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  1. Jazz saxophonist Steve Cole will be performing with Marcus Mitchell in the DC area soon. Hope you can make it out for a great evening of smooth jazz music. THURS AUG 16, 2007 7:30PM BIRCHMERE MUSIC HALL 3701 MT VERNON AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA TICKETS: $35 Steve Cole’s solo career began in earnest after his first solo album, 1998’s “Stay Awhile” turned out to be a smooth jazz sensation, featuring a pair of #1 NAC smashes, “When I Think Of You,” and “Say It Again,” as well as the top 5 hit, “Where The Night Begins.” The success of this debut album culminated at the 2000 Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards where Steve was the recipient of the Prism Award for Best New Artist. Cole followed the record’s success by performing and recording frequently, both as band leader and featured guest, with such artists as Boz Scaggs, Junior Wells, Brian Culbertson, Waymon Tisdale, KMFDM, Rick Braun, Peter White, Larry Carlton, and Jeff Lorber. Steve Cole’s newest album, “TRUE,” is his fifth major label release. With plenty of funk, R&B, soul, and jazz influences, Cole effortlessly bridges the gap between instrumental virtuosity, seamless ensemble playing, and a high-caliber creative chemistry that runs the stylistic gamut in what’s regarded as his finest album yet. Visit Steve Cole’s website for more information http://stevecole.net
  2. Kelly Sweet will perform with Dave Koz this summer on The Dave Koz and Friends "At The Movies" Summer 2007 Tour. The show features special guests David Benoit and Phil Perry. Kelly and Dave will be performing their duet version of "Raincoat" live together. You can listen to the duet on Kelly Sweet's website at http://www.kelly-sweet.com The nationwide tour begins on June 8th in Albuquerque, NM and culminates in Los Angeles, CA at the famed Hollywood Bowl. Showdates: 6/8/2007 8:00 PM Isleta Casino Resort - Albuquerque, NM 6/9/07 8:00 PM Peppermill Casino – Wendover, NV 6/10/07 8:00 PM Celebrity Theatre – Phoenix, AZ 6/15/07 8:00 PM Chicago Theater – Chicago, IL 6/17/07 8:00 PM Keswick Theatre – Glenside, PA 6/21/07 8:00 PM Nokia Live Theatre - Grand Prairie, TX 6/22/07 8:00 PM Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center – El Paso, TX 6/23/07 8:00 PM Southfield Civic Center - V98.7 Smooth Jazz Fest – Detroit, MI 7/13/07 8:00 PM Voodoo Lounge @ Harrah's - North Kansas City, MO 7/14/07 8:00 PM Music in the Zoo - Minnesota Zoo - Apple Valley, MN 7/20/07 8:00 PM Kanawha Plaza – Richmond, VA 7/21/07 8:00 PM Hideaway Park in Downtown Winter Park - Winter Park, CO 7/25/07 8:00 PM Chastain Park Ampitheatre – Atlanta, GA 7/28/07 8:00 PM Thornton Winery – Temecula, CA 7/29/07 8:00 PM Thornton Winery – Temecula, CA 8/2/07 8:00 PM The Mountain Winery – Saratoga, CA 8/3/07 8:00 PM Radisson Hotel Grove – Sacramento, CA 8/4/07 8:00 PM Chateau Ste. Michelle – Woodinville, WA 8/5/07 8:00 PM Rodney Strong Winery – Healdsburg, CA 8/9/07 8:00 PM Playhouse Square Center – Cleveland, OH 8/10/07 8:00 PM Fraze Pavilion For the Performing Arts – Kettering, OH 8/11/07 8:00 PM Long Island Jazz Festival - Oyster Bay, NY 8/12/07 8:00 PM Bergen Performing Arts Center – Englewood, NJ 8/17/07 8:00 PM Humphrey's - San Diego, CA 8/18/07 8:00 PM Sleep Train Pavilion – Concord, CA 8/19/07 8:00 PM Hollywood Bowl - Los Angeles, CA
  3. Hey everyone! Found something really great, and wanted to talk about it. Chicago saxophonist Steve Cole recently released his 5th CD, “True” which I think is by far one of my favorites from his catalog. I’ve been listening to “Metro” and his new song that I just heard on the radio “Take Me” which are all fabulous examples of smooth jazz sax – Steve really brings back the funk in this new release!! You can hear a few tracks from his CD at: http://www.myspace.com/stevecole Anyone else here a sax/Steve Cole fan?
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