Francesco Digilio Announces Release of New Album ‘The Shades of Smooth Jazz’

Italian pianist, composer and producer, Francesco Digilio, has announced the release of his new album, ‘The Shades Of Smooth Jazz’. The 11 track album will be released on 19 January through his own company, Digi Beat Publishing.

The smooth sax, played by guest alto and soprano saxophonist and flautist Eric Daniel, is the defining feature of this album. Eric has performed with many famous names, including Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald, and Stevie Wonder.

All tracks on ‘The Shades Of Smooth Jazz’ have been written, arranged, and produced by Francesco, who started his musical journey at the tender age of 7. Finding his inspiration in the Sardinian landscape, Francesco also cites influences such as Euge Groove, Walter Beasley, and Kim Waters.

‘The Shades Of Smooth Jazz’ will be available to purchase everywhere from 19 January 2017.

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