May 18, 2004

Wayman Tisdale Continues Retro Run

Bassist Wayman Tisdale loves the old songs. Look for two classics on his upcoming CD Hang Time.

WaymanTisdale.jpgBassist Wayman Tisdale will continue his love affair with classic old-school songs on his new CD, Hang Time, his first for Dave Koz’s Rendezvous Entertainment. The first single on the Tulsa, Oklahoma, resident’s upcoming CD, which is due July 13, will be a cover of McFadden and Whitehead’s “Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now.” Tragically, the writer of that song, John Whitehead, was murdered in Philadelphia last week. Tisdale also covers Smoky Robinson’s “Crusin’.”

Tisdale scored a No. 1 hit on the smooth-jazz charts on his last CD, Face to Face, with a cover of "Can't Hide Love" by Earth, Wind and Fire.

Tisdale is part of Koz’s third annual A Smooth Summer Night tour, which begins June 5 and features Koz, singer Jeffrey Osborne and guitarist Jonathan Butler. Trumpeter Rick Braun joins the tour on June 25.

Posted by Brian Soergel at May 18, 2004 6:12 AM