Posts Tagged ‘ Gospel ’

Michael G. Hawkins – Joyful Meditations

Michael G. Hawkins, a Virginia native, performs a combination of soul-stirring gospel and jazz music on the flute. He has had a wide range of experiences during his musical career. Joyful Meditations is his personal invitation.

You can join this invitation at CDBaby.

Motoaki Yasutake – Great Love

great-loveJapanese saxophonist Motoaki Yasutake has released his new album Great Love. This album is a mix of 12 smooth jazz and gospel tracks. It is 6 years since he recorded his debut album with his mellow sound that continues to evolve.

This album is available at

Getty Goodwin – Beauty for Ashes

Beauty for AshesBeauty for Ashes is the debut CD from pianist/keyboardist Getty Goodwin with original compositions and classic Gospel in a unique blend of contemporary jazz, smooth jazz, gospel jazz and Afro Caribbean jazz to uplift your spirit.

This album has some very special smooth jazz moments and is available at CDBaby.

Kunle Olusesi – New Beginnings

New BeginningsNew Beginnings album reflects artist foundational faith and personal encounter with God moving him to a higher Glory. The album is filled with timeless old hymn medley, fused with rich African heritage vocal sound that creates a contemporary jazz. This unique style of smooth jazz is simple, yet exquisitely beautiful piece that reflects our need to become greater than ourselves. Upwards and Onwards!

Kunle Olusesi is from Lagos, Nigeria. He lives now in Phoenix, Arizona. Under his alias K-Sax he provides ministry, good music and entertainment.

Get the album at CDBaby.

Alex Allen – Covered

CoveredAlex Allen is this generation’s answer to Smooth Gospel Jazz that has a distinct anointed sound. Alex Allen was born August 4, 1987 and is a part of a family of 6 generations of Pentecostal preaching. During the building of his saxophone career, Alex has had the privilege of opening up for Yolanda Adams, Louisiana 1st and Arkansas 3rd COGIC Jurisdictions, J. Jevon Jackson and Spiritual Attitude, Dr. Moses Tyson, and also had the opportunity to open up for Kefia Rollerson.

In 2013, Alex Allen was appointed, ordained, and installed as a pastor under Apostle Vertie Pettiford and also married Lady Amberial Allen the same year. His freshmen CD Project Covered was released in February 2015 which precedes his double-single release of “Victory” and “Coffee Shop Worship” on November 15, 2014. Covered is at CDBaby.

Kirk Whalum – Gospel According to Jazz Chapter 4

ATJ4Kirk Whalum‘s new album The Gospel According to Jazz Chapter 4 will be released on March 24th. The album features Rick Braun, Norman Brown, Doc Gibbs and more!

Pre-order your 2-CD-set at

Ben Tankard – Full Tank 2.0

Full Tank 2.0Just run a CDBaby search on the name ” Ben Tankard ” and over 300 artists compare their music to his. Ben Tankard is one the most influential talents of our time! He is considered The Godfather of GospelJazz! He is also an aircraft pilot, former NBA basketball player, motivational speaker, pastor, record company CEO and international TV star with the top family reality TV show on Bravo/NBC: “Thicker Than Water: The Tankards” with a record setting 14 million viewers for season one. Season two begins early 2015 with episodes that track Ben as he produces, and performs his award winning music while raising a large family, running a community charity outreach center and several businesses.

When Ben left pro basketball with an injury he turned to his true love, music. He has never had formal lessons and plays several instruments including piano, guitar, tuba, drums and electronic sax and trumpet. As a gifted producer he is considered the ” Quincy Jones of Gospel ” with his ability to surround himself with stellar talent. Over his career he has produced 300 songs and worked with platinum artists, Yolanda Adams, Kirk Whalum, Gerald Albright, Kelly Price, Take-6, John P. Kee, the Winans family, and Fred Hammond among others.

Full Tank 2.0 is the highly anticipated follow up CD to Ben’s smash 2012 Grammy/Stellar/Dove Nominated hit “Full Tank”. FT 2.0 features: Kirk Whalum (sax), Paul Jackson, Jr (guitar), Shirley Murdock (vocals), Michael Manson (bass), and Nicholas Cole (keys). Hot!

Now at CDBaby.