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Bruce Hibbard "40 Years"


"40 Years" is a fun and up tempo collection of pop R&B songs by Bruce Hibbard. The songs on 40 Years were recorded and mixed over the past 3 years. 

Bruce and Nissi Alen-Walls perform a great duet on, "Where Does Love Begin". Sandra Hibbard is featured vocally on many of the songs including "Will We Get Together". Brandon Fields played soprano sax on "Forty Years", alto and tenor sax on "Will We Get Together", "So Right", and "Make You Wish". Lisa Verzella played trumpet on "Our Love Is Gone", "Will We Get Together", "So Right", and "Make You Wish". The talents of Hadley Hockensmith are featured with two guitar solos on "Here I Go" and "Jericho".

"40 Years" also features musicians and artists John Willis, Alen-Walls & Gene Miller.

The music of Bruce Hibbard has been sung and recorded by dozens of inspirational artists.  From Roby Duke to Amy Grant, from the Imperials to Jaci Velasquez, his songs have interwoven Christian music for the last three decades.

Dan Savik "Heading West"

Dan Savik's long awaited release of new material! Heading West was written and recorded during 2011-2012 on the Swedish west coast. The album contains a wide variety of exciting adult contemporary styles, soft rock, west coast and soul.

This is an album built around skillfully crafted songs and well produced arrangements, packed throughout with melodic hooks and background vocals put to effectful use! All in the mood and style of legends like Toto, Chris De Burgh, Don Henley and Simply Red among others. Among the featured session musicians on this album are legendary drummer Per Lindvall (ABBA, Steve Wonder, Michael Ruff, Kylie Minogue e.g.) and guitarist Peter Friestedt (Joseph Williams) - all of whom make up a great sound for Dan's smooth voice to blend with!

Heading West also includes Savik's previous single release with cover versions of David Foster's "The Best of Me" and Everly Brothers' "Let It Be Me".

You can order "Heading West" at cdbaby or from [email protected]

HEAT "Revisited"


Back in November of 1979, deeply respected saxophonist and arranger Tom Saviano assembled a group of outstanding musicians and vocalists to create an incredible jazz infused R&B/Pop debut album under the band name HEAT. In addition to the outstanding vocal talents of Jean Marie Arnold & Joe Pizzulo, Saviano booked players for the HEAT sessions that have since gone onto legendary status such as David Foster, Paul Jackson Jr., Neil Stubenhaus, Jai Winding, Steve Porcaro, James Gadson, Harvey Mason, Lenny Castro, Jerry Hey, Chuck Findley and more.

Billboard, Cashbox and other trade magazines at the time immediately recognized the debut HEAT music as a force that came blazing into the atmosphere with a sophisticated presence usually expected from veterans such as Quincy Jones or a team like Maurice White & Charles Stepney. The album featured two top 40 hits, “Just Like You” and “This Love That We’ve Found.” A 2nd HEAT album titled STILL WAITING was released in 1981 featuring Jean Marie-Arnold & Ed Whiting on vocals. Many session cats from the first album returned along with newcomers like Barnaby Finch, David Diggs & Pat Kelley. More energetic arrangements and performances were found on tracks like “Don’t Waste A Minute”, “Follow You Home” and “Still Waiting”.

Over the decades since those releases, HEAT had been rediscovered through three separate limited edition CD reissues of both albums in Japan. Saviano also received a steady stream of contact from the individual HEAT tracks would appear on various European music compilations.

So in February of 2012, Saviano decided to begin re-examining all of the original HEAT recordings. Time and technology has enabled him to go back and meticulously reshape the sound field on chosen songs by adding (and sometimes subtracting) musical elements within each track to give them a modern groove and feel. Saviano was also able to improve the overall fidelity by giving the recordings a wider frequency and impact. The collection has exciting new contributions from musicians and vocalists including Bill & Tamara Champlin, Vinnie Colaiuta, Michael O’Neill, Charles “Icarus” Johnson, Nathan East, Carmen Grillo, Bruce Gaitsch and more!

This incredible compilation titled HEAT - “Revisited” is now set for release on July 17th as a limited edition SHM (Super High Material) CD on the Vivid Sound label out of Japan. Anyone who has a passion for this classic era groove seriously needs to lay it down and secure their copy of this special release.

By Scott Gross

Heat" Revisited" is available at HMV

To know more about this new project, go visit our friends at InsideMusicast and listen carefully their interview with Tom Saviano. Enjoy!


Interview with George Marinelli

On saturday 6 of july, Bonnie Raitt performed with her band in Paris, it was the opportunity to meet our friend George Marinelli and shoot an interview with him. George is well known as guitarist of Bruce Hornsby & The Range and has played with many great artists including James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt to name a few. As a solo artist, George has recorded 3 albums. His latest on called "Believe" is now available. Enjoy!



George Marinelli: Believe