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       photo by Carolyn McKeone

Listen to some excerpts
of Joe's original songs from CDs

REFLECTION

(Click song title to play)

Cracker

 Lost in the Moment

Alien

 Fried Funk

 Reflection

 Hot Sauce

  Dancing in the Silence

 Too Hip to Hop

 Rainbows

 Listen Up

             What Mama Said


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and the new CD
Specially for You
(click on a song to hear)

 
             It Don't Mean a Thing
        Almost Like Being in Love
          A Day in the Life of a Fool
       A Foggy Day in London Town
                Alone Together
                Blues for Joe B.
         The Girl From Ipanema
          The Lady is a Tramp
             Modus Dorianus
                    Georgia
 

Experimental recording with
David Priest

Everything Must Change

(across-the-nation collaboration)
sax enters about one third the way through







Joe Edmonds' CD Projects 
(for excerpts see lower left side of page)

My first release, REFLECTION can be purchased at
CD Baby.com and @ iTunes
(downloadable by song or full CD)
And locally at:
The Village Idiot
135 Wortley Road London, ON N6C 3P4 (519) 434-9594)


or you can order direct from Joe via email - joe-edmonds@rogers.com

Listen for cuts from "Reflection"
on CBC'c Galaxie 922 smooth jazz station
and 103.1 FM in Tillsonburg

Announcing:
New CD of Jazz Standards

Specially for You (Volume 1)
is now complete and for sale directly from Joe

via joe-edmonds@rogers.com
The Village Idiot
135 Wortley Road London, ON N6C 3P4 (519) 434-9594)

 AND

The Latest CD

                                Swingman CD cover picture

    (Click HERE for link to demos)

       In late 2005 Joe began a project to consolidate his many years of experience and unfinished original musical works into a “smooth jazz” CD entitled Reflection. Helping in the early stages was Skip Prokop, legendary leader, primary songwriter and drummer with “Lighthouse”. Prokop, like Joe, had turned to smooth jazz as a creative outlet.
       The recording process inspired Joe to begin a parallel project recording a CD of jazz standards, entitled Specially for You.These projects have vastly evolved over the past months, not only with the development of better understanding of the recording process but with the ever-improving quality of computer software and instrument plugins etc. Probably the single most important development has been FXpansion’s BFD drums and now even more so with the Jazz & Funk edition. The only down side is that Joe has been compelled to re-do all his drum tracks because of this incredible improvement in “sampled” drum sounds. Top big band drummer Johhny Bond, upon hearing a demo  cut from Reflection commented, "Joe when did you learn to play the drums?" 
      When sent samples of Joe's songs, the FXpansion company were so impressed they asked him to submit a few tunes for use on their demo page.  
   
    
                                                  Click here to hear some of Joe's songs
                                                  at the FXpansion site's Featured Artists  page