Archive for September 3rd, 2010

Will Donato – What It Takes

Will Donato has released his newest of four critically acclaimed CD’s. This hot new CD contains the top Billboard hit “Funkability” produced by Darren Rahn. The CD contains some of Will’s best melodies to date featuring an All-Star cast including Steve Oliver, Darren Rahn, Eddie Reddick, Blake Aaron! Order directly from Will’s Web site with his very streamlined online sales site: http://www.willdonato.com/shoponline2.html.

This CD has been deemed as one of Will’s most compelling CD releases to date. Will’s current hit radio single “Funkability” is now in the top 20 in all the major charting and radio program listings.  According to Shannon West the back story here is that the entire project was recorded while Donato was undergoing treatment for the cancer he was diagnosed with on the day he delivered the sax tracks for “Funkability” to Darren Rahn. Maybe facing down your own mortality does push you to cut to the chase because this music is uncompromised, the musicians are playing their hearts out.

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John Evans & Dream – Postcard from the Moon

Studio Records has announced that September 21, 2010, is to be the release date for the next John Evans & Dream album. Postcard from the Moon is an eclectic mix of Evans’ instrumental compositions and songs, with lyrics written by Sandy Evans. From jazz/fusion through tropical to the classic jazz ballad, this album shows Evans and his group, Dream, in a glowing new light.

The latest addition the group is Andy Timmons, whose fiery and expressive guitar playing is well known throughout the world. ‘Postcard’ also features vocals by Jennifer Perryman, Annagrey Labasse, and Rosana Eckert.

Personnel: John Evans (keyboards, bass), Ron Jones (tenor saxophone), Larry Spencer (trumpet, flugelhorn), Andy Timmons (electric guitar), Jennifer Perryman (vocals), Annagrey Labasse (vocals), Rosana Eckert (vocals), Brady Mosher (electric & acoustic guitars), Johnny Hooper (acoustic guitar), Chuck Rainey (Fender bass), Gene Glover (conga drums, percussion), Mike Collier (drums).

Postcard from the Moon will be available on CD from Studio Records LLC, iTunes, Amazon.com, & CD Baby.

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