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Turbulence is the 5th CD released in 2007 by Airborne. Contemporary Jazz / Smooth Jazz & Vocals / World Music. Hot rhythms that cruise on a cool sea of music and voices. A beautiful trademark jazz sound of island passion and urban emotion.
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1. Festival at Sunset
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2. Smooth Sailing
4:47 $0.99
3. Can't Fight Love
6:31 $0.99
4. Native Search
6:41 $0.99
5. Hillside Swing
5:06 $0.99
6. Drums of Peace-Awakening
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7. As We Journey
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8. What About Love
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9. The Message
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Airborne - Turbulence CD - Contemporary Jazz / Smooth Jazz & Vocals / World Music

Turbulence is the 5th CD from the contemporary jazz group Airborne. Released in 2007 on Tilt Records.

"Turbulence” the 5th CD release from "Airborne", the multi-cultural contemporary jazz group from New Haven CT USA. Airborne the proclaimed “Musical Peacemakers” of Contemporary Jazz. "Turbulence" CD roars in like the wind and sea on a force of high energy contemporary jazz with a musical atmosphere that is intense and complex. Yet still it awakes a spirit of peaceful serenity and a beautiful jazz sound of island passion and urban emotion.

"Turbulence" has been released on Tilt Records. Hot rhythms softly cruise on a cool sea of music and soulful voices. Music that is sensitive, straight from the heart, and that echo's deep within the soul. In perfect tune with today's smooth jazz and contemporary jazz radio formats.

The compositions of Airborne take you on a whirling musical journey packed with sincerity and flawless execution. They have a young musical spirit that cannot be tamed nor duplicated. Some have said that Airborne goes a long way in restoring their faith in music and in life. Heart felt compositions performed by amazing musicians.

Fans have claimed that the music of Airborne fills their minds with wonderful dreams of hope and overflows their hearts with happiness. That the music really inspires them and raises their spirits to higher levels of joy. They can soar in the sky, dance in the sand, or even sail on a sea of uncertainty. But most of all love the feeling of global unity, friendship, and the peace that this music awakens within them.

Awesome and Cool, Commercial and Non-Commercial, Smooth and Contemporary, all at the same time. The music of Airborne reaches out to everyone in our crazy old world.

A word of note on the Airborne CD "Turbulence". Our world is overwhelming filled with physical, emotional, political, and economical distress, disaster, and confusion.

We hope this wonderful jazz music of Airborne opens your heart, mind, and soul to all the beauty that life has to offer. We can all make a difference in this world of need. If we just try to help, support, and mostly understand. Only then can we find and achieve peace and global unity.

Jump Onboard the Airborne Experience! Listen for the Message!


Airborne is a multi-cultural Contemporary Jazz group based from New Haven, CT USA.

Formed in 1980’s these veterans of jazz celebrate years of recordings, jazz festivals, concerts, and clubs. The members have toured Europe, Japan and across the USA. Airborne has many successful CD's and has received worldwide airplay and international acclaim.

Airborne the proclaimed "Musical Peacemakers" of Contemporary Jazz sends out an Inspirational Message of Hope to the World.

Airborne has a beautiful trademark jazz sound of Island Passion and Urban Emotion. The band’s hot rhythms smoothly cruise on a cool sea of music and voices.

“Real jazz by artists of integrity, whose inspiration and imagination capture your thoughts with music with a cause.” Joyful Jazz with A Message!

“Airborne gives one hope that contemporary jazz is still alive” “A pleasant offering to jazz lovers who reach out for new expressions”

“One has to admire Airborne, a veteran jazz band that has made inroads into the hearts of jazz fans across the world over the years. They are a supercharged carnival of musicians that add a much needed dose of global adventure to jazz.”

“Airborne's musical recipe takes a can of straight ahead jazz with Caribbean and Latino influences. Pour in a few tablespoons of jazz fusion and a heaping cup of urban street funk. Then cook all ingredients with pure technical talent till it gets boiling hot.”

High Energy Contemporary Jazz. Extremely original, intensely creative, great compositions embraced with wonderful arrangements. Multi-faceted the band bodes well for the media and in-person venues with powerful, exciting and motivating live performances.

“A group that really epitomizes the concept of a band and takes you onboard a magical and whirling musical journey packed with sincerity, emotion and flawless execution”

Airborne was awarded a Merit of Honor by the World Peace Organization for Excellence in World Music and as Humanitarians.

Airborne has set up a Non-Profit Cause called, Musicians - Humanitarians - Peacemakers to help in the fight against Hunger and all donations and portion of CD sales go to Food for the Poor. Airborne is the Music and Message of Today!

As Performing Artists, Recording Artists, Educators, and as Humanitarians the band's quality of excellence and compassion has kept them on the road to success.

Airborne – Tilt Records Recording Artists - Contemporary Jazz / Smooth Jazz & Vocals / World Music



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Airborne is a band with a mission… the multi-cultural contemporary jazz group from New England takes flight with their 5th release TURBULENCE setting the objective on using their musical energies for calming an otherwise disruptive world. In the CD liner notes, the band invites listeners to open their hearts, minds and souls to the music… Music that is, in our opinion, delightful, lively and filled with life featuring hot rhythms, sizzling saxophone and flute, infectious bass lines and caressingly soulful vocals that are effectively woven into the mix. This is Airborne’s critically acclaimed recipe for jazz fusion. The Connecticut band’s music is genuine and big-hearted… joyful jazz… healing and enriching, just as you would expect from these humanitarians and educators. TURBULENCE is anything but with its high-spirited, soothing melodies. Tracks like the sophisticated “Smooth Sailing” and the jubilant “Festival at Sunset” bring to mind the sonic qualities of other multi-cultural ensembles such as Fattburger and Pete Escovedo’s Orchestra. This stylish collection of songs also features soul-stirring pieces such as the head-boppin’ “Can’t Fight Love“ as well as songs of great depth like the captivating tune “The Message.” What the world needs is more people who do what they love to do with purpose and confidence and because they love doing it… Airborne’s TURBULENCE, filled with nine original compositions, is the perfect remedy for chaos.