Bassist, composer and band leader Christian de Mesones delivers "They Call Me Big New York", an impassioned collection of Latin, Funk, Soul and Rhythm & Blues-infused original Smooth Jazz compositions that will satisfy the most discerning music lover. More than 25 national and international recording artists joined Christian to propel this creative juggernaut. This deluxe CD includes a full color, 8-page booklet containing photos, personal messages from Christian, and liner notes by Doc Hardy, host of Jazz and Soul on Ice, WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, CT. For a limited time, CDs ordered from this site only will be accompanied by a FREE digital download of the album and an autograph from Christian (personalized to the purchaser unless otherwise specified in the notes during purchase). Get your copy today!
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Chris' love of Latin music and smooth jazz is evident on "Latin Jive Redux". A nod to the 2010 international hit "Latin Jive" from Groove Skool Band's "Limited Edition", this new version features Six String King Drew Davidsen on guitar, along with Elliot Levine on keys and Rob Maletick on Saxophone. Also reuniting GSB alum Nick Costa and Keith Anderson, and the percussion team of Curtis McCain and Jesus Enrique Gonzales. Featuring the vocal stylings of Grammy nominated artist Carol Albert and Alfreda Gerald.
The debut single from Big New York's solo album slated for release in 2016. This throw-back summertime groove features Rob Maletick and Eddie Baccus, Jr. on saxophones. Additional musicians include Mike Gamble on guitar, Elliot Levine on keyboards, Curtis McCain on percussion, and Jay Jones on drums. Produced for Woodsentertainment by Christopher Scott Valentine. Written by Christopher Valentine and Christian "Big New York" de Mesones. All bass played by Christian "Big New York" de Mesones.
Groove Skool Band's debut CD, "Limited Edition", boasts a mixture of smooth jazz, funk, rhythm & blues, and Latin flavors, and has something for music lovers of all genres. All songs written by Christian "Big New York" de Mesones and Kevin Grogan. All bass played by Christian "Big New York" de Mesones.