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Neil Brathwaite

Neil Brathwaite was raised in Montreal, Quebec, with West Indian roots from Barbados. Introduced at the age 7 to classical music, he studied piano with Daisy Sweeney (the sister of Oscar Peterson) and was initiated into jazz by listening to the music his father played in the house. Brathwaite began playing alto sax in high school while getting experience playing with local R&B bands in Montreal. He later went on to complete his music education in Toronto attending the Humber College music program and studying under Pat LaBarbera.

Throughout his career he has worn many hats including leading a successful commercial R&B act B-Fun with their versiion of Bruce Cockburn's “Wondering Where the Lions Are”). He's also been the co-host and musical director for a Canadian television show (The Toronto Show) and co-founder and musical director of the former Toronto annual urban showcase Bump N' Hustle.

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Bill Hauser

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Raised in Anchorage, Alaska from the age of 3, Bill began playing the saxophone in grade school, and decided to never stop. After graduating from Indiana University, Bill moved to Atlanta, where he sat in at local jam sessions, eventually picking up a touring gig as member of the Platinum Soul Band with the Universoul Circus. Bill then moved to NYC, where he became a fixture on the village r&b scene, working and performing with some of the best-known musicians on the scene. While sitting in with The Black Soul Experience at Manhattan's Club Groove, frontman Antwon Robinson shouted impromptu "Kill Bill!," and the name stuck

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496 West

Since debuting in 2008, the band "496 West" has opened for some unforgettable and inspirational artists including the legendary Kirk Whalum, soulful balladeer Phil Perry, jazz stalwarts Nick Colionne, Grammy-nominated Gerald Albright, saxman Euge Groove, smooth jazz guitarist Tim Bowman and international Grammy-nominated keyboardist, Bob Baldwin, the electrifying saxophonist Eric Darius and jazz guitarist/entertainer Nick Colionne. On Valentine's Day, they had a ball opening for Larry Braggs, former lead vocalist for Tower of Power. Performing their brand of contemporary smooth jazz, R&B, soul, a sprinkling of the blues, and gospel jazz, 496 West provides instrumental performances with a variety of combos including–music for relaxing, music for listening, and party music–from slow to jam.

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Smooth

Label: Sound Records
Released: 2010
Track listing: 1. A Night in Samarcanda; 2. Urbanganesha; 3. Kerala Road; 4. Smooth; 5. Sany; 6. Play with Domingo; 7. A Conversation with a Love Supreme.

Article: Album Review

Franco Baggiani – Pulse: Smooth

Read "Smooth" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


Dopo aver riletto alcune pagine del Miles elettrico nel precedente My Way Through the Jungle del 2009, Franco Baggiani ricorre alle sonorità elettroniche per modellare il nuovo lavoro in studio dal titolo Smooth. Scelta dettata dal fatto che in questa nuova parentesi agisce al suo fianco Pulse, moniker dietro al quale si cela la figura di ...

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Smooth

Label: Unknown label
Released: 1999

Album

Smooth

Label: Atlantic Records
Released: 1994


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