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The Rippingtons

Smooth Jazz pioneers The Rippingtons will release their latest album, Modern Art, on March 10th via Peak Records (Concord Music Group).

With a legacy firmly rooted in smooth Jazz, The Rippingtons’ 18th release features an explosive lineup lead by founder Russ Freeman alongside Dave Karasony, Bill Heller, as well as new bassist Rico Belled and special guest, returning saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa.

Modern Art breaks new stylistic ground, incorporating exotic world music elements on the sensuously romantic, acoustic guitar driven “Paris Groove” and adds an Eastern authenticity to the hypnotic “Black Book” with an electric sitar. With the sizzling interaction between Freeman’s slow burning electric guitar and Kashiwa’s wild sax improvisations, the easy grooving “One Step Closer” and bluesy “Body Art” will remind longtime fans of the band’s glory days of the 90s, but with a souped up twist!

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Oct17Mon The Rippingtons
Rams Head On Stage
Annapolis, MD
8:00 PM
$45

Albums

True Stories
True Stories
Peak Records
2016
buy
Fountain of Youth
Fountain of Youth
eOne Music
2014
buy
Built to Last
Built to Last
eOne Music
2012
buy
Cote D' Azur
Cote D' Azur
Peak Records
2011
buy
Modern Art
Modern Art
Peak Records
2009
buy
20th Anniversary
20th Anniversary
Peak Records
2006
buy

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