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Threestyle — Reasons 2 Love

Apr. 13, 2018

Ah, that smooth & funky strut from Threestyle is back with their latest release Reasons 2 Love. Here is another band that, in my opinion, is consistently solid, always capturing the pulse of the genre with pleasing melodies and that c-jazz infectious groove.

The lovely saxtress Magdalena Chovancova and guitarist Robert Fertl regularly seem to hold a winning hand at composing and producing some great c-jazz, as this, their 7th, release demonstrates. The feel and substance of their music permeates one’s soul with its feel-good presence and transcends physical geography as they send their musical magic across the world from Germany in quality fashion.

Reasons 2 Love features generous splashes of jazz and R&B, as well as a light touch of Brazil and some measured funk.

Tracks of note here are the lead track “Ready to Go,” “Good News,” “Desert Moon,” “Let’s Talk (House Party),” “Adriatic Flow,” the title track, “If I Could” featuring vocalist Tim Owens, “Bring It Up,” and more.

I perceive this band as having an unspoken mantra of “keep it smooth, airy, yet funky and soulful,” and, with that in mind, it’s not difficult to see how this classy European outfit keeps it going.

Though I’ve yet to see them live here in the States, I understand that they have several dates lined up. Check their Facebook page for specifics. I’m sure their performance is electric, and they will be met with open arms among c-jazzers wherever they appear. Meanwhile, lend an ear to this quality project, and add a bit of sunshine to your listening experience. — Ronald Jackson