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Business success and good music do not interfere, they are a pleasant addition. As a successful businessman Patrick Bradley can live  his musical passion without restrictions. Can You Hear Me is not a question but his third album after Come Rain Or Shine (2006) and Under The Sun (2011).        
 

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Taking a page out of Deborah Henson Conantís playbook, Brandee Younger blazes her own trail, playing an instrument seldom heard in jazz circles: the harp. With fresh takes on a few older songs and some original music, the Brandee Younger 4tet presents Live at the Breeding Ground (2014).

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Trumpet player Joey Sommerville started his solo career with the debut album Ride To This (2002). His sophomore album was Like You Mean It (2008), followed by his third project, the Getdown Club (2011). As rare as his albums are his concerts. Time to change it with Overnight Sensation (2014)!       

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There are a few instruments in the Funk/Jazz-Genre, which are very unusual as a lead-instrument. One of them is definitely the electro-violin, here played by Darrell "D-Funk" Looney.

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Kim Scott is one of the most sought-after classical and jazz flutists in the United States. Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, she burst onto the jazz scene in 2011 with her debut CD "Crossing Over". The record made it to the Billboard and Smoothjazz.com charts, bringing her worldwide visibility. 

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The Blu J'Z is a group founded by guitarist, composer, and vocalist Reggie Silva. His son Richard Silva (saxophonist) joined the band a short time later. Further members are  his brother Joe Silva (saxophonist, vocalist, percussion), Julian Molina (bass), Ricky Gonzalez (rhythm guitar), and Juan Chevalier (drummer, vocalist). All are performing in Fresnoís jazz music scene.

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