No other musician is currently helping legitimize the smooth jazz movement than John Tafaro Music. But, to label Tafaro as simply a smooth jazz composer is a crime. His music transcends any one genre. Yet, one thing remains constant – the groove. Whether slow or fast, Tafaro always has a soulful rhythm that underlies all his music.
John Tafaro Music mastery of the sax melody is a true delight. His ability to evoke pure emotion through his composing and arranging is on full display here. Of the course the player adds the killer execution, which makes it a thoroughly enjoyable listen. Tafaro repeats the process with the guitar solo, to make sure variety holds the listener’s attention span.
Check out Never Say Goodbye by John Tafaro Music!!!! Brand New Jazz featuring Eric Marienthal , Jeff Lorber , John Tafaro's composition delivers simple but creative instrumentation with room for great melody, cool harmony and soloing, if and when it is needed. Predominantly a showcase for Marinthal’s sax, the arrangement is full bodied, sophisticated, mellow and mature – both in its production and performance.