's... more

Profusely creative, highly energetic, sensitive and yet dynamic are a few words that describe the artistry of this extraordinary bassist. John Dillard embarks upon his journey, setting his pace on his first album as a solo artist, ?Lets... more

Bass Guitar Impresario, Al Turner, affectionately called ?The Burner? returns with his latest record ?Simply Amazing?, his forth album in 10 years. Simply Amazing finds the gifted producer, expanding his iconic style. Produced by Al... more