“Rather than imitate other smooth jazz artists,
Richard and Ronnie approach this project in a
much more 'live' fashion - certainly a different
twist to the many bands of this genre today.”
- Dave Koz Internet Radio


Providing a Solid Bass
Celebrating their first air play in the Los Angeles market, Present Tense will play live in Verdugo Park in Glendale. Jazz bassist Richard J. Frank of the band Present Tense is riding a wave of euphoria after hearing from a friend that one of the band’s songs was played this week on a Southern California radio station.
Burbank Leader
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Present Tense Brings Instrumental Compositions Into A New Era:
By blending smooth, driving grooves with the intricacies abd textures of fusion, jazz, rock and Latin music, these artists create a fresh and trend-setting sound that is sophiticated but accessible.
Music Connection Live Performance Review
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The Jazz Chill Corner:
“Present Tense Jazz - The Smooth Jazz Jam Band:
Climbing the Smooth Jazz & Music Choice Charts with
Breakthrough LP "Smooth Talkin'" and Singles "Smiles"
and "Smooth Talkin'"
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Dave Koz Internet Radio:
“Present Tense Jazz -- the Smooth Jazz Jazz Band --
Announces National Radio Campaign for Smooth Talkin'
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“Refreshing smooth jazz performed effortlessly with out-
standing musicianship”
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“Present Tense Gets Blown Away by Eric Marienthal”
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“Present Tense Does Some Smooth Talkin’”
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“Great Start Guys, What‘s Next?”
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What People Are Saying...
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