Ahmed's Smooth Jazz Notes: November 17, 2019

The Latest From Brian Bromberg, Brian Simpson & Steve Oliver, and Phaze II

November 17, 2019

Check out new music that I am dropping into #SmoothJazzAfterDark this week!


Brian Bromberg
Song:Minneapolis, 1987
Album: Thicker Than Water

 Brian Bromberg is back with a track from his latest album Thicker Than Water called Minneapolis, 1987. A clip of his live performance of this single with his Unapologetically Funky Big Bombastic Band scored over one million views on Facebook. Have a look...



Brian Simpson & Steve Oliver
Song: Unified
Album: Unified

Next up are two artists that together have scored more than 25 Top 10 Smooth Jazz radio hits, more than 15 Top Ten Billboard Contemporary Jazz Albums, toured to packed houses worldwide and shared the stage with everyone from Larry Carlton and George Duke to The Neville BrothersBrian Simpson & Steve Oliver team up for Unified!

Full Album Available on January  17, 2020 on Shanachie Entertainment!



Phaze II
Song: Feel Like Making Love
Album: No Cover Charge

Since 1997, Phaze II has been providing Smooth and Funky Jazz sounds on the local music scene in the Washington, DC area. This is Phaze II’s fifth CD release. This project has a few jazz classic covers along with some new original music ranging from; jazz funk, contemporary jazz, Latin jazz to R&B. The single In The Pocket reached #77 on Smooth Jazz Network's Top 100! Check out Feel Like Making Love!