This latest CD, Straight To That Place, produced by renowned pianist, arranger, producer Jane Getz, critically acclaimed singer, composer, producer Sweet Baby J'ai and grammy award winning engineer, producer Bob Tucker, showcases sublime offerings fusing jazz, blues, R&B and Latin. "It's been a while since my last recording so with this project I wanted to go straight there — straight to that place where I go to in my heart and soul," says J'ai, "I wanted to express what I've been going through in love and life, celebrate some of my favorite musicians and composers, and share some of my own compositions. Every note, every chord
and every word tells a story!"
This latest cd, Introducing J’ai Michel, produced by renowned producer, arranger, pianist, Jane Getz and Grammy Award winner, Bob Tucker, boasts an eclectic mix of R&B, pop, jazz, rock and blues with a little spoken word thrown in for good measure! Whether singing a soulful R&B ballad, a rockin’ original, or a swinging standard with atwist, Sweet Baby J’ai weaves her special magic through songs seemingly tailor-made for her intimate style.
New Orleans Voodoo and Harlem Blues come together like sultry lovers on a hot summer night in Dee Jae Cox's play, Prove It On Me, a 1929 drama infused with the passion of blues music and the dangers of forbidden love. Composer, Michele Weiss, producers Jane Getz and Bob Tucker worked closely together to fuse the sultry sounds of original cast members, Sweet Baby J'ai
and Anysley Bubbico on the soundtrack. This cd will delight you with songs ladened with rich history and timeless sounds.
Sweet Baby J’ai’s Evolution takes you on an extraordinarily vivid journey. This multi-talented singer, composer, arranger and producer has managed to breathe new life into classic songs with her original, sometimes unexpected, often sophisticated interpretations. A wonderful collection of jazz, blues and spoken word, which includes four carefully crafted originals, EVOLUTION features some of the finest musicians on the scene today. Sweet Baby J’ai surrounds herself with a plethora of great musicians including Teddy Edwards and Oscar Brashear. According to James Jannise, Program Host of America's Jazz Station, 88.1, "I can say with authority that this collection of works has elevated Sweet Baby J’ai from songstress to Diva"
Featuring some of the finest musicians on the scene today, with a special guest performance by renowned trumpeter, Oscar Brashear, her debut release, The Art Of Blue is a wonderful collection of jazz, blues and spoken word. Composer/producer Sweet Baby J'ai, serves up a multi-hued palette of songs that highlight her warm, velvety tones; sometimes fun and often thought-provoking lyrics. According to Scott Yanow, Editor of the All Music Guide to Jazz, "Every selection on the set is memorable in its own way and several have the potential of becoming future standards."
A great album for kids of all ages. Jazz Baby Session 1 features such artists as Jim Belushi, Cybill Shepherd, Rosemary Clooney, Freddy Cole and Sweet Baby J'ai. It's refreshing to hear a jazz take on these old tunes. This cd offers an alternative to the many boring or cheesy kids cd's out there. These songs are jazzy, fun, and very well sung and arranged.
You are listening to samples from Sweet Baby J'ai's new CD, Straight To That Place
Tracks: Feeling Good | I’m Consumed | Straight To That Place | That’s All