Smooth Jazz with tight horns, smooth vocals and great arrangements; Get Here if you can is a hit... Soul Man is smooth...Bill McGee is a master arranger and top recording trumpet player.
This is the second solo CD from one of the most soulful horn men in the country. Bill has recorded or performed with The O'Jays, Fred Wesley, Evelyne Champagne King, The Stylistics, Pattie LaBelle, The SupaFriendz, Lou Rawls, Ray, Goodman and Brown, The Sugar Hill Gang, Angie Stone (Sequence), Brick, Grand Master Flash, and The 5 Blind Boys. He's been a mentor/advisor to many of today's top young talent including; D'Angelo, Mad Skillz, Danja Mowf, Jo Doja, and The SupaFriendz
Soul Man is a CD for the soul, a combination of Miles Davis, Rick Braun, Chris Botti with a touch of soul. The 12 song CD is more than one whole hour of listening pleasure. This CD features many of the 804 Jazz Allstars in outstanding performances along with great orchestration and arrangements by multi-instrumentalist Bill McGee. Soul Man is an independent release with major label talent, arrangements, production, sound quality. Inspired by the writers of The Harlem Renaissance this great CD contains a balance of six original compositions and six covers of great pop, soul and two straight ahead jazz classics. www.804jazz.com