Category: incognito

Citrus Sun Returns »

Incognito founder Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick has joined forces with guitarist Jim Mullen to resurrect Citrus Sun. The new, mostly instrumental recording, People of Tomorrow, is available in the U.S. on March 17. Bluey elaborates on the light and breezy feel of People of Tomorrow: “In terms of sound it is also more sparse as it […]

Top Contemporary Jazz Albums of 1997 and 2012 »

Billboard reported these as the Top Contemporary Jazz Albums of 1997: The Moment – Kenny G Sweet Thing – Boney James Dream Walk – Keiko Matsui Que Pasa – Gato Barbieri A Twist of Jobim – Various Artists Soulful Strut – Grover Washington, Jr. Breathless – Kenny G Caravan of Dreams – Peter White Beneath […]

Incognito – Surreal »

It looks like the unstoppable Incognito has a new collection of vocal soul/jazz gems out here in the States on March 26. Surreal features vocalists Natalie Williams, Mo Brandis, Vanessa Haynes, and Maysa plus one pure Incognito instrumental. You can take sample all of the new tracks at Amazon right now. Amazon.com Widgets

Love for Japan: A Charity Project founded by Bluey (Incognito) »

New on ContemporaryJazz.com Radio »

ContemporaryJazz.com Radio plays nu jazz, acid jazz, remixed jazz, jazzy house, dancefloor jazz, and other groove jazz styles. It’s online all the time and is free (with ads) or you can purchase a VIP package for commercial free listening and other benefits. See the embedded spreadsheet below for the most recent adds to the playlist. […]

New on ContemporaryJazz.com Radio – January 2009 »

ContemporaryJazz.com Radio plays nu jazz, acid jazz, remixed jazz, jazzy house, dancefloor jazz, and other groove jazz styles. It’s online all the time and is free (with ads) or you can purchase a VIP package for commercial free listening and other benefits. I posted a number of new tracks I downloaded over the holiday. The […]

Next for Incognito »

January sees the U.S. release of More Tales Remixed, the remix compilation of songs from Bluey’s last studio recording, Tales from the Beach. Russell Myrie interviewed Bluey for The Voice earlier in 2008 and noted that 2009 marks the 30th anniversary of the first Incognito release. Jazz Funk. He also perhaps got a peek at […]

2009 Contemporary Jazz Preview »

One constant in the contemporary jazz world is the planning and reliable execution of Heads Up recordings. I just got the list for 2009 and it’s another winner for contemporary jazz fans. I’ll elaborate more in later posts but here’s what’s on the schedule: January Incognito – More Tales Remixed – remixes of songs from […]

New Incognito Set for June Release »

From the press release: Incognito will make their Heads Up debut with Tales From The Beach, an album scheduled for worldwide release on June 24. Recorded in Italy, Germany, Indonesia and London (and mixed in Jakarta), the release is a refreshing and uplifting 15-track set that captures the best elements of the band’s classic sound: […]