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Groovosphere

by Matt Marshak

New York Smooth Jazz mixed with some chill, funk, and down home soul
Genre: Jazz: Smooth Jazz
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1. New York Ave
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2. Montauk Moon
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3. Always
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4. Summerfunk
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5. Show Me
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6. Wind Chill Factor
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7. Did You Know
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8. Across The Pond
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9. Could it be You
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10. Summertime
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11. Big Skye Dream
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12. Mood Man
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13. La Tabla
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14. Honestly
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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Voted best New Artist by New York City's WQCD 101.9 in 2003, Matt Marshak has surely and steadily carved out a niche in the jazz, smooth jazz, chill, instrumental music world.

Imagine organic funky rhythms, hip jazzy chord changes, enticing memorable melodies, and fresh production. Matt Marshak manages to blend so much into his own brand of smooth jazz. Gone are clichés and the typical. Enter new energy, passion, and a commitment to redefining smooth jazz.

Groovosphere features east coast jazz sounds, urban moods, dreamy acoustic themes, mysterious chill, bluesy and funky reflections, and much more. 14 tracks fill this disc with great energy, moods, atmospheres and all out diversity.

Featured are Billy Heller (Rippingtons), Chris Kent (Larry Carlton), Ron Jenkins (Chuck Loeb), David Mann and Barry Danielian (Tower of Power), Tim Regusis (Patti Austin), Mike Ricchuiti, Mario Cruz (Jaco Pastorius), Deadra Aziza, Dean Kraus (Taylor Dane), Chris Marshak, Kenny Harris (Toby Lightman), Jeff Feinstein, Robert Meeks

Matt’s sophomore album “This Time Around” became a worldwide hit in 2004. Receiving airplay on CD101.9 in NYC was the lively track “New Kid.” The tune was an old school tribute to players such as Larry Carlton, Robben Ford, George Benson. Matt was named “Best New Artist” by Program Director Charlie Connolly and has also been featured on the popular radio show “The Groove Boutique,” hosted by Rafe Gomez. This Time Around was also named to Ted Hasiuk’s Jazz Café’s most played list in 2004. It has earned fans here in the USA, but also in places such as Hungary, The Netherlands, Italy, Canada, Japan, UK, Switzerland, Spain as well.

Matt’s determination and talent have caught the eye of many promoters in the NY area. He has opened for artists such as Spyro Gyra, Stanley Jordan, Peter White, Richard Elliot, Jeff Golub, Brian Auger, Marcia Ball, Mose Allison, among other legends. Matt has used these opportunities to tap into an established music loving audience. He has also worked independently with great dedication on building his own unique following—one that is quite diverse by smooth jazz standards.


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B Boyle

Definitely Get This CD
This is definitely a GREAT CD and worht having. The only weak spot is the last song. It did not fit with the rest and I got the feeling it was not a song but just rambling. That said, the rest of the songs are superior...

A. Grabkowitz

Summertime is awesome....
Summertime and the rest fo the CD is a compilation of the smooth, dialectic jazz that many of us have not heard in a long time; moreover, with the Marshak magic added.........
Smoothing and spellbounding! Enjoy listening!

Carol L

Funk Master of Jazz
Matt Marshak represents what every young aspiring musician dreams of becoming someday. What a talent!!!

Sheila Donaldson

Stunning CD
After just one listen, I can tell you this is a rich, deep, top notch piece of creativity. I'm not the biggest smooth jazz fan where/when it puts you to sleep/background. Matt Marshak has smooth jazz but in a progressive modern day sort of appeal. New York Ave is a catchy piece, and Montauk Moon has flavors of Peter White and Larry Carlton all in one. We got turned on to Matt from some friends who saw him live in concert. He has a very interesting forward on the cd as well. Great music, and great musicianship all around!!!

barbia clark

Real Good Time
the entire CD is for me. keep feeding my spirit what it needs in the music line matt.you are anwsome!!!
I lost my husband, and your smooth Jazz, soul, and R and B, just put me into another stage of mind. thanks so much.
who is the Artist singing on your Family Funktion? is it macy gray/ pls ck my spelling. GOD BLESS YOU AND ALL THE ARTIST!S!!! I will be doing some ordering real soon.

Bob in WMass

keep doing what you're doing!!!

A.Hamer

Yes
This is the cd I've been looking for. Great music start to finish, no weak filler tunes. Guitar player's dream.

Anthony

L Miller

Great Drive CD!
Another great outing from Matt, and he just keeps gettin' better. This is the Cd to drive to the shore on...or anywhere else. Keep up the good work, my moon.

K.Maslowitz

Love It
Matt, great job once again! I'm beyond picky in my taste for jazz and blues. Your music is very catchy, and each track is a hit! Thank you for the great sounds. Nice guitar sounds and subtle effects. I'm wondering why I don't hear you our jazz station here in Philadelphia? If you like Norman Brown or even Joe Sample, or Marc Antoinee you'll like this one.

hbh

Larry Carlton's inspiration has fallen on fertile soil.
A Long Island, New York native, Matt Marshak knew at an early age guitar and music would be his life and passion. Richard Rabatin introduced him to the sounds of Larry Carlton, Robben Ford, Cornell Dupree, and George Benson. Matt's pavestones are "Preservation" (2001), "This Time Around" (2004) and now his new album "Groovosphere" (2006). Besides his music Matt's secret of success is networking. Matt is frequently touring to build his audience. He is interesting radio stations like Ted Hasiuks Jazz Cafe in Canada, England's Echo Smooth Jazz and Jeff Charney's KC show. He joined other networks like Kemistre. He founded the Nuance Music Group. He is really doing his homework. Read more of this review at the above mentioned website.