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by Sunday Boling Taylor Swift has been of legal drinking age for almost two years as I type this review, but that should not keep those of us who are older and potentially wiser from enjoying a nice glass of Catena Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 while listening...

by Sunday Boling Michael Buble’s voice makes me smile and desire sweets and bubbles and fancy dresses and long gloves. I can almost hear the scratch of a needle on a spinning record with his crooning, smooth voice and upbeat style. He has a voice with...

by Jonathan Mitchell The Jeff Lorber Fusion is back! Just when you thought that Jazz-Rock Fusion was defunct, or even worse, dead, Grammy-nominated Keyboardist/Composer/Producer Jeff Lorber has breathed new life into it, bringing back killer grooves, funky bass lines, sultry saxophones, and wonderfully rich melodies all woven...

by Jonathan Mitchell Great music, like great wine, is not easily produced. Some of the sweetest efforts are born of trial and tribulation. Especially when it comes to Love and Pinot Noir! Enter the perfect wine and music pairing; Carol Duboc's preeminent release, the soulful and sultry...

"Vintage rockers turning to orchestras for new takes on their music has become a firmly established trend over the past few years, and in all honesty it hasn't always been a welcome one. But I'm happy to report that Symphonicities, the new album of Sting's...

by Jonathan Mitchell Jill Scott's newest release, her first in 4 years, "The Light of the Sun", is a big, smooth, and uplifting production, that makes you feel. It makes you feel good, makes you feel smart, makes you feel hopeful, and makes you want to...

by Carol Duboc And touch the sky they do! This latest release by Contemporary Jazz quartet, Fourplay, is probably one of my favorite contemporary Jazz albums. I put it on and want to play it again and again which rarely happens to me. For two decades,...

by Jonathan Mitchell Hello Tomorrow, the new release from six-time GRAMMY® nominee Dave Koz is chock full of enticing, smooth, and silky saxophone work, backed by solid, soulful rhythms, courtesy of such notable guests as Sheila E, Jeff Lorber, Keb' Mo', Ray Parker, Jr., Lee Ritenour,...

by Catherine Sawin Adele effortlessly illustrates the pain of heartbreak and lost love through her sophomore album “21” (named for her age when it was written). The English singer-songwriter first gained recognition when her debut album “19” was released in 2008, which earned her Grammys for...

by Carol Duboc The 10-time GRAMMY® Award winning a cappella jazz group known as “Take 6” has managed to get even better with time. Mixing elements of jazz, gospel, R&B and vintage doo-wop is what Take 6 does best, and I don’t think they have ever...