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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Najee: Poetry in Motion

Read "Poetry in Motion" reviewed by Liz Goodwin

On Najee's 15th studio release, and fourth project for the Shanachie label, the Jamaica Queens, N.Y. native delivers an inviting, feel-good album on which he is joined by such diverse talents as pianist/keyboardist Bobby Lyle, multi-instrumentalist/producer/composer/arranger Barry Eastmond, multi-instrumentalist/composer/producer Jean-Paul “Bluey" Maunick, vocalists Will Downing, Maysa and Eric Roberson, and guitarist Blake Aaron.

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NEWS: RECORDING

Blake Aaron Spins Soulful Guitar Tales On “Soul Stories,” Coming May 5

Blake Aaron Spins Soulful Guitar Tales On “Soul Stories,” Coming May 5

"Wes Side Story” bodes to be the fourth single from the set to enter the Billboard Top 10. Aliso Viejo, CA—Guitarist Blake Aaron utilized an unconventional approach when constructing his fifth album, Soul Stories, which will be released May 5 by Innervision Records. To maintain his presence on radio and in the marketplace while juggling a busy ...

NEWS: RECORDING

"Groove-O-Matic" Glory For Guitarist Blake Aaron

"Groove-O-Matic" Glory For Guitarist Blake Aaron

No. 1 single will appear on the “Soul Stories” album coming this summer. Aliso Viejo, CA: Guitarist Blake Aaron is still tucked away in the recording studio tinkering on his forthcoming fifth album, “Soul Stories,” yet he’s already topped the charts with a single from the session. Aaron’s cool electric jazz guitar dances to a retro ‘70s ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Blake Aaron: Desire

Read "Desire" reviewed by Susan Lozinak

Smooth jazz guitarist Blake Aaron is back with his third CD, Desire, and for anyone familiar with his music it was well worth the wait. This collection of mostly original music captivates the senses from the first note and never lets go, as Aaron's love for jazz is apparent in everything he does.

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