Archive for April 9th, 2012

Peet Project – Turn You On

The Hungarian smooth jazz group Peet Project is influenced by artists like Candy Dulfer, Mezzoforte, George Duke, EWF or Prince. The group comprised of violinist, composer, producer Peter “Peet” Ferencz, keyboarder Ádám Lőrincz and saxophone player and jazz educator Marci Mits.

Their first EP, Pink Spirit, released January 26, 2010, already garnered a rave review by Sandy Shore, who described the Pink Spirit CD as an “attention-getting, Smooth Jazz smash!” With their sophomore album Turn You On the band intends to improve their international awareness. While the band stills performs in jazz clubs in and around Budapest, the album might be a messenger and precursor for the International career of this group.

Does The Music Turn You? is the deciding question and the starting turn of the album. With a fresh and contemporary sound the group allures the audience. The performance of a violin as lead instrument isn’t unusual. Artists like Noell Webb, Doug Cameron, Karen Briggs or Ken Ford made this instrument popular.

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