Stevie Wonder Tribute Compilation Single
SmoothJazzNetwork.com has invited Boosweet Records guitarist and label CEO Vernon Neilly to debut his first Smooth Jazz single titled "I Was Made To Love You" featuring U-Nam from his latest project, which is a Stevie Wonder tribute compilation entitled: Vernon Neilly & Friends: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder. The CD is set for worldwide release on July 15th, 2008. Fortunately for smooth jazz and Stevie Wonder fans alike there will be an opportunity to preview and cast their vote on this grooving single early at www.smoothjazztop20.com beginning July 12th. This single will also be the feature track at MyJazzNetwork.com starting July 14th and several tracks from the CD premiered at SmoothJazz.com on July 15th.
Vernon is an internationally known, award-winning, touring artist/producer with over 30 years of industry experience, and his resume boasts performance and producing credits with the likes of well known music icons like Teena Marie, Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Mary Wells, rap star "Warren G.", Howard Hewitt, "The Dramatics" and Motown hit producer Norman Whitfield just to name just a few. However, with so much good music out right now in the genre, listeners are in for a real treat as Vernon invited some of his friends from three continents (Europe, South America, USA) who just happen to be some of the best in the business at what they do to compliment him on this Stevie Wonder Tribute.
Guest Performers include: Parisian Smooth Jazz Guitarist U-NAM (#1 Commercial Jazz single of 2007, "Street Life") and mainstay Saxophonist Michael Paulo (Al Jarreau, Earth Wind & Fire, Peter White), also Grammy Award winning and internationally known touring Bassist Juan Nelson (Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals), and internationally acclaimed guitar virtuoso Greg Howe (Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Enrique Iglesias), so you better know that these awesome musicians brought plenty of fire to the CD project with outstanding performances.
Smooth jazz listeners who have been captivated by Stevie Wonder's musical genius through the years will have every opportunity to fall in love all over again, as this CD provides a glimpse of Stevie Wonder like you've never heard him before! With captivating arrangements of timeless classics of Stevie Wonder's best hits you will be treated to original re-makes of songs such as, "I Wish", "Superstition", "Isn't She Lovely", "Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing", "Sir Duke", to name a few. Sample tracks are available now at www.vernonneilly.com and www.myspace.com/vernonneillyband
In addition, Boosweet Records (www.boosweet.com) and Vernon Neilly are showing some fan appreciation with a pre-release offer where every CD is being sold at promotional price of only $5.99 for a limited time. Any CD purchase made at www.boosweet.com automatically enters the purchaser into the FREE GUITAR drawing to win guitar from Vernon Neilly's personal collection which in addition will be autographed by the artist on the CD. This contest is being sponsored by Boosweet Records, Guitar Global, Inc. (www.guitarglobal.com), and guitarist Vernon Neilly.
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