Deepak Thettu – "Forever (Without a Doubt)" – Sodara Music

Following the success of his Billboard charting hit “Follow Your Heart,” Guitarist/composer Deepak Thettu returns with #1 Billboard charting Producer/Saxophonist Judah Sealy to create, “Forever (Without a Doubt).” With its infectious groove and lush orchestration, “Forever (Without a Doubt)” is poised to soothe your soul and ease your stress, while making you move. In his own words, “Forever (Without a Doubt)” is about having confidence with your decisions throughout your life.”  “Forever (Without a Doubt)” will inspire listeners to trust and believe in themselves, with a smile. Thettu is an active member of the music scene in Rochester, NY. He performs regularly with his own band and Saxophonist/Producer Judah Sealy. His collaborations with Sealy have yielded the singles “Follow Your Heart” which landed at #21 on the Billboard Smooth Jazz charts and “Can’t Wait (to see you smile)”.  Additionally he is currently working on his debut full length recording due out in Spring of 2023.

Danny Lerman - "Night Rider" – Blujazz

“Night Rider” is the first single from acclaimed saxophonist/composer, Danny Lerman’s upcoming album of the same name. “Night Rider” takes you on a journey through various stages of emotions. With this single, Lerman captures the allure and mystery of the night, while also invoking a feeling of good vibes on life. Co-writing with Dutch, Israeli and Latin American musicians, Lerman has combined his lyrical and daring sax improvisation with jazz, world and pop spice from around the world. Personnel: Saxes – Danny Lerman, Keys, Guitars, Programming – Adam Hawley, Additional Synths – Carnell Harrell, Bass – Mel Brown, and Drums – Eric Valentine.

Jeremy Sean Hector - "Night Flight" - Thunder Dome/Slammin Media

“Night Flight” is the kind of song that seems to come alive at night. It features a soothing melody, layered on a driving rhythm punctuated by ethereal soundscapes. With an air of wonder and anticipation, this song just wants to take you on a pleasant trip. Think of it as the perfect soundtrack for a nighttime cruise through scenic places or drifting away on the waves of a sweet dream. Personnel: Jeremy Sean Hector Guitar, Eddie Bullen Keyboards, Otis Williams Drums, Eric Lyons Bass. All compositions Jeremy Hector, QDB MUSIC, SOCAN. Produced by Eddie Bullen.

Kerry Wilkins - “Heaven” - WKM Records

Kerry Wilkins is back with his latest single “Heaven”. Wilkins has a passion for creating songs and doing all the instrumentation himself. That dream came true with this latest project. Kerry reflects on the music he’s making and the direction he is heading. “I see my music as a means of communicating what I feel and what I think. Music helps me to express myself without interruption or inhibition.” Right now, he’s teamed up with WKM records doing the writing, pre-production, and engineering sessions such as his own and with artist Jimmy B. and plans of a new EP are in the works. If you’re unfamiliar, his discography is extensive and varied, simply because he is more than capable of adapting his unique playing to whichever musical style of his choosing. Performing on more than 20 albums is a matchless contribution to music in today’s world, along with his own, numerous solo projects.

Charles Moorer – "Adonai" – 4CMusic

Gospel Jazz is alive and well and bassman Charles Moorer is making a mark with his smooth, silky and infectious fusion of gospel and contemporary urban jazz. This uplifting and funky bass driven music is equally appealing to people of faith and secular audiences like very few religious based artists have ever done. This time around, special guests include contemporary jazz powerhouses Najee (saxophone), Nils (guitar & production), Johnny Britt (horns, vocals), Mitchel Foreman (piano), Gorden Campbell (drums), Oliver C. Brown (percussion, vocals), and Clydene Jackson (vocals). “Adonai,” the lead single from the new project opens with a blend of Mitchel Forman’s elegant jazzy piano, Nils’ jangling guitar and Michael Parlett’s whimsical flute before we’re graced with Moorer’s own lively piccolo bass. Artfully fusing jazz, pop, soul and gospel, “Adonai’s” empowering message is that while we want to be in full control, we will find greater joys, soul power and peace of mind by surrendering our will and letting God be our guiding light. On the heels of two previous Billboard top 30 hits, it’s clear that the message is being well received.

Mark Kibble & Steve Khan - Island Letter - Blue Canoe

When two legendary artists decide to collaborate on a very special one-song project, the results are expected to be magical. So the pairing of vocalist Mark Kibble, the 15 time Grammy award winning singer known for his brilliant work as the lead arranger of Take 6, along with guitarist Steve Khan gave good reason for such excitement. That they chose to reinterpret singer/songwriter Shuggie Otis’ Island Letter from his 1973 album Inspiration Information conjured up thoughts that anything might be possible on this musical journey. In a business where categories become essential, music writers classified Shuggie’s music as “Psychedelic Soul.” Here the Kibble-Khan tandem creates a musical impression that will also stretch the boundaries of labels and categories. Additional personnel: Rob Mounsey, Rubén Rodríguez and Marc Quiñones.

D. Mills - "Moment 2 Instrumental" - D.M. Records

D Mills Jazz is back on the scene with a new single called “Moment 2 Instrumental”.  Mills was inspired to write this song based on the vocal song “Moment” that he re wrote six months ago and is still being played on jazz stations across the country. D. Mills Jazz is and artist, producer, song writer and was a New York City Detective for twenty years.

Al DeGregoris – “Road Trip” w/ Jeff Lorber– A-Pex Recordings Int’l

With the release of Al DeGregoris’ buoyant, funked out and perfect for a fun and carefree summer soundtrack single “Road Trip,” the multi-talented pianist composer extends two dynamic aspects of his nearly 15-year recording career. First, the track, featuring his dazzling melodic ivory energy and feisty, percussive brass harmonies and accents, is yet another powerhouse collaboration with legendary keyboardist/producer Jeff Lorber, who is billed as a featured guest. Lorber has been part of DeGregoris’ sonic aesthetic since the pianist’s 2014 album All in Good Time. The perfectly titled “Road Trip” is the lead single from Timeline – which will be DeGregoris’ fifth album with the word “time” in the title. Suffice to say that when you listen to his infectious, wildly dancing melody, whimsical improvisations and those rising horns, and get sucked into the tight grooves on “Road Trip,” you’ll be too caught up in the exuberance and joy to much care about the passing of time.

Jazz Funk Soul - "Hustle" – Shanachie

The smooth jazz super group … 3 bonafide all-stars at the top of their game.” – The leaders of Supergroup Jazz Funk Soul are three of the most important Contemporary Jazz hit makers on the scene today: Jeff Lorber, Everett Harp and Paul Jackson, Jr. – artists and producers responsible for selling millions of albums and scoring more than 50 #1 Smooth Jazz radio hits! As a touring ensemble, they are wowing audiences from coast to coast. • Grammy Winner Jeff Lorber is famous for launching the career of Kenny G and his productions and collaborations with such greats as Dave Koz, Janet Jackson, Lalah Hathaway and Miles Davis! • Grammy Nominated Paul Jackson, Jr. is one of the world’s most sought-after guitarists, having been featured Michael Jackson’s Thriller, many Whitney Houston hits, and much more. • Grammy Nominated Everette Harp has recorded and shared the stage with such musical giants as Aretha Franklin, Luther Vandross, Billy Joel and Patti LaBelle. Jazziz magazine hails his “amazing virtuosity” and JazzTimes calls him “a rare talent.” • Forecast is overflowing with soaring saxophone solos, brilliant guitar riffs, super funky piano solos and incredibly compelling melodies. Highlights include the soon to be hit single, “Hustle,” the super funky, “Fish Grease,” the heartfelt tribute, “CSL (for Charles Samuel Loeb),” and much more!

Doug Jones - "Heat Wave" - Doug Jones Music

“Heat Wave” is the brand-new single from saxophonist Doug Jones and the follow-up to his most recent single, “New Situation”. Once again, Doug Jones teams up with Grammy nominated producer, Chris “Big Dog” Davis. “New Situation” was their first collaboration / co-write together. This time, Chris Davis produces “Heat Wave”, Doug’s funky, original smooth jazz composition. “Heat Wave” is a funky tune with stacks of saxophones on the choruses and along with Doug’s saxophone, Chris “Big Dog” Davis adds his very tasty and jazzy piano licks to the song.