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The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 123 (A&M Records)

Given a salutary push by Quincy Jones who would produce some of their biggest successes soon after, George Johnson and his brother, Louis, have recorded 8 albums under… 126 more words


Earl Klugh's 12th Annual Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor

GRAMMY® Award-Winning guitarist Earl Klugh annually invites jazz and music enthusiasts to a unique, luxurious getaway at the Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond BROADMOOR Resort in Colorado Springs. 66 more words

Smooth Jazz

Don't Mention The Smooth Jazz: Lee Ritenour's Rit

Elektra Records, released August 1981


Is there a more wretched style of music than smooth jazz? We all know it when we hear it; there’s a good bet it will feature an insipid melody, usually played on soprano sax or clean-toned guitar, a dollop of  575 more words

Album Reviews

Harvey Mason - How's It Feel (Arista)

Harvey Mason made himself quite a reputation in the Jazz/Funk circuit working with luminaries such as Bob James, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, … 83 more words


Fourplay - "Elixir"

So…more Jazz music. This particular album, Fourplay’s “Elixir”, is one that I have been listening to since I was young. It’s an album I love…even as I recognize that it kind of fits the now-dreaded category of “Smooth Jazz”. 816 more words


Dizzy Gillespie / The Last Stroke Of Midnight

Digital Crate Digging Continues!! checking out some disco jazz from  Dizzy Gillespie with a track called The Last Stroke Of Midnight. Check out the players and the track… 59 more words

Breakbeat Science

Sugarloaf Express

https://designerjazz.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/sugarloaf-express1.mp3To Save, Right-Click HERE From an album called “The Captain’s Journey”, Lee Ritenour (aka Captain Fingers) is one of the greatest session guitar players of all time.

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