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KEY BOARDIST JEFF LOGAN HOSTS A MELLIFUOUS:"BLACK TIE AFFAIR" ACCESSIBLE TO ALL

After releasing six albums on his own independent label, BASS-mint Records, keyboardist Jeff Logan decided that he would raise the stakes on his “lucky number seven” album. By day, the prolific songwriter, who produces and performs all the instruments on his records including piano, keyboards, guitar, bass, percussion, drums and drum programming, serves as an administrator in the Prince George’s Detention Center in Maryland.
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Keiko Matsui Opens DC’s Annual Cherry Blossom Festival, First Appearance since Returning from her Earthquake Ravaged Homeland Tokyo

Keiko Matsui was in Tokyo visiting family during the deadly tsunami and earthquake on March 11. Matsui is grateful to be alive and for the global support for her homeland. She’s using her music to help rebuild and restore faith. SmoothJazzTimes.com’s Kim Betton talked to Matsui from Tokyo and during her visit to Washington, DC.
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STOP THE DEMOLITION! Help Save the Elvin Shephard House

The WNY and MMP are in the first stages of bidding on buying the house that is still on the demolition list, even though we blocked it from being torn down in July 2010.
 
Elvin was born in Alexandria, Virginia in 1923, but his parents brought him to Buffalo when he was three and with the exception of times he spent in New York City and on the road with name bands, Buffalo was home ever since. It?s where he and his wife the former Alma Wilkins of St. Louis raised six children …

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THE ART AND SEDUCTION OF LOVE AND SAX

Boston, MA (11 January 2011): Sensual saxplay – expressive and passionate – pilots alluringly romantic melodies that levitate over slinky, seductive grooves on Love and Sax, the second contemporary jazz album from saxophonist Elan Trotman, which will be released on the artist’s own label on March 8th.

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NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 42nd ANNUAL NAACP IMAGE AWARDS

Singing sensation Smokey Robinson, actor/rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, and actresses Kimberly Elise and Sanaa Lathan were among the A-list stars announcing the nominees for the 42nd Annual NAACP IMAGE AWARDS. Find out who made tops in jazz and much more. And gear up for the Main Event to air March 4th on FOX. Stay with SmoothJazzTimes.com for complete coverage.

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MARCUS GOLDHABER'S "TAKE ME ANYWHERE" GARNERS RAVE REVIEWS

If you love Frank Sinatra and Harry Connick, Jr. then you’ll love straight-ahead AND smooth jazz vocalist Marcus Goldhaber’s(MG)latest recording “Take Me Anywhere,” featuring the Jon Davis Trio. Goldhabor talked to SmoothJazzTimes.com’s Kim Betton (SJT) about the making of his latest CD that’s getting rave reviews! The story inside!