JARROD LAWSON | TWEET | SILK-E |ESTAIRE GODINEZ |THE BEST INTENTIONS | DESTINY MUHAMMAD JAZZ TRIO
Jarrod Lawson Whether he sings and plays funk, folk, R&B, rock or jazz—as has been said many times—“everything he touches turns to soul.” What began as a child’s interest in sound and rhythm has become a man’s expression of his own character. He sings from his integrity and spirituality, passion and compassion, empathy and sympathy…in other words, his own soul.
Tweet is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. In March 2002, Tweet entered the charts with her debut solo single, “Oops (Oh My)”, a risqué song about self-loving and appreciation. The song was produced by Timbaland and featured guest vocals by Missy Elliott. The single hit number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and number seven on the Billboard Hot 100, with the help of a remix featuring Fabolous. In April 2002, Tweet released her debut album Southern Hummingbird to mostly strong reviews. The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 chart. Presently, Her newest album (Charlene), She’s stated “was a growing experience” and she has matured as an artist over her long hiatus.
Silk – E Silk-E is one of the most versatile and dynamic entertainers audiences have ever seen. She will take you on a journey while she nurtures your heart and gives you a strong dose of tough love. Silk-E offers solutions and gives them to you straight. A composer, arranger and producer – she does it all. With the sultry voice of an R&B/Soul legend, word play of hip hop favorites and the energy of a rock star Silk-E is a phenomenon.
The Best Intentions “, a performing and recording group, is comprised of five talented vocalists, a Music Director, and a 8 piece band. Their unique harmonic, soulful tones and their smooth choreography, have come to be recognized as the signature of the group. Presenting the Original Motown Classics, Old School, and R&B sound from the 60’s. 70’s, 80’son up, has come to make them a household name among the baby boomers, as well as the new generation. The 100 years of combined experience within the group, brings a breath of fresh air to the listening audience that they perform to regularly all over the Western United States and Canada.
Estaire Godinez is an international sensation. A smoldering vocalist and ace percussionist, the Oakland, California born Mexican American has recorded on more than sixty albums. And has been consistently sought after for her essential performance skills by a number of world renowned artists. From stints with Prince to Coke Escovedo to the Brothers Johnson, to George Benson, she has proven herself a stylistic chameleon capable of wearing dozens of musical hats. And they all “look” fantastic on her. Percussionist/singer Godinez brings passionate intensity to everything she sings and plays. She plays wildly diverse percussion, she’s a passionate singer, and she brings dynamic electricity to every song she touches. All of which should make for an exciting night…
The Destiny Muhammad JAZZ Trio Following in the footsteps of jazz harp master Dorothy Ashby (who recorded with everyone from Freddie Hubbard and Frank Wess to Bill Withers and Stevie Wonder), the Destiny Muhammad Jazz Trio is a sleek and soulful ensemble designed to showcase Muhammad’s soaring vocals and transporting string work. Whether interpreting jazz standards or her original tunes, Muhammad turns every piece into a soulful adventure.