Author Kim Betton

Kim Betton is the founder and editorial director of SmoothJazzTimes.com. The award winning television anchor/reporter and producer has worked in markets across the U.S. including NBC4 & USA Sky Radio in Washington, DC, WBKW-TV Buffalo, New York, FOX 13 News Memphis and KARK4 / FOX 16 News in Little Rock. Kim has a true love for good music! She is also a vocalist for smooth jazz and Broadway show tunes. Her love for music and the arts inspired her to launch this magazine. If you have a story idea email her at kim@smoothjazztimes.com. Thanks for checking us out! Enjoy!

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Don't Miss The Greatest Party at Sea; The Smooth Jazz Cruise with Legendary Great George Benson and More!

Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC and The Smooth Jazz Cruise announced today that George Benson, one of the most influential crossover musicians in contemporary jazz, R&B and pop, will perform at The Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater (“The Fred”) in Peachtree City, GA on Friday, June 1, 2012 to help launch The Smooth Jazz Cruise: The Greatest Party at Sea 2013. Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 2, 2012 at 10:00AM EST and are available at The Fred box office, Ticket Alternative outlets, via the Ticket Alternative phone line (800.745.3000) and online at www.ticketalternative.com

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SELF-TITLED CD AVERY*SUNSHINE IS ON FIRE

Avery Sunshine’s self-titled CD is sizzling with the singers’ smooth vocals and tantilzing tunes. Sitting at the airport awaiting her flight, the vocalist takes a moment to speak by phone with Smoothjazztimes’ Patricklee Hamilton to talk Music, Social networking, God and family balance. Check out the interview – inside!

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Teen Violinist Lexington Porter Wows Crowds During Arkansas Benefit Concert to Connect Young People with Jazz

Porter’s Jazz Cafe in the heart of downtown Little Rock, Arkansas was filled with smooth jazz, a little R&B, and straight ahead jazz on Wednesday during a stunning Holiday Extravaganza featuring 17 year old smooth jazz violinst Lexington Porter. The event was a fundraiser for Art Porter Music Education, Inc. A foundation that connects the youth to music. Check out the story inside!

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STEREO HOGZZ THANKS FANS FOR VOTES AND SUPPORT ON FOX'S THE X FACTOR

Members of  R&B sensational  group Stereo Hogzz worked their way to the  position on the FOX television hit show the X Factor.   The mega talented five member bodacious band ;  Trace Kennedy, Jon Glenn,  Justin, Trae Badd and KG,  wowed audiences across the nation with their powerfully packed moves and heart-throbbing harmonies under the direction of their mentor Hollywood sensation, choreographer and X Factor Judge Paula Abdul.

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