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New Reviews in Starportrait






Danish guitarist Soren Reiff introduced the smooth jazz world to his work with the debut album Funky Flavas (2003), which was reviewed in our retrospective. His sophomore album Miss You was released in October, 2010. 
     
             
 

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The late Clifford Brown was on the jazz scene only a short time, four years, but his impact is far-reaching. It’s only fitting that the trumpeter’s nephew, Rayford Griffin, would recruit four of today’s prominent artists with the instrument for a tribute: Reflections of Brownie (RazoRedge Records, 2015).

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Calvin Napper is a natural born drummer. Although addicted to gospel music he pursues his musical destination in smooth jazz or more precisely funk. Sticks Of Praise (1999) and Soul Rhythms (2005) are his previous works. His new album is entitled Good Vibes (2015) and already available at CDBaby.

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Spanish bassist Juan Carlos Mendoza gained my attention through his CD Thanks To Life,  an album with many musical surprises. His debut album from 2005 is entitled Mediterranova and shows the origins of this remarkable artist.

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George Anderson’s bass has underpinned the sound of the hugely successful British jazz-funk outfit Shakatak since 1981. His very satisfying solo albums “Positivity” (2009) and “Expressions” (2012) have secured his reputation as a solo artist – and an invitation to fulfil a dream of playing in front of South African fans in December 2014. 

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As a long-time Jazz fan it is always great to realize that there is a new young and fresh generation of musicians, who dedicate their great talent to that musical genre.

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