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Laser Records announces its latest release TRIBUTES. Featuring the improvisations of veteran industry guitarist ANDRE FERRERI.

For the past 40 years Andre Ferreri has worked as a session guitarist, studio musician, performer, accompanist, producer and songwriter. His work can be heard on television, radio, album projects and live performances around the world.

This album is a culmination of some of his favorite artists and compositions arranged for guitar. Including Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Johnny Smith, Joe Zawinul, Quincy Jones, Sergio Mendez, Michel Petrucciani and others.

Track 2 “My Day with Joe” features an original composition written for Joe Pass by Andre in memory of the virtuoso guitarist and his experiences playing together.

Featuring the world renowned percussionist Jim Brock and the celestial vocals by Mari.

The Jazz Week Chart is showing Dee Bell and Marcos Silvas new album Silva-Bell-Elation Chartbound on the March 3rd, 2014 Jazz Album Chart.

Eddie Ritch, 17 year veteran of The Brubakers passed away suddenly after a performance. He will be missed greatly.

Silva • Bell • Elation merges the laid-back swing jazz vocals of Dee Bell (Concord Jazz Records & Laser Records) with the perfectly executed Brazilian rhythms of “Rio-born, pianist, composer, Bay Area educator, and conductor” Marcos Silva (Concord Records).    “Her [Dee’s] earthy sweet-and-sour voice, so mellow and rhythmically assured, sounds more alluring than ever.” (author, James Gavin)
 
This spirited music brings together elements of the Caribbean with Andy Narell’s steel pan solos, B.B. King-style blues with the guitar solos of Barry Finnerty, and a bright new saxophone talent on the jazz scene, 17-yr-old Chris Sullivan (student of Marcos Silva), along with Silva’s energetic sidemen (Scott Thompson & Phil Thompson.) With this reworking of standards, new and old, mixed with Brazilian gems and Brazilian jazz shuffles that rework some popular favorites, this compilation, with its variety of newly-blended styles, provides an ebullient mix of Brazilian swing jazz guaranteed to lift your spirits.

Laser Records is proud to announce the long awaited Cd with The Brubakers. "Forever" is their fourth Cd to date and it has some surprising new and exciting features. Including vocals, new production technique's and writing styles. Get your copy starting May !st, 2013.

placeshade.jpgThis re-release of Andre Ferreri's A Place In The Shade is now available on Laser Records. This album features the guitar work and writing of Andre Ferreri as well as some of North Carolinas finest musicians.

 

 

 

Dee Bell's new album release, Sagacious Grace has made the Jazzweek charts. It is climbing and at this time is at 73 on the jazz charts.

Her new release has been featured on many jazz shows around the country. This week it is in top 10 rotation on Bob Parlocha's syndicated jazz program.

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Longtime jazz vocalist Dee Bell will be joining Laser Records with the release of her album Sagacious Grace. This album features the late Al Plank on piano, John Stowell, Guitar and Houston Person on saxophone. Dee Bell’s debut album, Let There Be Love with Stan Getz on saxophone, and Eddie Duran (a Benny Goodman Band graduate) on guitar, was released on the Concord Jazz label (1983). Dee has received widespread acclaim in the music industry for her unique vocal style. Let There Be Love was chosen as a BillBoard Magazine “Recommended LP Jazz Pick in 1983. “ Bell was also nominated by Downbeat Magazine in their Jazz Critic’s Poll for two consecutive years as “Talent Deserving
Wider Recognition.” BAM Magazine nominated Let There Be Love as the Best Debut Album and One by One as Best Jazz Vocal Album, both in their release years. Bell has performed nationally and internationally and has appeared at the Golden Globe Awards, the Russian River Jazz Festival, the Jazz in the City Festival, the Napa Valley Mustard Festival to name a few, as well as a wide variety of television, club and hotel performances.

We are looking at several different artists for release in 2011. The Brubakers newest album should be out late August. Also you can expect a new re-release of The Mile High Club from Andre Ferreri, September 2011.

Due to be completed the August of 2011 will be the fourth album spawned from The Brubakers. This project has been a long time coming with a few new surprises on it. The album will be followed up with a tour to complete its metamorphosis.

Saxophone spectacular Ziad Rabie has signed with Laser Records and will be releasing his first album on this label. The album titled "EMERGENCE" will be released October 30, 2010.

The Brubakers have begun working on their next generation of music featuring a new line up. They are excited about getting back in the studio and working on this new project. Especially after a long hot summer of playing outdoor venues.

They plan on trying a few different things on this album. Including a few popular cover tunes with a new twist and maybe even some vocals. You will have to wait and see.

flight1084.jpgSoon to come later this fall will be the fourth of the Flight 108 projects. "Vertigo" was recorded 1989-1999 and features saxophone great Bill Evans and Flutist Dave Valentin. This is a first release of this album.

 

 

spiritfeel1.jpgSPIRIT FEEL is the latest release by LASER RECORDS. This reissue by Andre Ferreri was initially recorded in 2000 and recently remastered for LASER RECORDS. Musical styles include smooth jazz, latin, funk and fusion. Don't miss a chance to purchase this limited release.

Available in stores August 2010.

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