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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 ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Les Sabler: Jobim Tribute

Read "Jobim Tribute" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Canadian guitarist and vocalist Les Sabler is accustomed to playing the lighter side of jazz as an established and prominent Smooth jazz artist with a particular fancy for the bossa nova. On a very special homage album, Jobim Tribute, the guitarist provides a delicious taste of Brazil by exploring select music from Antonio Carlos Jobim, arguably, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Les Sabler: A Meditation On Jobim In The Key Of Jazz

Les Sabler: A Meditation On Jobim In The Key Of Jazz

Guitarist Les Sabler pays homage to the Brazilian legend on “Jobim Tribute” due April 8 Tampa, FL: Before Les Sabler began recording “Jobim Tribute,” which will be released April 8 on New Vista Records, the jazz guitarist-vocalist walked a mile in the shoes of the iconic Brazilian composer known for writing exquisitely poetic romantic standards that popularized ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Brian Bromberg: Compared to That

Read "Compared to That" reviewed by Larry Taylor

Ever sit back dreamily listening to an album, letting the music wash over you when all of a sudden, you hear a number that snaps you to attention? Such is the experience when listening to Brian Bromberg's Compared to That.

The noteworthy number here: “Hayride," an original by Bromberg. Earlier tracks are hard-edged smooth ...