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Rhett Mays New Youtube Video Creatures of the Night Rocks Like Queen

In a recent review by Razorfish (http://razorfishreviews.blogspot.com/#!/2017/04/rhett-may.html) Rhett May’s brand new album “Creatures of the Night” was described as, “one of the most vital rock releases you’ll hear in recent memory.” This is just the beginning of a glowing review that highlights all the incredible components of Rhett’s new album.

 

Rhett May has been playing music and performing for forty years now from his first band at fifteen years old. In that time Rhett has gained an incredible amount of experience and mastery of the rock genre. This album showcases the work of a true professional and the clarity and complexity of his guitar solos are a testament to this.

 

This thirteen-song album is especially remarkable because of the cohesive intent with which it was written. The songs flow into each other seamlessly and, instead of a collection of singles, it is a complete work of art that is more thought-out than most albums in recent history.

 

With the album, May also released a fantastic Youtube video to the title song of the album “Creatures of the Night.” You can watch the video on his YouTube channel.

 

To get a taste of what the album has to offer, head to Noisetrade where Rhett is giving away a FREE DOWNLOAD of “Lexxi May”. If you love what you hear, then head to iTunes to get yourself a copy of the album.

 

Keep up with Rhett check out his Facebook, Twitter and ReverbNation or discover more through his official website at www.RhettMay.com.

Melbourne musician releases song about Australia's Ice epidemic

Musician Rhett May in Rutledge Lane on Friday, October 16, 2015, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. May has penned a song about the ice epidemic in a bid to help stop the spiral of drug abuse across Australia. Picture: Hamish Blair

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Dave Bargeron and Geoff Alpert Bring Trombones Back to Popular Music

Trombones have long been under-utilized in music today. However, with dedicated players like Geoff Alpert and Dave Bargeron becoming more well known, the trombone may yet come back to the foreground. Geoff Alpert’s smooth jazz music has come from a long path of struggle. He lost his wife to cancer in 2002 after a long hiatus from music and, after this horrible event, found his way back to the musical community. The support he received from Darryl Williams and Gail Johnson allowed him to output his emotion and passion into smooth jazz music. He blended this with his love for the martial art Ken-Ka-Kung Fu and found a truly inspired fusion in his music.

The incredible way that Geoff works smooth jazz into R&B, pop, latin and funk grooves is remarkable and that he does this all with the trombone in the forefront of the sound is even more impressive. If you haven’t yet, you can listen to the album on iTunes, CD Baby  and Amazon.

Be sure to keep up with Geoff on Facebook, TwitterReverbnation and his official website www.GeoffAlpert.com for any updates.

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Geoff Alpert’s Smooth Jazz Fusion Album Open Your Heart Impacts Music Scene

It is truly rare to find the kind of dedication and emotional investment in music that Geoff Alpert displays with every note he plays.  After a 30 year hiatus from music when Geoff dedicated himself as a husband and a father, he has returned to the scene and brought with him a groovy smooth jazz based sound that features the trombone and that is making a huge impact on the smooth jazz scene.  Although Geoff’s music contains some very smooth jazz-oriented grooves, he pushes himself to incorporate other genres such as R&B, which results in a beautiful fusion of genres.

Geoff lost his wife to cancer in 2002 and, after soul searching, was motivated to re-join the musical community.  He took the emotion and passion from this loss and, after meeting director Gail Johnson and bassist Darryl Williams, was lead to create a musical statement and image that closely ties to his life story.  Geoff’s passion for the spiritual Eastern Martial Arts discipline is also an integral part of his music and inspiration.

You can listen to the album on iTunes, CD Baby and Amazon.

Be sure to keep up with Geoff on Facebook, Twitter, Reverbnation and his official website www.GeoffAlpert.com for any updates.

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Rhett Mays Impressive New Music Creatures of the Night Praised by Critics

“The latest release from Australian based singer/songwriter Rhett May, ‘Creatures of the Night’, is a thirteen song collection solidifying his standing as one of the indie scene’s best musical artists,” is just the beginning of a glowing review by Scottie Carlito of Carlito’s Music Blog .

Carlito goes on to praise the fidelity of the album as well as the cohesive balanced feel that gives the entire album so much character.  He describes listening to “Creatures of the Night” as a, “unified coherent listening experience.”

The album showcases May’s phenomenal songwriting abilities as well as his versatility in both singing as well as guitar playing.  Carlito describes how the album has hints of many genres while still maintaining an undoubtedly rock-centric sound.  He also describes how successful the title track is while also holding it’s own as an experimental and psychedelic tune.

To get a taste of what the album has to offer, head to Noisetrade where Rhett is giving away a FREE DOWNLOAD of “Lexxi May”. If you love what you hear, then head to iTunes to get yourself a copy of the album.

Keep up with Rhett check out his Facebook, Twitter and ReverbNation or discover more through his official website at www.RhettMay.com.

Melbourne musician releases song about Australia's Ice epidemic

Musician Rhett May in Rutledge Lane on Friday, October 16, 2015, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. May has penned a song about the ice epidemic in a bid to help stop the spiral of drug abuse across Australia. Picture: Hamish Blair

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Rhett May Releases Exceptional Creatures of the Night Rock Music Video

Rhett May has successfully written and released an album that challenges the cookie-cutter landscape of rock music today.  Rhett was originally born in Calcutta before moving to Australia.  He showcases the culture he was born into with his Sitar playing and also leaves no doubt about his love of classic rock.  His melodic lines are engaging and played with impressive mastery while still balancing perfectly with the distorted guitars and vocals.

Mays lyrics are top notch as well.  His observational writing is incredibly successful and, lyrically, his songs are all more than satisfactory.  If you enjoy the cohesive album writing of classic rock, Creatures of the Night should definitely be on your listening list.  Though the songs vary heavily in stylistic intent, orchestration and lyrical content- the album maintains an outstanding flow and will satisfy you from the first note of the first song until the reverb ends on the final track of the work.

To get a taste of what the album has to offer, head to Noisetrade where Rhett is giving away a FREE DOWNLOAD of “Lexxi May”. If you love what you hear, then head to iTunes to get yourself a copy of the album.

Keep up with Rhett check out his Facebook, Twitter  and ReverbNation or discover more through his official website at www.RhettMay.com.

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Jon Campos and The Incurables Win Two Silver Medals at Global Music Awards!

Great news from Jon Campos and the Incurables – this past weekend, they won two Silver Medals in the Global Music Awards! The Global Music Awards is a top-tier music competition that honors talented musicians around the world, showcasing musical gems and unique voices. It is an international competition with 35,000 musicians and bands worldwide.

The band took home the Silver Medals for Best Alternative Rock Song for “Tragic Tales & Lullabies” and Best Alternative Rock Group. Couldn’t be any more proud of these guys for winning their first Global Music laurels! Also, this past weekend, they jumped up in the rankings on Reverbnation! Now landing at #13 in National Alternative Rock and #18 in Global Alternative rock!

If you haven’t heard what these guys have to offer, then check out the video for their single, Tragic Tales & Lullabies on YouTube . If you love what you hear, then pick up their EP under the same name on iTunes  and CD Baby.

 

Be sure to keep up with Jon and the band on their Facebook and the band’s official website www.JonCamposAndTheIncurables.com for any updates. You can also find their music on Reverbnation.

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Smooth Jazz Icon Jan Daleys The Way of a Woman New Release this Spring

This March 31, Jan Daley will release the next great smooth jazz album titled  “The Way of a Woman.”  It builds upon her previously released five-track EP “When Sunny Gets Blue” with six brand new tracks inspired by music from the Great American Songbook (music of the early 20th century by prominent artists such as Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein and others).  Jan Daley has worked with many of these artists and was under the mentorship of the great Jack Segal for many years before he died.  Jan Daley even performed with Bob Hope back in his days of touring the USO.

Daley’s experience is unmatched in the smooth jazz scene and she consistently continues to release some of the best smooth jazz available today.  Her sound reminisces back to a time long ago where artists like Frank Sinatra and Louis Armstrong owned the airways and the Great American Songbook was only an idea in progress.

You can download the title song from her EP  “When Sunny Gets Blue” FOR FREE from Noisetrade here: http://bit.ly/JD-FreeSong. To learn more about Daley and to keep up with her latest updates, check out her Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/jandaleymusic/ and her official website here: www.jandaley.com/.

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