Legendary American vocalist Etta James dies at 73. The Grammy winning jazz, bluess and R & B singer suffered complications from Leukemia.
Author Kim Betton
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!
The X Factor’s Stereo Hogzz are supporting the First Annual New Vibe Dance Studio and Aerobics Toy Drive for the Ronald McDonald House of Houston, TX.
Recording artists join in support for guitarist Jeff Golub who suddenly lost his vision a few months ago. Find out how you can get involved.
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!
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.
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!
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
For more information contact: http://www.caamuseum.org
Smooth Jazz Saxophonist Kim Waters drops a smashing new CD on October 25, 2011. “This Heart of Mine” is mixed with jazz and R&B! Waters is a mastermind of creating soulful sounds. SmoothJazzTimes.com’s Kim Betton talked with the jazz great about his latest project and more!