Next Level is a new jazz/fusion and funk band formed by drummer and studio musician Brian Hudson. The debut album, which was released worldwide on August 18, 2017, features an all-star group of musicians including Randy Hoexter (Randy Hoexter Group/Mike Stern/Dave Weckl) on keys, Adam Nitti (Dave Weckl Band/Carrie Underwood/Kenny Loggins) on bass, Joe Reda (Earl Klugh/Larry Carlton) on bass, Sam Skelton (Quincy Jones/Barry Manilow/Brian Bromberg) on saxophones, Melvin Jones (Tyler Perry/Joe Gransden Big Band) on trumpet and jazz guitarist Trey Wright (Squat).
Since its release on August 18, Next Level, hit #7 on the NACC Top 30 Jazz Chart and peaked at #10 on Roots Music Report’s Jazz Chart. It has gained the interest of radio stations and listeners from all around the world including in the U.S., Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, and United Kingdom.
Next Level, available worldwide at iTunes, Amazon, Apple Music, CD Baby, etc. Next Level blends jazz, jazz/fusion, funk and Latin with a contemporary jazz underpinning.
Amazon – http://a.co/810Sp53
Contemporary Fusion Reviews by Dick Metcalf – “debut CD’s seldom contain a full set of tunes that are ALL “picks”… just listen to the full-body on one of my favorite jazz pieces (yet) in 2017, “Seventy Eight.”
NEXT LEVEL SHOWS:
October 29, 2017
The Velvet Note
4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, GA
2 Shows: 7:00 & 9:00 PM
Brian Hudson – Drums
Randy Hoexter – Keyboards and Piano
Adam Nitti – Bass
Sam Skelton – Saxophones
Trey Wright – Guitar