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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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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ODU Student Micah Davis Spotlights the SmoothJazzTimes.com "JazzNoteBook"

The SmoothJazzTimes.com “JazzNoteBook” features students across the nation who are musicians establishing a supportive fan base and making music that’s setting a tone for a positive future in the world of smooth jazz. SmoothJazzTimes.com features ODU Student Micah Davis, a saxophonist, rapper and composer – and his music and message are putting a stamp on the importance of connecting young people to the preservation of jazz and its profound future!

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NATURALLY 7 … IN CONCERT!!

Exclusive Los Angeles Concert
The California African American Museum
Los Angeles, California
Support the Education Programs of CAMM
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Buffet Dinner 5pm
Show 7pm
For more information contact: http://www.caamuseum.org

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