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Rick Braun releases new album Crossroads. New David Benoit next week.

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This week we have the album Crossroads released by incomparable trumpeter Rick Braun. Braun is very much a family man and one of his songs is titled Family. His wife is Christiana, his daughter Emma, and his son is Kyle. Kyle is a tall youth and is very much into basketball but shows promise of following in his father’s footsteps. He plays the keys on some of the songs in this album. 

I have a special segment on keyboardist Nicholas Cole.  He is still just a young man. He is staying busy and making a big splash recently. I have for you his work on three different new releases on which he recently emerged.

In the middle of the first hour I will play Billboard’s top three songs in smooth jazz for this week.

The second hour is devoted to the classics from this format. In the concluding classic among classics segment, I will have a long overdue look at smooth jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour. He is for sure one of the mainstays of this format. 

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