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Sonic Boom by Darren Rahn

Awesome! Sweet Sauce! by Ms. Wanda aka JazzyLady The title CD says it all! “Sonic Boom”!! Oh my! I already knew this was going to be a “Killer CD”! I have Darren Rahn’s previous releases and other productions he has mastered. Darren has that unique “Sax Sound” that is always music to my ears. I had the privilege of meeting ...

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Paprika Soul Originals Collection by Paprika Soul

Album Review Paprika Soul has a fresh, club-like sound that they create with each and every note on this self-titled debut for the Higher Octave label. As one of the U.K.’s hottest smooth jazz acts, this group comprised of Andy Spiller on keyboards and drum programming, Malcolm MacFarlane on guitar, Phil Mulford on bass, Poli Cousse and Herve Gamilen on ...

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Woman Across the River by Freddie King

Album Review King’s last Shelter album was his most elaborately produced, with occasional string arrangements and female backups vocals, although these didn’t really detract from the net result. Boasting perhaps heavier rock elements than his other Shelter efforts, it was characteristically divided between blues standards (by the likes of Willie Dixon and Elmore James), Leon Russell tunes, and more R&B/soul-inclined ...

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Canzone Popolare (Shakuhachi) – Tony Gould & Imogen Manins

Canzone Popolare (Shakuhachi) Such a Sky Tony Gould & Imogen Manins Genre: Cool Jazz Price: $0.99 Release Date: October 1, 2013 © ℗ 2013 Move Related Videos Mix - Jazz and bluesMiles Davis - On the Champs ElyseesOn Planet Jazz - 1H of Bebop Jazz, Hard Bop & Swing, Best SelectionNat King Cole - Angel Eyes 115SHARES Twitter Facebook Google+

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Praise God Anyhow by The Booth Brothers

The long history of the Booth Brothers starts when Ron Booth, Sr. was a teenager and formed the original group with brothers Charles Booth, James Booth, and Wallace Booth after moving to Detroit in the late ’50s. They sang locally and regionally until 1963, when Ron Sr. disbanded the group and started singing with the Toney Brothers. Though these quartets ...

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You Three (Live) – Backsliders

You Three (Live) Live Backsliders Genre: Classic Blues Price: $0.99 Release Date: January 1, 2005 © ℗ 2005 Backsliders Related Videos Mix - Jazz and bluesMiles Davis - On the Champs ElyseesOn Planet Jazz - 1H of Bebop Jazz, Hard Bop & Swing, Best SelectionNat King Cole - Angel Eyes 159SHARES Twitter Facebook Google+

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The Flute Mastery of Frank Wess by Frank Wess

Album Review This excellent 1981 date from Frank Wess is, as its title suggests, the first — and only — all-flute session from the man who brought the instrument to prominence as a soloist in creative mainstream jazz during the 1950s. Wess — also a fine saxophonist — has a list of credits including the Billy Eckstine Orchestra in the ...

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John Primer & the Real Deal Bluesband That Will Never Do by John Primer & The Real Deal Bluesband

Biography Born: March 3, 1945 in Camden, MS Genre: Blues Years Active: ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, ’00s By any yardstick, Chicago guitarist John Primer has paid his dues. Prior to making The Real Deal for Mike Vernon’s Atlantic-distributed Code Blue label, Primer spent 13 years as the ever-reliable rhythm guitarist with Magic Slim & the Teardrops. Before that, he filled the ...

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