Speeches – Eric Roberson, Gordon Chambers, Terry Bello

Eric Roberson

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Xt1FN3P1mao
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=yXlW1DIyi34

Gordon Chambers

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=SIM-prJyB-U

Terry Bello

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=VaUYEJ870d0

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Joni Neh Rita – A Fine Time

Review –

Quite a lot of nice stuff coming out of Canada over recent years and this is no exception. The initial indicators that reach you after the first few minutes of How Can It Be are that it is proper musicianship, live feel, punchy, good production and excellent vocals.

The first track whilst setting the scene and giving promise does not blow me away but the second track, Star, mellower and moodier with vocals more upfront and powerful with some fine keyboards and guitar, is a standout track, and one that I have featured on my radio show.

Not That Deep is jazzier, faster paced and more percussive. You Left offers another difference in styles, being funkier, and gets deep down and slow as the vocals take over. Probab,y my favourite cut when all said and done.

How 2 Get Thru stes of at a driving pace, sounding a little 60’s orientated and not really doing much for me. On My Way is nice mellow and haunting with a memorable hook.

A Fine Time is a bit of a rock track. Nothing Else Matters again is more my kind of thing, definitely doing more for me on the melower tracks where the vocal come across much stronger. Concluding with a very nice reggae vibe on The Way Of The World.

An accomplished album with several tracks of note. A fine time.

Links: –
http://www.myspace.com/joninehrita

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A Fine Time
Info:-
Joni’s music is a bright alternative for those who still like their music served with lyrical substance. She’s got a great set of pipes, but it’s her gift of songwriting that really comes through on her first release. It’s a definite nod to the great soul music of the 70’s and she soars as a vocal arranger with lush harmonies. Every song is its own entity but is distinctly Joni- infectious. soulful. bright.

Kenny Wesley – I’m Sorry


Review –

Sorry is an excellent midtempo ballad, a bit Stevie Wonder-esque and some fine keyboards. Serenity also is a very nice nice track and one that grows, and lays down a very catchy persistent groove. Both these tracks have the makings of being strong.

Cloudin up was recorded live in Suffolk Va.

A promising EP from Kenny and I look forward to a full album and more material.

Tracks:- Sorry, Serenity, Cloudin’ up my view

Links: – http://www.myspace.com/kennywesley

Info: – How many musical artists today can sing and song write in three languages — fluently, have four-octave ranges, are expert pianists, and dedicate their lives to serving the world through music? He sings with the tenderness of a Luther Vandross, and in the same breath, with the agility and freedom of a Stevie Wonder. Kenny Wesley is the young new face of contemporary and jazz music.

Originally from Jacksonville, North Carolina, Kenny is part of a rich music heritage. “My mother and almost all of her side of the family are incredible musicians, so it seemed natural for me to be a musician.” He was barely a toddler when he started singing and by age 9 he had already created his first compositions for voice and piano. His love for music and other cultures has taken him around the world where he has performed before presidents, dignitaries, heads of state, and high-profile celebrities. Kenny has shared the stage with several national recording artists such as Yolanda Adams and Jean Carne. His songs have been featured on national television: in 2004, his song “Epiphany”, co-written by Timothy Buther, was featured on ABC’s The View.
The world has not yet seen all the greatness that will emerge out of Kenny’s life. Don’t worry though: He hasn’t stopped dreaming. In the world of Kenny Wesley, all things are possible.

Trav Williams – The Trickle Down



Trav Williams- “The Trickle Down” (2008)

Production by:
1. Walk Wit Me (Skidmatik)
2. Say it Loud (DJ Skinny)
3. The Anthem (Keenan)
4. Cuzzo (Keenan)
5. Something New (20 Keys)
6. Tag-a-long (Distinguished Gents)
7. Laughing Matter (Skidmatik)
8. Pressure (Keenan)
9. Shut it Down featuring Pee Duble (Distinguished Gents)
10.Moment (Mozaic)
11.Night at the Roxbury (Keenan)

Review – To Come

Links
http://www.myspace.com/thewilliamsproject

LIBATION :: Special Announcement

LIBATION
w/DJ IAN FRIDAY
wsg KENNY BOBIEN

Tea Party Music & Manchildblack invite you to the
mecca of global soul culture, Libation!

Thursday, May 22nd will mark Libation’s final soiree
at Sapphire Lounge. After a year and a half at the
LES nightspot the popular event will be moving to its
new West Village location, Sullivan Room, on Thursday,
June 5th.

For this special night Libation has invited legendary
gospel-house vocalist, Kenny Bobien (“Father”,
“Brighter Days”, “I Shall Not Be Moved”), to tear
the roof off the building with his mind blowing vocals.
Resident DJ Ian Friday will dig deep in the crates and
spin the hottest in global soul while visual artist,
Fly Lady Di, captures the spirit of the party live on
canvass. The dynamic members of acclaimed dance
collective, Afro Mosaic Soul, will be on hand to host
this magical night of music and mayhem.
So arrive early, grab a drink, find your space on the
dance floor and give Libation a wonderful send-off as
it prepares to enter a new chapter in its life.



Thursday, May 22nd, 2008
10:00 PM – 4:00 AM
21+
$5Before 11p, $10 After
@
Sapphire Lounge
249 Eldridge Street
between Houston and Stanton
New York, NY
212.777.5153
http://www.sapphirenyc.com/
http://www.myspace.com/teapartymusic
http://www.myspace.com/manchildblack
http://www.myspace.com/afromosaicsoul
http://www.myspace.com/kennybobien

THE NUBIAN HERITAGE LADIES OF SOUL CONCERT!!! Wed. 5/21/08

mIHE

MAKE IT HAPPEN ENTERTAINMENT and 26th & 5th PRODUCTIONS
Present:
mIHE

THE NUBIAN HERITAGE LADIES OF SOUL CONCERT
Featuring:

THE KI KI EXPERIENCE
GLORIA RY’ANN
STEPHCYNIE CURRY

DATE: Wednesday, May 21st, 2008
TIME: Doors: 7pm, Show: 8pm
LOCATION: The Shrine Music Venue
2271 7th Ave. (ACP Blvd.)
bet. 133rd & 134th Sts.
Harlem, NYC.
COVER: $10

MAKE IT HAPPEN ENTERTAINMENT

*Rogiérs brings in Memorial Day weekend in ATL*

Available here Online and Itunes, Mobile Underground, CD Baby, Amazon.com & More

Indeed the summer is upon us already and Rogiérs is coming to Atlanta to bring it in for TWO PERFORMANCES! Check it out:

THURSDAY, May 22nd @ 9p
CAFE CIRCA

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SATURDAY, May 24th @9p
HARMONY IN LIFE

Harmony I

Stop by and get your own copy of the critically acclaimed international debut, Life & Music: All of It. this weekend!

All the Best,
-FMG

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