Genre: Lyrical / Nu-Jazz / Soul
Location CINCINNATI, Ohio, Un
Profile Views: 35471
Last Login: 2/22/2012
Member Since 3/12/2006
Record Label Indie
Type of Label Indie
Bio.. From the Birthplace of Funk - Ohio - Janine Nash…aka…Lady J is a lyricist, poet and singer with over 10 years of performance and studio experience. .... Lady J has performed with the popular R&B Band, The Groove Society, and Soul Pocket and has performed with or opened for Howard Hewitt, Bloodstone, Slave, Barrington Henderson (lead singer for the Temptations), Kirk Whalum, Rayse Biggs (Trumpeter for Kem), and “The Saxtress”, Pamela Williams; as a writer she has penned songs with former Earth, Wind and Fire guitarist, Sheldon Reynolds and original member, Ralph Johnson. She has also written and performed on the recently released “Devoted Spirits CD, “The Answer”. .. .. Lady J now fronts the band, Shades of J which performs a blend of soulful R&B and Jazz with thought-provoking spoken word. Delivering inspirational messages with a seductive vibe; her sets have been described as “Unique & Soul Stirring”…a “Quiet Revolution”. She makes a sincere and intimate connection with her audience as though they were kickin’ it in her living room. The Shades of J experience is anything from a 6-piece band to a more intimate acoustic set with guitar and flute. .. .. The "Shades of J" debut CD, along with her inspiring performances, earned a nomination for a 2007 & 2008 Cincinnati City Beat CEA Award. .. .. .. ..Kick your shoes off and stay awhile... .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .... .... .... .. ..
MembersMy musical brothas & sistas... Dee M - Guitar .. Eric B - Drums .. Mike J - Bass .. IngMarie - Vocals .. Nonica - Vocals .. Lady J - Vocals .. Somuel - Flute ....
InfluencesAppreciating a unique flavor in lyrical content, my influences include Stevie Wonder, Prince, Earth, Wind and Fire, Marvin Gaye, Jill Scott and Gil Scott-Herron to name just a few... Vocalists I dig listening to with the earphones on so-I-don't-miss-a-note are... Chaka Khan, Rachelle Ferrell, Stevie Wonder, Barrington Henderson and Eric Benet .. ..
Sounds Like.. .. .... .... .. CDBABY LINK for SHADES OF J: Shades of J --> .. .............. .. ..Also pick up the New Shades of J CD in Cincinnati, @ Everybody's Records 6106 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45213 - (513) 531-4500 & Borders Book Store - 9459 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45251 (513) 245.9898.. .... .. .. .. .. .. ....LISTEN NOW CLICK HERE!...... Produced By Dee M / 70 west publishing (BMI) @ Full Circle (ASCAP)
3 Songs | Sep 21, 2008