High-Energy Contemporary Jazz sound is in perfect tune with
today's new Smooth Jazz and Vocals radio formats. Packed with
intensity and complexity their smooth and expert performance,
vocal, and composition skills are respected in all the jazz
markets, (college, public, and commercial ).
Sounds of passion and
emotion, a multi-cultural product of the band's hometown of
New Haven, CT. Formed in the late 1980's the band has survived
the ups and downs of today's frantic society with total
dedication to their music, skills, and goals. With rare virtue,
thought, and imagination these multi-faceted and experienced
musicians have collaborated to create their own unique
personal expression, original sound, and trademark in jazz
Compositions and performances of Airborne contain:
Moods of romance, inner spirit, fun, and excitement. Grooves
that move soft, smooth, and wild. Hot rhythms that cruise on a
cool sea of music and voices. A trademark jazz sound of island
passion and urban emotion.
Music that is sensitive, straight from the heart and echo's
from deep within the soul. A whirling musical journey packed
with sincerity and flawless execution.
Airborne's musical recipe takes a can of straight ahead
jazz with Caribbean and Latino influences. Pours in a
few tablespoons of jazz fusion and a heaping cup of urban
street funk. Then cooks all ingredients with pure technical
talent till it gets boiling hot.
Their music beliefs,
insights, and material always maintain the highest integrity.
Communicating and crossing over to a wider listening market
and audience. Their career is forever blossoming with each new
recording project. All their CDs have made very successful
marks on Jazz Radio Charts all over the USA and abroad with
heavy airplay rotation. Trade Magazines such as, JazzTimes,
Jazziz, Downbeat, Billboard, CMJ, Musician, New England
Performer, Jazz Hot, Jazz On Line, etc.., have praised their
work with great reviews and press releases.
Their Concert Videos
appeared on BET , Public Broadcasting, and TV Cable Networks
across the USA. The band has been touring and performing at
Jazz Festivals, Music Venues, Colleges, and Nightclubs in the
USA, Europe, and Japan for many years now and since 1992, the AIRBORNE
JAZZ BAND has been on the New England Foundation for the
Arts prestigious Performing Arts Roster with an Arts in
Education program " A Century of Jazz ".As Jazz
Educators on the roster of the Connecticut Commission on the
Arts they have opened the minds and ears of young audiences to
jazz music in their home state performing their Arts in
Education program in Colleges, High and Middle Schools.
As Performing Artists,
Recording Artists, Educators, and as Humanitarians the
bandís quality of excellence and compassion has kept them on
the road to success.