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What We're Listening To ** February 2013

J E F F * D A N I E L S

The Lucky Peterson Band, Live At The 55 Arts Club Berlin (JSP Records) (2013)

Marcus Miller, Renaissance, (Concord Jazz) (2012)

Flamingo Star, I Wouldn't Wait No Longer (Sheer Sound/peacelounge Records) (2008)

Groove55, Voyage (123jamm.com) (2012)

Duncan Millar, Fresh Air (Warmday Records) (2013)

What We're Listening To ** January 2013

P E T E R * B O E H I

Duncan Millar - Fresh Air (2013)
British keyboardist Duncan Millar has released a new CD after a hiatus featuring tons of memorable tracks, he is supported by the best UK players, and his keyboard playing over cool grooves results in another brilliant album. Don't miss it!

GRP 30: The Digital Master Company 30th Anniversary (2012)
This 2 CD set provides over two hours of great jazz recorded during the past 30 years of the seminal GRP label and shows their versatility and scope with artists ranging from David Benoit, Dave Valentin, Lee Ritenour, Diane Schuur and Dave Grusin to George Benson, Dizzy Gillespie, Tom Scott, Spyro Gyra and Arturo Sandoval. Everything is perfectly recorded and produced. A gem!

Quasimode - Four Pieces: The Best Selection (2012)
This excellent band from Japan combines straight-ahead acoustic jazz with contemporary club grooves, which yields mesmerizing results. This best of selection provides their best tracks and is the place to start if you want to learn more about this band. Groovy!

Elan Trotman - Tropicality (2013)
Saxman Elan Trotman is quickly entering the top level of smooth jazz with his latest release. Guests like Jeff Lorber, Nick Colionne, Terry Lyne Carrington, Paul Brown and others make sure that the playing is nothing but outstanding. The CD has a nice tropical vibe. Recommended!

Jeff Tyzik - Radiance (1982)
My nod to the past goes to this LP by trumpeter Jeff Tyzik from 1982 featuring the best NYC session players like Steve Khan, Warren Bernhardt, Will Lee, Steve Gadd, Rubens Bassini, Grant Geissman, Don Grolnick and more. This brand of jazz-funk is my kind of music. Just love it!

Smooth Acid Jazz

Hello friends

Did you ever heard about Smooth Acid Jazz? If you answer with "No" or if you just a fan of smooth Acid Jazz, than read my essay at

http://www.smooth-jazz.de/Essays/SmoothAcidJazz1.htm

This essay has 14 pages so far and is open for follow ups. Included are stories about The Brand New Heavies, Incognito, Chris Bangs, The James Taylor Quartet, Nite Flyte, Colour Club, Vibe), Duncan Millar, Fishbelly Black, Soundscape UK, Yada Yada, Ronny Jordan, Exodus Quartet, Count Basic and Down To The Bone. The essay will be continued, promised!



Cheers

HBH

Expansion Records / Passion Jazz

Hello affinados of Smooth Jazz

Good news from London UK. Expansion Records/Passion Jazz is releasing some new albums:

Duncan Millar - Comin' Thru
Bob Baldwin - For You
Denise Stewart - Decide On Me
Kloud 9 - On Kloud 9

Already released in December:

The Best of Passion Jazz / Volume 2.

A first review about Duncan Millar's album is to find at www.smooth-jazz.de topic First View. Dates of the releases are placed under the topic New Releases. Further reviews will follow soon.

Best regards

HBH

PS. Peter, you website is thankfully mentioned in the booklet of the Best of album! Congratulation!