Skinny Hightower is one of the rising stars in today's Jazz scene. The pianist /producer has the talent & ability to become a great one. These traits are evident when you hear his debut CD entitled, Cloud Nine. Cloud Nine is an outstanding CD from beginning to end. It's a smooth blend of melodic & rhythmic grooves that gives the CD it's versatility. It's not too often that you hear a CD with many standout tracks, however our favorites from Cloud Nine are By My Side featuring Andrew Hawkey, Sweat featuring Perry Mase, Dance With Me, Together, Cityscape, Expedition, & Rainy Days. All these songs have the potential to rise very high in the charts. If you are lover of Smooth Jazz or Jazz Fusion this CD Cloud Nine is recommended for your collection. Cloud Nine is available in all major digital outlets.