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Michael Fair – Funk In The Trunk

Michael Fair describes himself as a leader in the smooth jazz genre, specialized in the performance of flugelhorn and trumpet. After his debut album Love Me Like That (2002) followed his albums How Close Are We (2003) and Back For More (2006). His newest album is entitled Funk In The Trunk and was just released at CDBaby.

Michael teamed again with Grammy nominated writer/producer Brandon Barnes. Both wrote all songs except the songs Find Your Way Back and Wichita Lineman. Michael invites us into his world of music with Danza Del Verano. With the warm sound of his trumpet he conjures the picture of an Italian couple swinging in romance.

The uplifting Good To Be With You melts trumpet and synth to an easy going jam. Tell Me Why brings some melancholy into the mix. With expanded tones Michael creates an evocative atmosphere.

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Michael Fair – Funk In The Trunk

Grammy nominated writer/producer Brandon Barnes once again blends his talent with smooth jazz Flugehorn artist Michael Fair to produce their fourth project together titled Funk In The Trunk. This CD features a wide variety of music with hard driving funk tunes like the title cut “Funk In The Trunk” to beautiful haunting ballads like “Tell Me Why” and “Smiles From Heaven.” “Danza Del Verano” has an infectious upbeat Latin groove and “Good To Be With You” has a contemporary pop vibe guaranteed to instantly brighten the listener’s mood.

This CD also covers the Jimmy Webb classic “Wichita Lineman” which has to be one of the most beautiful melodies ever written. You’ll hear superb production with passionate attention to detail on every track of this, the latest offering by the writing and recording team of Michael Fair and Brandon Barnes. This is a CD with something for everyone. As the title implies, it’s a fun collection that we know will put a smile on your face and most of all it will put some “Funk In Your Trunk.”

The ultra warm sound of Fluglehorn over superbly produced Smooth Jazz tracks with everything from up tempo funk to buttery smooth ballads for a nice balanced collection of music perfect for any setting or occasion. Now  at CDBaby.

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