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“Sometimes it’s good to just put away the pettiness and come together as one, because at the end of the day you’re going to need each other.” – Dee Lucas
Contemporary jazz saxophonist Dee Lucas’s journey continues with the release of The Smooth Factor. An acclaimed wizard on the soprano sax, he has been steadily growing his brand and base beginning with Remembrance in 2004, a tribute to the late legend George Howard. Continuing steady showcase of style and technique with his sophomore release Something to Ride 2, 2010’s Standing Room Only, and the 2012’s compilation of the
Rebirth of the Smooth. His latest release, The Smooth Factor, is a refreshing interjection into the competitive genre of smooth jazz.
As as runner-up in the 2007 Capital Jazz Festival Competition, Dee Lucas has opened for a plethora of artists such as Norman Brown, Ronnie Laws, Nneena Freelon, Hugh Masakela, Greg Karukas, and Michael Franks just name a few. He has performed at several jazz festivals such as The Jacksonville Jazz Festival, The Savannah Jazz Festival, and The Atlanta Jazz Festival.
For more information visit his website at www.deelucasonline.com
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