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Ahmed's SJAD New Music Playlist: August 20. 2018

Take a listen to this playlist I put together of new music from Jazmine Ghent , Michael J. Thomas , BK Jackson , Jeff Lorber , and Doc Powell and hear all these tracks this week in Smooth Jazz After Dark at 7PM ! (Click the upper left corner of video to expand the playlist) Video of SJAD New Music... Read More

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin Dies at 76

By MESFIN FEKADU and HILLEL ITALIE, AP Entertainment Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died... Read More

Ahmed's SJAD Music Notes: 8/13/208

2018 continues to be a scorching year for new Smooth Jazz! Check out new music\chart entries from Bob James, Skinny Hightower, Brian Bromberg, Steve Oliver, and Brian Simpson below and hear them this week in Smooth Jazz After Dark ! NEW MUSIC : Smooth Jazz Legend Bob James returns to the scene with... Read More

Tony Bennett and Diana Krall: Fascinating Rhythm

Two of music's most iconic voices have come together for a new album. Tony Bennett and Diana Krall have collaborated for " Love Is Here To Stay ". Listen to the new single. Fascinating Rhythm below and check out the trailer for " Love is Here To Stay " which is available now ! Video of Tony Bennett... Read More

San Diego Heatwave: Keeping Pets Safe

The Paws Spot​ Traci Wilkerson Steckel, Traci's Paws With an excessive heat warning in the forecast we are reminded that summer is upon us. Just like people, when animals live in an area with moderate temperatures, they are just not accustomed to extreme heat like what we’re experiencing in San... Read More

Ahmeds's SJAD New Music Picks: July 23, 2018

Here we are kicking off the last full workweek of July. Why not start off with some new and exciting Smooth Jazz? Here some tracks I'm discovering this week. Make sure you listen for them all this week in Smooth Jazz After Dark ! (Expand playlist by clicking the upper left corner of the video.) A... Read More

Summer Time Fun from Chaka Khan: Like Sugar (Official Video)

Chaka Khan wants you the shake your thang to this summer! And you may have no choice once you watch the video for her new single Like Sugar! Check it out below, be ready to groove, and a preview of her new web series called The Khan Knows: Episode 1 Video of Chaka Khan - Like Sugar (Official Video... Read More