Archive for February 17th, 2013

Neal Bowens – Add Sax & Stir

Add Sax & StirNeal Bowens hails from Richmond, Va. He has been playing saxophone since the age of 11. Neal matriculated at Norfolk State University. While there he began to hone his skills in rudiments of jazz and gospel.  Neal has performed with several bands and musicians throughout the years and has opened for a number of artists from Hip-Hop to R&B AND from GOPSEL to JAZZ.

Neal composed and/or arranged and performed on all of the tracks,thus applying all of his musical acumen to this project. Add Sax & Stir is smooth jazz with a touch of R and B, Cuban / Afro rhythms and Neo-Soul mixed in to create a uniquely different vibe or sound to this particular genre. Some elements of artist influence you may hear include Grover Washington, Paul Hardcastle, and Jobim. Get the album at CDBaby.