|May 28, 2017|
Jim Rondeau General Manager Director of Broadcasting at KSBR 88 5FM
KSBR Music Director Vienna Yip with Pianist David Benoit & Marc Antione
Due to be released in June 2017 David Benoit will be releasing a new CD with a Brazilian flavor featuring Guitarist Marc Antione .
Pianist Keiko Matsui won the award for the artist who traveled the furthest as she just arrive from doing a show in Japan.
Other notable artists on stage were Grammy Winner Paul Brown, Saxophonists Greg Vail
along with Guitarist Doc Powell who actually left Atlanta and took the train from New Orleans that took 2 days.
On this Memorial Day Weekend, A BIG SALUTE to all our fallen HEROES for preserving our FREEDOMS through the ultimate sacrifice.
Chase Huna opened up the event with the National Anthem. Then the seven-teen year old high school senior provided an opening show warm -up for The 29th Annual
KSBR Birthday Bash held this year at a new venue The Grove in Anahiem which had a packed house as Smooth Jazz Lovers were entertained indoors.
Chatting with early arrivals like Grammy and Emmy Nominated Trumpeter, Arranger Greg Adams, who mentioned that he is going into the studio to produce two new CDs. One a Christmas CD, as he is always being asked after his live renditions of Christmas songs can they be purchased. He jokingly laughed, I havent made a Christmas CD, so I will have one soon. The other CD will be with his group East Bay Soul. You can be apart of either CD as Greg has a new Kickstarter Campaign for "Sweet Soul Christmas" and "Soul Citizen" which just launched May 22nd.