“Leave It to the Gods” Marks a Fresh New Jazz Track by D.S Wilson, Co-Produced with Multi-Hit Artist/Producer Adam Hawley

 D.S. Wilson, a relative newcomer to the Smooth Jazz genre, is driven to cultivate a unique niche with his jazz compositions. The artist’s new release, “Leave It to the Gods” presents listeners with another example of his style, following two earlier singles released in 2022.

With the first song of his recent collaborations with co-producer Adam Hawley, the new single, “Leave It to the Gods,” by D.S. Wilson, forms just one part of his upcoming album “Skyline,” which is due to be released in early 2023. “Leave It to the Gods” is scheduled for release on July 15, 2022, following his earlier single release, “Life with You” in April, 2022, that landed him in the Top 100 on the RadioWave and SmoothJazz.com charts.

D.S Wilson’s “Skyline” album attracted the attention of SmoothJazz.com, which has resulted in a new global marketing partnership between SmoothJazz.com and the eclectic artist. SmoothJazz.com will be handling promotional support for the artist’s new single “Leave It to the Gods.”

Performing on the album alongside D.S Wilson on saxophones and piano are multi-hit guitarist and producer Adam Hawley (Los Angeles, CA) on keyboards and guitars, Eric Valentine (Los Angeles, CA) on drums, Mel Brown (Phoenix, AZ) on bass guitar, and Carnell Harrell (Los Angeles, CA) on keyboards.

“Leave It to the Gods” is a composition that offers varying but complementary themes, mimicking how life in general seems to take twists and turns but still often takes us in a singular direction towards our unique purpose.

The artists seamlessly blend Smooth Jazz and the Jazz Funk genres, melding and marrying together elements from a wide range of styles and influences including jazz, funk, rock, pop, and blues – crafting music that is fitting for a number of events, feelings, and sentiments.

A recent review from Zachary Larson of RadioAirplay.com described “Leave It to the Gods” as “Providing nearly endless excitement, the harmonies in ‘Leave It to the Gods’ splash forward with a moderate groove. The track, co-produced by Wilson and Adam Hawley, boasts a polished sound and consistent, relaxed mood. Overall, ‘Leave It to the Gods’ by D.S. Wilson is a stellar new Smooth Jazz tune that will keep listeners entertained and chilled out.”

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The Power of the Mark You Leave in Your Children’s Life

Pre-school children imitate what their parent(s) say, do, and affirm. This nurturing in the first five years of life profoundly impacts the internal structure of the child’s brain – cognitively and emotionally – a crucial foundation that impacts the rest of life.
As the child enters and progresses through the K-12 system, the parent(s)’ job is to assist him or her in adjusting to this fresh, vast, and constantly evolving learning atmosphere, a broader range of community contacts, and dealing with the youth’s growing physical and emotional body, including the desire for more freedom.
The parent(s) watch as their obedient, caring children grow into adolescents, then teenagers, and finally high school graduates, ready for work or further education. In these changing time zones of existence, parents must make numerous personal changes. Even if the son or daughter does not live in the same house after high school, there are important bonds (degrees of bonding) that can and should be maintained in the decades ahead.
Donald Draayer’s book, “Powerful Potential of Parent(s): A Child’s First, Best, and Only Lifelong Teacher,” is a Handbook, in its 2nd Edition, aimed at encouraging and assisting parents in maintaining positive family relations during life’s transitions.
Dr. Draayer has worked as a teacher, principal, superintendent, adjunct professor, national educational leader, and consultant around the country. He knows that although a school system is powerful, it can only play a secondary role in shaping a child’s life.
Every parent (and soon-to-be parent) will be able to participate in and better contribute to their child’s growth at all stages of life with the help of this handbook. Draayer’s word choice also helps to streamline the process. Readers will find it conducive to dialogue, comprehension, and learning since it is written in standard prose.
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Powerful Potential of Parent(s): A Child’s First, Best and Only Lifelong Teacher
Author: Donald R. Draayer. Ed. D.
Publisher: Your Online Publicist
Published Date: May 2021
Book Genre: Self-help, Guide
About the Author:
The long career of Dr. Donald Draayer in public education includes teaching at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. He also served as principal at all three levels and served as school superintendent for a twenty-four-year period. He taught graduate classes at the University of Illinois and University of Minnesota. Most recently, he has been an educational consultant in his own company, Experience PLUS, Inc. He has spoken to hundreds of audiences on behalf of the Search Institute of Minneapolis regarding developmental assets of children. His work and speaking have taken him throughout the United States, Japan, and China.

In 1990, Dr. Draayer was named National Superintendent of the Year and in 1998 was given the Distinguished Service Award by the American Association of School Administrators. The North Central Association presented him with the John Vaughan Excellence in Education Award in 1993; and in his home community, he was named Person of the Year, Senior Fellow at the University of Minnesota, and Minnesota Superintendent of the Year.

Dr. Draayer’s wife, Mary Anne, is a retired educator. They have two grown children, three grandchildren, twins are on the way, and live in Minnetonka, Minnesota, a western suburb of Minneapolis, where they continue to be active in school, community, and church life. The inspiration for this book came from the hundreds of educators across America who enriched his professional and personal life and have shared their retirement journeys with him.