Welcome to Episode 5-11, i.e: Season 5 Episode 11 of the Smooth Groovers Review.
Welcome to another exciting show with Dr Groove and Professor Smooth – With new stuff from our Discovery section, a Soul revue and great oldies towards the end of the show with our rediscovered Jazz, Smooth-Jazz, Funk, Soul and JazzFunk Gems.
We kick off with our usual introduction from the world of Films and Television. This time we feature the theme to ‘The Cleveland Show’. The show is an American television series that premièred on September 27, 2009, as a part of the “Animation Domination” line-up on Fox. The series was created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Henry, and Richard Appel as a spin-off from Family Guy, which was also created by Seth MacFarlane.
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Richard Harris – Moondance
You can find out more about Richard’s album entitled, “Songs From My Heart” by visiting his website on http://richardharrislive.com.
Just listen to the samples and link up with the jazzier side of the music we love and I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised.
Please also read the Amyloidosis page on his website, about a rare and debilitating disease for which Richard is supporting sufferers by donating a portion of the proceeds from each CD sold to AmyloidosisSupport.com. (http://www.amyloidosissupport.com/).
Read about the disease, how it affects Richard and there is also on the support website, a link for a support group in the UK, i.e: http://www.amyloidsupportgroup.co.uk/
Moondance is a popular Van Morrison Song thats been covered by many artists including Chris Botti, Michael Bublé and Bobby McFerrin
Rae Marnie – Pretty Please
You might remember in Season Four, the beautiful voice of a Jazz, Blues, Soul and Lounge vocalist whose chilled, laid back and relaxing, sound was an absolute pleasure to listen to.
K’naan with the theme to the 2010 World-cup, just around the corner, get it!
This week, Luther Vandross
Described by Rolling Stone Magazine as “the most gifted male pop-soul singer of his generation”. This is from the CD “Forever, For Always, For Love “, his second studio album released in 1982, and a platinum seller .
Chuck Mangione – from the CD The Millennium Collection : Best of Chuck Mangione
Jeff Kashiwa – Also known as the ‘Ah, Oooh’ Song from the year 2000 – the CD is entitled, “Another Door Opens” and it was a very big hit.
BTW Find out more about Hyde Park here.
Gino Vannelli – A terrific hit that is hard to believe was first released in 1978 ! It reached number 1 in Canada and number 4 in the US
We end the show by playing a track from one of our favourite groups, Incognito. This one is from the 1981 CD entitled, Jazz Funk.
Until next time, Thanks for taking part in the Podcast revolution.
Dr Groove and Professor Smooth