Too Smooth For Notes

Too Smooth For Notes


"Mid-Michigan's #1 Smooth Urban Jazz Group". The too smooth buzz has grown into an all out scream for more! Around the Midwest, TSFN is recognized for serving up a unique jazz flavor!This diverse group blends together, jazz, gospel, blues, and Afro-Latin rhythms to form their own undefined sound.


According to The Michigan Bulletin, Too Smooth For Notes is " Mid- Michigan's #1 Smooth Urban Jazz group". Since the late 90's TSFN has gained popularity throughout the Midwest in the jazz sub-genre referred to as urban smooth jazz. TSFN is a musical feast of smooth jazz, they delight the ears and the senses. With each note you feel the passion as it seduces you melodically, or with a funky twist. Hailing from Lansing, MI, this saxophone led group effortlessly entertains audiences with an energized blend of jazz, R&B, pop, funk, soul and gospel conjuring an array of moods. Saxophonist Phil Denny, Keyboardist Sebastian Wood, Bas
sist Arnold "AP" Pulliam, guitarist Irvin Williams, drummer Joe Amerson and persussionist Craig Smith infuse their individual influences to create a colorful chemistry.

Song selection ranges from Grover, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Janet Jackson, Richard Elliot, Boney James, Najee, Walter Beasley as well as original Compositions: Patterns and Worth the Weight. The group produced the single "Pattern" in 2006 and Instantly fans purchased it and it sold out!

Too Smooth For Notes has shared the stage with national and international recording artists such as Stevie Wonder, Howard Hewitt, Gail Johnson, Tim Bowman, Randy Scott, Perry Wells, Savion Glover, and others. If you haven't experienced the melodic sound of Too Smooth For Notes, prepare yourself for and engaging ride.


Produced a single in 2006 called "Patterns".
Local radio and Television airplay
Presently working on their long awaited CD, coming out in 2009. Four songs up on

Set List

Set time is 40-50 minutes per set.