Monday, May 3, 2010

John Blackwell Project - 4ever Jia

John Blackwell Project has a new CD available through CDBaby, Digstation, iTunes, and many other music websites. The playlist can be found on Star Point Radio.

John Blackwell has played drums for Prince, Justin Timberlake, Pattie Labelle, and Cameo. The CD includes many talented artists such as Paul Pesco on guitar (Madonna, Annie Lennox and currently Musical Director for Hall & Oates*), Corey Bernhard on keyboards (Usual Suspecks, 6Figures), and Will Lee on bass (Steely Dan, Donald Fagen, Carly Simon and more). Guest musicians on the album include Charlie Singleton (Cameo), David Garfield, David Mann (Tower of Power), Luis Conte, Esperanza Spalding, Michael Landau and many others.

"4ever Jia" is dedicated to the memory of John's daughter and has opened to favorable reviews. Read Barry Towler's review on SoulChoonz.

Paul Quin was instrumental in bringing "4ever Jia" to fruition. Mr. Quin dealt with all aspects of producing this album from organizing the artists, the recording sessions, hiring the musicians, handling all of the legal aspects involved in creating this album, and co-producing the album itself.

*Hall & Oates will be the featured artists playing after the Tampa Bay Rays game on May 29 during the Rays Summer Concert Series.

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