Archive for November 17th, 2013

Streetwize – Body Party

As part of the Streetwize series (Streetwize (2002), Streetwize II (2003), Streetwize/Slowjamz (2004), Streetwize Does Dre (2005), Streetwize Sexy Love (2007), Streetwize Does Mary J. Blige (2008), Streetwize – Put U To Bed (2009), Streetwize – Feelin’ Sexy (2012), Shanachie releases on November 19, 2013 Streetwize – Body Party. – Streetwize is currently #1 on the iTunes jazz chart.

Spiritus Rector is as usual Saxophonist Kim Waters supported by the Streetwize all-stars. That are Odell Ross (guitars), Dana Pope, and Jakeem Ali Jones (background vocals). Kim Waters and Chris “Big Dog” Davis are the producers of the album. Both certainly know what’s good for radio, what’s marketable. This motto in mind they please the audience with cool interpretations of recent smash hits.

American singer-songwriter Ciara recorded Body Party for her fifth studio album, Ciara (2013). Waters brings the smooth R&B rendition with his soprano sax in the lead allowing Odell Ross some breathtaking guitar sequences. Hold On, We’re Going Home, a song by Canadian recording artist Drake, is welcomed by Waters at full speed. Sax and key sound are echoing reciprocally.

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