Brian Culbertson is the wonder boy of smooth jazz. Sure, he has reached a decent age, but how he graces his music, that speaks for the energy of his youth. He plays with music like formats never existed. With eleven albums Long Night Out (1994), Modern Life (1995), After Hours (1996), Secrets (1997), Somethin’ Bout Love (1999), Nice & Slow (2001), Come On Up (2003), It’s On Tonight (2005), A Soulful Christmas (2006), Bringing Back the Funk (2008) and Live From The Inside (2009) he won a respectable place in the smooth jazz community. Where Brian is, you find the groove.
His latest album is called XII (2010) and was released in July 20, 2010. On his well-designed website you will find a lot of information about this album. Brian is also a friend of social networks like twitter, myspace and facebook and documented the recording in many video-blogs. So his fans are best informed about the making of this brilliant album.
But wait! Brian is already releasing his next album called Dreams on June 12, 2012. The new album is packed with brand new songs from Brian, and Brian brought in guest vocalists Vivian Green, Noel Gourdin and Stokley Williams of Mint Condition to masterfully mix jazz with some R&B flair! Listen to snippets at Brian’s website or at soundcloud.
Brian Culbertson – Trumpet published with permission of Bettie Grace Miner.