Smooth jazz is a chameleon. It is stepping out of a club and into the cool streets of New York City at dawn. It is sitting behind a pair of retro-square sunglasses while sipping a mojito in Majorca. It’s coffee that’s gone cold, sheets that are still warm, rivulets of rain down a window, watching a pretty woman dance. It is not your grandfather’s jazz. But there’s a good chance he’d get the groove.
Sandy Shore got it really early. Raised in Pacific Grove, she was on the radio on Cannery Row at 15 and, ultimately, throughout California and across the country, with a voice like aREAD MORE