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Smooth Jazz Artist Jan Daley Releases Special Memorial Day Tribute Song

Jan’s newest album titled “The Way of a Woman” continues to make its way onto the smooth jazz radio airwaves with more and more stations adding her album into the mix. The album which consists of the songs off her “When Sunny Gets Blue” EP PLUS 6 new songs that Jan wrote herself.

 

One particular track that you’ll find on the record called “The One She’s Been Waiting For” has received a little bit of a remix that makes the song very personal for Jan. She has released a special Memorial Day version of the song that you can now purchase on CD Baby.  She made a few lyric changes in touching tribute to all the men, women, families and friends of the Armed Forces including her father who perished in Germany in 1945 while on a mission to pick up P.O.W’s, after World War II, whom she never got a chance to meet. The song is also accompanied by a video that you can watch on YouTube.

 

Jan continues to create incredible smooth jazz music and proving time and time again that she is an artist to watch. 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: www.jandaley.com/.

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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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Brasilian Artist Beatrice Mason Releases New Blues and Jazz Remix by Steve Last “Samba Minimo”

Brasilian blues and jazz singer Beatrice Mason has gained a great deal of attention from Europe and the United States due to her latest album Mosaico on iTunes. One of her popular singles, “Samba Minimo”, has been recently remixed by Steve Last. Last has recently worked as a re-mixer for Christina Aguillera, Matisyahu, Linkin Park, Paloma Faith, Leona Lewis and Serj Tankian. He has also created tracks for Mario Reyes (Gypsy Kings), Emma Shaplin, Steve Stevens, Cheb Mami, Zohar, Faudel, Rayess Bek and many others.

For a second year in a row Beatrice performed to standing room only crowds at the International Music Conference, Midem 2012 in Cannes, France. She also performed two sold out shows in Germany this February.

Additionally, Beatrice is currently working on her next solo album, which is to be released in 2013 as well. She will be collaborating with several top USA producers and writers. More information on her music can be found here: www.beatricemason.com.br

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Young Long Island artist Mikel James Rises with Rock and Electronic Songs

Long Island native Mikel James has hit a perfect mix of balanced pop melodies and witty banter to his electronic/pop music in his album, “Perfect.” His vocal talent has won him many contests including: one sponsored by Wendy’s, Freecreditscore.com, Renew Life, Song of the Year Contest and more.

James’s popularity and notoriety is begin to soar in 2013 with a licensing deal with Division of Sound for his tracks “Never Say Never,” “Waiting” and “Runaway” which you can check out on iTunes. Also is under consideration of a deal with a licensing house that specializes in video and movies.

One of his songs, “Back to You” was selected for Rock Band 3; and subsequently made available for Rock Band Blitz. You can view a video of the game here and you can download the song from the Rock Band Network catalog (via Xbox 360, PlayStation 3) to begin rocking out with the band!

Hailing from NY, James and his 5 piece band play live in the Tri-State area.
Catch a glimpse of what you may be missing on YouTube here

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Listen to Music from Beatrice Mason’s Brasilian Blues and Jazz Album: Live in Germany in February 2013

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Brasilian jazz/blues artist Beatrice Mason has been creating a lot of buzz as well as developing a cult following in her hometown of Rio de Janeiro since the release of her latest album, Mosaic.  Her album sits in the “Top Album” category on iTunes and is entirely in Portuguese with the exception of the track “Caramel”.  She has performed at the International Music Conference as well as Midem 2011 with standing room only crowds and is set to headline again this year at this highly attended conference in France. Mosaico received rave reviews by her fans and critics alike. With her distinctive sound, Mason has crossed over to new audiences in Europe and the United States.

The “Globo”, one of the largest newspapers in Brazil, writes about her debut: “A very tasteful album that is both classic and modern.” In spring 2013, the singer comes to Europe for the second time. After their stop at the music fair MIDEM in Cannes more concerts in Germany, France and Sweden are planned. Her repertoire includes the title of her album and other works from the Brasilian and international music world. She is currently working on her second album and the album’s release in the U.S.

For more information, tour dates, etc. visit her website here: www.BeatriceMason.com.br

 

To listen to tracks go to iTunes at: http://bit.ly/ITunes_Beatrice

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NY Dance Company Records Long Island Mikel James’ Collaboration Track and A Dance “The Shiggle”

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Long Island, NY based lead singer and songwriter, Mikel James is blowin’ up!  he is about to become the “Featured Spotlight Artist” in Long Island’s Good Times Magazine out in January, 2013!

His song “Back to You” off his CD “Perfect”, is a Rock Band Favorite as well.  You can view a preview video of the Rock Band game here.  You can only get it by ordering thru your gaming handset.

And as if that wasn’t enough, the song Mikel collaborated on, that so many went wild over “The Shiggle” (view all the remakes on YouTube) along with “The Official Shiggle Dance”, has been recorded by New York’s 3 Dance Company and resulted in  87,000 downloads in a short period of time. The Company is asking for another one of his songs, “Watering the Dance” for their use as well.  Stay tuned on more info on that to come.  You can check out “The Shiggle Dance” on his website here

You can hear a piece of all the amazing tracks on iTunes here

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Mikel James Debut Album “Perfect” Satisfies The Taste of Almost Any Audience

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Long Island based lead singer and songwriter, Mikel James possesses a unique melodic style and song composition leaving the human ear both curious and bothered.  Along with his five-piece band, he has been busy in the studio recording while also touring locally.

Mikel James musical versatility is unprecedented on “Perfect” and obvious in his newest recordings as James continues to grow as a vocalist citing new influences like John Mayer and Owl City.  The newest material is showing a healthy growth of a more ambient sound.

Catch a glimpse of what you may be missing on YouTube here

You can hear a piece of all the amazing tracks on iTunes here

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