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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 HEREWho in the world is Captain Fingers?  Well, just the greatest session guitar player of all time – Lee Ritenour!   Through the seventies, just about everyone of note was clamoring for Captain Fingers to grace their recording session with a few brilliant guitar riffs – from the Momas & the Papas to Pink Floyd.  38 more words

Jazz Downloads

Army Entertainment’s Jazz Series 2015

January – Lee Ritenour/Elan Trotman
January 23, 2015
Doors 7p / Show 8p
$45 advance / $50 on day of show and at the gate… 101 more words

Smooth Jazz