Geno Marriott spins tales with his soprano saxophone, telling a story with each solo, each phrase – all with a finely-wrought opening and a satisfying conclusion. Smooth jazz is the style, and with ‘Take The Time; Smell The Roses’, his newest single, it’s three minutes of pure serenity, which washes over you, soothes you, and eases you into a relaxed state of mind.
Alberto Tarin is a Spanish guitarist whose soulful music is warm and bright, and the perfect showcase for his immense talent. His new album, ‘Lovers Room’, comprises 12 gorgeous tracks, giving the Valencian artist the opportunity to also show off his skill as a vocalist; it also features a range of guest artists, including Fred Reiter, Frankie McCoy, Diana de Ramón, and Payoh Soul Rebel.
San Francisco musician and producer Nick Andre has been in the music business for more than a decade, and is co-founder, with Eric aka E da Boss (Myron & E, The Pendletons) of Slept On Records. Having produced the likes of Gift Of Gab, Lateef The Truth Speaker, and many more, he’s established for himself a reputation as a hard worker. Now he’s released ‘The Mix Up’, a fusion of jazz and hip hop that perfectly encapsulates his talents.