"Beautiful in the extreme"
- Dennis Poole (Smooth Jazz Therapy)
“Les Sabler has created an irresistible recording that
crosses the boundaries between genres. Antonio Carlos Jobim would be pleased.”
- jazz author and critic Scott Yanow (Jazz Times, Jazziz, Downbeat)
"In paying honor to a master, Sabler proves to be quite masterful himself!"
"Sensual, magical, sensational,
fabulous - a journey to Brazil without the TSA lines!"
- Jonathan Widran, SmoothJazz.com
“Stellar production and mesmerizing guitar work”
- Paul Ericson / www.smoothjazznow.com
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C anadian guitarist and vocalist Les Sabler is accustomed to playing the lighter side of jazz as an established and prominent Smooth jazz artist with a particular fancy for the bossa nova. On a very special homage album, Jobim Tribute, the guitarist…

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G uitarist Les Sabler first found his way onto the Smooth Jazz Therapy radar screen in 2007 with the CD ‘Sweet Drive’. In fact a song from it, ‘I’m Not The Same’, (with featured vocals from Toni Scruggs and Rahsaan Patterson) made it into my top…

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W hat would jazz be without South America? My head shakes at the thought! Here are albums dedicated to Brazil and Argentina, and the rhythms will transport your soul as close to heaven as humanly possible. Les Sabler sings in Portuguese…

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Summer Jazz Series 2014

G uitarist/vocalist/bassist Les Sabler was completely self-taught until attending Concordia University in Montreal. Living in the jazz rich city of Montreal allowed Sabler to be exposed and watch and listen to many jazz legends, the thriving local jazz…

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W hen a guitarist decides to record an album’s worth of the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, he had better bring his “A” game. The great Brazilian composer/performer is a towering figure in 20th century jazz, and it seems like everyone worth…

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D it jaar is het de 40ste verjaardag van de release van het klassieke Stan Getz/Joao Gilberto album, dat de nummer 1 hit ‘The Girl From Ipanema’ bevatte. Bossa nova werd een onderdeel van de wereldmuziek. Tevens is het de…

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E ste año 2.014 se conmemora el 50 aniversario del lanzamiento de “Getz/Gilberto”, álbum encuadrado en el estilo musical de la Bossa Nova e interpretado por el saxofonista norteamericano Stan Getz y por el guitarrista…

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T he music of the late, great Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Jobim has remained a constant source of inspiration for both musicians and music lovers as well. Inspired by Jobim’s magical bossa nova jazz sound, Florida-based guitarist Les Sabler…

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H ailing from Montreal, Canadian guitarist Les Sabler has constantly built his reputation as top musician with his albums Hidden Treasure (1990), Time For Love (1994),  Bridge The Gap (2003) and Sweet Drive (2007). The new album Crescent Shores(2010) is a logical….

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O n the sizzling hot summer days that many of us have been experiencing lately, it’s always so refreshing to grab a “cool one” like the latest release, Crescent Shores, from jazz guitarist Les Sabler, a captivating and diverse collection of some delicious and rich tracks ripe with melody and charm, many of which….

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T his versatile Canadian-born guitarist helped open Disney World’s Pleasure Island Jazz Company and continues to perform there, so it’s no surprise that his debut recording is mostly chipper musical optimism in the smooth-jazz vein. Though he could benefit from more live drums, Sabler wins….

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B ack in 1990, and following the release of his debut recording ‘Hidden Treasure’, guitarist Les Sabler had based himself in the sunny climes of Sarasota, FL. He was performing there with his band whilst laying down tracks in Richard Elliot’s Tampa studio for what he expected to be his second CD. However….

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C anadian guitarist Les Sabler has constantly build his fan community with his albums Hidden Treasure (1990), Time For Love (1994), Bridge The Gap (2003), Sweet Drive (2007) and Crescent Shores (2010).His new album Jobim Tribute (2014) presents 12 compositions of this legendary Brazilian composer, songwriter….

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Jobim Tribute

Jobim Tribute :: Les Sabler

 

2014 is the 50th anniversary of the release of the classic Getz/Gilberto album which, with its #1 hit recording of “The Girl From Ipanema,” was a major factor in bossa nova becoming a permanent part of American music. It is also the 20th anniversary of the death of Antonio Carlos Jobim…

Crescent Shores

Crescent Shores :: Les Sabler

 

Crescent Shores represents a new direction for acclaimed guitarist Les Sabler as he performs on nylon string acoustic guitar. The song selection includes three new arrangements of tracks from Sabler’s “Time For Love” album, as well as, covers of Stevie Wonder’s “Overjoyed,” Sting’s “Fragile”….


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