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The Columbus, Ohio based formation Urban Jazz Coalition was founded by bassist Phil Raney. Further members are percussionist Hector Maldonado, keyboardist Brendon Howard, saxophonist Richard Randolph, drummer Rich "Rico" Adams and guitarist Duane Tribune. Keyboardist Brian Skeel joins the group on the new recordings.  


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Guitarist Patrick Yandall releases new albums with the precision of a Swiss movement. His newest project is entitled 10 South Riverside and produced on his label Zangi Records. On his previous records he collaborated with artists like Randy Brecker, Will Lee, Joel Rosenblatt, Ada Rovatti, Scott Wilkie, Andre Mayeux, and Nathan Brown.
 

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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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Detroit based keyboardist, songwriter and producer Marvin Thompson Jr. is known for two smooth jazz projects, Kind Words (2017) and his debut album In Focus (2007).


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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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