New Single "SECRETS" Streaming now
"Secrets" is the follow up CD to Doug Jones' 2013 CD release, "Top Down". "Top Down" featured the single "Almost Summer" which spent 9 weeks on the smooth jazz top 30 charts. "Secrets" features Doug Jones original smooth jazz compositions. Doug Jones wrote, arranged and recorded all 10 tracks at his home studio. Veteran guitarist Rick Handville contributed fine guitar work on both electric and acoustic guitars. Troy Slocum worked his magic on the final mixes and mastering.
"Secrets" features Doug Jones on his main instrument, Alto saxophone, as well as on the Soprano and Tenor saxophones. The track "Dinner Rush" is an energetic instrumental that features Doug Jones on the Flute.
This CD is dedicated to the memory of one of Doug Jones' biggest fans, his Father, Willard Jones.
Top Down features all original compositions by Connecticut based saxophonist Doug Jones. The new CD Top Down features some of Connecticut's finest musicians. In the style of contemporary / smooth jazz, the CD also features several latin tracks as a result of Doug Jones' recent trips to perform in South America.
"Almost Summer", the radio single from "Top Down", spent 9 weeks on the top 30 smooth jazz charts.
shades of gray
On this CD, “Shades Of Gray”, Doug surrounds himself with some of the best players and producers in the Connecticut area. Check out the bass solos on songs such as “One Special Moment” or “Fade To Black”.
The piano solo by Pete Hickey on “When She Smiles” is one of understated intensity and beauty. Troy Slocum provides the highest level of recording and engineering skills to make this CD a pleasurable listening experience.
Heart and soul
“Heart and Soul” is comprised of uptempo songs as well as smoldering ballads.
The one vocal song, “Wonder Where You Are” , is sung beautifully by the well known Connecticut musician, Pappo Callozo.