Archive for April 17th, 2019

Phaze II – No Cover Charge

Phaze II are the winners of the 2005 Capital Jazz Challenge Competition and the 2014 WAMA award for fan favorite winners! PHAZE II has now become a go to back up band for various national and world renowned artists when they perform in the Washington, DC area. Performing with such artist as Regina Belle, El DeBarge, MeL’isa Morgan, Kenny Lattimore, Frank McComb, Paul Taylor, Cindy Bradley, Matthew Whitaker, and Tim Bowman just to name a few.

PHAZE II released its first CD entitled, Options, which Smooth Jazz 105.9 radio personality, Al Santos, described as a very credible debut CD. The Options CD embraced creativity, powerful producing, collaboration, and above all, the musical gift that each band member offers. Backtalk, the sophomore CD, has unique style and versatile sounds that range from Latin Jazz to R&B. They also released Live N Uncut a two disc CD/DVD set. This project mediates an acoustic along of what a Phaze II live performance is all about. Their CD Live in Anaheim was recorded at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. No Cover Charge is the fifth CD release by this extraordinary group. This project encompasses a few jazz classic covers along with some new original music ranging from jazz funk, contemporary jazz, Latin jazz to R&B.

No Cover Charge is available on CDBaby.