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Remy Shand’s music and story are a testament to talent, hard work and dedication. Growing up in Winnipeg, Canada, he taught himself to play many instruments, and sing, and write, and produce his own recordings fusing soul and R&B. His … Continue reading
"Halfway Tree," Damian Marley’s Grammy Award-winning Reggae CD, takes its name from the Kingston, Jamaica, neighborhood that sits between the city’s privileged and poor. It’s the aptly named recording by Bob Marley’s youngest son, who grew up in both worlds … Continue reading
India.Arie spent two years in the studio making the transition from a singer-songwriter with an acoustic guitar to a vocalist who’s at home in a range of modern soul-inflected styles. Her debut on Motown, "Acoustic Soul," features upbeat, personal songs … Continue reading
Singer/Songwriter Will Downing is prolific. His latest release, "All The Man You Need", is his eighth album in just twelve years. On this recording, Downing sets aside his contemporary jazz styling and gives wings to his R&B roots. Released: 7/8/2000 … Continue reading