Phaze II is a six member contemporary jazz band from Washington, DC. Since 1997, PHAZE II has been providing the Smooth Jazz sounds on the local scene in Washington, DC by honing it's craft of delivering quality music to it's fans. PHAZE II has embarked on a journey that shows the world the many talents that this extraordinary jazz band possess. In 2001, PHAZE II released it's first CD entitled, Options, which Smooth Jazz 105.9 radio personality, Al Santos, described as a very credible debut CD. The Options CD embraced creativity, powerful producing, collaboration, and above all, the musical gift that each band member provide to birth the original sounds of PHAZE II. In 2005, Phaze II was chosen the winner's of the Capital Jazz Challenge Competition. This competition had over 600 entries from across the country.