World Rising, to be released by Visionsound on is an innovative and vibrant jazz project from keyboardist Ben Dowling featuring a cast of famous friends from the jazz, funk and world music spheres. A gifted pianist with solid straight ahead jazz, funk and even contemporary-classical credentials, he was a student of Third-Stream advocate Ran Blake at New England Conservatory, a protoge of pianist/composer/jazz-educator Calvin Jackson and shares recording, writing, programming and/or touring credits with Earth, Wind & Fire's Al McKay, Jon Anderson, Don Henley, Yellowjackets, Tom Coster and Freddy Hubbard. A leading light in the field of synthesizer programming, he has created sounds for Korg, Weather Reportʼs Joe Zawinul, Madonna and the late Michael Jackson.
5 New ON this week /104 Total
Synd: Jazz Variations, The Harmonic Lounge
Direct: Music Choice, SiriusXM/Spa
Markets include: Boston, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Miami, Houston, St. Louis, Kansas City, Denver, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Berkeley CA, Indianapolis, Austin, Memphis, Honolulu, Tucson, Chattanooga, Columbus OH, Wichita KS, Canada
Online: Taintradio, RadioIO, Jazz From Gallery 41, Coolstreams, WGOE, BBS, OtticFM