Amos Leon Thomas Jr (born 1937, died May 8, 1999) was an American avant garde jazz singer from East St. Louis, Illinois. He changed his name to Leone in 1974. Thomas is best known for his work with Pharoah Sanders, particularly the 1969 song "The Creator Has a Master Plan" from Sanders' Karma album. Thomas's most distinctive device was that he often broke out into yodeling in the middle of a vocal. This style has influenced singers James Moody and Tim Buckley,among others.
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Known as Los Angeles' "ambassador of boogie funk," DâM-FunK represents the citizens of the Funkmosphere. Headquartered in the Culver City section of L.A., DâM (pronounced 'dame' as in Damon) spent the last few years cultivating a musical renaissance rooted in the early-80's styles known as boogie, modern soul and electro-funk. As a DJ/selector, DâM-FunK attracts the most discerning boogie funk aficionados within driving distance of his storied Monday-night Funkmosphere parties. But it's not just collectors at the bar toasting to the melodic sounds.
Rolling Stone recognised her as a rising Australian star to look out for, She features on Paul Mac’s ARIA chart topper ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You”, she’s toured world wide with Urban Roots Crew Blue King Brown, she was hand picked by John Butler to play prior to his set at the 2009 East Coast Blues & Roots Festival in Byron Bay and her sound attracted an invitation to support Texan blues singer Ruthie Foster on her Australian tour in 2009. Currently creating waves of excitement with her recent foyer into the live Australian music scene as an incredible artist to look out for.
John Stephens (born December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio), better known as John Legend, is a Grammy award winning R&B singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet and actor signed to Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music label. Prior to the release of his debut album Get Lifted in 2004, Legend's career gained momentum through a series of successful collaborations with multiple established artists such as Jay-Z, Alicia Keys and Lauryn Hill. He released his second album, Once Again in 2006, and his latest release, 2008's Evolver showcased a more experimental and upbeat side of Legend.
The Weight is: 1) Country / Soul / Powerpop band from NYC - http://www.myspace.com/theweightnyc/
Members include: Joseph Plunket, Uncle Will Noland, Jay Ellis, Fletcher "Poor Boy" Johnson, and Johnny Carpenter 2) A Progressive rock band from Sweden consisting
Rikard Sjöblom (lead vocals, keyboards), Petter Diamant (drums), Robert Hansen (bass) and Mattias Finn (guitar).
They had released one album in 2005.
Seeing Krystle Warren perform for the first time is a striking experience. First, there is the utter improbability of it all: she shuffles onstage with little more than a low-key hello, and proceeds to sing with an effortless power that completely belies her tiny frame. Hearing her fill a crowded club without using a microphone … that’s a Voice. And then there are her vocal stylings, which feature a melisma as rich as that of Wonder or Hathaway, but put all of that technique at the service of music that has never heard such a thing – folk and country...
Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III (born 1979 in Orange County, California), better known by the stage name Aloe Blacc, is an American soul singer, rapper and musician. He began his recording career as an MC back in 1995 when he joined up with hip-hop producer Exile to form the mainstay indie rap group Emanon. Aloe released his debut solo album Shine Through on Stonethrow Records in 2006 and followed this up in 2010 with Good Things.
This Los Angeleno R&B Singer of Japanese American descent is about to hit the Industry unexpectedly! You may remember her vocally competing on Power 106 w/ DJ Felli Fel "Soul Call Finalist", Crowned the "Neighborhood Idol" by a Celebrity Panel on Big Boy's Neighborhood, & a frequent vocalist on the Steve Harvey Morning Show. She already has had record spins in Spain, Italy, UK, Sweden, Netherlands. She recently released her first album titled, "Live On Virtuous Energy (L.O.V.E.) and has gotten praise from many blogging sites and local DJs.