Posts Tagged ‘jazz’

CORE_frontWith the free-flowing, technical heart of jazz and jam forms and the soul and spirit of blues rock, the new instrumental album, Core, by New York band, Arjun, screams “Play me again!”  Mixed by underground hip-hop and jazz producer Scotty Hard and featuring John Medeski (Medeski Martin & Wood) on its title track, Core is distinguished by carefully crafted melodies designed to tell a story.


London-born singer-songwriter, Teni, is out with her sultry debut album, Afrodisiac, which is an evocative fusion of smooth jazz, reggae, and afrobeats.   This well-developed album is packed full with steamy hits, powerful beats and soulful lyrics!  If you’re a fan of Sade, Nina Simone, Billie Holliday and other similar artists, Afrodisiac is must-buy and is currently available on iTunes and Amazon!


Banksters_Album_CoverDynamically ranging between spitting hard-hitting lyrics about political bull and groovy, upbeat jams about looking forward with a fresh, positive mind, Absoloot‘s latest album, “Banksters”, is full of fresh, intelligent anthems for the underdog, the voiceless, the underprivileged, and anyone who isn’t in the 1%! This album is a “must-buy”!

Sounds Like: Jay-Z, NAS, Pittbull, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Common 

Label: As I Am Records

Buy the 12-track ‘Banksters’ album on CD Baby!

Part of the proceeds of all song purchases go to CARE to help fight poverty around the world.


fourthComing up this July 4th, I’m pleased to let you know about about a great show happening at Dayton Taste jazz club in Trotwood, OH!

Dayton Taste is hosting a 4th of July Musical Showcase Extravaganza, hosted by the talented Chris Surratt and featuring two great bands, Dayton’s own Vibe 5 (classical to jazz, polka to gospel, hip hop, R&B) and out of Cinci, Natural Progression (R&B/Neo-Soul/Pop). They will also have many other local singers and artists joining these bands on stage throughout the night.

Show will start around 9 p.m. and go until the wee hours of the next morning. You do NOT want to miss this show!

The price to view the show is only $10. You can purchase tickets in advance or the day of the show via the Dayton Taste website HERE or call 937-854-7060. Reservations are strongly recommended.