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Ed Taylor Music - Gibson sponsored guitarist, Ed Taylor is eager to share his love of music with as many people as possible, from visiting classrooms to involving himself in museums. Taylor grew up in the Los Angeles area, where he started playing guitar at 13. Early influences included George Benson, the Rolling Stones and the Beatles. "At the time I didn'tknow squat about playing guitar, but I could feel it." he said. As the Beatles songwriting evolved from simple pop to more complicated material, Taylor's playing became more technical. Finally, Ed gavitated to Smooth Jazz, where he now has created a new sound with The Smooth Operators.

Greg Adams Music - Greg Adams' career has included success as an arranger, composer, conductor, and performer and earned him both Grammy and Emmy nominations and an International Broadcasting Award from The Hollywood Radio and Television Society. It has been a musical travelogue that has spanned nearly four decades, taking him on worldwide tours and contributing to some of the most important recordings in pop culture. Greg is one of the founding members of a new sound with The Smooth Operators.

Jazz Summer - Bahamas - Sheila Raye Charles, the talented daughter of the late Ray Charles, will not only be hosting but also performing at this event which is meant to teach, inspire, entertain and renew an interest in music and the arts in the souls of upcoming young musicians. Making the line-up even more exciting will be the mesmerizing performance by the Duke Ellington School of the Arts world famous New Washingtonian Jazz Orchestra.

"This is going to be a truly amazing festival," says Roscoe Dames, executive director of Ivory Global Promotions. "I was so excited when I was approached about starting a festival of this calibre. Throughout college I'd been to so many places and seen so many festivals and I always thought that there was more that could be done in The Bahamas [and] this festival has the potential of being a major tourist attraction as well as a means of diversity for the locals."

The purpose of the festival is not only to promote cultural exchange and to provide a source of good, clean entertainment but also to raise funds for scholarships for six students who have been selected to attend the Washington Jazz Arts Institute, Washington, D.C., over the summer. - Call (242) 328-8361.

Paul Brown Jazz - With the crisp, jazzy sound of his beloved Gibson L-5 guitar once again front and center, two-time Grammy Award winner Paul Brown keeps his grooving momentum going on his Peak Records debut White Sand. Quickly closing in on a staggering 50 #1 charting airplay hits as the smooth jazz genre’s top producer over the past 15 years, Brown had the unique experience in 2006 of scoring #1 Radio & Records chart hits as both an artist and producer. “Winelight,” the second single from his 2005 solo album The City, was recently ranked by Mediabase as the genre’s most spun track of the year. Brown also had chart topping hits with Norman Brown (“Up And At ‘Em”), Euge Groove (“Get ‘Em Goin’”) and Peter White (“What Does It Take (To Win Your Love).” Paul is one of the founding members of a new sound with The Smooth Operators.

Wine and Jazz - There is something unique and special about the combination of Wine and Jazz. It is the perfect pairing that takes you to a place to relax and enjoy. And that is what Wine and Jazz is all about. We bring these sensations to you to explore and create special moments.


Advancement Consulting Non-profit Administration and Consulting - Active in not-for-profit management, administration and education for 27 years, Jan F. Brazzell founded Advancement Consulting to help not-for-profit leaders move their organizations forward. A community leader and veteran of successful fundraising campaigns throughout the Puget Sound area, Dr. Brazzell specializes in strategic planning, effective fundraising, capital/endowment campaigns, board development, group facilitation and team building for optimal performance.

All Transmissions and All Automotive Repair Servicing Tacoma Lakewood Gig Harbor - All Transmissions and Automotive in Tacoma, Washington offers expert transmission service, repair, and rebuilding as well as a full range of bumper to bumper and top to bottom automotive repair. We can handle everything from tune-ups and oil changes to complete transmission rebuilding or replacement. We can handle all kinds of domestic, foreign, 4 x 4s, RVs, and performance vehicle repairs and service.

City Glass & Upholstery Tub and Shower Enclosures and Glass Railings Tacoma - For over 30 years City Glass & Upholstery has been providing quality service, quality glass products, and competitive prices for homes, businesses, and automobiles!

City Glass Art Handblown Glass Art Collection - This site has a nice collection of glass art from Dale Chihuly above the counter sinks. Glass art to add beauty and joy to any home.

Community Inclusion Program - The Community Inclusion Program is designed to empower Families and Self Advocates to access Community services, resources, activities and programs. The Program Leadership Team with participants will help to facilitate linking families with families, participants with friends, neighbors as well as other supportive community members. Building a strong “Network of Support” is a central theme for the program.

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Glass Railings and Glass Blocks - You can improve your view both inside and outside your home with glass railings and acrylic glass blocks for windows and walls. Our glass railings for homes, glass railings for decks, and glass railings for docks add not only value but enhance the livability of your home as well. Our acrylic glass block walls and windows add privacy, beauty and light.

HOA Community Solutions - HOA's (homeowner associations) are the fastest growing form of housing in the United States today; yet there is little guidance and many barriers to developing a successful homeowner association. Where can they find guidance for volunteer managed associations? How do they learn how to effectively lead an HOA and maintain a positive neighborhood experience? The best answer for communities in Pierce County, Kitsap County, and Thurston County is HOA Community Solutions.

Ideas and Training Business and Employee Training DVDs and Team Building Adventures - When you need business training, contact Ideas and Training for programs on video, DVD, books, software, and workshops.

Immedia Direct Mail Marketing Fulfillment Tacoma Seattle - Their Direct Mail services include traditional bulk mailing, post-it brand notes, magnets and ride-along inserts, bindery, catalogues, poly bags and shrink-wrap. You name it, they’ll figure out how to mail it.

J.R. Reding Wood Furniture and Antique Restoration and Refinishing Tacoma - The number one furniture stripper and restoration and antique refinisher in Tacoma and Seattle is J.R. Reding. Find out the care and craftsmanship they can bring to your furniture.

Life Insurance Annuities Tacoma and Estate Planning Tacoma with Randy Melquist - Randy Melquist can help you with your business insurance, your business continuance needs, executive and employee benefits, estate planning, personal insurance, and your financial resource analysis.

MC Delivery Package Delivery Courier Service Tacoma Seattle Olympia and Bremerton - If you need a package delivered anywhere in Washington State contact MC Delivery. They have same-day delivery for some locations and real time tracking.

NW Adventures Small Trips in Washington State and Pacific Northwest - Looking for some place to go for a couple of days? Check out the stories about travel in the Pacific Northwest. Great stories and lots of fun.

Pierce County Homeless Connect - On any given night in Pierce County nearly 1800 people experience homelessness. This number includes babies, children, teens, and adults. They are victims of domestic violence, people with disabilities, veterans, and senior citizens. Because Project Homeless Connect is volunteer-driven, it also offers an amazing opportunity for community involvement and human connection. Come and help make Pierce County a better place to live – for all its residents!

Pierce County Parent to Parent Program - The Parent to Parent Program provides emotional suppoert and information for parents when they learn that their child has a disability or chronic health need. Learning that your child has a disability or chronic health need can be a traumatic experience. Parents have many questiions and concerns in coping with their child's needs and their own feelings. You are not alone. We have been there.

PNW Video Productions Video Production Tacoma Seattle - From corporate videos to internet news clips, PNW Video Productions can help your organization by providing video communications in many formats for the many different venues in todays high-tech world.

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Smooth Jazz and Smooth Jazz Artists of The Smooth Operators - Like the Three Tenors. The name The Smooth Operators says it all. The Smooth Operators are a select team of smooth jazz stars, who blend their personalities and approaches into a consistant and exciting sound that offers quality and style. Ideal concerts involve musicians that perform together regularly. They develop an close working relationship, and the interaction that occurs during performance is instinctive and cohesive . . . and magic. Check out The Smooth Operators and attend one of their concerts or better yet, suggest a venue to book them for a concert near you.

TACID Disability Support Groups Tacoma and Pierce County - The Tacoma Area Coalition of Individuals with Disabilities has been serving Tacoma and Pierce County for nearly thirty years. They have over 50 support groups that meet on a regular basis concerning everything from hard of hearing issues to mental resources.

Tacoma Estate Planning Council - The Estate Planning Council provides an educational and social forum for those professionals in the Tacoma area who are most active in personal estate planning and trust administration. The Council is composed of members chosen from applicants who are attorneys, Certified Public Accountants, Chartered Life Underwriters, trust officers, or others, such as planned giving professionals, whose professional focus is estate planning. Any person interested in applying for membership in the Council must qualify as a member of one of the professional categories mentioned above or be engaged in other specific work relating to estate planning and must be recommended by two current members of the Tacoma Estate Planning Council. There is usually a waiting list in all categories.

Tacoma Lariettes Precision Horse Riding Team - This precision horse riding team rides in rodeos, parades throughout the Pacific Northwest. If you are interested in see them perform, or if you are interested in joining, please visit their site.

Terry E. Lumsden - Personal Injury Attorney Tacoma Seattle - Terry E. Lumsden has over 30 years experience representing injured people. During his tenure as a personal injury attorney, he has served as Secretary of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, has been elected President of Pierce County Young Lawyers Association, and was elected as Chairman of the Washington State Young Lawyers Association. In addition to being licensed in Washington, Terry associates with attorneys on cases in other states across the United States as well.

Tides Tavern Gig Harbor Tavern and Restaurant - The Tides Tavern is one of the great places to enjoy the Pacific Northwest. You can sip beer or wine while looking at the waters of Gig Harbor . . . or waiting for a great burger or other tasty food from their kitchen. The Tides Tavern has great gear to buy and great entertainment to enjoy. Stop by.

Vacation Adventures Great Vacations from Cape Cod to Tuscany - From Tacoma and beyond, you'll find fun and adventure around the world.

Washington PAVE - Washington PAVE is a parent directed organization that works with families, individuals with disabilities, professionals and community members in all walks of life and with all types of disabilities. Since 1979, PAVE has provided information, training and support for over 1,000,000 individuals with disabilities, parents and professionals.

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The Smooth Operators - Coming Soon to a Venue Near You!

The Smooth Operators are available through TayEd Productions (Michelle Taylor & Don Doman Principals). Call 253-759-6639 to book a performance or a tour or write for details.

The Smooth Operators
4701 North Huson
Tacoma, WA 98407
253-759-8373 fax

Smooth Jazz and The Smooth Operators.