The producer Chris Arevalo
passed away on November 20th in San Fransico from health problems due to
diabites and heart failer. He was 43.
He was a prolific composer and he and the artist Michael Ortega were working on his contemporary jazz
album. Some of his work appeared on the group WAR's last album as well as
numerous tracks from artists around the S.F. bay area.
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Smooth Jazz Guitarist Billy Eric is about to release his 5th cd called Yes Indeed,a double cd 32 tunes in all. Billy Eric is a gifted guitarist,and top notch composer. Billy hails from New York City and the CD features an array of guests including bassist Mark Egan, pianist Gil Goldstein, Saxophonist David Mann, Drummer Ken Serio to name a few. Billy Eric's website www.billyeric.com.
Up and coming smooth jazz saxophonist Rocky Gordon will be hosting, as well as performing, the Fourth Annual McJazz Holiday Concert, Wednesday, December 4th, in Roxy's Showroom at the Fiesta Hotel in Las Vegas.
Proceeds to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Some of the top smooth jazz entertainers in the business will be performing, including special guest, national smooth jazz sensation, saxophonist Paul Taylor.
There will be a saxophone giveaway courtesy of E.M.Winston Saxophones at the end of the show.