We close out February with a diverse New Music Monday
Veteran bassoon player Daniel Smith
has a new one for 2014: "Smokin' Hot Bassoon Blues"Chicago's elders statesman of the sax, Ari Brown
launches "Groove Awakening"Guitarist Sheryl Bailey
has a live release recorded in Vancouver, "A Meeting of Minds"From Paris, we have the US debut of vocalist Brigitte Zarie's
"L'Amour" with fine guests including Randy BreckerFinally, from Seattle, the debut of vocalist, Mercedes Nicole
, 'Beautiful Alignment" features Thomas Marriot on trumpet. I'm confident that in a few years Mercedes will become popular nationally.