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When She Smiles

by Jacques Lesure

Featuring Eric Reed (piano), Willie Jones III (drums), and Mike Gurrola (bass) Lesure's new collection includes timeless standards including “I Didn’t Know What Time It Was,” "Sonnymoon For Two," “Blue In Green,” “Gooveyard” and “Gregory Is Here.”
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Sonnymoon for Two
6:01 $0.99
2. Groove Yard
6:26 $0.99
3. When She Smiles I Know
5:27 $0.99
4. Blue in Green
5:36 $0.99
5. Gregory Is Here
4:08 $0.99
6. I Didn't Know What Time It Was
5:57 $0.99
7. Without a Song
6:31 $0.99
8. Time After Time
5:35 $0.99
9. I Remember You
2:40 $0.99
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Los Angeles-based guitarist Jacques Lesure, a thirty year veteran on the jazz scene, releases his latest CD recording, When She Smiles, on WJ3 Records.

When She Smiles is Lesure’s third CD as a leader and features Eric Reed (piano), Willie Jones III (drums), and Mike Gurrola (bass). Produced by Jones, the collection includes a new composition by Lesure and timeless standards including “I Didn’t Know What Time It Was,” Sonnymoon For Two,” “Blue In Green,” “Gooveyard” and “Gregory Is Here.”

Detroit-born Lesure has performed with Kenny Burrell, Oscar Brown Jr., Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, Freddy Cole, Wynton Marsalis, George Benson, Jack McDuff, Les McCann, Carmen Lundy, Oliver Lake, among others. Based in Los Angeles, Lesure has performed in or has been involved in numerous plays, movie scores and television projects. His career as a professional musician includes working with rising jazz stars in the Los Angeles area. Lesure’s weekly “No Nonsense Jam Session” in Barbara Morrison’s Performing Arts Theater has become a destination for musicians of all ages and levels and for supporters of the music. Lesure serves as Musical Director of the Living Legends Foundation and is a member of the African-American Jazz Caucus. He is a national adjudicator, and serves on judging panels of student competitions across the nation. An active educator, Lesure is an Artist Teacher at the Thelonious Monk Institute, Make Music LA, and The Dolo Coker Jazz Foundation. Lesure earned a degree in Jazz Performance and teaches and performs throughout the U.S.

When She Smiles Track Listing:
“Sonnymoon For Two” by Sonny Rollins
“Grooveyard” by Carl Perkins
“When She Smiles I Know” by Jacques Lesure
“Blue In Green” by Miles Davis
“Gregory Is Here” by Horace Silver
“I Didn’t Know What Time It Was” by Rodgers + Hart
“Without A Song” by Youmans, Rose + Eliscu
“Time After Time” by Cahn + Styne
“I Remember You” by Schertzinger + Mercer



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