A short collection of covers such as this really reinforces the fact that Andrew Farstar is easily the right choice for anyone looking for a singer with a genuine and deep-running passion for performance and music; regardless of genre or era or style.
Michael Joseph’s uniquely creative, off-centre approach to jazz and composition makes for a strangely captivating, emotionally light journey that’s as unusual as it is striking and impossible to ignore.
Grand Visions is easily one of best original songs to emerge so far this year, across genres, and this live version – awesomely presented – relights that energy and those good vibes in a wonderful manner.
Fresh from the album of the same name, Shambhu’s Lilac Skies introduces the jazz guitarist as an artist with a fine ear for delicate melodies and soundscapes that embrace and calm an audience.
“I always find it easier to sing when the song has a lot of meaning to me. It goes along with the idea of catharsis through each performance.”
The UK’s own Alvin Davis – otherwise known as Hornblower – has crafted a blissfully seductive, sax-led soundscape with this latest release, and it makes for a beautiful way to enhance a small part of your day.
Clarinetto Reeds approaches performance and composition from a sheer love for music, and this shines beautifully throughout these recordings. Rather than merely presenting melodies and structures, you can hear and indeed feel a level of soul in the playing, and this makes all the difference.
Expect the nostalgic good vibes of smooth jazz and RnB in strong supply on this single from Chris Legacy – as well as one of the most subtly memorable hooks the genre has seen in quite some time.
Schemes brings together the best of the best, to collaborate and come up with music that soothes the soul and connects deeply from the very second it starts to play. This EP is absolutely one to be revisited, a timeless playlist that’s a refreshing pleasure to stumble upon right now.
Doc Jazz offers up the perfect remedy to a world in turmoil with this smooth and soulful new song. Closer To Me presents a calming, classic jazz ambiance and a romantic sense of togetherness as it gently pours through.
“I start off by opening up a bottle of Kombucha, light an incense and get to work. I need to be at peace with a clear mind. I play some chords and and go.”
Andy Jordan & producer Benedict Gibbon have crafted an absolute dream with this latest single. The smooth seduction of that bass-line & Jordan’s softly soulful, raspy leading voice pave the way beautifully – laying out an organic & engaging foundation, upon which the song in full can stand tall & hit with unquestionable impact as it pours through.