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This is Track 6 from "Stealing a Moment".
MP3 file, 5.6 Meg
Download "Silent Night"
This is Track 5 from "HumBug Christmas".
MP3 file, 4.7 Meg

SnapDragon is back! After a year's hiatus while bassist Carl Stutevoss recovered from a brain aneurysm, we are excited that he is back and as good as ever! In May, the band rehearsed for the first time since that terrible day, and it was all smiles to hear everything come together again. It will be a blast to kick things off again this summer!


SnapDragon's 2008 debut CD, "Stealing a Moment", features ten original contemporary jazz songs that evoke comparisons from Joe Sample to Weather Report. Two tracks feature the guitar wizardry of guest artist Richard Smith. The title track of the CD broke the Top 100 in U.S. radio airplay (Mediabase Smooth Adult Contemporary chart). One of the album's songs, "Black Onyx," was a featured Daily Download by the All About Jazz website, and became one of the site's most downloaded tracks. EchoSmoothJazz.com chose "Stealing a Moment" as it's featured CD for April 2008.

Sam Mims is SnapDragon's music director and keyboardist, Carl Stutevoss plays bass, and Steve Glaeser is on drums. (Former band member Danny Fisk played sax on "Stealing a Moment.")

Mims comes from a background of R&B, rock, and contemporary jazz. He worked for years as Richard Elliot's keyboardist, touring and recording several records that went to the #1 spot in radio airplay (Radio & Records) and in record sales (Billboard Contemporary Jazz chart). He has appeared on BET on Jazz with Ramsey Lewis, and on Nashville Now, and has shared the stage with Spyro Gyra, Bobby Caldwell, the Rippingtons, David Benoit, Larry Carlton, and many others. Steve Glaeser comes from a more traditional jazz background; he has played drums with jazz giants Clark Terry, Monte Alexander, and others. Add to the mix Carl Stutevoss's unique bass lines - often melodic and chordal - and you've got a recipe for jazz that falls in an interesting area somewhere between traditional and smooth jazz. SnapDragon tunes have "hummable" melodies and strong hooks, like a good pop tune, with a unique jazz flavor. In the words of Sharon Kay (General Manager, WFSK Radio in Nashville), "Glad to hear something fresh these days. SnapDragon brings it on!"

SnapDragon Photo Gallery

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SnapDragon is (L to R) Steve Glaeser, Sam Mims, and
Carl Stutevoss.
  
(Photo credit: Fred Arechiga)

Booking information:
HumBug Entertainment
830-627-7765
email:
sam@syntaur.com

SnapDragon on the Radio:

City Station Request Line Request Email Possible Play Times
Ada, OH WONB-FM, 94.9 419-772-1194 wonb@onu.edu Sundays
Albany, NY WQAR-FM, 101.3 518-899-3000 Sundays, 10am-1pm
Anchorage, AK KNIK-FM, 105.7 907-522-1018 mahlon@knik.com Any time
Baton Rouge, LA WBRH-FM, 90.3 225-388-9030 Weekdays, 5am-6pm, and Weekends, 5-6am
Birmingham, AL WVSU-FM, 91.1 205-726-2934 wvsu@samford.edu Any time
Cedar Rapids, IA KCCK-FM, 88.3 319-398-5446 studio@kcck.org Any time
Cincinnati, OH WCIN-AM, 1480 513-281-7180 Any time
College Station, TX KAMU-FM, 90.9 979-845-5611 Weekday afternoons, 2-4pm
Coos Bay, OR KYSJ-FM, 105.9 800-447-7664 Any time
Hartford, CT WQTQ-FM, 89.9 860-695-1899 wqtqfm@yahoo.com Tuesdays, 5-8pm; Weekdays, 8pm-Midnight
Hartford, CT WRTC-FM, 89.3 860-297-2450 Weekdays, 6-9am, 3-6pm
Houston/Galveston, TX KPVU-FM, 91.3 936-261-3752 kpvu_fm@pvamu.edu All days except Fridays
Houston, TX KTSU-FM, 90.9 713-313-7432 Any time
Jefferson City, MO KJLU-FM, 88.9 573-681-5301 Weekdays
Knoxville, TN WOEZ-FM, 88.3 865-521-8910 Sundays, 10am-1pm
Las Vegas, NV KOAS-FM, 105.7 702-369-1057 Any time
Las Vegas, NV KUNV-FM, 91.5 702-798-8797 Any time
Little Rock, AR KOKY-FM, 102.1 501-401-0200 Sundays, 10am-6pm
Los Angeles, CA KSBR-FM, 88.5 949-582-5727 Any time
Melbourne, FL WGRV-FM, 93.1 321-722-9393 Any time
Monroe, LA KEDM-FM, 90.3 318-342-5565 Tuesdays-Thursdays, 7pm-10pm
Nashville, TN WFSK-FM, 88.1 615-329-8754 Any time
Norfolk, VA WHOV-FM, 88.1 757-727-5670 Any time
Pagosa Springs, CO KWUF-FM, 106.3 970-264-5983 Weekday afternoons
Pine Bluff, AR KUAP-FM, 89.7 870-575-8272 Any time
Plainfield, VT WGDR-FM, 91.1 802-454-7762 Thursdays, Noon-2pm
San Antonio, TX KQXT-FM, 101.9 210-732-1019 DavidMunoz@clearchannel.com Sundays, 8am-Noon
San Antonio, TX KRTU-FM, 91.7 210-999-8313 KRTU@trinity.edu Any time
San Antonio, TX KSYM-FM, 90.1 210-733-2800 sac-ksym@mail.accd.edu Saturdays, 7-9am, and 7-9pm
Springfield, IL WQNA-FM, 88.3 217-529-0312 info@wqna.org Saturday evenings
Springfield, MA WEIB-FM, 106.3 413-585-5750 weibfm@aol.com Any time
Springfield, MO KCOZ-FM, 91.7 417-334-6411 Any time
Wichita, KS KRBB-FM, 97.9 316-436-1098 steve@b98fm.com Sundays, 9am-Noon
Tenerife, Spain Q-FM, 94.3 34-922-170350 info@qmusica.com Any time
Internet Radio Boomer Radio On line info@boomerradio.com Any time
Internet Radio City Sounds Radio On line Any time
Internet Radio EchoSmoothJazz.com On line Any time
Internet Radio WCJZ.com On line Any time

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