Paul Brown · Da Spot

Both as an artist and producer, double Grammy-Award winner Paul Brown is responsible for more than 60 #1 Contemporary Jazz radio hits! PB has produced and shared the stage with a who’s-who of music royalty such as Luther Vandross, George Benson, Patti Austin, Boney James, Norman Brown, and Peter White, just to name a few.

The Los Angeles born and raised guitarist’s R&B driven sound has been a foundational element in Smooth and Urban Jazz since the early 1990s, when he produced saxophonist Boney James’ breakout debut album, Trust. He has since worked with many of the genre’s most influential artists including Larry Carlton, Dave Koz & Friends, Euge Groove, Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum, Jeff Golub, and Al Jarreau!

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Rebecca Jade · Bottle Up Magic ft. Eric Darius

Get ready to be enchanted by the mesmerizing sounds of Rebecca Jade, as she unveils her latest single, "Bottle Up Magic." With its unique blend of soulful melodies, powerful vocals, and heartfelt lyrics, this captivating single is set to leave a lasting impression on listeners worldwide.

Rebecca Jade, a talented singer-songwriter known for her impressive range and ability to connect with audiences on a deeply emotional level, once again demonstrates her exceptional artistry in "Bottle Up Magic". This extraordinary track takes listeners on a whimsical journey, inviting them to explore the depths of their imagination and embrace the magic that is love within.

Danny Boy · Just Friends

Danny Boy Steward, better known as Danny Boy, is a gifted and versatile entertainer hailing from Chicago. From a young age, he immersed himself in the rich musical heritage of jazz, gospel, and R&B, drawing inspiration from iconic artists like Stevie Wonder, Patti LaBelle, and Marvin Gaye. His journey in the music industry began at just 14 years old, where he found himself rubbing shoulders with hip-hop and R&B legends such as Tupac Shakur and Snoop Dogg.

His most notable contribution came via Tupac Shakur’s multi-platinum, landmark album ,“All Eyez On Me,” which featured Danny Boy on three of the classic tracks, including,“I Ain’t Mad At Cha,” which has amassed over 200 million streams. Danny Boy made an outstanding return to the music scene this year with the release of his critically acclaimed album,“Black Heart,” which features his Billboard Top Ten smash,“This Song.” Danny is thrilling past fans and gaining new ones with his extraordinary new music and dynamic stage show.

Danny Boy has stepped back into the urban spotlight in a big way. His autobiography,“Stranded on death Row,” is a riveting page-turner that details his incredible journey and name drops the biggest names in R&B and Hip-Hop.

Danny Boy’s comeback album,“Black Heart,” showcases his incomparable vocal talent and technique. The Top Ten radio single,“This Song,” has racked up a million streams and 65 million airplay impressions. In the last few months, Danny Boy has also picked up new fans such as Stevie Wonder and sold out venues like the City Winery in Chicago. Now, is the time to book this incredible talent for your next big production.

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Christian Keyes · So Sweet

Christian Keyes was born in Detroit, and grew up in Flint, Mi. He is an actor, singer and writer, who got his start in theater. He created and wrote the hit show “ALL THE QUEEN’S MEN” licensed it to TYLER PERRY STUDIOS, and also stars on the show. He is also, currently on 4 other TV shows, THE BOYS, on Amazon Prime, ALL RISE and REASONABLE DOUBT, both on HULU. Christian wrote every song on the brand new album, GET INVOLVED, coming out September 2023. The 1st single from the album “UNDER THAT VEIL” has spent the last 13 weeks on the BILLBOARD & Mediabase R&B Top 30 Chart. Christian’s follow up singles SO SWEET & COOK MY DINNER NAKED are sure to make a similar impact.

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Carol Albert · Sol Ipanema

“Sol Ipanema” is inspired by a sandy beach and foam on a sun-drenched Brazilian beach with couples dancing against a sea foam-colored sky backdrop. With a Bossa Nova rhythm, the piece is a a feel-good, upbeat number with positive vibes and a decided blend between smooth and pop jazz with Carol’s trademark piano melodies. Accompanying her are guitarist Dan Baraszu and bassist Roberto Vally.

The breezy and intoxicating/exotic “Sol Ipanema” is one of five tracks from the album Magic Mirror which has already produced three Billboard Top 5 hits: “Paradigm Shift “(#1) “Magic Mirror”(#2) and “Fire & Water”(#4). The new single “Sol Ipanema” was co-produced by Carol and collaborating bassist and genre stalwart Roberto Vally. Carol picked the name “Sol Ipanema” after a hotel named Sol Ipanema (Ipanema Sun) which is located on Ipanema Beach in Brazil.

Since establishing herself as Smooth Jazz mainstay in 2017, the classically trained pianist, composer and producer has released a multitude of recordings whose vibes range from upbeat Contemporary Jazz to solo piano and ambient recordings. She holds the distinction of being one of the top female artist in C-Jazz/Smooth Jazz. RadioWave Jazz published in June, 2023 “not only is she the most successful female artist to hit the chart since its 2003 launch, she also places 6th among all artists for total weeks at #1 (36 weeks).

One of Carol’s unique trademarks has been writing and recording melodic songs that both chronicle and express her own emotions and thoughtfully reflect upon the world around her. You may find yourself resonating with the vibes or simply enveloped by magnificent melodies and verdant harmonies. Albert’s music will stay with you. When you gaze into the metaphorical mirror, you’ll have marvelous music to keep you company. A fan wrote to Carol “Anyone who has your music as the soundtrack to their life is a lucky person”.

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