Guitar virtuoso Randy Bernsen shines on his album titled "Grace Notes". Produced by Jimmy Haslip and featuring Russell Ferrante, Peter Erskine, Luis Conte, Virgil Donati, Scott Kinsey, Gary Novak, Steve Tavaglione and many other incredible musicians (see below).
Knoxville Jazz Orchestra
The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra (now in its twentieth year), releases an incredible album produced by Donald Brownand Vance Thompson titled, "The Road Less Traveled". Featuring guest performances by Carmen Bradford, Eric Reed, Gregory Tardy, and Michael Dease.
La Tanya Hall
La Tanya Hall delivers a dynamic and compelling eleven song modern jazz album (produced by Andy Milne). Besides her exquisite vocal tone and Milne’s elegant production, arrangements and piano work, the most remarkable aspect of Say Yes is La Tanya’s unique choices of material – a set list that truly reflects her deep musical curiosity, spanning generations and many genres.
Virtuosic guitarist, composer, arranger, and educator Trey Wright delivers a beautiful, uplifting jazz album. Featuring Marlon Patton on drums, Marc Miller on bass, Sam Skelton/Mace Hibbard on saxophone, and the sultry vocal stylings of Laura Coyle. With Special guests Darren Stanley, Kevin Hyde and Tommy Sommerville. Recorded and Mixed by Marlon Patton. Produced by Trey Wright & Marlon Patton. Album Design by Madoka Oshima and the cover photo ‘silent access’ by Kevin Holliday. Video footage courtesy of Kennesaw State University.