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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!

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Peter White's new cd "Good Day" is an album of all original songs. It features Phillipe Saisse, Basia, and a tribute song to Wayman Tisdale.

With a seamless flow of sounds from soulful R&B and contemporary jazz to neo-soul this album has it all! Deborah joins us to talk about her debut cd "Step Aside" and her career.

With his debonair looks, charm, and charisma to burn, Michael Lington defines the contemporary jazz experience. Since the late 90s, he has scored hit after Top Ten hit while seducing fans with passionate performances that turn sax into a... more

"New Love" is Darron's Fourth solo release. It stretches his talents to a new level with exciting original compositions blending energetic R&B tempos, funky bass lines and smooth jazz grooves.

On this show we will be talking to Ms. Yolanda Hunter about her Seasons of Music Jazz Series, featuring exceptionally talented independent artists and national recording artists in the jazz genre. We will also be talking to Howard... more

Eddie's new project "Visions of Angels" includes vocals by Howard Hewett on A Child's Love and Joeleen, a London born artist discovered by Eddie, on That's Life.
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Thank you Art for a great interview and congratulations on signing with a label. Much continued success to you! Jazz Queen Mike Reynolds

As a solo artist, Art has performed and/or co-headlined shows with Chuck Loeb, Marion Meadows, Roy Ayres, Everette Harp, Bob Baldwin, Randy Scott, Noel Webb, Najee, Michael Henderson, Jean Carne, Cuba Gooding & The Main... more
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DVM AREA: This Saturday, August 29th, is not just a CD Release Concert featuring the lovely songstress Tracy Hamlin, it's a party with benefits. Art Sherrod Jr and A-Train Enterprises have partnered to provide one of the biggest... more

Keyboard Larry Ellis, Jr. will talk about his current cd, Your Favorites My Way and we will continue our interview with 13-yr. old drummer, Taylor Burrise.