Up Close and Personal

Up Close & Personal with Latinjazzy


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"Up Close & Personal" with Latinjazzy is my creation that materialized from my passion and love affair with music. "Up Close & Personal" (UC&P) is an internet broadcast ALL about the world of JAZZ, the artists and their fans. UC&P is meant for it to serve as another platform for Jazz artists to have so they can showcase their artistry. "Up Close & Personal" will bring you the best of the best in Contemporary, Smooth, Traditional, Classical, Latin Jazz and World Jazz., one show at a time... UC&P will bring you the respected trendsetters who have paved the way for so many ... The hottest of Artists in the Jazz scene today and will shine the spotlight on the new upcoming and rising stars of tomorrow. The Jazz genre is Limitless, as will be my efforts to explore and bring something fresh each and every week. Up Close & Personal is for everyone! I invite you to join me in this musical journey. through my Cosmic World of Jazz...where you can hear music that makes your heart melt, your ears groove and your soul sing!!! Tune in, sit back and enjoy.. I will be waiting for YOU!! "Up Close & Personal" will not only do interviews, but listening parties as well as some other projects that are still in the works....so stay tuned. Up Close & Personal is under the umbrella of my Keepin' It Smooth Management & Promotions Company.

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Getting to know Ryan Montaño. Ryan is not just a trumpet player, Ryan is a songwriter as well as a model. Ryan has been blessed with the opportunity to act in a few movies, model for a few ads and play music with some really amazing individuals. His music is fresh, original and structured around pop, jazz, folk and blues genres. Join us and #Ryan !!..
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Trumpeteer Joey Sommerville's musical essence lies in the Baptist church. "When I was a teenager, I would judge the caliber of my playing by the number of people in the congregation who 'got happy'. If you aren't touching the listener's... more

James Colah is from London, England and is an accomplished keyboards player, producer, arranger, composer, session man and International Songwriter Award winner with an impressive resumé in the music industry.He began his... more

Paris Escovedo- ?The Paris Escovedo Project? ?Exhilarating sounds of Latin Funk fusion that differentiates them from others… a unique sound all their own.? Son to the legendary Thomas ?Coke? Escovedo, Paris Escovedo, of... more

Charlie Sepúlveda was born in the Bronx, NY in 1962. He remembers his parents playing music in their house and seeing movies with Louis Armstrong on TV and liking the sound of the trumpet. When he was 4 years old his mother... more

Eddie Palmieri, known for his charismatic power and bold innovative drive, has a musical career that spans over 50 years as a bandleader of Salsa and Latin Jazz orchestras. With a discography that includes 36 titles, Mr. Palmieri has been... more

Joe comes from a family of world class musicians and has grown up immersed in the passion of musical performance.Initially, being exposed to classical music as a young boy, Joe fast developed his interest in saxophone and Jazz. Together... more

Airborne is a multi-cultural Contemporary Jazz group based from New Haven, CT USA.Formed in the 1980's these veterans of jazz celebrate years of recordings, jazz festivals, concerts, and clubs. The members have toured across the... more

In 1988 while a little known singer from Brooklyn released a self-titled debut on Island Records called Will Downing. Fast-forward to 2013, CDs have taken a backseat to MP3s but that singer from Brooklyn has withstood the test of time.... more

Ms. Keiko is stopping by for a another chat with me, bringing great updates since her release of Soul Quest!!! :) A true humanitarian, Keiko has lent her voice to raise awareness for such causes as The Daniel Pearl Foundation, The United... more

Contemporary jazz and pop music scene. New York-based Atherton has opened for the likes of Chuck Loeb, Patti Austin, Tito Puente and saxophonist Najee. In 2004 her debut CD ‘Let Me Inside Your Love' made its mark on the... more