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Boney James – Dishing Up Some Phat Smooth Jazz!

Boney James is one of smooth jazz’s most successful saxophonists, and deservedly so. He is a prolific writer and is on fire whether in the studio or on stage. Just look at the facts, to date nine of his studio … Continue reading

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Jeff Golub loses sight, but continues making music

Jeff Golub is one of Smooth Jazz’s most well known guitarists. While recording his latest release “The Three Kings,” Jeff Golub lost vision in one eye. Loss of vision in the other soon followed. Golub posted this on his web … Continue reading

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Cindy Bradley – Smooth Jazz Trumpet Sensation

Most people never heard of her, yet this week she adorns the top spot on the Billboard Jazz Charts and Cool Grooves is delighted to write about her this week. She is trumpet player Cindy Bradley and her tune “Massive … Continue reading

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Radio Smooth Jazz New York– Another great online station

As terrestrial Smooth Jazz radio stations become more and more difficult to find, the internet has exploded with great stations. It’s only a matter of time until your car radio is surfing the web for music too. So let’s take … Continue reading

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Paul Taylor is #1 on Billboard this week!

For a jazz musician, it doesn’t really get better than it is for Paul Taylor this week. He played his way all the way to the top of Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz Charts and holds the number 1 spot for his … Continue reading

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Brian Culbertson – The Smooth Jazz/Funk experience

You can tell when a group of musicians have mojo. It permeates the music and leaves the audience with a sense of euphoria and a silly grin that only appears after witnessing something wonderful. I know that after seeing these … Continue reading

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Jessy J. Jams on!

Smooth Jazz has many female stars, and no one should underestimate their talent to jam with the best of them or their ability to wow an audience. And ranking way at the top of the Smooth Jazz charts, Jessy J … Continue reading

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NYC Smooth Jazz Gem Alert!

Recently artist/photographer Tear-n-Tan caught a group we wrote about a while back called the Dangling Success on a hot sweaty night at a club on NYC’s upper west side called P&G’s Bar & Grill. Tear-n-Tan sent us a video she … Continue reading

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The Rippingtons – Decades of Great Music!

Just because this band first thrust on to the scene in 1986, don’t think they are retiring anytime soon or that they are opposed to new blood. Among their celebrated members are Smooth Jazz superstars such as Dave Koz and … Continue reading

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Euge Groove – Smooth Jazz’s Huge Sound

Steven Eugene Grove (born November 27, 1962), better known as Euge Groove, is an American smooth jazz saxophonist with a strong Top-40 background. He has been one of the best-selling contemporary jazz artists of the past decade, scoring eight Top … Continue reading

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