JazzTonic is searching for a special Tonic of the Week in time for the year-end holidays. We have our own cocktail and dessert recipes to share with you, but if you have a favorite or original recipe, please share it with us! We'll compile your suggestions into our Holiday Tonic guide just in time [...]
♫ Andre Ward earned a scholarship to attend the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. According to his biography "….Similar to his musical inspirations Grover Washington Jr., Charlie Parker and Cannonball Adderley, Andre's study of music and its many different intricacies enabled him to perfect a traditional jazz sound enhanced by his distinctive creative flair…" [...]
I'm putting out an APB on this week's Tonic – Andre Ward. Andre Ward is the brilliant saxophone player out of Chicago who is like a snake charmer when he puts his lips to his sax. I'm a jazz "fan" – so I'm going to speak in lay terms. "Sensuality" is the word that comes [...]
This is such a beautiful composition performed by a great talent.
Y'all missed it! Oh – that's right… so did I. Ken Ford performing at the 2011 Seabreeze Jazz Festival. What an awesome festival!!
I just love this classic by Art of Noise . The vibe of the song is both haunting and sensuous. Check out "Moments In Love" as performed by Ken Ford on his Right Now cd. Let me know what you think.
JazzTonic's "Tonic of The Week" will be our opportunity to share with you those artists, and occasionally a drink or dessert recipe, whose music will be a soothing elixir for your mind and soul. Something that will allow you to sit back and relax – or sway your hips from side to side [...]