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Washington DC based jazz guitarist and bassist Earl Carter has worked with an overwhelming amount of musicians such as Marcus Johnson, Alyson Williams, Bobby Lyle, Freddie Jackson, Angela Bofill, Regina Belle, Marion Meadows, Michael Lington, Jackiem Joyner, and more.

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Keyboardist Nicholas Cole has since longtime developed from a phase of discovery into an established artist. A Journey of One (2010), Endless Possibilities (2012) and Night Sessions (2015) are milestones of his splendid solo career. His newest album The Weekend will arrive September, 2019. 


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New York City born bass player Sekou Bunch worked together with Tom Browne, when he recorded the hit Funkin' For Jamaica. has performed and/or recorded with Quincy Jones, Rod Stewart, Stevie Wonder, Roger Daltry, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, Anita Baker, Ray Charles, Chaka Khan, Paul Anka, George Benson, Wayne Shorter, the Winans, Lionel Richie, Toni Braxton, Freddie Hubbard, Roberta Flack, Liza Minneli and many others. 


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South Africa's export hits are in particular raw materials, but South Africa's wines and music are better known. South African smooth jazz had its heyday during the collaboration between Dave Love (Heads Up Records) and the South African label Sheer Sound. Jonathan Butler is certainly the most famous musical ambassador of his country.


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For something a little different, give a listen to pianist Isamu McGregor’s Resonance (Ghost Note Records, 2017). The music moves from breathtaking to symphonic to placid to hard-charging.


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That opening riff. Hear that, and you know what's coming.


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 If you have been a fan of British jazz-funk and soul music for more than twenty years, you’ll know Shakatak. And if you know Shakatak, you’ll know George Anderson – he’s been holding down the low end since the early 80’s.


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