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Gift Guide-Top 10 Music Guide with Tracks from Movie ‘A Star Is Born’ Available on iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon

There’s no better way to gift your family for the holidays than the 2018 Top 10 Holiday Music Guide. Available to Stream on Spotify, Amazon, or iTunes to bring you one last gift before the New Year starts!

Stream on Spotify now on or surprise your loved ones with the gift of the album or single CDs. Ring out 2018 as you listen to this year’s Top 10 Music Guide.

This guide will satisfy any lovers of music with a variety of music from pop, country, jazz, R&B, to contemporary Christian, adult contemporary, alternative, and even movie soundtracks.

For the holiday mood, the guide has holiday hits by Mike Love, Katie Garibaldi, Debbie Williams, Leslie Cours Mather, and Eileen Carey. If you’re just looking for new music to before concluding this crazy 2018 year, the guide also has tracks by Soles of Passion, and a couple of undiscovered indie as well as world-renowned artists.

Whether you’re looking to treat yourself or looking for the a Christmas gift, look no further as the 2018 Top 10 Music Guide is the perfect playlist for you and your loved ones to listen while reliving all the moments and memories from this year. Gift the gift of music with the holiday guide this year to make this Christmas one for the books!

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Get Hooked on Stephanie in this YouTube music video and Catch it Performed Live in Los Angeles at the Redwood Bar

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After following Brian McShea and the Sidemen, I’ve always wanted to see them live, which is why I’m so excited that they’re coming to the Redwood Bar in Los Angeles on July 31st! I heard that the Redwood Bar is pirate themed, I wonder if I should get dressed up to fit in? I think it would be really unique and fun place for Brian McShea and the Sidemen to perform.

I’m most looking forward to hearing them play their new EP, “Real People, Not Actors” live for the first time! The EP was only released a few weeks ago and I’m loving every song on it, especially “Stephanie!” I love how the song builds up progressively to a loud and catchy tune! This is the song I use to show people when I tell people about Brian McShea. I really think their music video for “Stephanie” on YouTube is really fun and fits the song well, while also showing us what Brian McShea and the Sidemen are really about!

Be sure to check out their website at www.BrianMcSheaAndTheSidemen.com, and stay updated on their Facebook to be the first to hear about new music, upcoming events, and news!

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Spotify Listeners Check Out This New Showtune Inspired Rock Song From Brian McShea and The Sidemen

Brian McShea and The Sidemen have done it again! Today, they’ve released a classic show tune inspired rock song welcoming the con man Mr. Elliot Davis into the world of infamy. From the raunchy distorted guitars to the screaming altissimo sax solo, “Mr. Davis, You’re Famous!” is a catalogue highlight. Not only does the track sound amazing on Spotify, but I’m sure this is one you’d need to see live as well! So if you’re in Northern California you can catch them playing at the Whole Earth Festival on Sunday, May 13, 2018 in Davis, CA with a bunch of other great bands. Check out “Mr. Davis, You’re Famous!” on Spotify and for purchase on Amazon and iTunes .

The band is nothing without their fans, and Brian McShea and The Sidemen have some awesome ones! They always show their appreciation to those indie curators on Spotify for putting their songs on rotation in their playlists. Take a listen and see where it takes you; you can get a FREE download of the previous single “We Don’t Wanna Hear About It” on Noisetrade. Stay up to date with their events on Facebook .

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

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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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The Way of a Woman by Jan Daley Enters Jazz Billboard Charts with Incredible Placements!

Jan Daley’s “The Way of a Woman” smooth jazz album just debuted at #6 on the Billboard Jazz Chart and #5 on the Billboard Traditional Jazz Chart. Standing between Jan and the #1 chart positions are less than 5 other artists’ releases, most notably Diana Krall, Norah Jones, Thelonious Monk and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. This is quite an accomplishment and a well deserved one at that for this independent artist whose career has spanned over five decades. She started off as the “singing canary” in her early twenties on Bob Hope’s USO Tour and has performed with countless huge names in both the acting and singing world. Additionally she also wore the crown as Miss California (yes, it was “Miss” Back then!) while attending college.

 

Her newest album stands out as yet another phenomenal release in a seemingly endless stream of phenomenal world-class smooth jazz. With six original tunes and five brilliantly adapted covers, “The Way of a Woman” is well worth a listen for even those who don’t normally listen to smooth jazz. If you haven’t done so yet, check out “The Way of a Woman” on iTunes.

 

If that’s not enough Jan for you, 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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Jan Daleys The Way of a Woman Album Debuts on Multiple Jazz Billboard Charts!

This is a huge week for Jan Daley and her “The Way of a Woman” album. In the smooth jazz album’s debut appearance on the Billboard charts: “The Way of a Woman” placed sixth in the Jazz Albums category and fifth in the Traditional Jazz Albums chart! These incredible accomplishments are a testament to the hard work and dedication Jan puts into her craft.

“The Way of a Woman” is a collection of smooth jazz originals and Great American Songbook tunes that flows from song to song with ease. With six songs written by Daley herself, the album stands out as a unique expression of personal art coupled with a tribute to the days of classic jazz. Jan Daley has been in the industry for a long time and her musical experience goes back to the USO Tours she used to perform with Bob Hope in.

Daley’s smooth jazz expertize is unrivaled and impressive to even those who don’t generally listen to jazz. If you haven’t done so yet, take a listen to her new album on iTunes.

If that’s not enough Jan for you, 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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Geoff Alpert’s New Album Open Your Heart Will Make You Fall In Love With The Trombone Again

Geoff Alpert’s new album Open Your Heart is one for the ages. It isn’t your average smooth jazz album. It’s a smooth jazz album that has a contemporary vibe, funky tunes, and of course it has Geoff Alpert himself showing off his talent with the trombone! Really making his music stand out of the crowd, and drawing that crowd in!

Although the album is rooted in smooth jazz, Alpert utilizes many different styles, which results in a dynamic and engaging musical fusion.  The album is accessible to many and will appeal to those who love smooth jazz as well as those who love funk, pop and many other styles.  The album features the solo trombone, which is also a refreshing change from the more conventional solo instruments of smooth jazz.

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, Twitter, Reverbnation and his official website www.GeoffAlpert.com for any updates.

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