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Vincent Ingala – Personal Touch

Connecticut-born saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Vincent Ingala did everything right. Still in his twenties he has already released four albums: North End Soul (2010), Can’t Stop Now (2012), Coast To Coast (2015) and Christmas (2016). His new album Personal Touch will be released in April 2018 on the prestigious label Shanachie Entertainment.

He has already performed on a large number of albums of other smooth jazz artists like Peter White (Groovin’), Jay Rowe (Smooth Ride), Chris Geith (Well Tempered Love), Roman Street (Bohemia), Marion Meadows (Soul Traveler), Gregg Karukas (Soul Secrets), Gregg Manning (Dance With You), Nicholas Cole (Endless Possibilities), and Jonathan Fritzen (Magical).

But when it comes to his own album, he likes to keep full control. With the exception of two covers Vincent has written all songs. All instruments, vocals and programming are by Vincent Ingala. Personal Touch surprises with an excellent and innovative keyboard theme, used as platform for Ingala’s tenor saxophone profound performance in a question and answer style.

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Vincent Ingala – Personal Touch

Twenty-something music prodigy Vincent Ingala is no stranger to contemporary jazz audiences. His heartfelt, sweet and soulful mix has catapulted him to the top of the Billboard Contemporary Jazz charts, garnering him three Billboard #1s, and eight top 10 hits. The charismatic and handsome instrumental wizard has endeared fans, contemporaries and critics alike with his consummate musicianship, fun-loving stage presence, energized and inspired performances and all-around passion. Ingala, who was handpicked to open for Dave Koz at the tender age of 16, is an old soul with a musical identity and wisdom well beyond his years. He has collaborated with and or opened for such artists as Chris Botti, Jonathan Butler, Peter White and Kim Waters, among others.

“I do not remember making a decision about becoming a musician because music was always inside of me,” confides Ingala “My earliest memories are of banging on pots and pans until my parents had to buy me a drum kit and from there it was like a domino effect.” From banging on pots to churning out hits, Ingala is a chameleon in the recording studio. Like an alchemist, he concocts the perfect elixir of his broad musical influences spanning the worlds of jazz, R&B, disco, pop and beyond. A virtual one-man band playing everything from tenor saxophone, piano and drums to guitar bass and lead vocals, Ingala possesses great ingenuity, extraordinary versatility and an endless supply of inspiration. “I love all types of music and genres and I just absorb as much of it as I can,” explains the young, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer. “I have always been mesmerized with the process of multi-track recording from a very young age. It’s a process that I still love and practice today.”

April 27, 2018, Vincent Ingala will release his fifth solo recording and Shanachie Entertainment debut, Personal Touch. A collection of eight stirring original tracks and two surprising reinventions of R&B chestnuts, Vincent Ingala proves why he is one of the most exciting artists to emerge in contemporary jazz this past decade. Continue reading

Vincent Ingala – Christmas

14690928_1396177493733672_5513453346380491057_nVincent Ingala has released his first holiday album entitled Christmas on November 18th of this season! The multi-instrumentalist and entertainer showcases his saxophone, guitar, piano and vocals throughout the album, offering a unique variety that will be sure to appeal to all listeners.

Guest artists include Ariana Savalas, (daughter of Telly Savalas and featured vocalist of Postmodern Jukebox), Justin Shandor, (vocalist/entertainer in Million Dollar Quartet, Las Vegas), and veteran Smooth Jazz guitarist, Steve Oliver. The album is available on all digital platforms come November 18th on iTunes, Amazon, and CDBaby.com.

Get the album at Amazon.com.

Vincent Ingala – Coast To Coast

vincent_ingala_coast_toSince May 2011, Vincent has become an ever-increasing presence on the Smooth Jazz circuit, performing now as a solo artist every Sunday in Beverly Hills, CA at Spaghettini & The Dave Koz Lounge for the 94.7 The WAVE brunch!

The long-awaited third release of multi-instrumentalist, Vincent Ingala, gives you more of his funky, soulful smooth jazz. From the driving upbeat title track, “Coast to Coast,” to the smooth, sensual, “Love On Hold,” Ingala will take you on an emotional journey, In addition to his seven original compositions, Ingala stays true to his love of old-school and R&B with three surprising covers.

Available now – pick up your copy today at CDBaby!

Vincent Ingala – Can’t Stop Now

Scott O’Brien of smoothjazz.com commented about his debut album: “The last time I was this impressed with a new, young sax player was when I told you to keep an eye on Eric Darius. Now here’s a new name I want you to remember… Vincent Ingala. He’s headed for the same stellar reaches of this genre.

He’s only seventeen, hails from Waterbury, CT’s North End, and is absolutely, unequivocally the real deal. Vinnie plays sax as if he’s been doing this for a lifetime, has produced, recorded, and mixed his debut CD North End Soul, plus played all the other instruments you’ll hear on this project, most notably electric guitar. Bottom line here is that this kid blows me away! North End Soul  can stand with the best of the best out there right now, but don’t take my word for it. Take a listen to this album and you’ll have to agree that a superstar destiny awaits young Vincent Ingala!”

Can’t Stop Now is Vincent’s sophomore album. Soulful and catchy saxophone melodies laced with emotional piano and guitar throughout. Also featuring guest artists, Gregg Karukas and Jonathan Fritzen. Can’t Stop Now will keep you grooving throughout the entire album! Get the album at CDBaby.

Vincent Ingala – North End Soul

Smooth jazz has a new face, Vincent Ingala.Vincent’s smooth jazz style has won him a large following; now his fans can enjoy his talent on disc. Seventeen-year-old multi-instrumentalist Vincent Ingala has released his debut smooth jazz CD, North End Soul. Vincent produced his debut album himself. The album contains six original compositions and three fresh remakes.

Vincent delivers blends of funky R&B grooves, laced with soulful saxophone and uplifting piano and guitar melodies. Taste the new sound at CDBaby.

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