Blue J Featuring Bree Bruns, is a great album! It’s full of energy, with a nice mixture of both vocal and instrumental tracks. All the songs on the CD were written by bassist Josh Espinoza who has led the jazz band Blue J for years in and around Austin, TX. Recorded and mixed by Rob Halverson and produced by Josh Espinoza, the band’s music is a welcome addition to the Austin Jazz music scene.
Glenn Fukunaga has emerged as one of Austin’s most respected and sought after bassists, having played with a Who’s Who list of artists that includes the likes of Chuck Berry, Bob Dylan, Robert Plant and Dr.
Some jazz music you enjoy while sitting down while other jazz music, you can’t help but want to get up and dance to. About: Blank is a jazz band that definitely plays more of the latter variety of jazz music. For several years now, the band has had Austin audiences on their feet with its powerful brand of psycho-funky-jazz.
"Country, Jazz, and easy listening combine in this unique southern inspired album. Dena Taylor shifts gears and surprises us with a new take on some classic standards. This CD is the perfect gift for fans of every genre of music, but especially those who love jazz standards.