Posts Tagged ‘ Rod Tate ’

Rod Tate – Sunshine & Lemonade

Rod Tate is a Saxophonist/Songwriter that performs smooth/contemporary jazz, gospel jazz and R&B, based out of his hometown, St. Louis, MO. Rod is a full time musician that performs primarily as a Solo act. As a performer he has opened for contemporary jazz group Spyra Gyra, Pieces of A Dream, Chuck Loeb, Bob Baldwin, Marion Meadows, Phil Perry, Ramsey Lewis, Legendary Poet Sonia Sanchez and Lonnie Liston Smith. He has opened for Gospel artist Richard Smallwood and Gospel jazz keyboardist Ben Tankard, comedian /actor Tommy Davidson, Tavis Smiley, as well as, Hall of famer, Ozzie Smith.

Rod’s new album Sunshine & Lemonade will be released on February 14, 2019.

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Rod Tate – The Emerald Coast

The Emerald CoastThis CD was inspired by Rod’s visit to the Emerald Coast, in Destin Florida. While there performing, Rod was completely awed and inspired by the beauty along the coastline. He said, “The coastline oozes with inspiration and the awesomeness of God in creation”. His hope is that he was able to transfer musically the inspiration, the deep emotion he experienced by walking along the coastline of, “The Emerald Coast”. If you love beautiful melodies, head bobbin’ grooves, romance and soulfulness in your Smooth/Contemporary Jazz this CD was made with you in mind.

Rod Tate is a Saxophonist/Songwriter that performs smooth/contemporary jazz, gospel jazz and R&B, based out of his hometown, St. Louis, MO. Rod is a full time musician that performs primarily as a Solo act. As a performer he has opened for contemporary jazz group Spyra Gyra, Pieces of A Dream, Chuck Loeb, Bob Baldwin, Marion Meadows, Phil Perry, Ramsey Lewis, Legendary Poet Sonia Sanchez and Lonnie Liston Smith. He has opened for Gospel artist Richard Smallwood and Gospel jazz keyboardist Ben Tankard, comedian /actor Tommy Davidson, Tavis Smiley, as well as, Hall of famer, Ozzie Smith. This album is available at CDBaby.

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.

Rod Tate – Groovitis

GroovitisWe just welcomed in a New Year…Now it’s time to welcome some New Music for 2013. Coming On Valentine’s Day February 14, 2013, Groovitis!  Saxophonist Rod Tate’s new Smooth/Contemporary Jazz CD, featuring 13 new head bobbin’, finger snappin’, toe tappin’ songs and did I say, “Funky”(LOL). There is also a dose of medium and slow grooves.
Get Ready To Be Infected By The Groove Diagnosed as, Groovitis ! IF you enjoy Rod Tate’s music this one is a “Must Have” !

As a performer he has opened for contemporary jazz group Spyra Gyra, Pieces of A Dream, Chuck Loeb, Bob Baldwin, Marion Meadows, Phil Perry, Ramsey Lewis, Legendary Poet Sonia Sanchez and Lonnie Liston Smith. He has opened for Gospel artist Richard Smallwood and Gospel jazz keyboardist Ben Tankard, comedian /actor Tommy Davidson, Tavis Smiley, as well as, Hall of famer, Ozzie Smith.

Groovitis is on sale at CDBaby.

Rod Tate – Until Next Time…

Saxophonist Rod Tate’s latest musical offering, Until Next Time… features 11 Smooth/Contemporary Jazz Originals that will keep you groovin’ , peaceful and uplifted all at the same time. This CD also features 3 Classic Cover Songs made popular by three of the best artist from the 1970’s and 1980’s.

These songs will surely be a blast from the past for some and a new discovery for others: “Love Always” made famous by the great El DeBarge, “Loving You” from the original songbird Minnie Ripperton, and “Not Yet” from the legendary saxophonist Grover Washington Jr. As with all of Rod’s music his intentions are to soothe the listeners soul and speak love to their spirits through his music, songwriting and musical expressions through the saxophone.

Lastly, some suggested usage of the, “Until Next Time…” CD, but not limited to these suggestions: If you are a person that loves to take a drive on a sunny Saturday Afternoon, this CD would make a nice sound track for your ride. If you are chillin’ at home after a long day and you are ready to exhale, this CD would be a nice soundtrack for your evening of Chillaxin’. If you are the type that loves to entertain and looking for a musical backdrop to set the atmosphere, this CD will do that for you. Last but not least, if you are setting up for that perfect evening with your significant other, guess what ? This CD would be nice as your backdrop for a romantic evening…We could go on and on, but we’ll stop here…LOL

Get your copy today at CDBaby!

Rod Tate – Peace

Rod Tate is a smooth/contemporary jazz and R&B saxophonist/songwriter, based out of his hometown, St. Louis, MO. Rod is a full time musician that performs as a solo act and with his 4 piece band(5 pieces including himself) as well.

As a performer he has opened for contemporary jazz group Spyra Gyra, Pieces of A Dream, Chuck Loeb, Bob Baldwin, Marion Meadows, Phil Perry, Ramsey Lewis, Legendary Poet Sonia Sanchez and Lonnie Liston Smith. He has opened for Gospel artist Richard Smallwood and Gospel jazz keyboardist Ben Tankard, comedian /actor Tommy Davidson, Tavis Smiley, as well as, Hall of famer, Ozzie Smith.

His new album Peace is the perfect background for “Me Time” or for time with that special someone. This CD is stylistically a mixture of Smooth and Contemporary Jazz.  Now on sale at CDBaby.

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