Jim King's What's New in Smooth Jazz

Friday, August 07, 2015

Legendary smooth Jazz radio DJ and promoter Jimi King gives us a run down of his top picks of new album releases this month.
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New Saxophone Recordings

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Here are four albums we have been listening to in the Saxophone Life HQ this month.  There are some new saxophone releases here, and one not-so-new that we couldn't resist.
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New Saxophone Recordings

Thursday, May 07, 2015

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Marius Neset: Pinball

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Usually for me, January is a test of endurance.  Freezing cold and hours of darkness coupled with a post Christmas slump in work. But this year it was different. No, not a Christmas holiday to Australia; two of my favourite tenor players both recorded new albums and released them in the same week.
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Big band album Bucket List

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Want to check out some great big band albums but don’t know where to start? We asked the experts for their suggestions:
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Nelson Rangell: Red Review

Saturday, March 07, 2015

There is always something very uplifting about Nelson Rangell’s albums, of which ‘Red’ is his latest offering. It’s that passionate Sanborn-esque sound, the cutting edge production and uplifting melodies, combined with his seamless technique with more than your average vocabulary, that makes him stand out from the crowd.
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Chris Potter: Imaginary Cities

Thursday, February 19, 2015

To say I was excited about receiving my copy of Chris Potter’s ‘Imaginary Cities’ would be one of the biggest understatements of 2015.  When he made his debut for ECM in February 2013 I was excited at what would happen; Manfred Eicher’s legendary label has always been one of my favourite record labels but add to that the original and exciting voice of Chris Potter as a performer and composer.
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New Saxophone Albums

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

There have been a bunch of great new albums lately for saxophone players, here are our favourites:
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