T.K. Blue | A Warm Embrace

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A Warm Embrace

by T.K. Blue

Music to convey an abundance of love with rhythms to soothe our hearts and cleanse our soul. Slow to medium Latin/Ballad jazz grooves with mostly flute leading the ensemble
Genre: Jazz: Latin Jazz
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  Song Share Time Download
1. A Warm Embrace
6:13 $0.99
2. Tides of Romance
5:42 $0.99
3. Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar
3:20 $0.99
4. Never Felt This Way
5:13 $0.99
5. Requiem for a Loved 1
7:16 $0.99
6. The Essence of U
5:29 $0.99
7. Once Loved
6:35 $0.99
8. Portrait of Patsy J
6:50 $0.99
9. Dance of Passion
2:03 $0.99
10. A Quiet Place
3:32 $0.99
11. Goodbye Is Not 4-Ever
4:41 $0.99
12. When Sunny Gets Blue
3:32 $0.99
13. Dance of Love Never-Ending
2:45 $0.99
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Album Notes
This recording is dedicated to making a world free of hate and discord. Love is the universal force that bridges the gap between different cultures and this music is a manifestation of the beautiful vibrations that bind humanity. There are ballads of romance and songs of passion. There are medium Latin grooves that keep our feet tapping and our hearts open to friendship. There are songs of remembrance for a departed loved one. Most of all, there are melodies that stay in our thoughts and help us attain higher visions of a bright future, free from the negativity that separates mankind. Included are choice cover tunes as well as original compositions that everyone will enjoy. May God bless you all!!!!



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Regina Harris Baiocchi

"Bask in TK Blue's WARM EMBRACE"
Bask in TK Blue's Warm Embrace

Talib Kibwe "T. K." Blue's saxophone and flute work on 13 unforgettable tracks show why he enjoys success as a performer, composer, and Randy Weston's music director. Warm Embrace is the perfect blend of 5 covers, and 8 original tunes destined to become standards.
T. K. Blue mesmerizes listeners from downbeat to cut off. Just when you think you've been released from TK's Warm Embrace--title song of his latest CD--"Tides of Romance" washes gently over you with inventive flute and guitar melodies. The Portuguese classic, "Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar" (It's you I've always loved) is a brilliant study in wind-string sonorities and heartfelt, parallel emotion.
Guitarist Russell Malone, once sideman for Jimmy Smith and others, puts raw freshness on "Tides" and "Requiem of a Loved 1"--a poignant tribute to renowned Ancestors. TK's all-star cast includes prolific pianist James Weidman--check out "Essence of U"; and bassist Essiet Okon Essiet--whose Nigerian roots complement TK's international exposure, evidenced by handiwork on "Dance of Passion" and "Goodbye is not 4-ever."
Paul Beaudry's smooth arco bass on "Once Loved" supports Quartette Indigo Strings: Akua Dixon--cello, Ina Paris--viola, violinists Chala Yancy and Patrisa Tomassini serve as perfect canvas for TK's indelible flute.
Winard Harper is the hard-bopping drum wizard from noted Harper Brothers band. Also present are Manila-native, guitarist Ron Jackson; Roland Guerrero, from TK's popular Latinbird (2011); and singer Alana Adderley, packing third-generation chops on "When Sunny gets blue."
Leading 10 CDs in as many years is a milestone few musicians reach; and for that T. K. Blue deserves ovations from Grammy, Billboard, and worldwide cash registers. Warm Embrace is a must-have for collectors of classic Jazz.

Regina Harris Baiocchi
Composer, author of Jazz Haiku