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Rock Out With Brian McShea and The Sidemen This St Patty’s Day in DTLA


Brian McShea and The Sidemen are hitting the stage again this weekend at Downtown LA’s The Escondite. The Sidemen will be playing 2 sets on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th) starting at 3pm with no cover! Riding off the heels of their successful single release party at Los Angeles’ infamous Hotel Café, The band’s new single, “We Don’t Wanna Hear About It”, has been getting a lot of notice from a multitude of music publications like American Pancake and CHILLFILTR. This bluesy funk alt rock pop soul outfit gives a great taste of what’s to come from their new album “Real People, Not Actors” hitting shelves this June. Stay up to date with their events on Facebook.

Brian McShea’s The Sidemen are spanning decades with their modern but unique sound. What sets them a part from current bands are their powerful rhythm section and a explosive horn line, Check out their new single “We Don’t Wanna Hear About It” and get a free download on Noisetrade.

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Jan Daleys Spectacular When Sunny Gets Blue Video

Jan Daley’s single “When Sunny Gets Blue” is set to a beautiful video produced by Jon Burk.  Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1GlfFwjSrY.  The video compliments Daley’s exceptional smooth jazz vocals with a touching collection of classic photos.  Jan Daley’s swooning smooth jazz voice alone will send shivers down your spine.


Daley attests much of her success to her songwriting coach Jack Segal who originally wrote When Sunny Gets Blue and ended up co-producing the EP with Jan.  Jan remembers how Segal and Michael B. Sutton (CEO of iMerica Entertainment LLC) said to her, “with that voice, you’ve got to record this.”


Don’t forget to look out for Jan’s brand new album “The Way of a Woman” which is set to be released March 31.  It will complete her five-song EP “When Sunny Gets Blue” with six more unreleased smooth jazz tunes.  It is going to be an incredible album.


For a taste, you can download the title song from her EP “When Sunny Gets Blue” FOR FREE from Noisetrade. To learn more about Daley and to keep up with her latest updates, check out her Facebook and her official website here: www.jandaley.com/.



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New Music From Philadelphia R&B Artist Dondi rose to #42 On The FMQB Hot AC/ Top 40 Charts


Philadelphia R&B artist Dondi has rose to the #42 position on FMQB Hot AC/ Top 40 Chart for new music track off of his new album “Give Me Your Love”. Dondi creates music for the soul from real life that true R&B fans can appreciate. His work is reminiscent of artist’s like Luther Vandross, Babyface and Gerald Lever. You can check out “Give Me Your Love” on iTunes.

This legendary Philly musician possesses an extremely strong stage presence, and the ability to put a large crowd in the palm of his hands. As a very seasoned performer and experienced vocalist, he has worked venues from Madison Square Garden to our nations White house. Some of his songs have an unmistakable old school feel. This is his niche. It is how he hears things! Being a live performer by nature and trade, he writes and produces his songs as if they were going to be played by a live band tomorrow night, at an intimate New York night club.

You can keep up with Dondi on his official website www.AllDondi.com, Facebook, Reverbnation, Youtube, and Twitter.

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George Benson Would Have Loved The Jazz Infused Homage Paid By Jimmy Dale

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There is no doubt that George Benson would have loved to listen to the jazz infused song “Dear Mr. Benson” by talented and established musician Jimmy Dale. Dale has attributed a lot of his inspiration to the great George Benson, but it can also be said that Dale himself is owed some of the credit. As an artist who has imbibed many influences and is constantly exploring his own sound, there is something to be found here for everyone. As a composer, a vocalist and a guitarist, Dale approaches his music with the mindset of a virtuoso and the stellar sound he gives us is a result of this. You most definitely will not be disappointed.

For more info on Jimmy Dale and booking, you can visit his official website at www.JimmyDale.net, his Facebook and Reverbnation.

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My Favorite Smooth Jazz Bassist Mitchell Coleman Jr. Is Getting Airplay Around The Country!

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My all time favorite smooth jazz bassist Mitchell Coleman Jr. is getting played on the radio all around the country! His new single “Flow” off of his debut solo album “Soul Searching” has jazz and blues fans going crazy. And I don’t blame them, the song is addictive. It’s been on repeat on my phone for I don’t even know how long. I’ve been keeping up the charts, and right now Mitchell is #40 on Mediabase’s Smooth A/C chart, #24 on SmoothJazz.com’s Radar Chart, and #1 at The Wave in Cleveland! And let’s not forget the numerous national Smooth Jazz radio stations and Billboard reporting stations that he’s getting played on too. See what everyone’s talking about and check out “Flow” on iTunes.

Mitchell has a Facebook, Twitter and website www.MitchellColemanJr.com if anybody wants to look up more info about him.

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Jazz Musician Jimmy Dale Pays Homage To His Idol George Benson In His New Heartfelt Single Dear Mr. Benson


Established musician Jimmy Dale is creating original Jazz compositions that are both emotional and creative. His latest single, “Dear Mr. Benson”, is Jimmy’s way of paying homage to his idol and famed guitarist George Benson.  Dale has backed for notable bands such as The Drifters, The Coasters, The Chiffons, and Tommy Roe. The amount of phenomenal musicians he has be taught by, played with, and just jammed is astronomical. These relationships and talent have gotten Jimmy to where he is today. But, he attributes Don Schamber from Monterey Peninsula College, as the one who had the biggest influence on him. “He taught me the love of jazz and how to compose.” Experience the heartwarming “Dear Mr. Benson” for yourself on iTunes.

Stay up to date with Jimmy Dale for upcoming tour dates and news on Facebook, Reverbnation, and his official website at www.JimmyDale.net.

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2015 Marks The 10 Year Anniversary Of Jazz/Soul Guitarist Raul Midon’s TV Debut on David Letterman

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2015 marks the 10 year anniversary of Jazz/ Soul guitarist Raul Midón’s network television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman. He performed the titled track off of his 2005 debut album “State of Mind”. Midón was able to finally showcase, on national television, his phenomenal guitar and mouth trumpet skills! Now you can see Raul Midon show audiences those same skills in his music video for his hit single “Mi Amigo Cubano” off of his new album Don’t Hesitate. The song was written with the help of Bill Withers, how cool is that? You can watch Raul perform “Mi Amigo Cubano” on YouTube.

“Mi Amigo Cubano” is now available on iTunes and Amazon. Become one of Raul’s near 50,000 amigos on Facebook and on Twitter. Discover more of Raul’s Latin soul at his Official Site at: www.RaulMidon.com.

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