Smooth Groovers Show – Ep5-1

SEASON FIVE BEGINS… and what better way than to start with version of the theme  to a popular TV  show.  A police series that ran for over a decade from the late sixties and  starred Jack Lord as Steve McGarrett, – This track was performed by The Ventures. This show is duly entitled: Episode 5-1 (Season 5 Episode 1)

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We kick off Season 5’s Discovery section with one of our favourite artists:  Peter White.

He has been making gr8 albums since the early 90s,.   We love the album.

The ParlettColah Project -Thanks to Keyboard player/producer/arranger and composer, James Colah for bringing their new track  to our attention.- James has worked with many famous names including  Edwin Starr,   Sheena Easton, and Haysi Fantaysi and also small production companies in the media and larger ones including the BBC.  Virgin Recording,   and EMI ,

Alicia Keys from her new CD entitled: Empire state of mind (part II) Broken Down – The Element of Freedom


Martin Taylor – An award winning British Jazz Guitarist with a jazzy version of well known TV theme, from the album ‘Kiss and Tell’

Airto Moreira
A really great track from the Brazilian jazz drummer and percussionist from his 1977 Album, ‘I’m Fine How Are You’

Heikatsu – The Smooth Mix from the JazzFm double cd compilation ‘ Pure Smooth Jazz’ and the title  appears on the 2003 album called ‘Take Me Away’.The band includes the soulful / smooth jazz sound Simon Golding and Paul Mundy. They named the band after the Japanese word for Smooth ..

Earl Klugh –  from the CD,  Sudden Burst of Energy, released back in 1996.

We pay respect to Teddy Pendergrass and Woody Cunningham – both recently departed, with great songs from the bands Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes (during the SOUL REVENUE SEGMENT, mid-way through the show) and Kleeer.
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Here’s an upcoming event, if you’re near the Bay Area of San Fransisco.  Vocalist and songwriter Jacqui Naylor plays two shows at Yoshi’s Oakland, January 28, 2010 and will donate half of her concert proceeds to the San Francisco Domestic Violence Consortium, where Naylor has lent her voice in support for more than a decade.
Naylor and her band tour internationally, including acclaimed debuts recently at Ronnie Scotts in London, Blue Note in New York, Milan and Tokyo, and Women in Jazz Festival in Germany.
Naylor will be joined by the band she has recorded and toured with for many years,

The San Francisco Domestic Violence Consortium was founded in 1982 and is a network of 17 domestic violence service agencies that come together with the goal of providing high quality, coordinated and comprehensive services to San Francisco’s victims of domestic abuse.
In summary
Jazz singer-songwriter Jacqui Naylor and her trio,

A concert to benefit the San Francisco Domestic Violence Consortium
@: Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland CA 510.238.9200
On: Thursday, January 28th, 8 p.m. ($20) and 10 p.m. ($15)

For more information, contact Rachel Olin at Two Sheps That Pass,  646-613-1101


All The Very Best
Dr Groove and Professor Smooth

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