2019 has been an exciting year for Ragan, with multiple Billboard hits and a new album coming soon!
– #3 on Billboard’s Smooth Jazz Artists for 2019
– 2 songs in the Top 20 on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Songs 2019 Year End chart (#9, “See you at the Get Down”, #11 “Jam It”)
– Appears 4 times on Smooth Jazz Network’s Best of 2019 Chart: #2 “See You at the Get Down”, #9 “Jam It”, #18 “Femme Flight – Carol Albert” (guest artist), #30 “You Better Know It – Sorice” (guest artist)
Stay tuned for the WORLD PREMIER of Ragan’s new music video!!
2018 has been an incredible year! After soaring to #1 on Billboard, MediaBase, and Smooth Jazz Network, “Corey’s Bop” nabbed the #1 spot on Smooth Jazz Network’s Top 100 Songs of 2018! Billboard also has “Corey’s Bop” at #16 on the Top 100 Songs of 2018. Continuing its rise is Ragan’s 3rd single “See You at the Get Down,” which is currently #14 on Billboard! Last but not least, Ragan Whiteside is one of 10 nominees for Smooth Jazz Network’s “BreakOut Artist of 2018”. You can cast your vote once per day until Dec. 31st and the winner will be announced in January 2019.
Ragan Whiteside, the flautist who catches the ear like few in the world of contemporary jazz can, is getting ready to make waves again with the release of her third single, “See You at the Get Down” from her critically acclaimed album, TREBLEMAKER. “See You at the Get Down” follows on the heels of Ragan’s Billboard #1 single, “Corey’s Bop” and features The PR Experience and Bob Baldwin.
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First female flutist in history to nab the Trifecta
After the Billboard Top 10 success of “Early Arrival,” flutist and Mt. Vernon, NY native Ragan Whiteside has made history as the first female flutist to hit #1 on Billboard, Mediabase, and Smooth Jazz Network Top 100 simultaneously with her second single, “Corey’s Bop”.
“Corey’s Bop,” the follow up single to Billboard Top 10 hit “Early Arrival” has entered the Top 10 on the Billboard Smooth Jazz airplay chart. This is a career milestone for Ragan, as this is the first time she’s had 2 back to back Billboard Top 10 singles from the same album.
written by DENNIS JOHNSON, BOB BALDWIN, and RAGAN WHITESIDE
December Soul (SESAC), Funky Onion Music (SESAC), Raw Groove (SESAC),
Produced by DENNIS JOHNSON and BOB BALDWIN
Ragan Whiteside – flute
Bob Baldwin & Dennis Johnson – keyboards
Derek Scott – guitar
Richard Harrison – drums
Mixed by Dennis Johnson
Mastered by Matt Noble
Radio Promotion: Gorov Music Marketing
Ragan Whiteside, the flautist who catches the ear like few in the world of contemporary jazz can, is making waves again with the release of her second single, “Corey’s Bop” from her critically acclaimed album, TREBLEMAKER. “Corey’s Bop” follows on the heels of Ragan’s Billboard Top 10 single, “Early Arrival”.
Grammy voting season is upon us once again and I am enjoying listening to all of the submissions that have come my way!
For your consideration, I humbly submit my latest instrumental album, TREBLEMAKER, featuring special guests: Kim Waters, Marion Meadows, Frank McComb, Tom Browne, and Bob Baldwin. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN.
Ragan Whiteside’s 4th studio release Treblemaker is going for adds starting 5/22 with the exciting new single, “Early Arrival”.
Download the radio one-sheet here.
Here is a sneak peek of one of the tunes from my upcoming album! I have the honor of featuring The PR Experience on this tune and so for the first time, we did a Facebook Live video during the session. Check it out below…