JAZMIN GHENT, SMOOTH JAZZ, SAXOPHONIST, FUNK, BLUES, GOSPEL, Huntsville, alabama, florida, music, female saxphonist

How it all began

Jazmin’s start was aboard The Smooth Jazz Cruise 2014 where she opened for the Sirius XM Hall of Fame Ceremony hosted by Marcus Miller.  Her smooth and soulful rendition of “Summertime” was recorded and can be viewed by clicking on the link below.  Jazmin is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education/Jazz studies and a graduate of Tennessee State University with a Master’s Degree in Music Education.

Jazmin’s debut cd, “Boss”, was successful in 2015 with her chart topping singles, “Compared to What”  and “Boss”  The CD was #32 according to Smooth Jazz Global radio’s top 50 Smooth Jazz CDs for 2015.  Compared to What gained national recognition and was #5 on Smooth Jazz Charts.  It received over 320 spins per week including airplay on Sirius XM radio as well as Music Choice, Pandora and Spotify. Jazmin has since released her sophomore album, Chocolate Sunshine which features gifted musicians like Johnathan Fritzen, Julian Vaughn, Nelson Rangell, and Adam Hawley.

She has performed at Low Country Jazz Festival, Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend, Rehoboth Jazz Festival, Magic City Jazz Festival, and Seabreeze Jazz Festival. She has played with artists such as Kim Waters,Steve Cole,JEff Kashiwa, Peter White, Euge Groove, Mindi Abair, Althea Rene, Paul Taylor, Kirk Whalum, Nick Colione, Ben Tankard, Norman Brown, Warren Hill, Joey Sommerville,Gail Johnson, Cindy Bradley, Lin Rountree,Gerald Veasley, Brian Simpson, Kim Scott,Julian Vaughn, Bobby Jones, Jazz in Pink and country artist, Keith Urban.