Serenade To The City

Art Sherrod Jr./Rhythm Of Life

Jun 5, 2020

Art Sherrod Jr, is a Jazz artist who has been influenced by some of the genre’s best saxophonists. This former U.S. Naval Academy student hid his talent while at the Academy only to recognize music was his true calling. He’s shared the stage with artists such as Angie Stone, Will Downing, and Najee. The brand new single Rhythm of Life (Train Station Records) really captures his feeling about music & life, because life does have a soundtrack.  

New Music: Four80East Ba Ba Brazil

Apr 20, 2020

The Canadian duo Four80East started as a studio concept group in Toronto by Rob DeBoer and Tony Grace. They scored the biggest Smooth Jazz song of 2019 as Cinco Cinco Seis landed atop Billboard’s Smooth Jazz Top 50. They kick off 2020 with a new release Bra Bra Brazil from their full length effort Straight Round, on Boomtang Records.  This song continues to pay ode to the sounds of South America.

Get Up is the  lead single from Brian Culbertson's forthcoming release XX(BCM Entertainment), the appropriately named 20th album of his career.  Get Up is an infectious uptempo song from Brian.  In its first week released on radio it received  Billboard’s #1 “Most Added” honors.

Saxophonist Mike Phillips has shared the stage performing with everyone from Michael Jackson to most recently “Uncle Charlie” Wilson  at the Cobb Energy Center.  Flava In Your Ear is from his new release Pulling Off The Covers (The Sono Recording Group) where he adds his Jazz touch to many songs including the Doobie Brothers' What A Fool Believes.  His take on the Craig Mack classic demonstrates how Jazz music intersects will all genres and features guests players including Stevie Wonder and Trombone Shorty.

Guitarist Chielo Minucci has been making Grammy Award-winning music and playing with a who's who of contemporary Jazz stars for some time now. His ongoing project Special EFX has a new record out on Trippin N Rhythm called All Stars. It features a who's who list of artists Jazz 91.9 listeners know accompanying Minucci. Among them--Lao Tizer, Gerald Veasley, Fernando Saunders, Eric Marienthal, Nelson Rangel, Regina Carter, and Lin Rountree, among others.

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