Archive for July, 2014

Rod Tate – Love

LoveLove is Rod Tate‘s latest musical offering. This CD is Rod’s Smooth/Contemporary Jazz musical interpretation of the various joyous aspects of Love. From the moment of seeing the person for the first time and the journey to falling in love. Is the music all slow ? No. Because love has moments of romance, heart pounding, laughter, joy, excitement, happiness, etc.

Love is a milestone CD release for Rod. It has been 20 years since his first CD release, “A Taste Of Eternity” in 1994. We invite you to get your copy of Love today. Hopefully this CD will bring up great memories in your love relationship and that the music will be the backdrop as you create more great love moments and memories. Get your Love at CDBaby.

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Ragan Whiteside – Quantum Drive

QuantumDriveWhen beauty and musical talent come together in a compelling symbiosis, then Ragan Whiteside‘s flute is the herald of this glorious message. Her Bachelor of Music-Performance and the gain of the Capital Jazz New Artist Competition are signs for things to come.

Pianist Bob Baldwin soon recognized her great skills and invited her as guest musician on his albums NewUrbanJazz.com (2008), Tribute to Michael Jackson “Never Can Say Goodbye” (2010), NewUrbanJazz.com 2 / Re-Vibe (2011) and Betcha By Golly Wow – The Songs of Thom Bell (2012).

Her debut album Class Axe (2007) received high acclaims especially by the customers of CDBaby. Her sophomore album Evolve (2012), produced by Dennis Johnson and Bob Baldwin, is stylistically Neo-Soul, Urban, and Smooth Jazz, a delightful mix. Her brand new CD Quantum Drive is featuring Baldwin, Patrice Rushen, Frank McComb and Althea René. You can pre-order the album at Amazon.com.

Greg Chambers – Can’t Help Myself

After he recorded his debut album City Lights in 2006 and his self-titled album in 2011 some years passed by. Now sax player Greg Chambers returns with Can’t Help Myself (2014). Guest musicians on this album are Julian Vaughn, Nils, Nate Harasim, Paul Brown, Kevin Lewis and Matt Godina. Quality is guaranteed.

The title song is a collaboration with producer Nate Harasim, who also delivers keyboards, bass, synth and drum programming. Greg takes the lead on alto sax, while Nate adds the groovy things. A hooking song from the start.

In The Moment features Julian Vaughn on bass playing with Greg in a double. The attractive melody is filled with funky stuff by Matt Godina. So Into You shows not only Greg as intuitive performer but also as great composer and arranger.

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