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Ronald Boo Hinkson – Shades

St Lucia’s premiere Jazz guitarist Ronald Boo Hinkson is back with a new CD! For all the devoted fans who have waited since his popular release, “Beyond”, this new project is definitely worth the wait. Infused with his signature Caribbean take on the smooth jazz culture, Boo flows effortlessly from the more traditional Smooth Jazz genre with “Making It Easy” and “How Can I”, to the more Caribbean influenced selections like “Dance The Hall” and “African Queen”, to even more Latin leanings with “La Luna Latina”. Boo even demonstrates his vocal skills in his memorable scat solo on “Dance The Hall”. His friend George Benson would be proud. His skills are on full display on “Shades”, even giving us some more taditional Pop/R&B flair with the vocal performance on “User Friendly”. This CD is jam packed with memorable hits that you will find yourself singing from the moment you pop this into your CD player.

Shades is an excellent balance between traditional Smooth Jazz and the Caribbean influenced styles perfected by St Lucia’s premiere Jazz Guitarist, Ronald Boo Hinkson. Fans of Al Jarreau, George Benson and even Michael Bublé will love this one!

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Lebron – Shades

Lebron was infected by the smooth jazz virus in early age of 12 years, when he attended an Earl Klugh concert. He was blown away by the sax player of his band. His father played the saxophone professionally, so it was easy for him to learn this instrument.

Years later he was trained by the lead alto player for Frank Sinatra’s band, Hugh Lovelady. He calls Gerald Albright, Kirk Whalum, Everette Harp, Grover Washington Jr, and Nelson Rangell to his influences.

With his debut album Shades (CutMore Records) Lebron shows his great talent supported by Paul Brown and Frank Selman(guitar), Mel Brown and Ken Friend (bass), Nicholas Cole (piano), Darren Rahn (keyboards, sax and programming) and many more.

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