So very disappointed that the Oasis Awards in San Diego were a bust, especially at the 11th hour! It left many musicians scrambling or in transit. This is a hobbling blow to the contemporary jazz industry and art form, and may be indicative of the perfect storm of US economy woes and music apathy. We all have to support such a great platform in whatever way we can ..... Jazz and blues, in all their forms, are the only indigenous North American musical art forms, with contemporary or 'smooth' jazz being arguably the most relevant .... Thankfully The Canadian Wave Smoothies are still a go!
Gabriel Mark Hasselbach
'Told Ya So' - the new release impacting radio in the US, Canada, and Europe
New video of the chartbound single Rockin' The Ribjoint live at Jazz Alley