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Posts Tagged ‘jazz’

Omar Omar: ‘On The Sly’ – a full vision of how they should sound

Omar Omar is a Norwegian pop band who describes their 10 track album, ‘On The Sly’, recorded at Flatcity Records by Jim Berget, as being “white eyed soul to jazzy funk,” while the lyrics are about how “terribly hard i...


Inactive Spaz: “Bread” – genius or madness?

Inactive Spaz’s style is minimalist in every way – minimal allegorical lyrics, minimal production, minimal photos, and minimal graphics. But in a way, less is much better. Inactive Spaz is probably one of the better dis...



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Singer-songwriter Glenn Polin with a series of new songs

Glenn Polin is an amateur artist, singer and producer. Frank Topper is an organizational development consultant from Greenbrae, California, who writes lyrics on his day off. Together the two moonlighters have been working on a...



Doc Jazz: “It Takes Love” – rekindles the soul and ignites a fire in the heart

Doc Jazz’s songs are emotional, some are slow, others are upbeat, and most of the songs weave melodies through stories in a way that has you holding your breath to hear the words – then again, if you want, they can just ha...


Paul The Trombonist: “Journey To The World” – connecting the past, to the present and the future

Paul Nowell aka Paul The Trombonist, a child prodigy who has worked with the likes of Aretha Franklin, Noel Gallagher, Frankie Vallie, 10-time Grammy award-winning trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, and Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan...



Phantom Pop: “Hometown” combines an ear-endearing melody and sweeping harmonics

Phantom Pop is an instrumental band from Brooklyn, NY. The group combines elements of funk, soul, and R&B with the improvisation of jazz to create their own sound. Originally formed by Dave Lowenthal simply to create an alb...


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Blue Soul Ten: “The Fearless Warrior” – the embryonic symbolization of one hundred influences

In 2015 Blue Soul Ten released the debut album titled “The Unspoken Warrior”, which was meant to reflect project creator Claye Greene’s approach to living life with bravery and beauty. The album was a blend of Soul, ...


DEANA MARTIN RELEASES “SWING STREET” ALBUM VIA BIG FISH RECORDS

The Road to Her Trademark of Excellence and Charm is Paved to “Swing Street” Hollywood, Calif. – World-class entertainer, vocalist, and New York Times best-selling author Deana Martin shows why she reigns as the Queen ...



Steven Blane: “Taboo” a totally captivating set of carefully selected songwriting jewels

I discovered Steven Blane a little less than a month ago while reviewing his “Kill Me Nice” album. I was left pretty much in awe by this Adult Contemporary performer who writes, sings and plays the ukulele, piano as well as...


Mercedes Nicole: “People Are Talking” – refreshingly comfortable in an all-new manner

Mercedes Nicole’s infatuation with music began sitting at the feet of her father at age seven as he played and replayed the warped albums he treasured of the great women in jazz, Billy Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Sarah Vau...