SJRCD1036 arik shahar/closer than ever

(category: tight, jazz funk/jazz guitar - a much jazzier version of lee ritenour)

As part of his successful music career for over 20 years, Israeli funk/jazz guitarist, Arik Shahar lately released this new CD "Closer than Ever".on the String Jazz label.

His special talent and music style combine together beautiful Smooth Jazz tunes. These tunes bring us closer than ever to the fascinating experience of enjoying Smooth Jazz !

In addition, you will find in this album not only his special compositions, but also 9 professional and talented musicians, playing in live performance. High voltage brass, groove drumming, groovey guitar and sax are only some of the instruments used by the musicians. All together, they create a variety of styles to make one Smooth masterpiece.

Arik Shahar has produced here a superb recording featuring many of Israel's top jazz musiciansTight, tight arrangements, superb playing, great tunes and very commercial feel. The best way we can describe the overall ambience of this excellent CD is think of a much jazzier version of Lee Ritenour.

Chris Burden/String Jazz

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