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Gabriel delivers a fiery hot followup to his award
winning, chart penetrating 2010 album ‘Told Ya So’.
After winning Album of the Year as well as Instru-
mentalist of the Year at the 2011 Canadian Smooth
Jazz Awards, he knew he had to return with a
‘Kissed By The Sun’ has stayed on the the
Billboard and SmoothJazz.com charts, and is
infused with Gabriel’s exciting trumpet, flute, flugel,
jazz keyboard icon Jeff Lorber are present,
such as Chuck Loeb, Brian Bromberg, Rock Hendricks
and Billboard stalwarts, fellow Canadians like
Rob Tardik & saxist Walle Larsson.
KBTS also features an homage to the 1987 classic
Funk In Deep Freeze, a Hank Mobley composition
made iconic in a CTI
recording by Chet Baker, Bob
The first single Starpixie had a long run on all the
Listen to the new single
The uber-funky 2nd single Lock It Up, spent 14
and digital wind instruments. The top flight writing,
playing, and the production skills of chart topping
What are Wedge Mouthpieces? Who is Jeff Lorber?
Who is Marc Antoine? Who is Rock Hendricks?
Who is Paul Brown? What is jazz?
Best smoothjazz? What is muted trumpet?
Who plays best jazz flugelhorn? What is jazz flute?
Who is popular trumpeter?
and ‘Kissed By The Sun’ also features stellar guests
James, Hubert Laws, Ron Carter, and Steve Gadd.
major charts, including #15 on Billboard.
Listen to the new promo
Watch the highlights reel from the live
Showgo.TV webcast of Gabriel’s concert
from the world famous Spaghettini’s Jazz
Lounge in Seal Beach, California