It’s a cool Sunday evening here though Spring is in the air. It’s also just the kind of weather to sit back and relax and listen to the smooth sexy tones of Will Downing. As usual, the saxophone is never far away so enjoy the great accompaniment of  Gerald Albright on Sax and I hope you are romanced as much as I was by the beautiful rendition of “Nothing has ever felt this way”. Have an awesome week ahead y’all!! ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️

Here’s wishing you all a wonderful Sunday coming down. I just couldn’t think of a better artist to pay tribute to and share my sundowner with today. It’s hard to believe that the great Gladys Knight is 73 years of age. It feels like yesterday when her famous song, Midnight train to Georgia was paying on the radio. She’s been called the Empress of Soul and I aint going to argue about that. In fact Gladys can tell you what old school was about. I hope that you all have yourselves a great week ahead and most of all, I hope you dance!

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As the sun comes down here in the South and peach blossoms are starting to sprout, today’s tribute is twofold.  In August, we celebrate Woman’s month, celebrating both the successes and beauty of women and fighting the scourge of inequality and many trials and tribulations that women still face the world over. The 9th of August was Woman’s day here. A significant date both in our own history but also the date on which today’s icon was  born. This lady needs no introduction. Though I have showcased her on Sunday coming down before, I think she is fitting for today’s tribute as both a woman to be celebrated for her talent and beauty, but also to be reminded  of her life and times and the songs she sang of the love and pain, the sorrow and the triumph that we experience as women. Happy Women’s month to all the women out there. Join me in toasting the late great Whitney Houston!!!!🎶🎶❤️❤️❤️❤️🎶🎶🎶

 

For those who join me for Sunday Coming down, I apologise for not being able to post last week. It’s 6.30 p.m down South and time for that Sundowner . You will know how partial I am to the saxophone and it’s always in the mix no matter the other instruments. But I do also have a special place in my heart for a few guitarists. Someone whose music I’ve collected over the years and would like to pay special tribute to today, is a guitarist from the U.K. who has been making good music for over 20 years. Groove on or sit back and relax to my favorites from the great Peter White and his collaborations with other great musicians. Of course, I hope this great music ushers in a brilliant week for all of you!! ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️

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The winter too long

Branches too bare

Shadows too solemn

The air too bleak

 

And then you hovered

A promising blush

Soft and beguiling

Melting the snow

 

You warmed my heart

Quickened my pulse

Exhaled my breath

Clouded my judgement

 

I have fallen for you!

Another Sunday coming down and the year is racing ahead! Whatever is happening in your life, I hope you’ll join me in this respite and enjoy the cool and smooth jazz vocals  of Dianne Reeves. Have an awesome week ahead y’all.❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️