Tag Archive: jazz


  David Benoit plays jazz fusion and contemporary jazz music. He’s got the nod for a Grammy 5 times.

Dave Grusin

  Dave Grusin has worked in many genres but his preference is jazz and smooth jazz. He’s won numerous awards for his soundtracks and his music has appeared in about 100 films.

 Dave is the genius that wrote a number of jazz standards incluing “The Duke” & “In Your Own Sweet Way”. His music spans the genres of cool jazz, jazz, third stream & West Coast jazz.

  Zappa Plays Zappa play rock, jazz, and experimental music.  This tribute band is led by Frak’s eldest son, Dweezil.

  The Count Basie Orchestra plays jazz, big band and swing music. They played together from 1936-1950 and reformed in 1952.

  Chuck Mangione is a jazz flugelhorn player. He has over 30 albums since 1960.

  The Chucho Valdes Quintet is led by the Cuban jazz pianist whose full name is Jesús Dionisio Valdés. He has 5 Grammy Awards,