The Chocolate Baritone Debuts At the 2008 Monterey Jazz Festival
Walnut Creek, CA -- 2008 is a defining year for Unity Music and jazz vocalist Jamie Davis as he confirms his position in the pantheon of great male vocalists on VIBE OVER PERFECTION, his new CD, scheduled for release July 15, 2008.
Mr. Davis, who debuts at the 2008 Monterey Jazz Festival on September 21st, 2008, has been compared to Joe Williams, Johnny Hartman, and Lou Rawls, with a truly unique sound and style.
Vibe Over Perfection is Davis' second CD on Unity Music, again produced by Greg Errico, former drummer for Sly and the Family Stone, and engineered and mixed by 4-time Grammy Award winner, Woody Woodruff.
Named the chocolate baritone" in 2007 year by Sir Michael Parkinson of the BBC, Mr. Davis has performed with Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Milt Jackson, Eddie Henderson, and Patty Austin, just to name a few.
An alum of the Count Basie Band, Davis swings harder than ever in Vibe Over Perfection. From the 1930's classic, Pennies From Heaven", to Lou Rawls' 70's pop hit, You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine", and Lionel Ritchie's Hello", Davis and his orchestra leave you feeling good...really good.
Accompanied by world-class musicians such as Tom Scott, Shelly Berg, and members of The Count Basie Orchestra, featuring Scotty Barnhart, Vibe Over Perfection clearly establishes Jamie Davis among elite company.
Vibe Over Perfection will be available for purchase on July 15, 2008 through unity-music.net , www.digmusic.com and other retail locations.
Jamie Davis can be heard in flight on British Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Aer Lingus and BMI (British Midland Airlines).
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About Unity Music
Unity Music, a partnership between Sam Beler, Jamie Davis, and Greg Errico, is the launch platform for Jamie Davis' solo career and the label that produced his 2007 CD It's A Good Thing and DVD, Making Of It's A Good Thing video and 2008's Vibe Over Perfection. The Unity Music brand reflects the team's philosophy that music is all about people. Dedicated to giving back, Unity Music also produces fundraising events with well-known musicians that support school music programs. More information about Unity Music can be found at our website.