Ken Navarro, guitarist and composer, has created a 26-album catalog with numerous Top 5 hits at national radio along the way. He launched his recording career playing with many of the greats including; John Patitucci, Dave Koz and Doc Severinsen. Ken's latest album is I Will Still Be Here, which continues his string of excellent contemporary jazz recordings. Your "Hostess with the Mostest" Lisa Davis, gives us the latest insights into "new" music from "classic" musicians in our showcase segment featuring saxman Richard Elliot and bassist extraordinaire - Brian Bromberg. Richard's latest project, Authentic Life, can be found towards the top of the charts. Brian's new release, A Little Driving Music, reinforces his talents as one of the best acoustic and electric bass players in the world. The Coool CAT puts you in the groove with the best contemporary and smooth jazz artists!
Greg Grainger, the drummer for Acoustic Alchemy, is known as one of the most dynamic musicians to come out of the Baltimore/Washington D.C. area. His level of professionalism led to artists ranging from Whitney Houston to Lonnie Listen Smith tapping him on their projects. Many know Greg as a member of Pockets, who recorded for Columbia Records in the late 1970's. You'll also find him keeping time for the Paul Reed Smith Band, In Gratitude and many other projects. Award-winning program director Ray White caught up with Greg on the road, in August 2021, to get the latest on his active schedule. With several platinum records to their credit, your "Hostess With The Mostest," Lisa Davis, features After 7 in our showcase segment. Their latest CD release is titled Unfinished Business. R&B and Contemporary Jazz fills the schedule on this episode, from the Coool CAT!