Pacific Coast Jazz national recording artists Robert Sanae and Tom Braxton’s recent release, The Sanae/Braxton Collaborative—The Other Side, is a delicious blend of contemporary, chill and smooth jazz brewed up by these two label mates. Tom, a native Texan, is noted as one of jazz’s most prolific saxophonists as well as a composer/producer/keyboardist and has released nine albums, including The Sanae/Braxton Collaborative – The Other Side. Tom currently tours with jazz guitarist Earl Klugh and was the music director for the late bassist Wayman Tisdale for 17 years. Robert, a native Daytonian, multi-genre composer/producer and multi-instrumentalist, is a product of a rich musical heritage and accomplished Dayton musicians and has released three albums. Robert began his professional career as the youngest member of the R&B group Zapp featuring Roger Troutman, where he was a trumpeter, keyboardist, vocalist as well as an audio and editing engineer. During his tenure with the Troutman organization, Roberts’ performance credits encompassed five albums.