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JJ Sansaverino – International Groove

Guitarist JJ Sansaverino is a extraordinary performer who has a “take no prisoners” performance attitude. Over the past 25 years, he has reached millions touring the world with his “a la Santana meets Benson” musical style, a mix of Smooth Jazz, R&B, and Reggae. With the upcoming release of his third CD, International Groove JJ puts forward a stunning selection of original compositions. The first single “When I’m With You” topped the radio charts. Now, with his latest single “Festivo” it is on track to be a huge radio hit.

The new album will be available in all stores, September 19, 2018.

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Smooth Jazz Festival Augsburg 2016 (A Retrospective)

The wintery Augsburg was dressed in a robe of hoarfrost, when we reached our destination on Friday after a long journey. It was for the first time that we attended the Smooth Jazz Festival in Augsburg during the New Year period. We had expected adverse weather conditions and were pleasantly surprised by the snow-free weather. Traditionally the festival took place in the Kurhaus Göggingen in Augsburg. A venue of timeless beauty build in the years of rapid industrial expansion in Germany. It is the work of famous architect Jean Keller, who constructed the building in 1886.

The festival is due to the promoter Christian Bössner, who, like every year, is passionate about the smooth running, the high-profile artists and the constancy of the festival. To him my highest appreciation and many thanks for this wonderful event.

The backing band consisted, as always, of professional studio musicians, who had been operating their music business for many years. The formation was led by musical director and gifted keyboardist Lutz Deterra, who, with his musical expertise, mastery on his instrument and tireless élan, kept the event in motion.

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JJ Sansaverino – Waiting For You

Guitarist JJ Sansaverino has worked in various formations. His debut album Sunshine After Midnight (2005) radiates with a fusion of urban beats and Brazilian flavor with fresh horn arrangements and JJ’s unique guitar style.

His sophomore album Waiting For You (2014) was released on Innervision Records. Featuring cutting-edge musicians like bassists Chris Parks and Alex Valenti, keyboardist Etienne Lytle, saxophonist Zé Luis Oliveira, trumpeter Kevin Batchelor, trombonist Buford O’ Sullivan, vocalist Vivian Sessoms JJ Sansaverino mainly strives on guitar and keyboards.

With the aptly titled Intro JJ sets his premier mark as dynamic guitarist with a rich diversity of guitar voicing. Back Talk casts a backward glance to the time of exciting crime thrillers when the spectators draw their suspense from the criminal acts and the captivating film themes.

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JJ Sansaverino – Waiting for You

Waiting for YouGuitarist JJ Sansaverino is an absolutely incredible performer, you will love him. He has a “take no prisoners” performance style and his musical style, is a mix of R&B, smooth jazz and fusion ala Santana meets Benson. He has reached millions with his music, touring the World for the last 25 years. He has worked with the best in the business in a wide range of idioms, both live and in the studio and has appeared on hundreds of recordings.

Now, with the release of his debut album Sunshine After Midnight on Innervision Records, JJ puts forward a stunning selection of his original compositions, with the help of a stellar array of musicians, producers and special guests. His latest single “Gravy Train” has topped the radio charts climbing on Billboard, Smooth Jazz.Com and Groove Jazz. JJ continues to perform with reggae legend Maxi Priest, while simultaneously touring with his own band and recording his sophomore album “Waiting For You” which is now on sale at CDBaby.

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