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The L.A. Chillharmonic featuring Richard Smith: The L.A. Chillharmonic

University professor and guitarist Richard Smith makes a triumphant return with a new group of top-flight musicians, who are all on first-call in L.A. and also successful solo artists. This is positively a Richard Smith CD, as he arranged all the music and has plenty of electric and acoustic guitar solos. But, inspired by funk, R&B, jazz and even big-band sounds, Smith surrounds himself with an all-star cast: pianists Jeff Lorber and Gregg Karukas, saxophonists Eric Marienthal and Michael Paulo, trumpeter Greg Adams, bassist Brian Bromberg, vocalist Patrice Rushen, percussionist Alex Acuña and drummer Vinnie Colaiuta.

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