I have been following Swedish smooth jazz artist Jonathan Fritzen since his first album 'Love Birds' came out in 2008. Now his seventh album has been released, of which the single 'Keys To Paradise' reached the top of the Billboard Smooth Jazz charts.

All tracks on this new album are his own compositions, but Jonathan also did the recording, mixing and production himself. The title of each track refers to the piano, and that comes from the aforementioned single.

Jonathan has also released a second single, 'Hammers of Love', which has entered the top ten on the Billboard Smooth Jazz charts.

Jonathan has performed both in the USA and elsewhere in the world, in the company of big names such as Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Boney James and Nils Landgren, and he is programmed at the Jazzrock Café on May 14 at the Metropole in Enschede, where he will present this album. Unfortunately I can't be there.

This is top smooth jazz, of the melodious quality we are used to hearing from Jonathan! In 10 tracks he shows a sample of his piano skills.

Highly recommended, and a rival for Brian Culbertson etc.



Jonathan Fritzén


1. Hammers of Love
2. Keys to Paradise
3. Rose Pedals
4. 88 Ways
5. Safe and Sound
6. Sustain My Dream
7. Strings United
8. Una Corda
9. The Grand Moment
10. Resonance


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