The latest release in Smooth Jazz is from British guitarist Chris Standring. He is best known for his wonderful tune Bossa Blue that topped the charts for nine consecutive weeks. In 2020 his album Real Life produced two Billboard number ones with Is there A Doctor In The House and Shake You Up. Earlier this year Standring released a single, Change The World, that quickly moved up the charts to add another Billboard number one to his stellar career. That single is included in his highly anticipated album Simple Things released May 20th. From Simple things I am playing the guitar of Chris Standring with Shadow Of Doubt.
May 10th veteran saxophonist Walter Beasley released the album Meet Me At My Place. Beasley is a graduate of and now a professor of music at the prestigious Berklee College Of Music in Boston, a school that has produced many music stars. Beasley released his debut album in 1987 and has now released 21 albums and several singles. From Meet Me At My Place, I have the saxophone and a vocal by Walter Beasley, a cover of the classic Glen Campbell song Wichita Lineman
Michael Broening works from his home studio in Phoenix, Arizona as a producer and songwriter. He has written and produced over forty contemporary jazz hits, including 26 top 10 and 11 #1 singles, one of which was the Grammy winning song "Mornin'" by George Benson and Al Jarreau. Recently we have seen Broening coming out from behind his producer’s chair to perform on the piano on other Smooth Jazz artist’s work and to release a couple of singles. His latest release was on March 25th. I have the keys of Michael Broening with that new single Summer In Blue that is rapidly moving up the charts.
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