31 Dec 2019
Leroy Hutson – 1974 – The Man!

The multitalented Leroy Hutson made his mark as an integral part of the Chicago soul scene in the ‘60s and ‘70s, thanks to his prodigious talents and connections to some of the city’s distinguished soul luminaries. While still a student at Howard University he roomed...
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28 Aug 2018
Patti Drew – 1967 – Tell Him

Patti Drew’s 1967 debut album “Tell Him” may actually be her least consistent, containing as it does 3 covers of Southern soul staples. It’s perfectly forgiveable,  as Capitol was still feeling around for a proper image for the recently soloed lead singer of the Drew-Vels,...
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03 Jan 2018
Leroy Hutson – 1976 – II

Leroy Hutson had an amazing start to his career as a solo artist.He kept churning out one fine LP after another,with this effort being no exception.In fact it could be argued that all his work for the the Curtom label is essential listening. The quality...
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17 Dec 2017
Mary J. Blige – A Mary Christmas

 A Mary Christmas is an extraordinary collaboration between Blige and legendary producer and Verve Music Group Chairman, David Foster. ‘Working with David Foster is a singer’s dream. I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to make this soulful classic Christmas album with him. David’s...
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25 Mar 2017
Weldon Irvine – 1976 – Sinbad

A Soul/Jazz gem. Recorded with an exemplary supporting cast featuring pianist Don Blackman, guitarist Eric Gale, and saxophonist Michael Brecker, Sinbad explores the extremes of Weldon Irvine’s music, juxtaposing several of the keyboardist’s funkiest, most energetic grooves to date alongside mellow, contemplative performances of uncommon...
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