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With almost 30 years of award-winning, platinum-selling, chart-topping radio hits, Ben Tankard’s “Rise” marks his first #1 Billboard Smooth Jazz Airplay single. “Rise” also rose to the #1 spot on the Mediabase Smooth Jazz Radio Chart and Smooth Jazz Top 20 with Allen Kepler on . Emerging right on the heels of “Rise” is Tankard’s new follow-up single and official music video “Afternoon Nap.”

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“Afternoon Nap” features Kyle Schroeder on sax and is the second single from Tankard’s Billboard Chart Topping Jazz Album release RISE.  Tankard wrote the song to refresh the listener and be a musical backdrop to help them dream big and rest in the favor of God. “Afternoon Nap” is already on Billboard’s Most Added for SmoothJazz Radiosongs. Listen To and Watch “Afternoon Nap” below..

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In addition to his chart-topping successes, Tankard announces his Spring/Summer “Small Church Tour.“  Tankard is a licensed pilot and owns two small airplanes which allow him to land on shorter runways and get into places where commercial airlines do not serve.


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