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May 2009

Damon Rentie | DAY – AHH

Damon Rentie – DAY-AHH What a way to start your day. I first listened to Damon Rentie “DAY-AHH” cd driving on my way to work, diving thru the scenic Tennessee country side. What amazed me was the first selection, “DAY-AHH”: at that moment I knew that The Lord blessed me …

Richard Elliot | Rock Steady

Listen to song samples from “Rock Steady” on our Jazz page by clicking here!! While its been a short second since Sax man Richard Elliot graced the contemporary/modern jazz channels, his style & charisma for R&B instrumentals still stand strong. His ability to play effortlessly through the sax to just …

Tortured Soul | Did You Miss Me

Tortured Soul, which is comprised of members Drummer- John-Christian Ulrich, bassist-Jason Kriveloff, and keyboardist-Ethan White, have put together a very impressive album aptly titled, “Did You Miss Me”. And if you listen closely to this project, you’ll hear the trials and tribulations that you get from touring, hanging out after …

Weava | Explanation

Listen to song samples from “Explanation” on our R&B/Soul page by clicking here! He is 18 years old. He’s graduating from Hoover High School. He came in third place recently in the International Songwriting Contest (Teen Category). He will be on the Oasis CD sampler being released soon this year, …

Monday Michiru | Nexus

Monday Michiru | Nexus Monday Michiru is regarded as one of the pioneering female writers, producers, singers, and arrangers of the urban/acid jazz scene of the mid 80’s. Monday has forged a career in that same style which has led her to her latest effort “Nexus” which combines R&B, jazz, …

Sherry Winston | For Your Love

Listen to “Naughty Girl” by clicking play button below! Flute extraordinaire Sherry Winston brings us a cup of love & jazz with the release on Flying Flute Records, “For Your Love” – a satisfying ensemble of 12 tracks poured onto compact disc for the jazz world to play back. Song after …

Teena Marie | Congo Square

Teena Marie - Congo Square
Teena Marie | Congo Square
by Peggy Oliver
With the upcoming release of Teena Marie’s latest recording, there are two notable items that deserve attention. Number one: Congratulations to the singer/songwriter/musician’s thirtieth anniversary in the recording industry. The second and one for the music history books: The new disc – Congo Square – begins a new chapter for Marie at Stax Records, one of the few urban owned record labels in the U.S, signifying the second signing to an urban company for a Caucasian artist.