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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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When Cindy Bradley, in a last minute rush to choose an instrument to play in her 4th grade elementary school band program, chose the trumpet, little did she know it would someday put her on a collision course with Trippin ‘n’ Rhythm... more

She is a versatile Jazz Singer with a Master's Degree in Interdisciplinary Arts from Nova Southeastern University, and a Bachelor's in English from Florida International University. She is also an accomplished Stage Actress in musical... more

Whether he's grooving onstage or laying down his latest batch of sensuous and funky tracks in the studio, there's no better adjective to describe the effect Paul Taylor has on his legions of urban jazz fans worldwide than the title of his latest... more

The Detroit bred, Los Angeles-based saxophonist burst on the jazz scene after an impressive win at the 2007 Capital Jazz New Artist Challenge in Columbia, Maryland. Since then Justin was asked to join Boney James, Brian Culbertson,... more
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MasterMind Entertainment Presents A Night of Ambiance Saturday, August 8, 2009 @ Indique Heights 2 Wisconsin Circle Chevy Chase, MD 20818 11:00pm - 3:00am Music By: DJ Chuck B www.djchuckbentertainment.com Attire: Strictly... more
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Thanks to everyone that signed up for the newsletter. Look for it in your email on August 1st. There is a sign-up box on the profile page if you have not signed up or you can email me at talkingsmoothjazz@yahoo.com with your name... more
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August is packed with artists interviews*. Saxophonists Justin Young, Paul Taylor and Michael Lington; a 13 year old drummeer name Taylor Burrise; trumpetess Cindy Bradley; singers Paulette Dozier and Larry Ellis, Jr. See the events section... more

Michael talks about his current cd, Passions and Dreams.

Aziza is a composer, pianist, vocalist, arranger and music educator. Her style of music combines jazz, soul and poetry and Aziza calls it Jazzsoetry.

Jeanette talks about her new cd, Reflections.