Friday, 31 August 2012


Birthday wishes to saxophonist Gerald Albright who celebrated his Birthday yesterday (August 30). Gerald was born and raised in South Central Los Angeles and began studying the piano at an early age. His love for music really took off when he was given a saxophone by his piano teacher. He polished his skills on the instrument throughout high school and went on to attend the University of Redlands where he received a B.S. degree in Business Management, minoring in Music. Gerald has worked with an extensive list of top artists over the years including Patrice Rushen, Anita Baker, Ray Parker, Jr., The Winans, Olivia Newton-John, The Temptations, and Maurice White and has toured with Les McCann, Jeff Lorber, Teena Marie, Quincy Jones, Whitney Houston, Phil Collins and many others. Gerald released his current album, 24/7, along with guitarist Norman Brown in June. The first single from the album, called "In The Moment" is currently number one on the Smooth Jazz Top 20chart. Albright and Brown have been performing together on their 'Summer Jam Tour' with the next performance scheduled for September 1 in Charleston, SC.

Friday, 24 August 2012

'Grace and Mercy' Sept. 25 By Jonathan Butler

Jonathan Butler releases 'Grace and Mercy' Sept. 25 Guitarist Jonathan Butler is set to release his latest album, Grace and Mercy, on September 25. The native South African singer and songwriter says, “This album really speaks about optimism, faith, belief and hope, especially in the light of what everybody has been experiencing in the last two or three years. There’s been a lot of people losing their homes, their jobs, enduring the challenges that life brings. I’m hoping this album will bring hope to people." Butler's successful career includes seventeen charted albums on Billboard and solid music sales on two continents. His next performance will be in Pretoria, South Africa on September 1 and he will join the Dave Koz and Friends at Sea Cruise setting sail on September 26.