Evan Carydakis is an acclaimed Jazz saxophonist, residing in Tasmania. Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Evan first picked up the saxophoneRead more
On Saturday 24 April I was lucky enough to chat with 26-year-old Michigan-based singer, songwriter and pianist Hannah Baiardi aboutRead more
For more than two decades, Chris ‘Big Dog’ Davis has worked with artists including Grammy nominated Maysa, multi-Grammy nominated GeraldRead more
Catching wind of emerging vocalist Roberta Gentile after her appearance on a TV show in her native Italy, Incognito founderRead more
Hannah Baiardi’s second full-length album, Straight from the Soul is to be released 22 March.Read more
Best known for his 1986 #1 pop/R&B hit “Shake You Down,” groove balladeer Gregory Abbott’s new single “Chill” – his first recording in nearly a decade – offers sage advice for these troubled times in the most engaging, rhythmically seductive way possible.Read more
Forty-one years after Kevin Stevenson moved to NYC to launch his multi-faceted career – which has taken him from Broadway productions to television and film (as well as work with countless jazz and R&B artists) – the versatile drummer/composer makes his Smooth Jazz solo debut with “Movin’.Read more
Beyond their highly sought after 1978 album Festa Para Um Novo Rei – home to the mystical jazz-funk classic ‘Vidigal’ – little is known about Marcos Resende & Index. However, their previously unreleased self-titled debut album from 1976 is soon to be released.Read more
Ralph Johnson of Earth, Wind & Fire talks to Steve Hart about his love of jazz and his new smooth jazz single Co-Swagit, featuring the sweet vocals of Andréa Lisa.
Ralph was 19 when he auditioned for Maurice White to be the band’s drummer. He is 69 now, and like EWF, is still going strong.