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02-16-2008, 01:17 PM
What are some good smooth jazz albums to listent? Im more in fusion jazz and id like to know some more relaxing stuff. Not so intense like fj
02-16-2008, 01:23 PM
Try "The Modern Jazz Quartet". They might be what youre looking for. Real smooth.
02-16-2008, 01:27 PM
i have chuck loeb some of his stuff is maybe smooth jaz but not realy sure cause i dont know the scene
02-16-2008, 01:36 PM
I dislike most smooth jazz so I suggest you look for relaxing music in a different direction
^Bill Evans and Jim Hall
And check out Kind of Blue era Miles Davis.
Personally I find Coltrane's A Love Supreme to be incredible balm for the soul after a long day but you'll have to make your own conclusions about the album; it's not for everyone. Relaxed it is not but certainly relaxing. YMMV.
02-16-2008, 01:41 PM
nick im not new to jazz i dont knwo any smooth stuff! i have miles but he just doesnt apeal to me! have bill evanss soulinsider!
02-16-2008, 01:42 PM
i also have lots of michel petrucciani and est.,patitucci,joe pass....but id like some more jazz :)
02-16-2008, 01:45 PM
check out Norman Brown. his album "After the Storm" is really good. Craig Chaquico's album "Acoustic Planet" is a great mix of new age and smooth jazz.
02-16-2008, 01:47 PM
Relaxing? The Rite Of Strings by Stanley Clarke, Al Di Meola and Jean-Luc Ponty.
02-16-2008, 01:48 PM
thank guys ill have an interesting end of february now!
02-17-2008, 09:52 PM
Most of the stuff suggested is cool jazz. Smooth jazz is more like Kenny G, Grover Washington, etc
But thats ok, because Cool jazz>>smooth jazz
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