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An album has a special meaning for a musician when, as in the case of John Fumasoli, only three are released in three decades. In 1986 he founded the formation The Jones Factor conceived as a small big band. Stylistically the formation covers a wide spectrum of bop, hard bop, Latin, blues, funk and hip hop. After Collective Jazz (1991), Blast From The Past (2007) is the third album The Time Is Now (2022).  


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If the epicenter of smooth jazz is to be pinned on one person, there is no way around producer, guitarist and composer Paul Brown. In his studio Funky Joint he has produced numerous smooth jazz projects, of which more than 40 pieces became No.1 hits.

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During the day, the American Victor Towle works as a social worker. He is also active as a songwriter and musician. He has already released 6 albums, and this is his third in the New Age genre.

                                
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It's been five years since I wrote the review of Chuck Loeb's album Unspoken (2016). Even though Chuck was marked by his illness, we all still had hope that he could continue his life's work. It was to be his last solo album..


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Paris born guitar virtuoso Emmanuel “U-Nam” Abiteboul is the driving force behind the project California Funk Machine. This year he surprised the world with Volume I, a collection of selected pieces of funk history that brought it the greatest success and had a decisive impact on it. Volume 2 is is the logical continuation with new power hits.

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