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

NEW MUSIC\CHART ENTRIES FROM BOB JAMES, SKINNY HIGHTOWER, BRIAN BROMBERG AND MORE!

August 13, 2018

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 a new album. Officially listed under The Bob James Trio, the new album entitled Espresso, is slated for release on August 31st and ends an over 10-year recording hiatus of Bob James. Take a listen to the first single, Submarine...

Steve Oliver has dropped his eleventh career album, Illuminate. The first single is Vamanos. Take a listen...

 

NEW CHART ENTRIES:

This week also brought these 3 new entries into Billboard's Smooth Jazz Charts (For 8/18/18). Brian Simpson, Brian Bromberg, and Skinny Hightower entered the charts respectively at 25, 28, and 29.

#25 - Brian Simpson, Morning Samba

#28 - Brian Bromberg, Coupe De Ville

#29 - Skinny Hightower, One Way Street