Items tagged with "smooth jazz"

Q&A: Soul-Jazz Singer Tracye Eileen

March 15, 2021 by

360°Sound recently spoke with soul-jazz singer Tracye Eileen. The 59-year-old Chicago native has enjoyed much success since the release of her EP It’s Time in June 2020. The first single, “Now That We’re Here,” went to No. 2 on the UK soul charts and got play on SiriusXM’s Heart & Soul. Her latest single, “Sweeter With […]

Smooth Talker: Dave Koz on Cory Wong, Dave Grohl, and the future of smooth jazz

October 8, 2020 by

(This is the second part of 360°Sound’s two-part exclusive interview with saxophonist Dave Koz.) In the second part of our discussion with Dave Koz, the contemporary jazz star talks about his collaboration with guitarist and Vulfpeck associate Cory Wong, the future of smooth jazz, and what it’s like being Dave Grohl’s godfather. Koz’s 20th studio […]

Smooth Talker: Dave Koz on New Album ‘A New Day’

October 7, 2020 by

(This is the first of a two-part exclusive interview with the smooth jazz icon.) 360°Sound caught up with multi-platinum contemporary jazz artist Dave Koz. The Grammy-nominated saxophonist will hit several milestones with his forthcoming LP A New Day (out Oct. 9). The 11-track album (the CD edition has a bonus track) comes out 30 years […]