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Posts Tagged ‘jazz’

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...


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, ...



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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...



Robert D. Montgomery – The spaces between the old and new is crossed and blended well within the songs

Singer- Songwriter Robert D. Montgomery is from San Diego, CA. He has just dropped out of nowhere with 3 singles to tantalize our ears. Embodying the sensual, romantic cool at the crossroads of contemporary jazz together with o...


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Joe Blessett: “Excuse Me” – The worlds of jazz, rock and soul cross paths

On his latest album release, “Excuse Me”, Joe Blessett sets the stage with “Who’s In My Shit” – a bass-pounding swing which leads into a fat, flowing guitar-heavy groove you can bop your head to. From there on o...


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Junichi Arima: “23 Summit Ave – In Your Ear” – Thoughtful, beautiful, emotive and well-produced.

Berklee College of Music awarded Junichi the merit-based World Tour Scholarship. Junichi Arima is a young extraordinary bassist, composer and educator who has already made a big name for himself on the East Coast and in Japan. ...



BAIN: “Love In Blue” pushes all the right seams of the standard R&B/Soul envelope

“Love In Blue” is steadily climbing digital charts. The debut album from BAIN, entitled “Love in Blue” is a skillfully crafted piece of art. From the atmospheric album art work to the ear pleasing melodies and cool g...


Natalie Jean has Moved Up and Out of the Common Urban Pop Idiom into a Class of Her Own!

Produced by Alexi Von Guggenberg, the the new self-titled album by Natalie Jean offers up 12 tracks and is readily available for purchase nationwide at the iTunes Store, Amazon.com, Google Play, and various digital online store...